There are playing opportunities for East Lothian High School pupils with official handicaps. Kate Green, ELC Golf Development Officer, has been in touch with the League to promote the following to all our eligible Juniors. These competitions are open to Juniors who have handicaps and attend High Schools in East Lothian. Full details are shown below, or can be found at this link
9 Hole Winter Stableford Series
- Fri 6th November 2020 @ Haddington GC, Times: 1330 – 1415
- Fri 13th November 2020 @ Gifford GC, Times: 1330 – 1415
- Fri 29th January 2021 @ Venue TBC, Times: 1330 – 1430
- Fri 12th February 2021 @ Venue TBC, Time: 1330 – 1430
- Fri 26th February 2021 @ Venue TBC, Time: 1330 – 1430
- Fri 12th March 2021 @ Venue TBC, Time: 1330 – 1430
Format: Stableford Price: Free of charge
Criteria: open to players who attend Secondary School in East Lothian and have an official handicap
Please note: P7’s with official handicaps of less than 36 will be considered if times are available.
To enter:- email Kate here
East Lothian Secondary Schools Order of Merit Events
- Fri 2nd Oct 2020 @ Winterfield, Times: 1400 – 1500
- Fri 19th March 2021 @ Gullane No2 , Times: 1330 – 1430
- Fri 26th March 2021 @ Royal Musselburgh, Times: 1330 – 1430
- FINAL Fri 30th April 2020 @ Venue TBC, Time: 1330 – 1430
Secondary Order of Merit Format
- Players must have an official CONGU handicap
- Format: Strokeplay Stableford
- Closing date for entries: Friday prior to competition date
- Each event will count towards handicap so is an opportunity for players to get an official card in
- There will be 3 competition divisions – Scratch, Handicap and Team (2 net scores per school count to school team total)
- Points will be awarded at each competition towards the Secondary School Order or Merit (1st: 100, 2nd: 75, 3rd: 50, 4th: 25, 5th: 10, Attendance: 5)
- Entry: Free
Scottish Open Pro Am Team
We hope to invite the winners of the Scratch and Handicap Secondary School Order of Merit divisions to represent East Lothian Council in any Pro Am team we obtain as part of any Professional events.
PGA Level 1 Coaching License
Any interested players aged 16 or over can attend a PGA Level 1 training weekend so as to gain their Level 1 Coaching license.
Full funding is available through ClubGolf East Lothian in return for a commitment to 20 hours of voluntary coaching at an East Lothian golf club.
Please find further details online and circulate this to any players you think might be interested.
A number of Senior Pupils gained their qualification this season and it would be good to have more on board as role models for the younger players.