Local ladies tops in Silver Scratch

IN THE Angus Ladies’ Spring competition played over Montrose Medal Course, the top three spots in the Silver Scratch were taken by local golfers.

The winner was Monifieth’s Ashley Smith with Jackie Brown, also of Monifieth second and Jessica Meek, Carnoustie, third. The Bronze scratch was also won by local golfer, Ruth Adamson, Panmure Barry.

Leading scores were: Spring competition, CSS 75, Silver, scratch – A. Smith, Monifieth 75; J. Brown, Monifieth 77 bih; J. Meek, Carnoustie ladies 77: handicap – M. Barlow, Montrose Mercantile (18) 73; K. Sutherland, Royal Montrose (3) 75 bih; M. Clarke, Arbroath (17) 75.

Bronze, scratch – R. Adamson, Panmure Barry 94: handicap – J. Hulse, Montrose Mercantile (25) 81 bih; I. Murdoch, Panmure Barry (24) 81; C. Beattie, Arbroath (22) 90.

Chalmers Rosebowl, best scratch – A. Smith 75. Fenton Quaich, best net – A. Smith 71.

Ailsa reaches County semis

CARNOUSTIE Ladies’ golfer Ailsa Summers who has won the Angus Women’s County Championship three years in a row, is looking to make it a fourth after reaching the 2012 semi-finals. Her mother, Mary, who won the championship six times between 1985 and 2005 went out in the first round to Susan Arbuckle, Panmure Barry.

On a day when the weather changed from sunshine to hailstones and back, Ailsa beat Shonagh Raitt, Forfar, 4 and 3 and in the quarter-finals beat Louise Smith 7 and 6.

In the semi-finals on Sunday, Ailsa meets Ashley Alston, Royal Montrose, who beat leading qualifier, Jackie Brown, Monifieth, 2 and 1 in the quarter-finals.

The other semi-final features another local golfer, Katie Reid, Monifieth, who beat Agnes Freeman, Panmure Barry, 4 and 3 and she is up against Kathleen Sutherland, Royal Montrose, who won the Angus county title in 1990 and 1995.

In the Handicap Championship semi-finals Ruth Adamson, Panmure Barry, and Alice Leiper, Carnoustie Ladies, won through to the final.

The County Championship semi-finals and final and the handicap championship final take place on Sunday (May 13).

Results:

Scratch Championship round one – J. Brown, Monifieth, beat C. Healey, Carnoustie Caledonia, 8 and 7; A. Alston, Royal Montrose, beat C. Penman, Carnoustie Caledonia, 2 and 1; L. Smith, Monifieth, beat F. Millar, Carnoustie Caledonia, 3 and 2; Ailsa Summers, Carnoustie Ladies, beat S. Raitt, Forfar, 4 and 3; K. Reid, Monifieth, beat A. Freeman, Panmure Barry, 4 and 3; S. Arbuckle, Panmure Barry, beat M. Summers, Carnoustie Ladies, 3 and 2; J. Sneddon, Alyth, beat J. Chalmers, Monifieth, at 21st; K. Sutherland, Royal Montrose, beat F. Blair, Carnoustie Ladies, 5 and 4.

Quarter-finals – Alston beat Brown 2 and 1; Summers beat Smith 7 and 6; Reid beat Arbuckle 6 and 5; Sutherland beat Sneddon 3 and 1.

Handicap Championship, round one – R. Adamson, Panmure Barry, beat W. Smith, Monifieth, 5 and 3; S. Sneddon, Forfar, beat M. Duthie, Panmure Barry, 6 and 4; A. Campbell, Panmure Barry, beat S. Brunton, Carnoustie Ladies, 1 hole; A. Leiper, Carnoustie Ladies, beat P. Nicoll, Royal Montrose, 1 hole.

Semi-finals – Adamson beat Sneddon 3 and 2; Leiper beat Campbell at 19th.

Club returns

Ballumbie Castle Ladies: SLGA Medal/ Barnardos/Eclectic, Silver Medal – E. Cable (14) 74. Bronze Medal – K. Paterson (23) 74. Ladies’ Stroke, CSS 74 R/O – 1. A. Callaghan (20) 77; 2. E. Cable (14) 84; 3. R. McKenzie (13) 85.

Caledonia Carnoustie: James Winter Medal, scratch – D. Elder 75. Caledonia Spring Medal, net – C. Boath 72 bl6. First Class Sweep – 1. B. Blair 72; 2. S. Boyd 74; 3. C. Mackie 75. Second Class Sweep – 1. C. Boath 72; 2. G. Murray 73; 3. D. Robertson 75.

