Tuesday, 13 November 2012

2013 Order of Meriit

After a very competitive season, Danielle Ker has won this year's Order of Merit.
Well done to all the girls who played this year.

Saturday, 15 September 2012

Border Girls matchplay finals

Tara Mactaggart has beaten Dani Ker in the final of the girls matchplay final held at Duns today.  In very blustery conditions, Tara came back after being 2 down at the 11th to win 2 & 1. 
Leanne Wilson beat Amy Martin 6 & 5 in the 3rd/4th place play-off
An enjoyable day was had by all, many thanks to Duns Golf Club especially Jim McDevitt for all his help.
Slideshow of the day

Girls matchplay

Dani plays Tara in the final. Dani beat Amy comfortably and Tara beat Leanne in a very close game on the 17th
Amy and Leanne playing for third place

Fiona Ker

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Southerness -1st September

The South of Scotland Girls Championship was played at Southerness Golf Club last Saturday when the weather was sunny and dry but with an extremely strong wind which made scoring very difficult for the Girls.
The South of Scotland Girls Champion for 2012 is Tara McTaggart (pictured right from Minto with a score of 80 and 74 = 154

Runner - up was Dani Ker (Roxburghe) with 77 and 82 = 159.
Mirren Fraser (Powfoot) was the handicap winner of the autumn medal

Monday, 3 September 2012

South match vs East - Kelso 23rd September

Could South girls with handicaps please let me know your availability for the upcoming South match being held at Kelso vs East girls on Sunday 23rd September - tee times around 1pm with a meal afterwards

Border Girls Matchplay Duns 15th September

Below are the tee times for the girls matchplay championship at Duns on Saturday 15th September
Semi finals
9.20am  Danielle Ker(1) vs Amy Martin (4)
9.28am  Leanne Wilson (3) vs Tara Mactaggart (2)
Final at 13.28pm
See you then and bring some crowds!!!

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Fwd: Autumn Medal @Southerness

Hi All.

Just to remind you about the Autumn Medal.
I'll need to have entries by Wed 29th August.
As Southerness is a very busy course they need to know if we don't need all the time they have allocated us so they can let members or visitors
on behind us.
Entry will be £4 as for the Summer Medal.

Thanks a lot


Thursday, 26 July 2012

U21's at Blairgowrie

Both Danielle Ker and Tara Mactaggart are playing in the Scottish Junior Ladies Championships this week at Blairgowrie Lansdowne Course

After day one
35th Danielle Ker  +8
48th Tara MacTaggart  + 12
Connie Jaffray (Troon) leads on -2

after day 2
23rd Danielle Ker +13
43rd Tara Mactaggart +20
Nicola Callander (Mill Green) leads on -3

tee times for Friday
10.10 Tara
11.20 Danielle

live scoring here

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Scottish Girls at Crail

Lauren Whyte wins the Scottish Girls at Crail beating Ailsa Summers 4&2

After a brilliant quarter final win against Jessica Meek Rachel Walker's run in the Scottish girls has come to an end after losing at the final hole in the semi's against Lauren Whyte who will now play Ailsa Summers tomorrow in the final

Only Rachel Walker left in the quarters she won 7&5. She plays Jessica Meek who beat Katie Wright 6&5.

That's Katie Wright (2 holes) and Rachel Walker (4&2) through to the next round in the championship.

2nd round cancelled at Crail. Match play draw decided on first round scores. In the main championship Emma Kennedy plays Lesley Atkins the winner of that plays either Dani Ker or Eva OConnor. Rachel Walker plays Linsey Stevenson. Katie Wright plays Eilidh Watson and the winner of that tie plays Tara Mactaggart or Jessica Meek. All the above ties in top half of draw only member of south girls in bottom half is Mirren Fraser who will be playing Hannah Scott.
In the Aynsley Reid Salver Leanne Wilson is playing Fiona Liddell
Good luck in the morning girls hope you all play well and it is a lot drier than today

First round now complete. Sun was shining but breezy. Lesley Atkins leading with a 3 under par first round of 71
Other scores
81 Dani Ker
82 Rachel Walker
84 Mirren Fraser
85 Tara Mactaggart, Emma Kennedy
89 Leanne Wilson

Sunday, 8 July 2012

SOSGGA Summer Medal

Eight girls played today at the Dumfries & Galloway which was so much dryer than those across in the Borders in the SOSGGA summer medal.  
Tara Mactaggart played lovely golf to win with a net 71,  Leanne Wilson was runner up with a net 73.  Danielle Ker won the scratch with a gross 82.  (CSS71)

Many thanks to all at D&G for their hospitality and courtesy of the course
Tara receiving the cup from D&G
Lady Captain Anne McIntyre
Today's Competitors

Saturday, 7 July 2012

Fwd: Summer medal draw

Summer medal draw

Times are approx due to Galloway finals but we'll get out asap.

