Friday, August 28, 2009


Our secretary Alex Bushby is retiring from committee this year and we desperately require a new secretary to take her place from October.

If you feel you can give some of your time to help in the running of our association please contact Lenore as soon as possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Could you all please note your diaries of a change to the date of our AGM. It will now be held on Wednesday 21st of October at Craigie Hill Golf Club. There will be a hot buffet (including puddings!) to follow at a cost of £8.50.

We will be sending out invites shortly.

Above is our three birthday girls from yesterday they are Susan Ogg, Val Saville and Anne Tannock. A wee candle was even placed on the Val's cake!!
Happy Birthday!

Thursday, August 27, 2009


Well done to all who came along and played today at Whitemoss. The golf was not the best, but this did result in a huge sigh of relief when I announced it was indeed, reduction only!! Not really surpising as there was only one player who, after the SS went from 71 to 74, ended in buffer (after a stableford adjustment!). It really was tough going and I can testify to that after two balls one after the other going for a trip to the railway line!!

However we ended with two worthy winners of the Captains Prizes and how very apt that both were playing with yours truly!! The winner of the Scratch Prize was Jane Yellowlees 83 and the winner after a count back from Nan Morrison was Alison Houston with 77.
Well done to you all for playing.

We also had three birthday girls in our midst today. They were Anne Tannock, Val Salville and Susan Ogg. What a coincidence!! All three ladies had happy birthday sang to them and a wee bit cake to celebrate!

I will post photos tomorrow.

Team member Carly Booth has been named in the eight strong team to represent Scotland at the Ladies' Home International Matches to be played at Irvine Golf Club, 9-11 September. Congratulations Carly from all at P&K!

The full team are:

Carly Booth (Comrie), Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm), Louise Kenney (Pitreavie), Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar), Laura Murray (Alford), Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle), Jane Turner (Craigielaw), Kylie Walker (Buchanan Castle)Reserves: 1 Katy McNicoll (Carnoustie Ladies'), 2 Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze), 3 Rebecca Wilson (Monifieth)
County member Roseanne Niven and Sally Watson were unavailable for selection due to their university committments in the USA.

Saturday, August 22, 2009


Carly Booth finished in 7th place in the British Open Strokeplay at Royal Aberdeen. Carly also finished on her best score of 74. Carly finished on 310 which was 6 off the winning score of 304 by Irish girl Danielle McVeigh (Royal Co Down). Roseanne Niven who also qualified to the last day completed her tournment on 329.

Well done.

Friday, August 21, 2009


Below is the draw for our meeting at Whitemoss Golf Club. As you can see not the best of turnouts!! However late entries will be accepted.

Hope to see you there!

09.30: J Yellowlees, M Lumby, D Butchart
09.37: C Choudhary, C Lambie, S McNaughton
09.45: N Morrison, L Kyle, A Tannock
09.52: C Robertson, K McAlpine, S Jones
10.00: P Colquhoun, V Saville, J Proudfoot
10.07: A Duncan, C Peebles, G Paterson
10.15: K Booth, S Ogg, A Beeson
10.22: J Nisbet, M Leslie, A Crossland

Late entries avaialbe please contact Carol 01250 873979

Thursday, August 20, 2009


Team member Carly Booth returned a brilliant 76 this afternoon which was amongst the top 5 scores of the day an even better result considering the wind and rain which battered down all day. Carly finished 10th on the leader board going into the final round tomorrow. P&K member Roseanne Niven will also play tomorrow after qualifying in 23rd position.

We wish them well and hope the rain and wind has moved on!!

Ladies' British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship is taking place over a very wind swept Royal Aberdeen Golf Club. With gusts of up to 40mph keeping the ball in play or even still is a major feat. Of course the weather conditions are making scoring very difficult and the best players are struggling to post scores.

Three P&K girls are taking part Roseanne Niven who is of course the reigning champion and two P&K team members Annabel Niven and Carly Booth are also battling against the elements. Annabel returned a no return today taking her out of the tournament. Roseanne following a 81 yesterday returned a 82 today taking her to has 19 over par. At present Roseanne is below the projected cut but with most of the field still to complete their round could still play tomorrow.

