Tuesday, August 29, 2006


The closing date for the Muckhart meeting is fast approaching - and we need more entries!! Please post to Lenore Kyle or telephone through your entry to her on 01337 827594 (phone number in fixture list incorrect) THANK YOU.

Monday, August 28, 2006

Ladies Home International selection for Roseanne

Following her fabulous season of successes, County team member Roseanne Niven has been selected to represent Scotland in the Ladies Home Internationals to be held at Frilford Heath, Oxfordshire from September 13th - 15th. Fantastic news - well done Roseanne!

Roseanne pictured with her trophy from the Under 18's Championships held at Peebles - courtesy of Cal Carson.

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Roseanne finishes 7th in Belgium
County team member Roseanne Niven (Crieff) finished in 7th place after a third round 74 in a rain effected event at the Royal Golf Club of Belgium. Roseanne & Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar) did win the team event - having had the best first two round scores. Kelsey lead the event after two rounds and finished in third place after the final round. Well done to both girls.

Saturday, August 26, 2006

Results from Sandwich

County junior member Carly Booth (Comrie) finished in joint 6th place in the British Ladies Amateur Stroke Play Championships at the Prince's Golf Club in Sandwich, Kent. Her scores were 72, 83 (in torrental rain), 72, & 72 to finish on + 7 - Carly was the top placed Scottish player - the winner was Anna Rossi from Italy (-2). Well done Carly!

Photo courtesy of Tom Ward

Latest from Belgium

County team member Roseanne Niven, Crieff and Kelsey MacDonald, Nairn Dunbar (pictured here at the recent Home Internationals in Ireland) won the team event at the Saab Junior International Tournament at the Royal Golf Club in Belgium. The rain curtailed event continues today the top thirty play a third round.Kelsey was leading the tournament and Roseanne was 17th when the competition was halted.

Good luck to both.

Photo courtesy of Tom Ward

Friday, August 25, 2006

Sponsored Golf day

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who sponsored us on our marathon golf day at Strathmore last week - we raised in excess of £800! This included money raised by Sal Shepherd - despite not being able to play because of a sore foot - well done Sal. The money will go towards the costs for the Scottish County Finals at the Hirsel Golf Club from 22nd - 24th September 2006. The sponsors we thank are:

Trevor Griffiths
Elaine Davidson
Alistair Aird (twice!)
Brian & Katy Healy, Deils Cauldron
Damian O’Neill
Diane & Muir Hunter
Helen Martin
Kathleen Duncan
David & Barbara Burberry, Dalchonzie Fruit Farm
Alison & Ian Niven, Gloagburn
Tom & Betty Lawton
Carol & Gwen Lambie
David & Irene Shepherd. Perthshire
Jo Welsh. London
Lyn Lowenstein. London
Nic Axford. London
Letty Mackinnion. Edinburgh
Jacky Burnett. Edinburgh
Mr & Mrs R Bushby
Mr & Mrs L Bushby
Jane Douglas
Janette Hamilton (Ladies Section Blairgowrie Golf Club)
Annette Grewar
Chris Sturgis
Sally Fenner
Linda Ross
Gwen Gray
Cathy McNab
Mary McDermid
Fannie Christie
Joan McCouig
Sheena Peacock
Joan Merry
Carolyn Anstice
Robyn Wight
Margaret Strachan
Chis Tinker
Madge Nicol
Sheila Bailey
Rhoda Fraser
Jenny Groom
Wilma Nicol
Helen Ross
Jane Taylor
Marion Robertson
Jane Thomson
Jill Barron
Mary West
Rhona McGeoghegan
Barbara Maxwell
Kay Finlay
Linda Holme
Sheena Scott
Jan Kennedy
Fiona Ramsay
Birte Buckett
M. Knight
M. Woodcraft
M Robertson
L Duncan
B Simpson
D M Alexander
D J Alexander
D Robinson
G Haynes
A Donaldson
A M Blair
B Jackson
S Schofield
A Redden
D Galloway
W McGregor
C Davidson
B McGowan
E G Gray
A Gibb
I Stewart
I Gray
Toni Burns
David Douglas
Royal Leisure Limited (D Norman)
Rhoda Fraser
Ross Annan
Bette Strachan
Keith MacKenzie
Margaret Butchart
Rosie McGregor
Alana Butchart
Family & friends of Sally Kettlewell

