Sunday, May 31, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS TO JEN SAXTON



County Champion Jen Saxton got a last minute place to play in the St. Rule at St. Andrews this weekend and she made the most of the call up by being placed equal 10th place in this prestigious event. 

Jen returned scores of  77 76 and 75 making at total of 2 over par over difficult windy conditions. An excellent result for Jen who was ably caddied by fellow team member Laura Walker. Well done Jen you did P&K proud. 
Above is a photo of Jen in action over the weekend.

Top placing results are below. 


216 A Ashok (India) 67 71 78 
221 B Popel (Long Ashton) 69 72 80
222 H Muse (West Lancashire) 74 70 78 
223 I Clyburn (Woodhall Spa) 75 72 76, C De Corte (Belgium) 74 73 76 
225 S McWilliam (Aboyne) 70 78 77, S Giles (St Mellion) 74 73 78
227 G Mundy (Corhampton) 78 77 72, C Leathem (Styal) 77 70 80 
228 E Mallett (Wishaw GCC, Sutton Coldfield) 80 78 70, E Slater (Woodhall Spa) 81 74 73, J Saxton (Muckhart) 77 76 75, B Davies (Wolstanton) 78 74 76, C Goadby (St Regulus) 74 77 77, G Batty (Powfoot) 76 73 79, I Wardle (Prestbury) 77 72 79

Thursday, May 28, 2015

COUNTY TEAM FOR JAMBOREE

Captain Carol Muir has announced that her team to represent Perth & Kinross at the North Division Jamboree at Murcar Golf Club from 27th-29th June is as follows:

Kirsty Brodie (Strathmore)
Laura Campbell (Pitlochry)
Steph Crolla (Muckhart)
Shonagh Raitt (Crieff)
Nicola Robertson (Stirling)
Jen Saxton (Muckhart)
Laura Walker (Muckhart)
Eilidh Watson (Muckhart)

Carol is sure that you would like to join her in wishing the team every success at Murcar. We have a practice match lined up against the P&K County Men at Blairgowrie G.C on Tuesday, 2nd June.

Good Luck Girls!!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

COMMONWEALTH SPOONS AT BLAIR ATHOLL, the scnery was lovely and everyone enjoyed their visit.

Thirty two pairs took part in the Commonwealth Spoons round at Blair Atholl on Monday. Our thanks to the everyone at Blair Atholl and Pitlochry Golf Clubs for hosting the event. The weather was kind to us, the scenery was lovely and everyone enjoyed their visit.

A big thank you to the hospitality and catering staff who were great and also to the greenekeepers who had the course in excellent condition.

Three pairs qualify for the Commonwealth Spoons final at Bothwell Castle on Thursday 3rd September 2015.

1st Lesley Whitwood& Susie MacDougall (24) 68
2nd Liz Milligan & Kathy McKay(20) 70
3rd Helen Lang & Clara Webb (26) 73

Golf Ballwinners were Nan Morrison Sheila Durward

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

NORTH OF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 6th - 8th JULY 2015

The North of Scotland Championships take place at Fortrose & Rosmearkie GC on 6th-8th July 2015. Concern has been expressed that the entries are slow (only 15 entries to date.)  For only £20 you can play two rounds on this lovely course and meet golfers from all over the North of Scotland.

This  competition is open to members of Aberdeenshire, Angus, Northern Counties and Perth and Kinross County Golf Associations. The winner will hold the title "North of Scotland Champion" and will retain the Gifford Trophy for one year. The Winner of the Handicap Section will retain the Angus Trophy for one year.To get more information and to access the Entry Form click on link below.

Closing date is 6th June.
Entry fee £20
Entrants must bring current CONGU Handicap Certificate

For more information and an entry form click on the link   Entry Form

COME ON LADIES SHOW THEM WHAT P&K ARE MADE OF



Monday, May 18, 2015

COMMONWEALTH SPOONS - BLAIR ATHOLL


Draw for Commonwealth Spoons
Blair Atholl Golf Course on Monday 25th May 2015

MORNING
9.32 am C Lambie & L Kyle/G Pennycook & L Scott
9.40 am S Ogg & M Brydson/V Purdie & A Thomson
9.48 am L Whitwood & S MacDougall/K McAlpine & N Morrison
9.56 am M Watson & A Manattini/M Ewen & J Jasper
10.04am J McEwan & J Rae/H Dalgleish & S Mitchell
10.12am C Monks & I Moncur/D Whytock & J Thom
10.20am M MacLeod & A Crossland/M Spalding & S McNaughton
10.28am S Peters & P Kelly/M Storry & M Carruthers
10.36am A McGregor & J Miller/S Lindsay & D Wallace
10.44am E Bryce & M Abel/H Lang & C Webb
10.52am D Christie & M Cressford/B Kerr & J Proudfoot
11.00am S Jones & H Payne/G Pemberton & M Forbes
11.08am S Durward & J Gordon/L Milligan & K McKay
11.16am C McNab & S Fenner/S MacDougall & M Watkins/H Gibson & C Peebles

EVENING
4.30 am C Henderson & I Moncrieff/marker
5.32 am G Lambie & C Muir/marker

Sunday, May 17, 2015

PERTH & KINROSS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

P&K Junior Championships were held at Auchterarder Golf Club today. The girls all played very well with some impressive scores being returned in very windy conditions.   This  is reflected in the CSS which was reduced to 68.