Carly Booth who returned an 82 yesterday has still to complete her second round today. It has been reported that there was a chance that if the wind increased even just a little, the conditions might be declared unplayable. There were reports of stationary golf balls being moved by the wind.

I will try to keep you posted.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009


As you can see from the photos above what a brilliant day yesterday was and what a superb venue Glenisla was as hosts of our Centenary Celebrations. The whole atmosphere was excellent! The decorations were fantastic and my thanks go to Catherine Monks for the beautiful floral displays on the tables. The balloons added that touch of fun and the putting competition thought up, set up and ran by Laura Walker and her junior helpers Hannah Robb and Nicola Robertson certainly put a smile on all our faces!!

Before I give you all the results of the day I must thank some of my helpers they were Lenore Kyle for making the signs for the tees and along with Shona Leighton, Joan Merry and Pam Drysdale who manned the desk throughout the day. Kathleen Duncan who made the welcome leaflets and Janet Griffiths who helped on the putting green and desk. Also thanks to Angela Crossland who came along to help in the morning. Many thanks must go to all the sponsors of the prizes who are all listed on the leaflets. I was astounded by the response from my letters asking for sponsorship and delighted by the amount of prizes we were able to have. Thanks also to Meg Marshall who provided all the raspberries for our dessert. To all our past Captains who came along to support the day and also for donating a wonderful 'Past Captains Handicap tray' and of course Liz Miskimmin who presented the prizes. A huge thank you to Glenisla especially Wendy and Alison in the office, Artur and his wife Karolina in the kitchen, the bar staff and of course head green keeper Willie Robertson who had the course in magnificent condition.

The golf was very impressive and apart from one very heavy shower of rain and the CSS not quite being high enough, yesterday was just a perfect day! 134 ladies came along to play which was a fantastic turn out for our Centenary Day celebrations. Laura Walker was the winner of our new Captains Centenary Trophy which I was very honoured to donate. Laura returned an outstanding scratch 73. Hard on Laura's heels were two members on 74, they were Gwen Lambie and Jane Yellowlees. Gwen took the 2nd place by virtue of a better inward half. The Past Captains Tray was won by junior member Rheanna Thom who returned a fantastic nett 66, in second place with a brilliant 68 was Jennifer Wivell and in third place Kim Morrison with 70. Well done to you all.

The full results and prizes are listed below:

Captains Centenary Trophy - Laura Walker
Past Captains H/Cap Tray - Rheanna Thom

1st Scratch - Laura Walker (Muckhart) 73 (Crystal Decanter)
2nd Scratch - Gwen Lambie (Dunkeld and Birnam) 74 bih (Round of Golf for 4 at Pitlochry)
3rd Scratch - Jane Yellowlees (Murrayhall) 74 (Round of golf for 4 Craigie Hill)

1st Handicap - Rheanna Thom (Alyth) (28) 66 (Bacon Roll coffes, Round of golf for 4 then 2 course meal, Strathmore)
2nd Handicap - Jennefer Wivell (Pitlochry) (25) 68 (Round of golf for 4, Lansdowne)
3rd Handicap - Kim Morrison (Alyth) (11) 70, (Round of golf for 4 Milnathort)

Best Past Captain - Hazel Gibson (12) 70 (High Tea for 2, Luncarty Inn)

Next at are all outside the winners above:
Best Front Nine Scratch - Ena Bennie (St. Fillans) (Meal to the value £30, Alyth Hotel)
Best Front Nine H/Cap - Helen Lang (Pitlochry) (Meal for 2 Dunkeld Golf Club Catering)
Best Back Nine Scratch - Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) (Meal to value £40, Red House Hotel)
Best Back Nine H/CAp - (Liz Fertacz (Blairgowrie) (Tapas to the value £30, Diels Caldron)
Lowest No. of Putts Silver - Fiona Ramsay (Crieff) (Bottle of Wine, C J Lang)
Lowest No. Putts Bronze - Frances Anderson (Alyth) (Bottle of Wine, C J Lang)

