Due to the adverse weather the course was closed and we were unable to hold the monthly stableford on Thursday. The team sheets for the matches have been updated and the start time for the match at Musselburgh (Monktonhall) has been changed to a 9 o’clock start with coffee and biscuits at 0830.
The first trophy of the season (Jim Bagan) is due to be contested on Thursday 18th April (hoping for better weather). The format for this competition is a best ball pairs and can be played at any time during the day by registering with Ian in the shop
The first competition of the new season takes place on Thursday (4th April). Players wishing to take part in the monthly stableford should meet in the clubhouse at 09.00 with a first tee time at 09.30. If you are a late riser and can’t make that early start you can play at any time during the day by registering with Iain in the pro-shop and paying the entry fee of £1. Play is from the blue tees and your score can be used to maintain your national handicap calculated by a reduced standard scratch. Your score should be recorded as for stroke-play as the computer will convert to stableford points when you enter it.
Congratulations to Liberton Senior , “George Wither “by winning 1st place in the Edinburgh & East of Scotland Golfer’s Alliance Handicap section for season 2018/19. His concisely good play off a 4 hcp. over the season September to March gave him a total of 180 Pts closely followed by Mike Louden ( Glencorse ) with 177.5pts & Brian Thomson ( Kilspindie )with 177 pts.
George now goes on to complete the season on Wednesday 27th over Gullane, courses 2 & 3, for Scratch Championship along with Keiran Cantley , wishing them both all the very best.
There are still some members who have not ticked their names on the team sheets currently on the notice board, please do so asap so that reserves can be arranged for anyone who is unavailable.
The first senior’s competition of the new season will take place on Thursday 4th April. It is the monthly Stableford which is played off the blue tees and counts towards your handicap. Meet in the clubhouse at 0900 ready for first tee off at 0930 but if you can’t get out of bed that early you can register with Iain Seath and play at any time during the day. The entry fee is £1 and when you are finished your scores should be entered into the computer.
The draw for the hole & hole competition and the team sheets for the first three friendly matches are now on the notice board in the gents locker room. Please confirm your availability for the matches as soon as possible.
Currently, entry sheets for the senior’s ‘Hole and Hole’ and details of this years friendly matches are on the board, these require to be removed on Sunday 10th March so if you have not already put your name down please do so as soon as possible. If, for any reason, you are unable to put your name on the sheets and would like to take part please e-mail your details to the Secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be passed on to Brian who will be happy to assist you.