Entries by Elaine Dick

News round up

Our members are busy golfing in many different places at the moment some locally and some further afield. This is a quick round up of some of those involved in International events. International Golf 1 Two of our members have been seeking pastures new. Lesley Johnstone and Sue Penman have played abroad with some success […]

Caryl Campbell

As some off you may have already heard Caryl Campbell died peacefully at the Muirfield Nursing Home on Friday 28th July. Caryl was the longest serving secretary of ELLCGA having given 17 years to the role culminating with our 75th Anniverary. More recently she held the roles of Vice-President and President adding a further 6 […]

Junior update

We had an opportunity at rather short notice to nominate a junior and reserve to attend an event at the Scottish Ladies at Dundonald on the 26th July 2017  for a behind the scenes tour, group watch of a professional in the pro-am, Q&A and to meet various professionals.  Emma Chapman and Grace Crawford our […]

Open Days – late entries available

The uncertain weather has not encouraged people to get out and play in the many Open Days at clubs in the County and elsewhere.  We would encourage members to support these events, they are a great opportunity to play other courses.  Details are readily available on most club websites if you are looking at individual […]

East of Scotland Championship 2017 at Royal Burgess

The East of Scotland Championship will be held  on Sunday 15th October 2017 and for the first time will be held at The Royal Burgess Golf Club in Edinburgh.  Entries open on Monday 24th July and we hope this will be well supported by our members. This competition is open to members of East Lothian Ladies, […]

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Latest News

Clara Young has been named as 2017 Women’s Golf Coaches Association All -American Scholar. This comes hot on the heels mod her recent recognition by her college in Missouri. Clara is currently playing in the Scottish Team in the Algarve at the European Team Championships. Juniors – Some of our junior girls took part in […]

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Day 3 at Stirling

Day 3 was dry though on the cold side. East Lothian and Fife would play for the wooden spoon and Midlothian and Stirling & Clackmannan for the trophy. At the end of the day Midlothian retained the trophy playing excellent golf to beat Stirling and Clackmannan 7-2, Third place went to Fife who beat East Lothian […]

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The Jamboree – Day 2

Day 2 started wet and miserable but the greens were still playable and the pin placements selected were intended to avoid the problem of flooding greens.  In the end the weather changed a little and we did not have the heavy rain and winds were not as strong a previously  forecast,  it was still wet […]

News round up

Congratulations to Clara Young in being recognised by her College in being named as one of 85 sports students on the 2017 Spring Southeastern Conference Academic Roll of Honour. A number of the the county team have been participating in their club championships in recent weeks including Jill McNicoll our County Champion who has retained […]

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Jamboree at Stirling – Day 1

Day one started bright and sunny and the team mood matched the day.  The opponents for the day were Midlothian. All the matches were of a high standard and some of the results do not always reflect the quality of golf played by both sides.  In the morning foursomes Mary Lou and Hazel found themselves […]

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Summer Meeting at Royal Musselburgh

The Summer Meeting was played on a glorious sunny day with a bit of a breeze from time to time to stop us getting too hot. How often do we say that! There was some good scoring but others found themselves flagging a bit in the second half. The results;- CSS – 74 1st Silver […]

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East Division Inter-County Tournament

The annual East Division Matches popularly known as the Jamboree will be held this year at Stirling GC from Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th June 2017. We hope that some of you will come along and support the team and enjoy watching some great golf. This year the event clashes with The Scottish Seniors so […]

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Summer Meeting – Royal Musselburgh – Draw

          PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK FOR THE INFORMATION SHEET               2017 Summer Meeting Information Sheet   East Lothian Ladies County Golf Association – Monday 19 June 2017 TIME Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 08:00 Hazel Saunders Mary Lou Watkins 08:08 Irene Stewart Janette Laing Cynthia Guthrie 08:32 Barbara McIntosh Maureen Woodward 08:40 Elinor Blair Alice […]

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Royal a Aberdeen – The Final

The final was held on Saturday amidst more rain and wind. Connie Jaffrey (The Ladies Golf Club Troon) got of to a wonderful start with a fine display of her short game and putting skills requiring only single putts on six of the first nine holes leading Clara Young (North Berwick)by five holes at the […]

Royal Aberdeen – Friday

At last the skies cleared and the players did not have to battle the elements. Clara Young started the day with a convincing 6&5 win over 13 year old Anna McKay from Crail before going on to beat Jennifer Saxton from Muckhart 4&3. Clara now meets Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) in the final of the […]

Update from Royal Aberdeen

The weather has dominated the Scottish Women’s Championship at Royal Aberdeen. Day 1 had full squads of greenkeepers and helpers desperately trying to keep the greens playable and welly boots the preferred foot wear. Day 2 had to be cancelled completely in strong winds which had flag poles almost bent double at times. The qualifying […]

St Rule Trophy

Congratulations to Clara Young on winning the St Rule Trophy at St Andrews today with a final round 71 on the Old Course today.  A great achievement. Well done Clara. The runner up one shot behind was Australian Montana Strauss and  overnight leader Gemma Clews from England finished two shots behind.

News roundup

Many of our ELLCGA members are busy at the moment playing in club competitions, open days and Scottish events. Here is just a few snippets. Clara Young is currently in contention in the St Rules Trophy.  After 2 rounds  she is on a three way tie on 139  chasing Gemma Clews who leads the field. […]

US Kids – update

East Lothian Junior Grace Crawford set the pace with a wonderful 66 to lead the field in the first round of the girls aged 10 category at Royal Musselburgh. While Grace did not manage to repeat that score she held on to share first place going into the last day. A final round 71 was good […]

US Kids

As many of you will be aware the annual US Kids European Championship is currently being run over a number of East Lothian courses. Grace Crawford one of our junior girls is taking part again this year and leads the field in the girl’s age 10 category after day 1 with a wonderful 66 over […]

Mhairi Mackay Trophy (West v East Junior Match)

Congratulations to Annabel Hosie in being selected to play in the annual East v. West match for the Mhairi Mackay Trophy  at Cochrane Castle Golf Club, Renfrewshire on Sunday. Sadly for us a very strong West team prevailed to retain the trophy again this year. Annabel had her work cut for her from the start […]

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Commonwealth Spoons – Results

Summer has arrived at last and we were all so pleased to be able to play in our shorts and polo shirts today at Longniddry. What a contrast to the rain at Gifford last year and the cold winds at Muirfield just a few weeks ago. There were some good scores but some obviously were […]

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Draw for the Commonwealth Spoons to be played at Longniddry on 25th May 2017

8.48 Sheila Herschell Carolyn Gemmell Jane McMinn Jenni Ray 8.56 Hazel Saunders Catriona Smith Mary Lou Watkins Lorna Thomson 9.04 Clare Mackay Dianne Brown Dawn Young Clara Young 9.12 Sue Warren Alice Archibold Isabel Smith Christine Reid 9.2 Elizabeth McLelland Irene Campbell Frances Hall Anne Featherstone 9.28 Anne Mcallister Heather Neill Irene Gray Janet Fairweather […]

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Junior Spring Meeting

The Junior Spring Meeting and Championship was held at Winterfield today. Unfortunately “sunny Dunny” did not live up to its name and although it was sunny a few miles away the girls started in drizzle and although this did blow away it remained cold. There was some good scoring despite the conditions and the fact […]