Babe Zaharias 2020 Muirfield Report

The East Lothian County Flag flew over Muirfield yesterday for the first time since the memorable day of our Spring Meeting in 2017. This time it was for the Babe Zaharias Competition and yet again the main topic of conversation was the weather. 155 players had come from all over the UK to experience the […]

Babe Zaharias Result

On a really challenging day at Muirfield congratulations to the winner of the Babe Zaharias Trophy Karen Marshall and the winner of the Ultraplast Trophy Kay Lannin.   The results were as follows: The Babe Zaharias Trophy  Scratch Winner Karen Marshall (Baberton) 77 Second Karen Ferguson-Snedden (Mortonhall) 81 Third Tara Mactaggart (Minto) 82 bih The […]

Babe Zaharias at Muirfield

Good morning ladies, a bit of a dreich start at Muirfield this morning but not raining. I think everyone is looking forward to playing the course, hopefully it will clear up.

Babe Zaharias Updated Draw

There have been a few changes to the drawsheet for the Babe Zaharias Competition. The draw can be found by following this link. BZ Draw (as at 15.8.2020)

Advice for players in the Babe Zaharias Competition

HCEG Muirfield have been very supportive in enabling us to go ahead with the Babe Zaharias next Monday. However they have been required by East Lothian Council to provide a very detailed and stringent Covid-19 risk assessment which in turn requires us to set very strict and comprehensive rules. These are attached, and you will […]

Babe Zaharias

It is looking likely that we will be able to run counting competitions for the Babe Zaharias and Ultraplast Trophies next Monday, which is good news. However there are a lot of details that we have yet to sort out, and I’m afraid it’s going to mean that you will probably get several emails over […]

Babe Zaharias Update

We remain uncertain whether we will be able to play the competition, as open counting competitions are not yet permitted in Scotland. However we are putting all arrangements in place so that we are able to proceed at short notice if the go ahead is given. Meanwhile, HCEG Muirfield have very kindly agreed that we […]

Babe Zaharias Start Sheet

The start sheet for the Babe Zaharias Competition can be found here: BZ Draw (as at 30.7.2020) Please note that we are still uncertain as to whether we can play this competition.

Babe Zaharias Entry List

Entries opened today for the Babe Zaharias Trophy, to be played at Muirfield on Monday 17 August. We decided that we had to go ahead and open the Babe Zaharias for entries, so that we had time to get set up and are ready to go if the green light is given in time. However we […]

Babe Zaharias Booking Goes Ahead

Following on from our email of 25 June, Scottish Golf has still not confirmed that open competitions can go ahead. Nevertheless, in the hope that this will change soon, we are opening on-line entry for the Babe Zaharias (Muirfield on Monday 17 August) at 0800 on Monday 13 July, via BRS on the ELLCGA website […]

2020 Babe Zaharias Trophy

This year’s Babe Zaharias Trophy is due to be played at Muirfield on Monday 17 August, and entries were due to open on 1 June. Clearly we have no idea yet as to whether it will be possible to play the competition on 17 August. We are therefore postponing the opening date for entries until […]

Babe Zaharias – Information for Competitors

Following these links will allow you to access information specific to Musselburgh Golf Course, conditions of the competition and the draw sheet. Babe Zaharias Information for Competitors Babe Zaharias Terms of Competition BZ Draw (as at 4.8.2019)  

Babe Zaharias – Draw

The draw for the Babe Zaharias Competition can be found at the following link: BZ Draw (as at 4.8.2019)

Booking For The Babe Zaharias

Booking for the Babe Zaharias Trophy at The Musselburgh (Monktonhall) on Monday 19th August, opens at 0800 on Saturday the 1st June. The ‘Read More’ link below will connect you to the BRS booking page. The entry fee is £25, as this is a charity event (proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support). This is an Open […]

Babe Zaharias Presentation 2018

The winners of the Babe Zaharias competition were presented with their trophies today at Gullane. The trophies were presented by the Gullane Ladies Captain Barbara Gibb. Leanne Wilson was presented with the Rosebowl for the scratch prize with a gross score of 72. Liz Hilton received the Ultraplast Cup for the handicap prize with a […]

Babe Zaharias 2018 Full Results and Photos

The full results can be found by following the following links. Results (gross) results (net) You can see from the photographs that Luffness looked stunning and that the rough had benefitted from some rain. It was unusual to play one of the links courses with so little wind but the greens were well protected by […]

Babe Zaharias

After a few windy and/or wet days the sun came out (eventually) and 140 ladies had an enjoyable day in the clubhouse and on the course at Luffness. There were some great scores and some not so good. The course was in great condition but the rough and bunkers could be punishing. Full results and […]

Babe Zaharias 2018

The Draw is now complete and pdf and excel versions are below.  Please also read the attached notes regarding arrangements at Luffness. If your circumstances have changed and you can no longer play please advise Jane Nelson as soon as possible since there is a waiting list. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Luffness […]

Babe Zaharias Update

The Babe Zaharias Trophy has proved once again to be a very popular event, and we have now filled all our available tee times and started a waiting list.  For a list of accepted applications, please click on the link below.  If your application has been accepted and you find that you are unable to […]

Babe Zaharias Monday 20th August 2018 at Luffness

Not a moment too soon for some, the Babe Zaharias entry forms are now available! Click on the link to down load the form Babe Zaharias – entry form 2018 We look forward to seeing many familiar faces and some new ones at this year’s event at Luffness. Full details of the clubhouse facilities and […]

Babe Zaharias Presentation

The Babe Zaharias committee, volunteers from the day, Trophy winners and a representative of Macmillan met at Gullane on Sunday for a small presentation. The Babe Zaharias Trophy was formally presented by Janette Buchanan our President to Alison McBride from Harburn and the Ultraplast Handicap Trophy to Vicki Cullen from Murrayfield. A cheque for £3,720 […]

Babe Zaharias – 2017

The 2017 Babe Zaharias was played at Gullane No1 and while there was early morning mist lying on the course at the start of play it soon burned off from most of the course thought it lingered at the 13th and 14th for a bit longer. For a change there was no wind and no […]

Babe Zaharias Draw 2017

We are  delighted to report that we have a full entry for the competition again this year and look forward to welcoming you all to Gullane on the 21st August 2017. Please click on link below to see the full draw and information for players. BABE ZAHARIAS TROPHY 2017  

Babe Zaharias -update

Enter soon to avoid disappointment – A reminder to all that the Babe Zaharias is being run jointly with Gullane Ladies GC again this year and is on Monday 21st August 2017 and will be played over Gullane No1. This is an open competition and entries are coming in steadily. If you are thinking of […]

Babe Zaharias – 21st August 2017

We are delighted to be running The Babe Zaharias Trophy again this year in conjunction with Gullane Ladies’ Golf Club. This year is the 70th Anniversary of Babe Zaharias winning the British Ladies Amateur Open at Gullane, the only competition she played in Scotland. This year is also the 50th anniversary of the Ultraplast Trophy being donated as the […]