Thursday, August 24, 2006

News from Belgium

County team member Roseanne Niven scored a second round 80 to be on +12 and in 13th place in the Saab International Junior Tournament at the Royal Golf Club of Belgium. Fellow Scot Kelsey MacDonald leads the tournament after two rounds on +4 scoring two rounds of 74.
News from Sandwich

County junior member Carly Booth scored a second round 83 for a two round total of 9 over par and dropped from 2nd equal to equal 15th in the British Ladies Amateur Stroke Play Championships at The Prince's Golf Club in Sandwich, Kent. Krystle Caithness is the top Scot on + 4 - 6th equal.

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

News from Sandwich

County junior member Carly Booth (Comrie) had a great start to her campaign at the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championships at the Prince's Club in Sandwich, Kent. Carly scored a 1 under par 72 in the first round today as did Krystle Caithness (St Regulus). The lead is held by Rachel Newren (-3) from the USA. Good luck to Carly for the rest of the tournament.

Live scoring at http://www.lgu.org

News from Belgium

County team member Roseanne Niven (Crieff) lies in eighth place after the first round of the Saab International Junior Event being played at the Royal Golf Club of Belgium from 23rd to 26th August. Roseanne scored a 4 over par 76, two behind fellow Scot Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar). Good luck to both girls for tomorrow.

More details at http://www.sij.be
Congratulations to

County junior member and County team first reserve, Jacqueline Sneddon (Alyth) who was third scratch at the County Open meeting at Inchmarlo yesterday. Jacqueline scored a scratch 78 and reduced her handicap to 6.6. The event was won by Laura Murray (Alford) and Mary Summers (Panmure Barry) was second. Well done Jacqueline.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Congratulations to

County treasurer Liz Fertacz and former County captain Muriel McPherson who have won through to the Scottish finals of the Amateur Lady Golfer (ALG) competition. They beat Joan Ritchie and Sheila Dunphy (also county members) in the regional final played at Murrayshall yesterday - well done Liz & Muriel and good luck for the final!

Monday, August 21, 2006

Perth & Kinross County Team for Scottish County Finals - The Hirsel Golf Club, Coldstream, 22nd - 24th September 2006

I am delighted to announce the county team is as follows:

Alexandra Bushby (Strathmore)
Gwen Lambie (Dunkeld & Birnam)
Jillian Milne (Craigie Hill)
Emma Napper (Craigie Hill)
Roseanne Niven (Crieff)
Fiona Ramsay (Crieff)
Sal Shepherd (Blairgowrie)
Jane Yellowlees (Murrayshall).

First reserve Jacqueline Sneddon, Second reserve Dawn Butchart.

I would like to thank Emily Ogilvy & Sally Kettlewell for their splendid efforts at Crieff in June and wish them well with their studies. - Janet Griffiths, Captain P & K L C G A.
Results from Captain's Day at Perth Inch.

Despite the gloomy forecast County members enjoyed a fine day at Perth Inch. The course has experienced some problems with the greens and had four temporary greens in place. As a result the competition was non counting.

Best Scratch -
Alexandra Bushby ( Strathmore) 76
Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) 79 bih
Janet Griffiths (Comrie) 79

Best Nett -
Margaret Macrae (Pitlochry) 67 bih
Maya Robertson (Taymouth Castle) 67 bih
Sally Crystal ( Taymouth Castle) 67

The golf balls were won by Louise Westwood (Whitemoss) and Moira Vass (Dunblane)

Next meeting is Muckhart on 14th September - please post your entries to Lenore Kyle.

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Good Luck

To County team member Roseanne Niven who travelled to Belgium today to prepare for the Belgian International Junior Event at the Royal Golf Club of Belgium which takes place from 23rd - 26th August - the best of luck Roseanne.

Photo courtesy of Cal Carson


To County junior member Eve Muirhead (Pitlochry) who came second in the North of Scotland Girls Tournament at Kirriemuir today scoring a scratch 73 (css 72). The best scratch went to Laura Murray (Alford) 72. Eve had the best nett of the day (67) but the scratch prize list took precedence - well done Eve!