Junior Medal Winner - Rheanna Thom (donated by Kathleen Duncan)

Team Prize Best Two Nett Scores Counting - Annette Grewar, Kim Morrison, Rheanna Thom (Bottle of Spirits for over 18's- Aviva Insurance, Rheanna received a Shoe Bag donated by Joan Merry and A box of Thortons Chocolates donated by Aviva Insurance)

Hole 3 Nearest the Pin Silver - Moira Chapman (King James V1) (The Famous Grouse 18 year old Malt)
Hole 5 Nearest the Pin Silver - Maya Robertson (Taymouth) (Bottle of Spirits, Aviva Insurance)
Hole 14 Nearest the Pin Bronze - Myra MacLeod (Dunblane) (Bottle of 12 year old malt, John Dewar)
Hole 16 Nearest the Pin Bronze - Anne Beeson (Taymouth) (Bottle of Spirits, Aviva Insurance)
Hole 9 Nearest the pin in 2 Silver - Carol Muir (Craigie Hill) (Bottle of wine CJ Lang)
Hole 9 Nearest the pin in 2 Bronze - Marion Forbes (Muckhart) (Bottle of wine CJ Lang)
Hole 13 Nearest the pin in 2 Silver - Fiona Ramsay (Crieff) (Bottle of Wine CJ Lang)
Hole 13 Nearest the pin in 2 Bronze - Rosanne Gowrie (Dunkeld) (Bottle of wine CJ Lang)
Hole 18 Nearest the pin in 2 Silver - Kim Morrison (Alyth) (Bottle of Wine CJ Lang)
Hole 18 Nearest the pin in 3 Bronze - Roseanne Gowrie (Bottle of Wine CJ Lang)

Hole 10 Nearest the white line Day - Liz Milligan (Dunblane) (Bottle of Wine CJ Lang)
Hole 10 Nearest the white line Evening - Susan Berry (Craigie Hill) (Bottle of Wine CJ Lang)

There were also 17 2's all receiving a ball donated by Lenore Kyle.

As you can see a fabulous array of prizes and lots of deserved winners. My thanks go to you all for coming along and making our centenary day so very special.

Remember to get your entries in to Carol for Whitemoss!

Saturday, August 15, 2009

The Ladies Open at Milnathort Golf Club will be on Saturday 29th August 2009.
The ladies of Milnathort will be delighted to have entries from county members and friends.
Entry Fee is £8.
Entries to the Club on 01577 864069
Or Betty Brannan on 01383 830879.

Friday, August 14, 2009


Not long to go until our Centenary day and we now have 133 people playing. I have had one cancellation this morning so there is one spot left at lunch time. If you haven't already entered then please contact me as soon as possible as the space will be given on a first come basis.

A putting challenge will be held on the day so please try to come at least 30 mins before your tee time to enable you to take part. Also the buffet vouchers will be on sale when you register. This will enable to kitchen to know exactly how may they will be catering for. The cost is only £7 for a two course meal. Please have the payment with you when you register.

Really looking forward to what I hope will be a great day !

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club are holding Ladies Greensomes on Saturday 29 August 2009. The entry fee is £15.00. Greensomes are great fun and good day out for you and a friend so to enter or for more information and for an entry contact Irene Moncur on 01821640429.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


I have been asked by the ladies of Callander Golf Club to make you all aware of the Senior Ladies Open that is taking place there on Monday 7th September.
If you would to enter please contact Pauline Dingley on 01786 860342 or call the Golf Club on 01877 330090. Entry fee is £10.
Have fun!

Our commiserations go to Carly Booth who lost her match against Luna SobrĂ³n of Spain this morning. Carly lost the match 2&1. Carly along with Eilidh Briggs were the only Scots in the Matchplay stages however following this mornings play there is no longer a Scottish representative in the field. Eilidh also lost her match 3&2.

Carly will no doubt be very disappointed but she did very well in qualifying so high in the field.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009


Warmest congratulations go to Carly Booth who has sailed through to the matchplay stages of the British Girls. Carly's second round 75 makes her along with Eilidh Briggs the only two Scots making the cut. Carly's through to this stage.