2.00pm Mirren Fraser & Dani Ker

2.07pm Tara McTaggart & Katie Wright 

2.14pm Maria Cowan & Leanne Wilson

2.21 pm Rhea Middlemass & Zara Middlemass

We can certainly take late entries by e-mail or phone -01387380513please call later in the evening or first.thing in the morning.

 Mobile no is :-07827728967


Wednesday, 4 July 2012


Well done to Tara, Danielle & Leanne who all played their part at Colvend over the weekend, the Borders were unlucky not to go through to the finals.

South Summer Medal Sunday 8th July

A quick reminder for girls with handicaps that the SOSGGA summer medal is taking place at Dumfries & County on Sunday 8th July tee times from 2pm. Entries to Fiona or Marjorie please

Friday, 29 June 2012

Jamboree - Colvend 1st & 2nd July

Good luck to our girls Tara Mactaggart, Danielle Ker & Leanne Wilson who are all playing for the Borders this weekend, Hope you all play well and enjoy the experience.

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Breaking news

Katie Wright wins her first game in 4 years at Ballumbie winning 3&2 with Leanne. Dani and Tara birdied 4 in a row to win 5&4 Mirren and Emma got beat 3&2, looks like we have finished 3rd overall

Saturday, 23 June 2012


The first day at Ballumbie now finished with a few close hard games.
Tara and Dani as well as Emma and Leanne halved their games this morning against the west.
Our afternoon games all went to the 18th. Tara and Dani were 5 down after 6 holes but fought back magnificently to win 2 up. Mirren and Emma let a 2 hole lead at 15 slip and were beaten by a hole. Leanne and Katie were 1 down coming up the last and unfortunately just failed to gain the half.
I don't know if I can take much more drama!!!

Morning session
East 2 North 1
West 2 South 1

Afternoon session
South 1 East 2
West 2 North 1

All to play for tomorrow

Sent from my iPhone

Monday, 18 June 2012

Ballumbie 2012

The south team for the girls interdivisionals this weekend at Ballumbie is Tara Mactaggart, Danielle Ker, Katie Wright, Mirren Fraser, Emma Kennedy & Leanne Wilson.  Have a great weekend and play well.

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Danielle Ker retains trophy

Well done Danielle Ker who retained the Roxburghe ladies championship yesterday beating Julie Birdsall 3&1 in very wet conditions

Sent from my iPhone

Friday, 25 May 2012

Duns Junior Open 10th June

There will be a pre-handicap event at Duns Junior Open on 10th June.

Please contact David Rhind if you would like to enter either the main event or the pre-handicap ( email rhindd@btinternet.com )

Thursday, 24 May 2012

GPS measuring devices

After discussion at Committee we have followed SLGA lead and are not allowing GPS measuring devices in BLCGA competitions

Sunday, 20 May 2012

Border Girls Championships - Jedburgh 20th May

15 Border girls played in three separate competitions at Jedburgh today
In the main championship congratulations goes to Danielle Ker (5) from The Roxburghe, her course record breaking round of level par 70 won her the Scratch Trophy 
Leanne Wilson from Kelso won the Handicap Trophy with a net 70

click for slideshow
(CSS 70)
Danielle Ker (5) 65        Scratch winner
Leanne Wilson (13) 70  Handicap winner
Rhea Middlemass (32)  72
Tara Mactaggart (4) 73
Amy Martin (26) 74
Zara Middlemass (32) 81

A new event for girls who have not yet attained a handicap of 36 was introduced, 6 girls played in this 6 hole competition played from the ladies tees.
Lily Towers 40  BIH
Lucy Murray 40
Megan Brennan 41
Naimh Sharp 50
Abbie Hopkins 60
Maddie Richard 61

3 girls played in a flag competition where they all hit 36 shots
In a close game they all were on the 5th hole with Sophie Allott getting it in the hole
2nd Holly Brennan
3rd Connie Richards

Well done to all girls who took part today and wasn't it great to play in the sunshine!!!! 

Many thanks to Jedburgh Golf Club for their hospitality and courtesy of the course

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Day Two BLCGA Championships

Congratulations to the junior girls who made finals day at the Roxburghe today.