Sponsored Golf Day

County Team member Alexandra Bushby organised a sponsored golf day at Strathmore Golf Club yesterday. Those who took part were Alexandra Bushby, fellow team member Sally Kettlewell, Vice Captain Dawn Butchart and Captain Janet Griffiths. Alexandra, Sally and Dawn set off at 7.15am for their first round, Janet joined them at 12.00pm for the second round and they all played again at 5.45pm!

Sponsors were sought prior to the event - many thanks to everyone who contributed and around £600 was raised. The money is to go towards the costs for the Scottish County Finals at the Hirsel in Coldstream from 22nd - 25th September 2006.

Many thanks to Strathmore Golf Club for giving us courtesy of the course. A big thank you to Alexandra for organising the event and to those who took part. Thanks also to caddies Barbara Kettlewell, Sandy Bushby and caddy/photographer Greig Butchart. A list of sponsors will be published later this week.

We are also hoping that lots of County members will be able to come along and support the County Team when they take part in the Finals in September.

Friday, August 18, 2006


To County member Carol Muir (Craigie Hill) who won the SLGA's Barnardo's Grand Final at Arbroath today. Carol was tied on 35 points with Gillian Pritchard of Ravelston and Jackie Brown of Whitemoss - Carol won on countback - well done!

Thursday, August 17, 2006


Congratulations to County member Helen Dalgleish who beat fellow County member Fiona Farquharson in the Club Championship at King James VI.

Please let me know your Club Championship results so I can put them on the site. E mail - janet@perthpoint.com

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Photos courtesy of Tom Ward

Disappointment in Ireland

Both County Team member, Roseanne Niven & County junior member Carly Booth went out in the second round of the matchplay stages of the British Girls' Amateur Championships at Portstewart, Northern Ireland, today. Both girls had good wins this morning, Roseanne beat fellow Scot Laura Murray by one hole and Carly beat Sarah Tyson of England by 4 & 3. Roseanne faced Norwegian Amalie Valle this afternoon and was defeated 2 & 1. Carly played against Araceli Felgueroso of Spain and lost the match at the twentieth hole.

Our congratulations to both girls for a splendid effort in Ireland both this week and last week at the Home Internationals.

Well done!

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Today' s report from Ireland:

Roseanne & Carly finished 6 over par today and are tied for fifteenth place in the British Girls Amateur Open Championships. Roseanne scored 79 and Carly 75 (Carly's score yesterday was 77 not 76 as previously reported) Good luck for tomorrow.

Monday, August 14, 2006

Latest from the British Girls' Open Amateur Championships at Portstewart, Northern Ireland.

The good form of County team member Roseanne Niven and County junior member Carly Booth continues. Roseanne scored a 1 over par 74 to lie in a tie for fifth place and Carly is on 76 - 3 over par tied eighth after the first day's play - good luck for tomorrow.

Live scoring at http://www.lgu.org


Congratulations to County team member Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) who won the Mary McCallay Trophy at Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club yesterday. Rounds of 72 and 69 gave Emily a one shot victory from Jenna Wilson (Strathaven). Well done Emily!

Sunday, August 13, 2006

Roseanne breaks the course record at Crieff - again !

Playing in a junior medal at Crieff a week past Friday, County team member Roseanne Niven scored a scratch 67 (SS 74) to break her own course record set earlier this year - what a season she is having - well done Roseanne!

Photo courtesy of Cal Carson.

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Draw for Perth Inch meeting Monday 21st August 2006

10.00 A Bushby, D Butchart, J Griffiths
10.08 M Middleton, A Houston, A Priestley
10.16 L Westwood, P Colquhoun, A McGregor
10.24 A Tannock, H Gibson, F Guild
10.32 M Robertson, D Farquhar, M Ritchie
10.40 J Hamilton, S Erskine, D Doris
10.56 M Watson, A Duncan, S Crystal

11.04 M Whittet, C Choudhary, C Peebles
11.12 A Duff, B Neilson, P Kelly
11.20 E Watson, J Nisbet, A Crossland
11.28 M Macrae, A Watson, L O'Donnell
11.36 M Storry, S Jones, Sheena McNaughton
11.44 M Carruthers, M Chalmers, R McGeoghegan
11.52 S Irvine, A Young, M Robertson-Lang
12.00 J Proudfoot, I Meddicks, A Sinclair

Late entries accepted - contact Janet Griffiths on 01764 670567 or email on janet@perthpoint.com

Friday, August 11, 2006

Victorious Scottish team including our own Roseanne Niven (Crieff) who played 6 won 6 and Carly Booth (Comrie) played 6 won 5 halved 1.

