Lothians News
30/05/2016 Reid Is Leading Qualifier at Lothians Boys Championship
Lewis Reid (Craigielaw) won the Lindsay Trophy for the leading qualifier with a score of 70 at the Braids yesterday in the qualifying round for the Lothians Boys Championship.
 
On a glorious day and with conditions perfect for good scoring, Reid carded the same score as Jamie Duguid (Dunbar) but won with the lowest last six holes (13 to 18) of 20 against 22.
 
Full results can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/20Qi7G0
 
The CSS for the under 18's and under 16's was 70; the CSS for the under 14's was 65.
 
Following completion of all the rounds the draw was made for the matchplay stages of the Championships, which commence at 5pm on Tuesday 31 May with the quarter finals of the U18s event.
 
The semi finals of each of the U18s, U16s and U14s are then on Wednesday 1 June, again with a 5pm start.
 
The draw for the matchplay stages can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/1IhHATR 

18/05/2016 Lothians Boys Championship Draw
The draw for the qualifying round of the Lothians Boys Championship, sponsored by GolfFit is now available at: http://bit.ly/1WBKeL6

16/05/2016 Exciting Finish at The Glen in U16 Boys Match
Under blue skies and on a course in great condition Lothians Boys U16 team secured a fighting half in the annual match against their counterparts from Perth and Kinross at The Glen Golf Club yesterday.
 
Ahead 2.5 v 1.5 after the morning foursomes, the Lothians boys played some excellent golf in the afternoon singles, with Jack Gallacher (Kingsfield) running out a 7 & 5 winner in his match, however the outstanding performance came from Cameron Adam (Royal Burgess) in the anchor match.
 
One down playing the last, Cameron birdied the 18th to get a half in his game as well as the overall match which ended 6 v 6.
 
Well done to both teams and our thanks to The Glen for hosting the match. Full results can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/1shikaa

11/05/2016 Vacancy - Kilspindie Golf Club

A vacancy has arisen at Kilspindie Golf Club for a new Club Secretary to succeed the retiring John Leslie. Further details may be found here: http://bit.ly/1scJShf

Closing date for applications is Friday 3 June 2016.  


07/05/2016 Duddingston Win the Lothians Team Tournament
Duddingston Team Tournament Winners 2016

Duddingston today won the Lothians Team Tournament played over Kingsknowe Golf Club.

Represented by David Miller, Gary Thomson and Derrick Williams the team returned an aggregate score of 213, 6 over par.

Runners up were Harburn with a score of 214 and in 3rd place was the Royal Burgess Golfing Society on 218.

The best individual round of the day was by Chris Curran, Harburn, who shot an impressive 2 under par 67 in tricky conditions not helped by a cold wind which did not let up all day.

The next best individual score was 69 by Simon McKenzie (Gullane) and David Miller (Duddingston).

The Non Course Owning event was won by George Heriots F.P. with a team total of 228. The runners up, Royal Bank of Scotland, were 1 shot behind on 229.

The CSS is confirmed as +3 (72). Full results have been submitted and published through the CDH system.


29/04/2016 New Constitution for the Association Formally Adopted
At the Special General Meeting of the Lothians Golf Association held on Thursday 28 April 2016 the new constitution was formally and unanimously approved by the member clubs and the delegates in attendance and eligible to vote.
Our thanks to the clubs and delegates who were present at the SGM to support adoption of the constitution and completion of the review process.
Wishing all clubs and their own members a succesful and enjoyable season (with some better weather to look forward to!).
 

29/04/2016 Team Tournament Draw
The Team Tournament for course and non-course owning clubs takes place at Kingsknowe GC on Saturday 7 May 2016.

The new format for this year with teams of three competing over one course has attracted an increased field of 53 teams over last year (43 teams in 2015).

The draw has been issued directly to club secretaries and is available to view here: http://bit.ly/1SqWze2   

24/04/2016 Lothians Lose Narrowly at Ponteland Against Northumberland

The Lothians men's suffered a narrow 9.5 - 8.5 loss away to Northumberland at Ponteland GC today. 

Despite going down 5 - 1 in the morning singles, the players fought back bravely in the afternoon singles (winning 7.5 to 4.5) with the final result of the overall match going down to the last two matches to determine the outcome.

Full results here: http://bit.ly/1pTLXO8