Tuesday, April 28, 2009


The Forth Valley Schools Championship was held at Dunblane Golf Club last Thursday and I am delighted to say Elite Junior and Scholarship recipient Nicola Robertson won 2nd place with a 87.

Well done Nicola all your hard work is certainly paying off. Keep it up!

Monday, April 27, 2009

Lots and lots of you have not yet entered the County Championships at Strathmore on May 11th. To avoid any disappointment, please please have your entries to me by Thursday 30th at the very latest.
Any queries please give me a call.
Helen Holm Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship at Troon.

Irish twin Leona Macguire has finished first at the Helen Holm, two shots ahead of Scottish Under-21 champion Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar), with Lisa Maguire sharing third place with England's Emma Brown, another shot behind.

P&K Entrant Carly Booth was 21st and sadly fellow squad member Annabel Niven failed to make Sunday's cut.

For full results log onto SLGA website and click on live scoring for the list scores.

Friday, April 24, 2009


Annabel and Carly have both completed their first round of the Helen Holm. Carly has returned a 3 over par 78 and Annabel a 10 over 85.

Top of the leader board with three holes still to play is Irish twin Leona Maguire who is presently 5 under par. Tilly Holder and Kym Lawatt have both completed their rounds and are sitting in second position with 3 under par.

To watch live scoring go to
www.slga.co.uk and click on the live scoring on the link for live scoring on the left hand side of the page.

Good luck to both girls tomorrow.
Good luck to county Squad members Annabel Niven and Carly Booth who are both participating in the Helen Holm Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship at Troon. The first round teed off at 8am, Carly is off at 11.10 and Annabel at 12.00.
Good luck to you both and I will keep you posted on their progress.

Thursday, April 23, 2009


This years County Championships takes place at Strathmore Golf Centre on May 11th. The knockout rounds will then be held on May 16th and May 17th .

The entries are coming in fast now but could I please remind all players that as this is the County Championship Qualifier, this meeting will be drawn in handicap order. However if you are travelling with someone and require to be close in the draw then the lower handicap player will be moved down the draw rather than the higher handicap moved forward.

The evening players are out in the order they can arrive at the course following their working day. This is to enable all players to get out as soon as possible due to the possibility of lack of light. I would therefore ask you all to write on the entry the earliest time you can play in the evening.

Please please get your entries in as soon as possible.

Monday, April 20, 2009


What a fantastic day we all had at Strathmore Golf Centre for our annual Adult and Junior day. 24 players took part in the greensome competition on lovely sunny day. Many thanks of course must go to Strathmore Golf Centre for all the support they give us as a County.

The winning scores were very impressive with Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) and her junior partner Megan Aird (Strathmore) along with Carly Booth (Comrie) and her partner Emily Aird (Strathmore) both returning one over par scratch 73. Emily and Megan pipping Carly and Emily by virtue of a better inward half. The handicap section was also closely fought with Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) along with partner Nicola Robertson (Dunblane) taking top spot from Laura Walker (Muckhart) and Ailie Burnett (Dunkeld) by .2 of a stroke. Dawn and Nicola returned 70.4 and Laura and Ailie returning 70.6.

Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) and Megan Aird (Strathmore) 73
Carly Booth (Comrie) and Emily Aird (Strathmore) 73.

Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) and NicolaRobertson (Dunblane) 70.4
Laura Walker (Muckhart) and Ailie Burnett (Dunkeld) 70.6,
Meg Marshall (Blairgowrie) and Kathryn Robertson (Auchterarder) 71.8 bih,
Sandy Bushby (Strathmore) and Claire Gadsby (Muthill) 71.8

We also had fun spot prizes, the winners were as follows:

Girls Nearest the Pin
Nicola Robertson (Dunblane)

Adults Nearest the Pin
Meg Marshall (Blairgowrie)

Girls Longest Drive
Laura Aitken (Killin)

Adults Longest Drive
Carly Booth (Comrie)

Well done to all the prizewinners and many thanks to all who came along to support our juniors. Hope you all enjoy the slide show and as always if you want a particular photo please let me know!

