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 […]

Winter Singles Knock Out Draw

The draw for the Winter Singles has been made, preliminary round tries to be played by the 30th of September. Winter Singles 2020-21

East of Scotland Championship – 18 October 2020 at The Jubilee Course, St. Andrews

Fife County Ladies Golf Association have just announced the arrangements for the East of Scotland Championship, which will be held this year on the Jubilee Course at St Andrews, on Sunday 18 October. The competition is open to members of East of Scotland counties (East Lothian, Fife, Midlothian and Stirling & Clackmannanshire). As well as […]

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.

ELLCGA Knock-out Competition

We have been given the go-ahead by Scottish Golf to run a singles knock-out competition, so we’ve decided to start the Winter Knock-out early, and to run it this year as a singles competition. This should make organisation easier and ensure that we meet Covid requirements. The competition will be run by Kay Lannin, and […]

New Date for ELLCGA Autumn Meeting & Catriona Matthew Team Trophy

The Autumn Meeting at Winterfield GC (due to be played on 10 August) has been put back to Friday 18 September. This is subject to Scottish Golf giving the go-ahead for open competitions to resume. Booking will open at 0800 on Friday 21 August. Many thanks to Winterfield GC for allowing us to rearrange. Jane […]

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 […]

Babe Zaharias Muirfield 2020

Subject to Scottish Golf confirming that Open Competitions can be played, and toilet facilities being available, we are planning to go ahead with the Babe Zaharias Trophy at Muirfield on Monday 17 August. Entries, via BRS on the East Lothian Ladies website, will open at 0800 on Monday 13 July. We have put back the […]

A Message from the Captain

Ladies, I hope I find you all in good health and coping in this extraordinary time. I hope we will be back to golf soon, but as we know it will not immediately be in the format which will allow the County to hold all our usual competitions. Gail, Jane and I have had a […]

Cancellations and Postponements

According to the Sunday Times today a return to golf in Scotland is on the cards , perhaps this week, however competition golf is further away. Sadly we have had to cancel the Commonwealth Spoons, due to be played at Haddington and our Summer Meeting at Royal Musselburgh has also been cancelled. The Inter County Jamboree at […]

Lockdown Quiz 2 Results

The answers and results for Lockdown Quiz 2 are attached. Congratulations to Lucy Hall, who was the clear winner with 17/20. Our President Joanne Watt and Brenda Goldstein tied for second place on 16. (Our President seemed to do rather better than our Captain this time!). East Lothian Ladies’ County Golf Association Lockdown Quiz – […]

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 […]

ELLCGA Lockdown Quiz Results – and Quiz 2

Please find attached the results and answers from last week’s quiz. Congratulations to Liz McLelland, who got full marks, and to Lucy Hall, who was the top junior with 16/20. Quiz 1 results Katy has set a second quiz for us, which can be found by following ‘Read More’. Entries in by 5pm next Wednesday […]

Spring Meeting

What a beautiful day it would have been for our Spring Meeting, Luffness will be in wonderful condition and here we are in lockdown. Just think of some of the conditions we have had in the past, Dunbar and Muirfield spring to mind. The forecast for the rest of the month shows that we may […]