Congratulations to Neil Plenderleith and Douglas Hewat on winning the inaugural Seniors Championship and “B” Division Seniors Championship.
Today’s finals concluded the week long match-play stages of the tournament which, notwithstanding the various medical check-ups, injuries and falls, was a great success.
Neil edged out Brian O’Neil at the last hole to win the Seniors Championship and the George Anderson Hunter Trophy. The trophy was kindly donated by George’s son John and we felt it fitting to ask John to present the trophy.
Douglas’s win over Charlie Love was a little easier but just as hard fought in order to win the “B” Division Seniors Championship and the Hugh J Lawrie Quaich which was kindly donated by Hugh’s son Alister who presented the trophy to Douglas.
Many thanks has to go to George Inglis and his team of Bob Bee and Bill Kent for all their work in the implementation and organisation of this championship which proved to be very popular with the match-play extremely competitive but, as always, played in such a friendly manner.
Well done all competitors this week.
Congratulations to Claire Hogg and David Rennie for a great display in the Ping Scottish Mixed Championship played last Monday over the Queens course, Gleneagles.
Claire and David scored 37 points for a top 20 finish and thoroughly enjoyed their day courtesy of Ping, Scottish Golf and Gleneagles. An outstanding score of 47 points by the team from East Kilbride Golf Club won the trophy.
Claire and David had such a good day that they have already offered to represent Liberton again next year, however, they will have to win the qualifying event, which I am sure will have a much bigger entry next time given the superb day of golf on offer, by a good enough score to be in the top forty from all clubs in Scotland.
Well done again!!
This year’s Miller Haxton Trophy is being played on Sunday 8th October and will be a Texas Scramble event in teams of three.
Members wishing to play should enter individually through our Online Booking system, thereafter a draw for the teams of three, hopefully all mixed teams, will be made.
Times available from 9:30am to Noon.
Entry opens on Sunday 17th September at 7pm.
Entry closes on Sunday 1st October.
Teams published on Tuesday 3rd October.
The SELGC annual outing was held on the afternoon of Saturday 16th September. Everyone got a drenching but the course held up and was very much admired by the visitors.
Liberton had a successful afternoon!
Scratch Winners : Susan Walker and Tommy Paterson (Liberton)
Handicap Winners : Sheila Keith and Brian O’Neill (Liberton)
Claire Hogg and David Rennie will be representing Liberton in the Ping Scottish Mixed Championship on Monday 18th September at Gleneagles.
Claire and David qualified at Liberton in July with a superb stableford score of 40 points which placed them eighth out of the forty qualifying places available to all clubs in Scotland.
We wish Claire, who is in her first year as a member of Liberton, and David, who is definitely not in his first year, all our best wishes on Monday over the Queens course, Gleneagles.
Roy Orbison Tribute Night – Just a reminder to all members who may be interested in attending this event that tickets are going fast. Tickets however, are still available at the bar priced £10 .
Come along for a great night of entertainment.
Just a reminder to all those players who have successfully qualified for the A& B Senior Championships that the knock-out stages start on Monday 18 September. The draws are currently on display in the main hall in the Clubhouse and in the Gents locker room. Please ensure you note your time of playing and we wish all qualifiers success in the competition.
Ladies, please note that the list of qualifiers for the Wilson Trophy is now almost complete. Anne has put a sheet up in the locker room.
If you have qualified and are available to play, please tick your name on the list and then enter the competition using the on-line booking system as usual. A draw will then be made a few days before play.
The Ladies Social Evening has been booked for Friday 1st December
Please make a note of this in your diary if you would like to attend. (It really isn’t that far away!)
Please note that we have cancelled the Ladies Extra Medal on Saturday 23rd September
The Captain v Vice Captain Shotgun event had to be re-scheduled and 23rd Sept was the best date
Apologies for this, and please contact The Lady Captain if you would like to discuss