Carnoustie Ladies: Burnside Course, Barnardos competition, CSS 75 R/O – K. Reid (4) 75 bih; A. Summers (+1) 75; C. Healey (11) 78.

Dalhousie: May 5, Buddon Course, Sweep, CSS 68 – 1. D. Cavellini (6) 67; 2. R.S. Wilson (14) 68; 3. S. Grant (15) 71.

Dalhousie Ladies: Burnside Course, 14 holes, Spring Meeting – S. Baxter 72; B. Mann 79.

Grange: Ashludie, Saturday, Stroke, CSS 68 – C. Blake (18) 68; A. Moss (16) 69 bih; A. MacKinnon (16) 69. Wednesday, Monthly Medal, CSS 72, section one – A.D. Robertson (4) 69; A. Todd (3) 71 bih; J. Briggs (11) 71 bih. Section two – D. Lorimer (18) 65; R. Watson (17) 67; D. Docherty (22) 68. Wednesday Monthly Medal winner – D. Lorimer net 65. Ashludie Stableford, CSS 65, all one class – W. MacDiarmid (17) 63; C. McKay (4) 66; P. Kelly (10) 67 bih. Links Spring Meeting CSS 72, section one – G. A. Wilson (6) 69 bih; I. Gilbert (8) 69; K. Fraser (7) 70. Section two – G. Raitt (17) 65; F. Gall (13) 68; R. Pederson (19) 70. Spring Salvers, net, category one – I.W. Ritch (5) 71 bih: category two – G.A. Wilson (6) 69 bih: category three – G. Raitt (17) 65: category four – R. Donnelly (24) 76. Watson Medal, scratch – M.G. Thomson 73.

Grange Ladies: Wednesday, Stroke/Senior Aggregate, round one, Ashludie Course, CSS 70, Silver Division – I. Gilbert (20) 67 bih; I. Doig (16) 67; P. Lamb (14) 71. Bronze Division – A. Gall (21) 67; A. Hamilton (35) 70; E. Boath (22) 73; S. Rhind (31) 74.

Ladies Panmure Barry: Medal 6/NPFA Trophy, CSS R/O, scratch – S. Arbuckle 81. Silver Handicap – S. Arbuckle 77; M. Bett 79. Bronze Handicap – R. Adamson 78; J. Tilston 83.

Monifieth: Spring Links, CSS 72, division one – J. Muir (8) 72 bih; K. Hutton (5) 72; A. Rogers (1) 73. division two – A. Reid (12) 70; P. Lavery (11) 72; G. Baird (15) 73. division three – D. Smart (22) 67; N. Doherty (18) 72; B. Knight (18) 76. Ashludie CSS 64 – D. Inglis (13) 62; J. Miller (5) 63 bih; H. Marr (25) 63; C. Goodall (15) 64.

Monifieth Ladies: Nine-hole competition – S. Black, J. Findlay, J. White. Ashludie, stroke competition, CSS 70, division one – C.A. Brown (15) 71; M. Boyd (18) 72; C. Robertson (15) 73: division two – E. Robertson (25) 68; J. Farish (24) 73 bih; I. Morrison (31) 73. Nine-hole Stroke – M. Sutherland. Wednesday Stroke, Ashludie, CSS 68 – E. Robertson (24) 66; I. Doig (16) 67; R. Moir (28) 68.

Panmure: Division one – B.J. Kidd (12) 67; J.N. Fleming (10) 69; C.W. Baxter (11) 70 bih; D.D. Wilson (6) 70 bih; M.M. Gray (9) 71 bih; B. Kidd (6) 71 bih: division two – M. Crombie (20) 65; G.B.L. Cant (16) 69; D.W. Murray (16) 72 bih; G. Liddle (15) 72 bih; D.B. Scott (14) 73 bih; R. Dow (20) 73 bih. MacLachan Medal, scratch – G. Finlay 75. Gourlay Cup, handicap – M. Crombie 65 net. Veterans Cup, handicap – M. Crombie 65 net.

Broughty: Medal, Monthly Tankard, CSS 74 – R. McLean (25) 67; M. Feeney (6) 68; G. Thonson (5), B. Fenton (13) 72. Ashludie, Craig Medal, CSS 65 – G. Laidlaw (20) 64; M. Boyd (21) 66. George Fox Cup, CSS 72 – J. Brannan (12) 67; J. Byron (22), I. Matthew (5) 70. Ashludie Stableford, CSS 65 – D. Olejnik (12), G. Ritchie (22) 42; A. Todd (9) 33. Sunday; Medal Eclectic – D. Pont (10) 67; R. Innes (13) 69; G. Biggs (5) 70. Ashludie Craig Medal, CSS 65 – M. Boyd (21) 61; G. Westwater (11) 64; G. Laidlaw (20) 68.