Babe Zaharias Honoured

  Along with Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player, Babe Zaharias was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. This came after a request from the Zaharias Foundation backed by a dozen Texas congressmen, and  provides an acknowledgement to a trailblazer once barred from competing and mocked as a “Muscle Moll”. More information can be found […]

Winter Singles Knockout  Cancelled 

Regrettably due to current restrictions on travel and golf it was decided, during our latest committee meeting, that we should cancel the Winter Singles Knockout as we shall run out of time to complete this competition before the Summer Hole & Hole begins. I will shortly be opening up entries for the Summer Hole & […]

ELLCGA Squad – Fitness Training

On Thursday night we held our first of three Golf Fit Sessions for the Squad with Vharri McMinn.  Vharri put us through our paces incorporating cardio, strengthening and stretching all focused on improving our golf fitness.  The session was suitable for all ages and levels of fitness and a huge success, even Saffy the dog […]

Trophies

Those of you who won trophies this year haven’t been able to see them yet. Now thanks to Helen Bruce you will be able to see photographs of the trophies and lists of their past winners. If you follow this link it will take you to a little bit of the history of the trophies: Trophies […]

Squad Update

Now that the winter is upon us the squad were due to have their first foursomes practice in December, unfortunately due to current restrictions we have had to postpone this until further notice.  However the squad have their own winter league and it’s well and truly underway.  The Squad League Table can be seen under the County […]

Grace Breaks Another Course Record

After breaking the course record at Winterfield, Grace Crawford has gone on to set a new ladies record at Longniddry. Her 6 under par score in the final round of the ProDreamUSA UK Junior Open has been confirmed as the record for the course. This is the same course where Grace won the USKids Golf […]

A Big Thank You from Macmillan

A big thank you from Macmillan Thank you so much for holding your Golf event and raising an incredible £‎3,900.00 for Macmillan Cancer Support. We hope you enjoyed it, and that you’ll pass on our thanks to everyone who helped make it a success. Your enthusiasm and generosity will allow us to help everyone with cancer live life as fully […]

AGM

A Zoom AGM was a new experience for all of us but thanks to the hard work of Gail it was an incredibly successful meeting. The technology performed extremely well, allowing the meeting to proceed without any technical problems. The committee were on view to all, as panellists. The new committee were voted in. Position […]

Winter Singles – Covid Up

Due to the travel restrictions being placed by the government of a permitted 5 miles for exercise, it is with deep regret that we are suspending the winter singles. The suspension will be lifted once the restrictions allow normal travel to resume. Regards Kay

Babe Zaharias Macmillan Donation

ELLCGA have managed to raise the fantastic sum of £3,900 for  Macmillan Cancer Support, from hosting the Babe Zaharias Competition at Muirfield. Many thanks to all who took part and for the hard work and finger crossing that allowed the competition to take place. Thank you to Muirfield for hosting this event. Unfortunately due to […]

Winter Singles Round 1 Results

Congratulations to everyone on completing your ties in time. Some very close matches,  a couple of walkovers and a special mention to Elinor Blair on her hole in one 👏🏌️‍♀️. If your next round is being played on or after the 2nd November once the WHS has been implemented you will need to know your […]

Championship and Handicap Quaich Results

As the Spring meeting was delayed it was decided that the Championship and the Handicap Quaich should be decided without having the knock-out rounds and be run as a single round of stroke play – County Championship off scratch, and Quaich off handicap. Congratulations to Our County Champion Clara Young (North Berwick) with a scratch score […]

Spring Meeting Results

A glorious day at Haddington for our delayed Spring Meeting, conditions were far better than they usually are for this competition and the autumn colours provided a wonderful backdrop. Many thanks to Haddington for hosting this event. The results were as follows: Silver Scratch Clara Young (North Berwick) Scratch 76 Silver Handicap 1st Lucy Thomas […]

Junior Summer Meeting

I don’t think any of our girls will have played a Summer Meeting in October before but on Sunday we held the ELLCGA Girls’ Summer Meeting alongside the ELJGL Championship on Gullane No 3.  There were 11 girls playing in total, 8 of whom are members of ELLCGA. It was a lovely Autumn day at […]

Juniors play with Catriona Matthew

Three juniors – Lucy Thomas, Ellie Bent and Ala Gorka enjoyed a great game with Catriona Matthew on North Berwick West Links this morning.  The weather was kind to them and Catriona and Lucy challenged Ellie and Ala to a match. It was very closely fought with some great golf played by all the girls […]

Grace Crawford wins the East of Scotland Championship

Using a putter borrowed from her brother Grace won the East of Scotland Championship with a 73 on the Jubilee course at St Andrews. With 4 birdies and 12 pars In her round Grace won by two shots from fellow County member Clara Young. Congratulations from all our County members.  

Spring Meeting and Championship Start Sheet

Please find attached the draw and additional requirements for the ‘Spring Meeting’ next week. Please ensure that you read the additional requirements, which cover the Covid-19 precautions. ‘Spring Meeting’ Start Sheet Jane Nelson Hon. Secretary, ELLCGA ellcga2@gmail.com

Grace Crawford Breaks Course Record At Winterfield

Many congratulations to our youngest ELLCGA champion, Grace Crawford. It has taken some time but we have managed to confirm with Winterfield that her score at our Autumn Meeting is a new ladies’ course record. Grace’s 65 was the thirteen year old’s lowest ever round and the lowest ladies score since Winterfield was altered six […]

2020 Championship and ‘Spring Meeting”

We’re delighted to announce that we will be running a delayed ‘Spring Meeting and County Championship’ at Haddington GC on Wednesday 21 October. Tee times will be available from 0800 until 1350, which will allow up to 108 members to play. Booking will open, via the BRS system on the ELLCGA website, at 0800 on […]

Winter Foursomes Preliminary Round Completed

Well done to all for completing their games in the preliminary round. All good close games and mostly good weather. Some games already completed in round 1. Winter Singles 2020-21 Round 1 to be completed by the 31st of October Regards Kay

Junior News – “Spring Meeting” and Championship

At last we were able to hold a competition for the ELLCGA Girls! Yesterday we held the Girls’ Spring (!) Meeting and Championship on Gullane No 2.  The weather was great for the time of year with plenty sunshine and not much wind. The girls were pleased to see each other and nearly all of […]

The Catriona Matthew Team Trophy at Winterfield Result

Alongside the Autumn Meeting the inaugural Catriona Matthew Team Trophy was being contested. Clubs nominated one or two teams of three players to take part, the best two scores being added together to give the score for their team. 23 teams from 14 Clubs took part, including a team from Muirfield and one from the […]

Autumn Meeting at Winterfield

It was a beautiful day in Dunbar with very little wind and Winterfield was in fantastic condition, scoring was generally good with the front nine proving a lot easier than the back nine. Our members were very positive about the course and all seemed to have really enjoyed their day. Grace Crawford’s 65 may be […]

Autumn Meeting at Winterfield – Start Sheet

Follow the link to access the start sheet for the Autumn Meeting at Winterfield. Autumn Meeting Start Sheet v.2 Jane Nelson

ELLCGA Autumn Meeting at Winterfield on Friday 18 September

We have 90 entrants for the Autumn Meeting so far, with about 30 spaces remaining on the start sheet. The closing date for entries is 5.00pm on Friday 11 September. For the first time we will be combining the Autumn Meeting with our new Catriona Matthew Team Trophy. After entry has closed, each club’s lady […]