Team member Emily Ogilvy is P&K's only player taking part in the St Rule Trophy at St Andrews this weekend.
There is as always a top class field of international players and competition will be fierce to lift the 2011 Trophy. The highest handicap taking part is 2 and the lowest +4 so the standard of play will be excellent.
Below is the first round draw:
9.30 Elaine Moffat - St Regulus
Johanna Tillstrom - Stockhom (Sweden)
9.40 Breanna Elliott - Yarrawonga and Border (Australia)
Bronte Law - Bramhall
9.50 Stephanie McEvoy - Old Fold Manor
Ami Storey - Ponteland
Nathalie Mansson - Agesta (Sweden)
Milnathort was host to P&K LCGA Commonwealth Spoons finals and what a lovely course it is. Morag Bryson and Susan Ogg were top of the leaderboard with a fantastic 69.5. The remaining quailifiers were as follows:
County Captain Lenore Kyle has announced her team for the 2011 North Divisional County Team Championships which will be held at Inchmarlo from 25th June - 27th June. Lenore and her fellow selectors Vice Captain Pat Colqhoun and Match Secretary Carol Muir are delighted to introduce three new members to the team, two of whom are juniors. It really is encouraging to see our young players coming through to the senior team.
Strathmore golf club, hosts of the Scottish Under 16's this year is holding a Ladies Open on June 1st. If you can enter please contact Sally Fenner on 01250 886238.
The course is in fantastic condition with wonderful greens but if your golf does not get you in the prize list then you can console yourself with some amazing food, come along and enjoy a day at Strathmore
P&K only have one entry in the Scottish Ladies at Machrihanish Golf Club on the Mull of Kintyre and that is junior member Eilidh Watson who was a quarter finalist at this weekends County finals. Eilidh played great golf over the very difficult Machrihanish course in exceptional winds she finished a very credible 37th.
Eilidh didn't make it into the top 32 but is playing tomorrow in match play stages of the Clark Rosebowl. Eilidh will tee off at 11-10 against Charlie Taylor of Kilmarnock Barassie.
Junior Member Nicola Robertson (Dunblane) is the 2011 P&K County Championships. Nicola played outstanding golf over the weekend to clinch the title this afternoon against past champion Jillian Milne 3 & 2. Nicola played par golf over the long Crieff course with a total of 3 birdies she showed experience beyond her years. P&K have certainly found a star of the future!
Crieff member Morag Penny is the new P&K Handicap Champion. Morag is played great golf all weekend and along with finalist Helen Payne provided a great game for the spectators.
On a rather blustery day at Crieff the first day of our county finals was an exciting day. With lots of great shots it was a joy to watch. The Scratch Championship results of the morning was as follows:
Fiona Ramsay bt Janet Griffiths 6&5
Steph Crolla Bt Hazel Wylie 2&1
Gwen Lambie bt Dawn Butchart 6&4
Nicola Robertson bt Hannah Robb 5&4
Eilidh Watson bt Fiona Johnston 8&7
Jillian Milne bt Carol Muir 5&4
Laura Walker bt Jane Yellowlees 5&4
Emily Ogilvy bt Kay Knight 2&1
The afternoon results saw the top seed Fiona Ramsay lose her place in tomorrows play after Steph Crolla won on the 18th green 1 up. A great match to watch and Jillian Milne ended her match with a superb eagle 2 at the 18th green.
Results were as follows:
Steph Crolla bt Fiona Ramsay 1 up
Nicola Robertson bt Gwen Lambie 5&4
Jillian Milne bt Eilidh Watson 1 up
Emily Ogilvy bt Laura Walker 4&3
Tomorrow's play begins at 9.38 when Steph plays junior member Nicola and Jillian plays Emily.
The Handicap Gibb Trophy quarter finals took place this morning and was also great golf. The top seed Carol Lambie lost out to past winner Sandra Service 2&1. The full results were as follows:
Sandra Service bt Carol Lambie 2&1
Helen Payne bt Linda Scot 3&1
Alison Walker bt Susan Jone 4&3
Moran Penny bt Elains Davidson 2 up
More great golf to watch tomorrow so if you can make please come along and support our finalists.