Friday, April 17, 2009


Tomorrow will see our highly successful Junior and Senior Event being played over Strathmore. This popular event will have 12 ladies who have either been or are County Team or Squad players or who hold a single figure handicap, play with 12 of our best junior girls. Each senior and junior will be paired and play a greensome competition. There are prizes provided for all winning juniors of the both the best scratch and handicap pairings. Tee time commence from 2.30pm if you wish to come along and support the girls.
The seniors taking part are Carly Booth, Emily Ogivly, Laura Walker, Dawn Butchart, Jane Yellowlees, Gillian Wallce, Kathleen Duncan, Janet Griffiths, Laura Cambell, Sandy Bushby, Meg Marshall and Pam Drysdale. The juniors are Emily Aird, Megan Aird, Ailie Burnett, Nicola Robertson, Erin Millar, Eilidh Watson, Laura Aitken, Siobhan Teague, Hannah Robb, Claire Gadsby, Kathryn Robertson and Roslyn Hall.

We are hoping for a super day of golf and hopefully the girls will all enjoy the experience. Special thanks go to Strathmore Golf Centre who have very kindly provided courtesy for the 2nd consecutive year of this very worthwhile event.

I will post the results as soon as possible.

Good luck every body!

Thursday, April 16, 2009


Perth and Kinross squad member Jacqueline Sneddon, a second-year student at Grand Canyon University, Arizona, has notched up her first victory in the United States.

Jacqueline kept her cool after a triple bogey at the final hole in the 36-hole Maverick Invite women's college tournament at Redlands Mesa Golf Club at Grand Junction, Colorado which cost her an out right victory after the regulation distance. That late, late slip meant Jacqueline had to go into a sudden-death play-off with Sadie Peavler (Mesa State College) who had led the Scot by eight shots with a first-round 69 over the par-72, 6452. They tied on 155 at the head of a field of 31 players with Jacqueline scoring 77 and 78 to Sadie's 69 and 86. And the first hole of the play-off was the 18th hole which Jacqueline had had her triple bogey only minutes earlier. But Jacqeline made no mistake this time and beat her opponent with a par to win the title.

"It was really exciting to get a chance to play the last hole again and play it like I knew I could," said Jacqueline whose outstanding display enabled Grand Canyon to win the team title by three shots from Mesa State College in a field of six teams."We all played solid. It's great for our team to get a win under our belt going into our last tournament."

Well done Jacqueline and many thanks to Colin Farquarson so EMailed the news to me and the photo!

LEADING FINAL TOTALSPar 144 (2 x 72) 6452yd

155 Jacqueline Sneddon (Grand Canyon University) 77 78, Sadie Peavler (Mesa State College) 69 86 (Jacqueline won sudden-death play-off at first extra hole).

157 Jennifer Lutz (Grand Canyon University) 74 83.

Field of 31 players.


648 Grand Canyon University.

651 Mesa State College.

696 Regis University.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009


What a lovely day we have for our very first meeting of the year and what an extremely good turn out as well. It was super to be able to play golf without any wind or rain!! The results were good to with County Captain Dawn returning the best scratch score of 78 and junior member Emily Aird (Strathmore) returning the best nett with 72. Well done to all.

Many thanks go to King James VI who always make us so very welcome.

Full results below:

CSS 73

Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) 78
Laura Walker (Muckhart) 80
Jillian Milne (Craigiehill) 82 bih
Gillian Wallace (Glenisla) 82

Emily Aird (Strathmore) (11) 72 bih
Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) (6) 72
Lenore Kyle (Milnathort) (13) 73
Joyce Thom (King James VI) (27) 73

Well done to all and look forward to seeing you all at Strathmore for our next County Meeting. May 11th.

Friday, April 10, 2009


Emily Aird (Strathmore) certainly did P&K proud this week at the Under 16 girls at Craigielaw today when she returned a fantastic nett 67 in the second round!!! She went on to win 4th prize in the aggregate nett total and also best nett return on the 2nd round. Fantastic result not only nett but also scratch.

Emily also returned our best P&K scratch score with +24, Megan Aird was next with +35 closely followed by Eilidh Watson on +36 and Erin Millar on +40.

Well done Emily and all P&K girls who took part we are very very proud of you.