Congratulations to Kirstie Brodie , the new P&K Junior Champion and Megan Thom the Handicap Champion.

Well done also to Olivia Griffin, 10 years old, who played the 9 hole course, hitting all the Par 3s in regulation.

Thank you to our Junior Convenor, Liz Milligan, and to Auchterarder for Courtesy of the Course and the excellent catering.

Results:  CSS 68

Scratch:     Kirstie Brodie, Strathmore       77  bih
           r/u    Zoe Morton , Auchterarder       77

Handicap:    Megan Thom, Alyth        86 (21)  65
               r/u  Katriona Taylor, Crieff   82 (11) 71

9-hole Competition  Olivia Griffin - North  Inch

The girls are asked to return their scores to their Home Clubs as AWAY scores due to a problem we had today with the internet connection.



Carol presents trophy to Scratch Winner Kirstie Brodie who pipped Zoe with the better inward half.


Zoe Morton a worthy runner up who also scored 77


Carol presents the Handicap trophy to Megan Thom who had an impressive net 65


Handicap R/U Katriona Taylor receives her prize





Wednesday, May 13, 2015

MURRAYSHALL OPENS



 
Murrayshall Ladies Committee are running Opens as follows. 

 

Murrayshall Ladies Open : Sunday 21 June 2015


Murrayshall Mixed Open - Greensomes : Sunday 23 August 2015 

Contact:
Murrayshall Ladies Competition Secretary : 
Tel. No. 01738 633349   
E-mail Competitionssecretary@gmail.com

Club Address:-  Murrayshall Golf Club, SCONEPerth, PH2 7PH. 
                      
                                  


DUNNING LADIES OPEN

DUNNING lADIES OPEN TAKES PLACE

Saturday 13th June 2015


Entry £10 (includes magic 2's)

0800-1530 start times.

Handicap limit 36


Food- including famous Dunning home baking - available for purchase.


Entry forms are available on our website: www.dunninggolfclub.co.uk and should be returned along with the entry fee and a stamped addressed envelope to:

Ladies’ Secretary, Dunning Golf Club, Rollo Park,Station Road, Dunning, Perth PH2 0QX 
Text Box: All entries must be received by Friday May30th
Entry fees are non-returnable if cancelled within 7 days of the competition

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

BOOK TITLE QUIZ

Thank you to everyone who took part in our fund raising effort this year.  The Book Quiz realised a profit of £306.

The winners were
1st   £25    Ann Williamson (Laura Campbell's Granny)
2nd  £10    Fiona Farquharson

Answers just in case you are still puzzled follow.
 
Book Titles Without Vowels
 
1      Uncle Tom's Cabin
2     For Whom The Bell Tolls
3    The Gruffalo
4    The Black House
5    Ulysses
6    Passage to India
7    Watership Down
8    One Good Turn
9    Fifty Shades of Grey
10  Papillon
12  Brideshead Revisited
13 The Camomile Lawn
14  Atonement
15 --
16  I Claudius
17 Animal Farm
18 Of Mice and Men
19 Brave New World
20 Casino Royale 
 
Number 15 was The Redeemer but "The" was missed out on sheet !

Monday, May 11, 2015

JEN SAXTON IS NEW COUNTY CHAMPION

No 2 seed Jen Saxton beat leading qualifier & twice former champion Laura Walker 5 and 4 in all Muckhart final at Strathmore Golf Centre today.  Laura played her best golf in reaching the final but Jen gave a very steady performance. She was two up at the turn.
Amy Thomson from Dunblane, who plays off 19, and was the leading qualifier, won the handicap title. She won by 4 and 2 in the final  against home course player Cathy McNab who has a handicap of 26. 

In the morning's semi-finals, Laura Walker, County Champion in 2008 and 2010, beat US college student Nicola Robertson (Stirling) 6 and 5. No 2 qualifier, Jen was a winner by 3 and 1 over Laura Campbell (Pitlochry). 

County Captain, Carol Muir would like to thank David at Strathmore Golf Centre for allowing us to hold our County Champs this year and accommodating all requests for changing tee times and permitting us to bring our tee time forward this afternoon to beat the weather. 
The course was in great condition and greens were very good despite the wind and rain of the last
few weeks, so our thanks to the green keepers for all their hard work.  Catering and bar staff have been terrific as usual, despite Alison and Carol not receiving chocolates with their lattes!!!


