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Championship 2019

LIBERTON completed their Championship Finals for 2019 last Sunday. It may have been a day late but thank you to Brian Toal and his team for getting the course in an excellent playable condition after the two days of rain mid week.
Also thank you to the competitors for fitting in with the rescheduled timetable. Thanks to all the Referees who
officiated in all the Finals.
Congratulations to all competitors and the eventual winners.
To John Butler on retaining his title as Gents Champion for 2019. The runner up was Clark Munro. It was a well fought final over 36 holes, with John getting the upper hand earlier on but Clark coming back in the afternoon. John finally moved ahead again to win at the 16th 3 and 2.
The Gents B Division Championship was won by Lee Hamilton, and the runner up was Gordon Dickson.
Although Lee had the upper hand for most of the match Gordon put up a good fight in what was an enjoyable
game for both players.
The Ladies Silver Championship was won once again by Jill McLean, and runner up was Stephanie Sutherland. One of the best ladies finals at Liberton, spectators were treated so some excellent golf and a nail biting finish at the 17th.
The Ladies Bronze Championship was also won by a repeat winner, Gillian Fisher, who had the upper hand on the greens over runner up Rosalyn Marshall. Again another good final concluded 4/3 at the 15th hole.

Family Foursomes – Sunday 30th June 2019

Entry for the Family Foursomes is now open for members to play with eligible family members who need not be members of Liberton GC.

Please note that entry is very much open to members who would like to play with a Junior. Our Junior Measured Course with dedicated tees are now in play and it would be great to see some Junior / Old Yin teams.

This year the format will be a Greensomes Stableford.

Entry is through the BRS booking system.

Morison Millar Competition at Turnhouse on Thursday 4th July.

We are off at 10am and 10.30am and then 2.30pm and 3pm. The teams are:

Team A – Susan Walker (Capt) & Sheila Keith with Pat Stables & Karen Bell

Team B – Janet Collin (Capt) & Lindsey Rolland with Jo Robertson & Lynn Dalrymple.

Still looking for 2 caddies and all spectators welcome, there are quite a few holes close to the clubhouse, so it lends itself to easy watching. Good Luck Girls.

Ladies Strawberry Foursomes and Tea – Monday 17th June.

Just to advise that we have an odd number so if you are 60 plus, ok for 14 holes, then please let the Lady Captain know. The draw will be available on Sunday, first tee off is 1pm and we have about 18 couples signed up so far. If you just wish to come for the strawberry tea then, sign up in the locker room or tell the Lady Capt, tea starts at just after 3pm.

Gents Summer Stroke & Miller Haxton Trophy / Ping Scottish Mixed Championship Qualifying

Please note the following changes as a result of the various cancellations due to weather this week.

Gents Summer Stroke will now be played on Saturday 22nd June. Entry closes on Monday 17th with the draw being made and posted on Wednesday.

The Miller Haxton Trophy and Ping Scottish Mixed Championship Qualifying will now be played on Sunday 23rd June, original tee times are maintained. Please note this is a further change to previously notified dates.

Balanced Lifestyle – Offer for the month of June

June offer only – Sports, Remedial and Deep Tissue massage at Balanced Lifestyle

Do you suffer with a sore back, neck and shoulders? Stiffness and tightness? Or are you dealing with an on going injury that is preventing you play golf to your full potential? 

Sports, Remedial and Deep Tissue massage is now available with Nicola Monday to Saturday.

An introductory 20% discount for Liberton Golf Club Members and their family members is available throughout the month of June.

To book – 

Email: office@balanced-lifestyle.com

Call: 07921 823 930

 

Seniors latest

Once again the wonderful summer weather caused the monthly stableford to be cancelled but we live in hope. Team sheets for the next two friendly matches are posted on the seniors notice board in the gents locker room so if you are going on holiday please confirm your availability before you go.

 

Championship Update

Unfortunately the weather has again interrupted our Championship with the Gents Quarter Finals scheduled

for Thursday having to be postponed.  All the Quarter Finals have been carried forward to Friday.

The first match in the Gents A division will tee off at 4.30 pm followed by the Gents B division at 5.00 pm.

The Ladies Silver & Bronze divisions will tee off at the same time as originally scheduled for the Wednesday.

Thanks to all players for their understanding during this week & hopefully we will get through the rest of the

Competition without any problems.

Rescheduled Championship Matchplay Rounds

The Ladies Quarter Finals scheduled for tonight ( Wednesday ) has had to be postponed due to the closure of

the course because of the rain. The revised timetable for all remaining rounds are as follows.

THURSDAY     –     All Gents Quarter Finals with Tee times as published

FRIDAY           –     All Ladies Quarter Finals with Tee times as published for the Wednesday

SATURDAY     –    Gents & Ladies Semi Finals with a first tee time of 1.00pm

SUNDAY         –    Gents & Ladies Finals with Tee times as they would have been on the Saturday

In the event of the course being unplayable on Thursday a revised timetable will be published.

The ” Summer ” weather is supposed to improve from tomorrow afternoon so hopefully there will not be too

much more disruption. Everyone should refer to the Website tomorrow for any updates.