Thursday, April 09, 2009


Our girls have done us proud today at Craigielaw. Our top performers are Eilidh Watson and Emily Aird who both posted 86 closely followed by Megan Aird with 87 and Erin Millar with 96.

The leading scores at present are as follows:
73. Hayley Davis (Ferndown) 37-37.
74 Hannah Turland (Tidworth Garrison) 39-35.
76 Ashley Cramond (Warwickshire) 39-37, Bronte Law (Bramhall) 37-39.
78 Olivia Winning (Rotherham) 37-41, Lesley Atkins (Minto) 36-42.
79 Gabrielle MacDonald (Craigielaw) 42-37, Meghan MacLaren (Wellingborough) 41-38, Gemma Clements (Sutdley Wood) 40-39, Bethany Garton (Royal Lytham)39-40, Nicola Haynes (Gosforth Park) 37-42.

Well done to our girls and I will keep you posted!
Good Luck to Perth and Kinross Juniors Eilidh Watson (Muckhart), Erin Millar (Pitlochry), Emily Aird (Strathmore) and Megan Aird (Strathmore) who are all taking part in the Scottish Girls Under 16 Open Stroke Play at Craigielaw which starts today.
Good Luck and I will keep you posted of their progress.

Monday, April 06, 2009


At last its our first County Meeting and Lenore has kindly done the draw. Look forward to seeing you all next Tuesday!

09.30: L Kyle, M Mckay, J Bridges
09.37: L Walker, S Bushby, G Wallace
09.45: C Irving, M Begbie, A Houston
09.52: D Butchart, G Lambie, C Kenny
10.00: M Hope, E Aird, V Saville
10.07: M McGlashan, A Burnett, N Robertson
10.15: M McPherson, A Tannock, M Aird
10.22: P Colquhoun, J Hamilton, M Chapman
10.30: D Whytock, J Proudfoot, K McKellar
10.37: C Choudhary, A McGregor, H Dalgleish
10.45: R McGeoghegan, C Gadsby, H Robb
10.52: M Watson, S Ogg, M Robertson
11.00: M MacRae, S Lindsay, S Fenner
11.07: M Carruthers, J Nisbet, B Harley
11.15: D Wildblood, M Forbes, C McNab
11.22: E Campbell , S Black, J Thom
11.30: H Lang, A Beeson, M Johnston
11.37: C Lambie, P Hebner, C Webb

Sunday, April 05, 2009


Today was the first match for our wonderful P&K Team and Junior squad and I am delighted to say that we had a brilliant over-all win of 4&2. Our senior teams result was 3&1 and the juniors 1 win each.

The pairings for P&K were:
Senior Team
Emily Ogilvy & Fiona Ramsay
Laura Walker & Eve Muirhead
Laura Campbell & Jillian Milne
Jane Yellowlees and Megan Aird.

Junior Team
Nicola Robertson & Eildh Watson
Emily Aird & Hannah Robb

Emily and Fiona were first off and up against Stirling and Clackmannan Captain Linda Allan and her partner Louise MacGregor. Both pairings played well and had a very close and tense match which ended at the 18th with the our girls 2 up. Laura and Eve were second up against Vicki Stevenson and Tricia Chillas. Eve and Laura managed to close out the game early with the best win of the day for the seniors with a 4&3 2win! Next up were Laura Campbell and Jillian Milne who were up against Claire Capucci and Karen Burns who played extremely well and our girls went down 5&4. The last senior pairing was Yellowless and Megan Aird. Megan, a junior member, who was drafted into the senior squad at the last minute following a cancellation, really did not let the occasion get to her when she slotted in two 4 foot putts in the last two holes to place Jane and Megan 2 holes up a the end of play. Well to both.

The junior pairings also were superb. Emily Aird teamed with a new player to our County Events, Hannah Robb, and both players really did us proud. They played extremely well however lost to an excellent Stirling pairing 3&2. The other P&K junior pairing of Nicola and Elidh were awesome. I caught up with them at the seven and they were 7 up and only 2 over par! I then caught up with them thru 9 and again they were 9 up! They went on to win the match with phenomenal 9&8. WOW!

Therefore the overall winners on the day were P&K 4&2. Well done to all our players and what a great start to what I hope will be a fantastic year once again for Perth and Kinross!