According to the results below Carly qualified 10th position out of the top 64 qualifiers. Well done Carly!

Full results below.

143 Noemi Jimenez (Spa) 70 73.
146 Manon Gidali (Fra) 76 70.
147 Heidi Baek (Felixstowe Ferry) 71 76, Johanna Tillstrom (Swe) 75 74, Hannah Turland (Tidworth) 72 75.
149 Laetitia Beck (Isr) 75 74, Elizabeth Mallett (Sutton Coldfield) 75 74.
150 Raphaela Dyer (Hayling Island) 75 75, Nicole Broch Larsen (Den) 77 73, Carly Booth (Comrie) 75 75, Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) 75 75, Camilla Hedberg (Spa) 75 75.
151 Marlies Krenn (Aut) 74 77, Mandy Goyos (Spa) 72 79, Antonia Scherer Ger) 73 78, Manon de Roey (Bel) 75 76, Nikki Foster (Pleasington) 79 72.
152 Sophia Popov (Ger) 75 77, Rosanna Crepiatt (Fra) 76 76, Laura Sedda (Spa) 79 73, Alexandra Bonetti (Fra) 75 77, Hayley Davis (Ferndown) 77 75, Holly Clyburn (Woodhall Spa) 77 75, Vicki Troeltsch (Ger) 76 76, Nerea Salaverria (Spa) 76 76, Daisy Neilsen (Denmark) 77 75.
153 Josephine Janson (Swe) 77 76, Anna Aresse (Spa) 79 74, Alexandra Peters (Notts Ladies) 74 79, Celine Boulder (Fra) 80 73, Mara Puisite (Latvia) 73 82.
154 Perrine Delacour (Fra) 72 82, Brogan Townend (Pleasington) 80 74, Elia Folch (Spa) 77 77, Amy Boulden (Maesdu) 77 77, Tonje Daffinrud (Nor) 75 79.
155 Jana Niedballa (Ger) 81 74, Rebecca Huber (Swi) 76 79, Marina Stuetz (Aut) 77 78, Jess Wilcox (Blankney) 74 81, Jessica Schiele (Kenwick Park) 81`74, Kristina Kaisler (Ger) 78 77, Begona Jauregui Garcia (Spa) 79 76, Roberta Roeller (Ger) 75 80..
156 Bronte Law (Bramhall) 78 78, Emma O’Driscoll (Ballybunion) 78 78, Bianca Maria Fabrizio (Ita) 81 75, Justine Dreher (Fra) 82 74, Jinjira Rasmussen (Den) 79 77
157 Luna Sobron (Spa) 79 78, Connie Chen (SAf) 79 78, Andrea Vilarasu (Spa) 84 73, Clemence Abrahamian (Fra) 76 81
158 Emelie Alonso (Fra) 80 78, Federica Constantini (Ita) 79 79, Victoria Scherer (Ger) 80 78, Eugenia Ferrero (Ita) 81 77, Maria Villamil (Spa) 81 77, Katharina Soehnien (Ger) 78 80, Bertine Strauss (SAf) 77 81, Jessica Bradley (Tiverton) 77 81.


West Lancashire Golf Club.

Team member Carly Booth is joint top scot at the British . Carly who won the St Andrews Links Trust Junior Ladies Open last week was on form and level par with only 5 holes to play, however the 14th proved a tough hole for Carly who ran up a double bogey 6 the unfortuataly a bogey 6 at the par-5 16th she finished with a three-over-par 75. Carly had one of the best front nines when she recored an equaling par 36.

As you can see from the scores below Carly is sitting comfortably above the cut and with another round today we wish her well and I will try to keep you posted!

Yesterdays top results

70 Noemi Jimenez (Spa).

71 Heidi Baek (Felixstowe Ferry).

72 Hannah Turland (Tidworth Garrison), Delacour Perrine (Fra), Mandy Goyos (Spa).

73 Mara Puisite (Lat).

74 Anna-Lena Kraemer (Ger), Meghan McLaren (Wellingborough), Alexandra Peters (Notts Ladies), Marlies Krenn (Aut), Justine Dreher (Fra).