Brilliant - well done
Photo courtesy of Tom Ward
Scotland beat Ireland 9 - 0

All six afternoon singles have been won by Scotland

Kyrstle Caithness by 3 & 2
Roseanne Niven by 3 & 2
Sally Watson by 5 & 3
Rachael Livingstone by 6 & 5
Kelsey MacDonald by 3 & 1
Carly Booth by 4 & 3


This gives Scotland the series for the first time since 1998 - well done!
Latest from the Home Internationals

A 3-0 scoreline in the foursomes matches this morning has put Scotland in a very strong position to take the title in Ireland. County Team member Roseanne Niven paired with Kelsey MacDonald and County junior member Carly Booth partnering Sally Watson won their morning foursomes matches (3 & 2 and 3 & 1 respectively). Krystle Caithness & Michele Thomson also won by 4 & 3.

Four of the afternoon's singles matches have been won by Scotland - Krystle by 3 & 2, Roseanne by 3 & 2, Sally Watson by 5 & 3 and Rachael Livingstone by 6 & 5. Kelsey is all square after 13 and Carly is 1 up after 10.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Photos courtesy of Tom Ward

Another fabulous day for Scotland in the Girls Home Internationals in Ireland.

The team overcame England in the morning foursomes by three matches to nil and were victorious in the afternoon singles by 4 1/2 to 1/2. There were two wins from two for County team member, Roseanne Niven and one win and a half for County junior member Carly Booth.

Well done to everyone and good luck for tomorrow when Scotland meet the hosts, Ireland.

Today's result: Scotland 7 1/2 England 1 1/2
Latest from Ireland

All three foursomes played this morning against England were won by Scotland.

Krystle Caithness & Michele Thomson won by 3 & 2
Carly Booth & Sally Watson won by 2 & 1
Roseanne Niven & Kelsey McDonald won by 3 & 2

Well done and good luck for this afternoon's singles matches.

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

In awful conditions in the Home International matches at Portstewart in Ireland, Scotland managed a 4 - 2 victory over Wales in the afternoon singles. Both Roseanne and Carly won their matches - 2 & 1 and 3 & 2 respectively. There were wins also for Krystle Caithness (6 & 5) and Kelsey McDonald (4 & 3). The overall score for Scotland's first match was Scotland 7 - Wales 2.

Scotland face England who beat Ireland 6 1/2 to 2 1/2, tomorrow - good luck to everyone.

Live scoring at http://www.lgu.org

County junior members Roseanne Niven and Carly Booth are competing for Scotland in the Home Internationals being held at Portstewart Golf Club in Ireland. This morning they played in a series of two ball foursomes against Wales, Roseanne partnering Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar) and Carly partnering Sally Watson (David Leadbetter Academy). The third pairing was Kystle Caithness (St Regulus) and Michelle Thomson (McDonald Ellon). All three partnerships were victorious, Roseanne and Kelsey by 2 & 1, Carly and Sally by 4 & 3 and Krystle and Michelle 2 up. Congratulations to everyone.

There are six singles matches this afternoon - Carly and Roseanne have been selected to play - good luck to everyone.

Results later. If you want to know what is happening sooner go to http://www.lgu.org where there is live scoring.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Good Luck to Roseanne and Carly who are competing for Scotland in the Home Internationals at Portstewart in Northern Ireland from tomorrow.

Sunday, August 06, 2006

County meeting at Perth Inch Monday 21st August 2006

The closing date for the above fixture is fast approaching - please post your entries to Janet Griffiths as soon as possible (note: this round will be non counting).

Thursday, August 03, 2006


A quick reminder that the Scottish mixed foursomes will be held at Deeside GC on Sunday September 10. Entries are to be in by August 14th. So please send off your entries as soon as possible.