Ian Robertson, of the Lothians Golf Association, has been in touch about candidates for this coaching for the coming season. The request has been forwarded to all our Junior Convenors, who have been asked to supply details directly to Ian.
Congratulations to Grant Forrest of Craigielaw, and a former EL Junior, who has been selected to play for GB&I in the Walker Cup match vs. the USA at Lytham St Annes. The matches are on the 12th and 13th September. The full Team, with biographies, is here.
Our thanks are due to John Lunn and staff at The Glen for hosting our final League Match Day on Sunday the 16th August, on their superb course. The two title contenders were leaders Gullane and challengers Longniddry, who played very well to beat Tantallon* 3-0 but Gullane were well in control of 2 of their 3 matches, and they eventually defeated North Berwick by 2.5 matches to 0.5. The result means that Gullane retain the League Championship. The League Table has been updated. The full results are below. *Tantallon played without Scott Young who was in the final of the Esmond Trophy at North Berwick, which he won by defeating the legend George Cochrane! Photos will follow on the website.
Golf, to be enjoyable, should be played at a reasonable pace. We can all play more quickly and keep up with the match in front. There are lots of tips how to do this here. R&A pace of play guidelines. John Paramor, European Tour Referee, gives us this single piece of advice – “The catchphrase we use on Tour is – Be ready to play when it is your turn to play. Nothing new here – just good old common sense.” PGA Tour guidelines are below. [Read More…]
Many thanks to Dunbar GC for hosting this event. Congratulations to Longniddry who won the Team Strokeplay with a best 3 out of 4 total of 226, only 3 strokes ahead of Gullane. As these two Teams will soon contest the outcome of the League Championship, this proves how strong their Teams are. Dunbar, lying 3rd in the League came out top in the handicap section with a net 213, with their star performer being Cameron Miller with a best of the day net 66. Lauren Lee was the next best net with a 69, after a count-back with Freddie Neden. The best scratch scorer was Connor Farrell with a 73, Results follow below. CSSs were 72 for Boys and 73 for Girls. As no online CDH system was in operation, Players MUST submit their scores as “Away Scores” and allow for any Nett Differentials for high scores on holes. Would any player who has been awarded a voucher, please exchange them asap. [Read More…]