75 Laetitia Beck (Isr), Johanna Tillstrom (Swe), Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm), Marion de Roey (Bel), Roberta Roeller (Ger), Louise Ridderstrom (Swe). Camilla Hedberg (Swe), Tonje Daffinrud (Nor), Elizabeth Mallett (Sutton Coldfield), Sophia Popov (Ger), Raphaela Dyer (Hayling Island), Alexandra Bonetti (Ita), Carly Booth (Comrie)..

76 Vicki Troeltsch (Fra), Nerea Salaverria (Spa), Denise Kalek (Ger), Elizabeth Stebbings (Wilpshire), Rebecca Gee (Wellingborough), Clemence Abrahamian (Fra), Rosanna Crepiatt (Fra), Rebecca Huber (Swi), Manon Gidali (Fra).

77 Hayley Davis (Ferndown), Marta Sanz Barrio (Spa), Elia Folch (Spa), Amy Boulden (Maesdu), Katie Burman (John O’Gaunt), Bertine Strauss (SAf), Daisy Nielsen (Den), Jessica Bradley (Tiverton), Gabriella Wahl (Ger), Nicole Broch Larsen (Den), Josephine Janson (Swe), Marina Stuetz (Aut).

78 Bethany Garton (Royal Lytham), Anna Antoniutti (Ita), Christina Kaisler (Ger), Sian Evans (Faversham), Teresa Caballer (Spa), Sonja, Riedinger (Ger), Bronte Law (Bramhall), Emma O’Driscoll (Ballybunion).

79 Holly Clyburn (Woodhall Spa), Begona Jauregui Garcia (Spa), Laure Castelain (Fra), Jinjira Rasmussen (Den), Nikki Foster (Accrington & Dist), Olivia Winning (Rotherham), Federica Constantini (Ita), Anna Aresse (Spa), Luna Sobron (Spa), Laura Sedda (Ita), Connie Chen (SAf), Charlotte Austwick (Pike Hills).


Monday, August 10, 2009


A huge thank you to you all for listening to my pleas and entering our Centenary Golf Day at Glenisla. In the 9 years I have been involved at committee level it is the largest entry I can remember of so many thanks for supporting the day. In total we will have 131 players plus 5 more invited guests, it's just fantastic. What a great way to celebrate 100 years than as many of being together as possible.
As you will see from the draw the present Captain plus some of our past Captains and the SLGA President Ethel Jack will lead the way to what I am sure will be a great day of celebrations.

Below is the draw:

09:30: D Butchart, J Griffiths
09:37: P Drysdale, H Gibson, E Benzies
09:45: L Miskimmin, M McPherson, E Jack
09:52: J Milne, M Marshall, E Watson
10:00: A Houston, N Robertson, L Fertacz
10:07: F Ramsay, M Aird, E Donaldson
10:15: H Wylie, E Aird, K McKellar
10:22: J Yellowlees, L McGraw, E Bennie
10:30: N Morrison, C Robertson, B Buckett
10:37: G Wallace, M Brass, M Robertson
10:45: M Ewen, M Watson, A Tannock
10:52: J Jasper, P Colquhoun, S Irvine
11:00: M McGlashan, G Pennycook, J Proudfoot
11:07: C Irving, H Straw, A Duncan
11:15: G Paterson, M Chapman, F Seaton
11:22: C Souter, D Whytock, H Lang
11:30: S Bushby, S MacDougal, M Hope
11:37: A Crossland, C Webb, H Dawson
11:45: K McAlpine, E Davidson, M Bryson
11:52: J Thom, J Lang, L Sharp
12:00: E Milligan, F MacDougall, M Aitken
12:07: M Mackie, D Doris, P Hebner
12:22: S Young, H Dalgleish, J Pringle
12:30: V Salville, S Mitchell, M Macleod
12:37: A Priestley, M Begbie, C Peebles
12:45: S Service, M Macrae, M Wilson
12:52: A McGregor, F Guild, E Harrild
13:07: E Martin, M Carruthers, S Lindsay
13:15: S Fenner, K Booth, C Monks
13:22: P Kelly, B Lyburn, R Gowrie
13:30: S Black, G Beaton, L O'Donnell
13:37: A Hood, D Wildblood, A Beeson
13:45: J Wivell, R McGeoghegan, A Spence
13:52: M Forbes, S McNaughton, J Nisbet
14:00: C McNab, M Johnston, D Wallace
14:07: G Ness, J Groom, F Anderson
14:15: S Jones, M Chalmers, M Robertson-Lang
14:22: J Merry, S Leighton, L Kyle