This weekend Crieff will host the 2011 County Finals. First tee time tomorrow is 9.30am. I will try to keep you updated with the scores as much as possible but if you have a player representing your club or if you would simply like to come along and watch some great golf please please come and support our finals.
Thought you might be interested in hearing more about Fiona Ramsay's amazing 4 under par 70 score in yesterday's qualifying round of the County Championship at Crieff. The card was even more remarkable when you take into account Fiona only bagged 5 par's in her whole round! Fiona's card consisted of 5 pars, 7 birdies, 1 eagle and 5 bogeys! Brilliant scoring! Below is a copy of her card:
Weather conditions were not easy over Crieff Golf Course today. Infact so much so that only two players broke 80. One player however really was on form and that was squad member Fiona Ramsay who not only broke 80 but almost broke 70! Fiona returned a scratch 70 which was 4 under the par of the course and 5 under the CSS, amazing golf. Emily Ogilvy was 2nd place with a 77. Fiona also took the handicap place with 66 followed by junior member Nicola Robertson with 73.
Full results are as follows:
Fiona Ramsay (Crieff) 70
Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) 77
Caroline Dunbar (Aberfeldy) 80 (unavailable for match play)
Eilidh Watson (Muckhart) 80
Nicola Robertson (Dunlane) 81
Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) 81
Jillian Milne (Craigiehill) 81
Jane Yellowlees (Murrayshall) 83
Steph Crolla (Muckhart) 83
Hazel Wylie (Comrie) 84
Heather Anderson (Blairgowrie) 84 (unavailable for matchplay)
Laura Walker (Muckhart) 84
Carol Muir (Craigiehill) 85
Gwen Lambie (Dunkeld) 85
Hannah Robb (Strathmore) 86
Fiona Johnston (Alyth) 86
Kay Knight (Pitlochry) 87
Janet Griffiths (Strathmore) 87
The draw for Saturday is as follows:
09:30 Fiona Ramsay v Janet Griffiths
09:37 Steph Crolla V Hazel Wylie
09:45 Dawn Butchart v Gwen Lambie
09:52 Hannah Robb v Nicola Robertson
10:00 Eilidh Watson v Fiona Johnston
10:07 Carol Muir v Jillian Milne
10:15 Jane Yellowlees v Laura Walker
10:22 Emily Ogilvy v Kay Knight
The top qualifier of the Handicap Championship is Dunkeld and Birnam player Carol Lambie who returned a nett 74.
The Gibb Trophy draw is as follows:
10:30 Carol Lambie (Dunkled & Birnam) v Sandra Service (Alyth)
10:37 Helen Payne (Milnathort) v Linda Scott (Alyth)
10:45 Sue Jones (Milnathort) v Alison Walker (Aberfeldy)
10:52 Elaine Davidson (Crieff) v Morag Penny (Crieff)
After torrential rain the day at Strathmore turned out to be lovely. The scoring was also exceptional with the winner scratch score or 78 being returned by Jillian Milne and junior Claire Gadsby, the best nett which was extremely closely fought was returned by Gwen Lambie and Megan Aird with 72.2.
Tomorrow Strathmore Golf Centre once more hosts our annual Junior and Adult day. This competition has been running for more that 5 years and hopes to provide up and coming juniors the chance to play with players who, where possible, are or have been squad / team players or officials.
There has been a great response from both juniors and players and I am sure it is going to be a great day. Players taking part are (Seniors first, juniors second)
Emily Ogilvy & Emily Aird
Laura Walker &Eilidh Watson
Heather Anderson & Hannah Robb
Jillian Milne & Claire Gadsby
Gwen Lambie & Megan Aird
Carol Muir & Rheanna Thom
Gillain Wallace & Kathryn Robertson
Alison Stockley & Jennifer Saxton
Dawn Butchart & Siobhan Teague
Carol Lambie & Elise Henderson
Pat Colquhoun & Jennifer Duncan
Lenore Kyle & Amy Howes