Finally thanks to Dawn Butchart for refereeing the Scratch Final and to Alison Stockley for all her
assistance this week, We couldn't do all this without you.




RESULTS:
SCRATCH
Semi-finals - Laura Walker (Muckhart) bt Nicola Robertson (Stirling) 6 and 5, Jen Saxton (Muckhart) bt Laura Campbell (Pitlochry) 3 and 1.
Final  Jen Saxton bt Laura Walker 5 and 4

HANDICAP
Semi-finals - Amy Thomson (Dunblane) (19) bt Gillian Pemberton (Milnathort) (14) 1 hole, Cathy McNab (Strathmore) (26) bt Brenda Kerr (Dunkeld and Birnam) (15) 3 and 2.

Final Amy Thomson bt Cathy McNab 4 and 2

P&K County Champion with President Pam Drysdale

Runner Up Laura Walker receiving her trophy from President, Pam Drysdale.

Handicap Winner - Amy Thomson (centre) and Runner up, Cathy McNab (left), with
President, Pam Drysdale.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

P&K COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to all the Ladies who came through their matches successfully on Saturdayand play in the semi finals on Sunday. The weather stayed dry for most of the time and there was some superb golf played. The Strathmore course is in superb condition and we look forward to some great golf on Sunday.

Good luck to all the semi finalists and we would love to see a load of spectators, so if you are at a loose end, please come and support and bring the good weather with you.

The results so far are:

Scratch - 1st round
Laura Walker (Muckhart) bt AlIson Stockley (Craigie Hill) 9 and 8.
Kirsty Brodie (Strathmore) bt Jillian Milne (Blairgowrie) 5 and 4
Nicola Robertson (Stirling) bt Caroline Henderson (Aberfeldy) 6 and 4.
Gwen Lambie (Dunkeld and Birnam) bt Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) 5 and 4.
Kay Knight (Pitlochry) bt Steph Crolla (Muckhart) 1 hole.
Laura Campbell (Pitlochry) bt Carol Muir (Craigie Hill) 8 and 6.
Isla Moncrieff (Pitlochry) bt Shona Raitt (Crieff) 4 and 3.
Jen Saxton (Muckhart) bt Moira Lumby (King James VI) 8 and 7.

QUARTER-FINALS
L Walker bt K Brodie 4 and 2.
N Robertson bt G Lambie 3 and 2
L Campbell bt K Knight 4 and 2.
J Saxton bt I Moncrieff 4 and 3.

HANDICAP
QUARTER-FINALS
Amy Thomson (Dunblane) (19) bt Carol Turner (Alyth) (15) 5 and 3,
Gillian Pemberton (Milnathort) (14) bt Helen Lang (Pitlochry) (27) 4 and 3.
Cathy McNab (Strathmore) (26) bt Mary Miller (Blairgowrie) (12) at 19th.
Brenda Kerr (Dunkeld and Birnam) (15) bt Susie MacDougall (Aberfeldy) (23) 1 hole. 

Thursday, May 07, 2015

MILNATHORT LADIES OPENS

Milnathort Golf Club are holding a Senior 2-Ball Open on Wednesday 22 July which is shown incorrectly in the Wee Yellow Book as a singles tournament.  Details shown below.

They are also holding a Ladies Open on 29th August.




DUNKELD & BIRNAM LADIES 4 BALL BETTER BALL OPEN

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Ladies 4-Ball Better Ball Stableford Open

Saturday 23rd May 2015
Entry fee - £15 per couple

Phone 01350 727524 to enter


Buggies available

Monday, May 04, 2015

STRATHMORE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING

CSS 75 R/O

1st Scratch L Walker 73
2nd Scratch   J Saxton 80
3rd Scratch   G Lambie 81 (bih)

1st H'cap.    A Stockley (16) 71
2nd H'cap.    L Walker (1)    72
3rd H'cap.    S Scott (13)    73

Golf ball winners: H Payne, C Irving, S Jones

Draws for Sat 9th May:

Scratch:
9.00a.m.   L. Walker    v A Stockley
9.07a.m.   K. Brodie    v J Milne
9.14a.m.   N. Robertson v C Henderson
9.21a.m.   D Butchart   v G Lambie
9.28a.m.   S Crolla     v K. Knight
9.35a.m.   C Muir       v L.Campbell
9.42a.m.   I. Moncrieff v S Raitt
9.49a.m.   M Lumby      v J Saxton
Handicap: 9.56a.m. A Thomson v C Turner 10.03a.m G Pemberton v H Lang 10.10a.m.  
M Miller v C McNab
10.17a.m.   B Kerr       v  S MacDougall