17:00: E Ogilvy, C Dunbar, H Robb
17:07: L Pattinson, A Burnett, N Fleming
17:15: L Walker, A Stockley, G Lambie
17:22: B Clough, C Lambie, C Muir
17:30: K Duncan, S Berry, M McKay
17:37: A Speirs, F Johnston, C Choudhary

Thank you all for entering and look forward to seeing you all on the day.

Thursday, August 06, 2009


Team member Carly Booth has qualified to the final of the St. Andrews Junior Girls open. Carly qualified to the match play stages after returning a 78 and progressed through to the finals after wins against 3rd quailifier Jane Turner and 7th qualifier Emma Harris. Carly now play 4th qualifeir Emma Fairnie in the final.

Go Carly!

Below are the results in detail.

74 Rebecca Wilson (Monifieth), Gillian Monteith (Portpatrick Dunskey).
75 Jane Turner (Craigielaw).
76 Emma Fairnie (Dunbar).
77 Katy McNicoll (Carnoustie).
78 Carly Booth (Comrie), Emma Harris (Peel).
79 Alison Goodwin (Glenbervie), Sophie Alexander (Deeside), Morag MacPherson (Troon Ladies).
80 Rachel Hanlon (St Regulus), Linsey Stevenson (Elie & Earlsferry), Louise McGillivray (Banchory), Ashley Smith (Monifieth).
81 Lucie Walker (Ormskirk), Nicola Taylor (Dunnikier Park), Keren Ward (Glen).

Rebecca Wilson bt Sophie Alexander 5 and 4.
Emma Fairnie bt Katy McNicoll 3 and 2.
Emma Harris bt Gillian Monteith 1 hole.
Carly Booth bt Jane Turner 4 and 3.

Emma Fairnie (Dunbar) bt Rebecca Wilson (Monifieth) at 19th.
Carly Booth (Comrie) bt Emma Harris (Peel) 5 and 4.

Many thanks to you all for responding to my emails and blogs pleading for more entries to our Centenary Day at Glenisla. I am glad to say we have now over 100 members taking part.

As I have received another 5 entries today I have decided to leave the draw until the weekend to give you all ample time. When the draw is done there will only be late entries is spaces allow, so you only have two more days if you wish to play and to get your entries in!!

Thanks again to all who have supported the day so far, I know it will be a great day!

Saturday, August 01, 2009


As I have mentioned, on more that one occasion, it is our Centenary Day Golf Day at Glenisla on Monday 17th August. Not only will the golf be enjoyable but Glenisla are providing us with a running buffet all day so the food will be fantastic also.

We have been very lucky to have so many sponsors on the day and therefore we are able to have 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for Scratch and Handicap and for those of us not lucky enough to be in the top 6 there will be best back and front nine's also scratch and handicap outside the winners. along with this there will be another 20 or more spot prizes so lots and lots to play for.

If you haven't already entered please send your entry to me as soon as possible. Lets make this a day to remember.

Aberfeldy Golf Club have a new date for their Ladies Open Greensomes. It is now Thursday 3rd September (instead of August 2nd)

Entry fee is only £10 per couple and with 1st 2nd 3rd places plus Scratch then its a day too good to miss.

Send you entries to Liz Franklin
Weem Croft
PH15 2LD

For more details call Liz on 01828 829661
Please note Handicap Certificates are required