Gents Seniors Championship 2019

After a successful qualifying round yesterday the draw for the match play rounds of the Gents Seniors Championships for “A” and “B” divisions were made today by our Captain, Brian Gorman and Professional, Iain Seath.

To view the draw please visit the Competitions page on our website, select View Results and click on “Knock out Draws” to select your division draw.

The first round of matches for the “A” division is on Tuesday 13th August, first tee time at 4.15pm with 7/8 minute intervals between matches.

The first round of matches for the “B” division is on Thursday 15th August, first tee time at 4.15pm with 7/8 minute intervals between matches.

The Quarter-finals for both divisions will be on Tuesday 20th August, first tee time at 4.15pm.

The Semi-finals for both divisions will be on Thursday 22nd August, first tee time at 4.15pm.

The finals for both “A” and “B” divisions will be on Sunday 25th August, tee times 12.00pm and 12.15pm.

Well done to all who qualified and good luck in the match play.

Latest Senior’s Update

The senior’s open greensomes took place on Thursday and was well supported by golfers from many clubs all over the country as well as from Liberton.

The team sheets for the remaining friendly matches are now posted on the notice board in the locker room so please confirm your availability asap.

The qualifying round for the senior’s club championship is due to take place on Saturday 10th August but if the adverse weather requires it to be cancelled it will be rescheduled to run alongside the strokeplay competition on Saturday 17th August. Details of the times for the knockout rounds will be published once the qualifying date has been confirmed.

 

Seniors latest

The Seniors finally got off the mark in this seasons friendly matches with a 16-3 victory over Musselburgh at Liberton on Monday.

This Thursday (13th June) is the date for the latest monthly stableford. Meet in the clubhouse at 9am for a 9.30 start or play at anytime during the day by registering with Iain in the pro shop prior to playing.

 

George Eddington

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden death of George Eddington. George had been a Member of Liberton for a number of years. He was an active playing member and regularly represented Liberton in the Senior team matches. George was well liked and respected by all who knew him and our thoughts go out to his family.

Funeral arrangements will be posted when they are known.

Seniors News update 17th May 2019

Results of John Glen Trophy

 

1st           Norrie Patton                     45 points

 2nd          Ian Kay                                 44 points

 3rd           Steven Bickmore              40 points

                Gordon Barr                       40 points

 

There were seven twos recorded.

The trophy will be presented at Liberton prize giving evening all other prizes can be collected from Iain Seath.

 

The only event next week is the latest of our friendly matches away at Falkirk Tryst on Thursday

The end of a busy week for the Seniors

The losing streak continues as we went down 13 – 4 at Royal Musselburgh on Monday. The open texas scramble on Tuesday was a great success and there is a full report elsewhere in the newsletter.

On Wednesday the Simon Harris trophy was won by Stevie Richardson and the first monthly stableford of the year took place on Thursday following last months cancellation due to adverse weather.

The main event next week is the John Glen Trophy on Thursday 16th May which is a stableford format and all seniors are reminded that time is running out to arrange second round ties in the hole and hole competition.