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 […]

Committee Meeting

Just to let you know that we are thinking of our members and trying to make some plans. Thanks to Gail McKill for organising a “Zoom” meeting for us, an interesting experience for all. One of our committee members did have to leave the meeting briefly, to get her wine delivery but otherwise it went […]

Coronavirus Update – Cancellations

In the light of the updated Coronavirus recommendations we have had to make the following decisions. The Spring Meeting at Luffness is cancelled/postponed, we have been advised by Luffness that all competitions have been cancelled. The Summer Hole & Hole competition is cancelled. The Club Captain’s meeting has been postponed. All Junior League events in […]

Summer Hole & Hole Cancelled

In accordance with the government recommendations re Coronavirus the Summer Hole & Hole Competition has been cancelled.  

Coronavirus

The situation regarding Coronavirus is becoming more complicated every day. We are concerned about the welfare of our members and would ask that if you have any symptoms such as a high temperature or a have developed a cough please do not play Summer Hole & Hole ties. More information will follow re our other […]

Winter Foursomes Final – The Captain came second!!!

A beautiful day for golf so no complaints from anyone. Mary Lou Watkins and Gail McKill played par golf beating Jenni Ray and Jane McMinn at the 15th. It sounds like good golf was played in the Spring sunshine ☀️ Congratulations to Gail and Mary Lou. Kay Lannin

Pre Season Lunch

The Glen hosted the pre season lunch on Saturday the 29th of February. There was a fantastic turnout of over 80 of our members who were treated to a lovely lunch and a fiendish “Guess the Golfer” quiz. I’m sure that everyone enjoyed catching up. Many thanks to the catering staff at the Glen for […]

Squad Session

Squad short game session this evening with Katy Mcnicoll at the Loretto Golf Academy. -What a fantastic facility, many thanks for allowing us to use it. Hopefully this will stand us in good stead for Sunday’s match against Gullane Golf Club. Jill McNicoll

Winter Foursomes

The final is between  Vice Captain Gail McKill & Mary Lou Watkins  against Captain Jenni Ray & Jane McMinn. Wishing both teams good luck and well done in getting through to the final. Draw sheet can be found here : Winter-Foursomes 2019 -2021 Regards Kay Lannin

Summer Hole & Hole

Summer may seem a long way off however entries  for our summer singles competition are now being taken. Can you please send your entry to kathleeen.lannin@icloud.com I will reply to each email received. The closing date for entries is Sunday the 1st of March the draw will be published shortly after this date. Kay Lannin

Winter Foursomes Quarter Final Results

Congratulations to all in getting your matches played so promptly. We are now at the semi finals, good luck to all and fingers crossed you get good weather for your ties. Semi finals to be played by the 25th of February. Kay Lannin Results can be found by following this link: Winter-Foursomes 2019 -2021a

Bowling Along

A very enjoyable and skillful morning at the East Lothian Indoor Bowls arena. Many thanks to the kind volunteers who made this possible. More photos can be found by following this link: https://www.ellgolf.co.uk/county-events/social-events/bowling-photos/ Jenni Ray

ELLCGA Pre-Season Lunch, Saturday 29 February 2020 at The Glen GC

Ladies, Now that we have packed away our Christmas Decorations, we can relax and start planning our 2020! There is no better way to begin the Golf Season than with the Pre-Season Lunch. This year, in keeping with our decision to keep moving round different clubs, we are heading to Glen Golf Club, where I […]

Presentation of Cheque to Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support representative Michelle Campbell received a cheque for £4400 raised at this year’s Babe Zaharias Competition. Presenting the cheque was Elaine Dick accompanied by Jenni Ray and Gail McKill. The competition this year was held at The Musselburgh GC and thanks must go to their members Diane Fraser, Jan Laing, Margaret Tiffany Linda Smith […]

Winter Foursomes Round 1 Completed

The first round has now been completed despite torrential rain, it sounds like there have been some great tight matches and sadly a couple of walkovers due to illness. Here is the draw for the next round of the winter foursomes: Winter-Foursomes 2019 -2020 Kay Lannin

Congratulations Catriona

Many congratulations to our honorary member Catriona Matthew who has been chosen to captain the European Solheim Cup team for the second time. Catriona will be captain again at Inverness Golf Club in Toledo, Ohio, in 2021. Catriona was part of the first European team to win on US soil at Colorado Golf Club in […]

Dates for Your Diary

Sunday 12 January, 10am to midday: bowling at Meadowmill for all ELLCGA members (more details to follow). Saturday 29 February: Pre-Season Lunch at The Glen GC. Monday 20 April: Spring Meeting and Championship Qualifier at Luffness New GC (booking opens on 23 March). Sunday/Monday 3/4 May: Championship and Quaich Knock-out Rounds at Luffness New. Thursday […]

Prize Giving 2019

The main Prize Giving followed the AGM County Champion this year is Grace Crawford who beat Lesley Johnson in the final at Longniddry. Grace receiving her trophy from Vice President Carole Ross. Jing Yun Little won the Handicap Quaich beating Lesley Wood in the final. Congratulations to all of the players who took part in […]

Junior Prize Giving 2019

Frances Hall, Junior Secretary, reported that there were sixteen juniors this year an increase over last year. For the first time, we had entered an ELLCGA team in the East Lothian Junior Golf League and the team performed really well in this competition. The girls’ handicaps have all been reduced this season and they have […]