Thursday, 27 April 2017

Helen Holm Championship

After 2 rounds over the Portland Course Jasmine and Shannon qualified for the final round on Sunday over Royal Troon’s Open Championship links course with Jasmine lying 58th (75,78) and Shannon (69.70) holding onto 2nd spot just 2 shots of the lead. Both girls had rounds of 75 with Shannon finishing runner up in this prestigious golfing event and she was the leading Scottish player for the second year in a row. Both girls are to be congratulated on their excellent performance over the weekend.

Shannon McWilliam with her runners up medal
(Photo courtesy of Elaine Farquharson-Black)

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Scottish U18 Girls’ Open Strokeplay Championship

Aberdeenshire were well represented by Sarah Black (Deeside), Carmen Griffiths (Aboyne), Jasmine Mackintosh (Hazlehead) and Shannon McWilliam (Aboyne) in the Scottish U18 Girls’ Open Stroke play championship which was played at Montrose Links during the Easter holidays.  After the 3 rounds Carmen finished tied 44th, Jasmine 28th and after a poor first round of 79 Shannon finished strongly with rounds of 71, 67 to take the runner up slot on countback.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Mary McKenna Trophy

The Mary McKenna trophy was played at Murcar Links on Sunday 9th / Monday 10th April between Scottish Vets and Irish Vets. Sheena Wood (Aberdeen Ladies) halved her foursomes match on Sunday but won her singles match 4&3 to help the team win the trophy for the first time since 2009. Ellie Whyte (Aberdeen Ladies) is Vice Captain of the SVLGA so both Ladies are to be congratulated on their achievement.

Sheena Wood (back row, right) and Ellie Whyte (front row, left)