Three Players from the East Lothian Junior Golf League (ELJGL) played on the first two days in the recent Scottish Seniors Open at Craigielaw, part of the Staysure Seniors Tour. Jack Noon of Musselburgh, Andrew Scott of Dunbar and Mollaidh Nicholson of Kilspindie, all qualified to play in the event through their performances in the ELJGL Championships, held in August, also at Craigielaw. The featured image is of Gary Wolstenholme, as he also played in this Seniors event. He has coached some of our Juniors before. Team scores can be seen at this link. Please note that Gordon Smith, the Craigielaw Junior Convenor, won the Pro Am event on 17 under par. Well done Gordon!
Mollaidh, with Dad Fraser as caddie, and Mum Morag in support, was drawn with 4-time Ryder Cup Player Eamonn Darcy and 2-time Ryder Cup Player Des Smyth, who won 8 times on the European Tour and 7 times as a Senior player on the Champions and European Senior Tours. Mollaidh finished 20th in the Pro-Am event at 8 under par.
Andrew, with Dad Walter as caddie, and Mum Diane in support, was drawn with 4-time Scottish Professional Champion Ross Drummond, and with 3-time Senior Tour winner Simon P. Brown. Andrew finished 16th in the event at 9 under par.
Jack, with Dad David as caddie, was drawn with recent Senior Tour winner Paul Streeter and 2-time Ryder Cup Player David Gilford, who won 6 times on the European Tour. Jack finished 14th in the Pro-Am event at 10 under par.