In the first semi Tara Mactaggart was eventually beaten at the fourth extra hole by Leanne Wilson.  Leanne, playing in her second final was beaten by the experienced now nine times champion Judith Anderson

13 year old Amy Martin took Alison Fleming to the 18th in the first semi of the bronze championship
11 year old Rhea Middlemas with her dad on the bag, who only got her first handicap in October last year won the other against Sammie Barr 6&5. She then beat Alison in the final at the14th.

Well done and congratulations to all the girls who played this weekend
The junior semi-finalists
Rhea Middlemas 2012 Bronze Champion

Day one - BLCGA Championships

Thats the first day of the BLCGA Championships over - bring on tomorrow
In the first round Tara Mactaggart and Danielle Ker had good wins against Shiela Leifer and Gillian Oliver respectively, Leanne Wilson won on the 19th hole against Kirsty Inkpen
In the quarters Tara had to work very hard to get through against Sharon Paterson at the final green, Danielle struggled with her game against Leanne eventually losing on the 17th

In the Bronze quarters the youngsters had a brilliant day with Amy Martin beating the no1 seed Lucille Patterson 4&3 and Rhea Middlemass winning 3&2 against the no2 seed Kath Fletcher

Tomorrow Tara plays Leanne in the first semi final of the main championship the winner will meet either Judith Anderson or Ailsa Bain in the final
In the bronze semis Amy plays Alison Fleming, Rhea will play Sammie Barrie
Good luck to the four of you tomorrow and play well

Friday, 11 May 2012

BLCGA Championship

Good luck to all the girls who have qualified for the Border Ladies Championship at The Roxburghe this weekend
Tara, Dani & Leanne all playtheir first round ties on Saturday morning in the main championship.
Amy & Rhea play their first round on Saturday afternoon in the bronze championship.
Hope the weather improves.........

Friday, 4 May 2012

Fairhaven Trophy

Tara MacTaggart is playing in the Nations cup at Fairhaven , Lytham St Annes this weekend.  2 boys and a girl are in each team, Scotland have 3 teams entered.  Scotland are current holders of the cup.

Sunday, 29 April 2012

BLCGA - Spring Competition - Kelso 29th April

In brutal conditions at Kelso today, Tara MacTaggart won the Border Ladies championship qualifier with a 78-4=74.  This means that she was leading qualifier for the County Championships to be held at The Roxburghe on 12/13th May, Tara will play Shiela Leifer in the first round, 5th qualifier Danielle Ker will play county captain Gillian Oliver.
Congratulations also go to Amy Martin and Rhea Middlemas who both qualified for the bronze championships, Amy plays no 1 seed Lucille Paterson, Rhea plays Kath Fletcher.
Good luck to all girls at The Roxburghe.

Friday, 27 April 2012

Helen Holm - Troon 26-29th April 12

Good luck to Tara MacTaggart, she tees off at 12.30 on Thursday at the Helen Holm which is being played this week at Troon.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

U16's - Strathmore

13th April
England's Gabrielle Cawley has won the U16's at Strathmore on a freezing cold and windy afternoon with a two rounds of 73 (+2)
First Scot past the post was Lauren Whyte with  +6
Clara Young finished with +7
Emma Greenlees +9
Connie Jaffray, Heather Munro  +12
Tegan Seivewright +20
Mirren Fraser +26

Dani had a nightmare this afternoon to post 168 (+24) she finished in 77th position
Leanne has finished 94th posting a total of 177 (+33) this morning

The scores on the doors from yesterday
Par 72
1st.   72  Camilla Mortigliengo (Italy)
2nd   73  Clara Young (Scotland 1)
notable others
8th   75  Heather Munro (Scotland 2)
19th 76  Lauren Whyte (Scotland 1)
31st  78 Danielle Ker (Roxburghe)
35th  79 Emma Greenlees (Scotland 2)
50th  81 Connie Jaffray (Scotland 1)
58th  82 Tegan Sievewright (Scotland 2)
79th  82 Mirren Fraser (Powfoot)
93rd  88 Leanne Wilson (Kelso)

Live scoring available here during competition days

12th April
Dry here at moment - hopefully it will stay that way after the downpour yesterday which caused the practice round to be abandoned. Greenstaff are working extremely hard getting the course ready. Today's start is to be delayed by an hour
Dani now off at 9.50am Leanne at 2.00pm

Good luck to Danielle Ker and Leanne Wilson at the Scottish U16's this week. Hope your final preparations are going well.
See you up there
Fiona x

Sunday, 8 April 2012

South Girls Medal - Thornhill

The competitors after the spring medal at Thornhill today
Spring medal winner - Dani Ker

Results for the SOSGGA Spring Medal
Danielle Ker 77 (5) 72
Mirren Fraser 84 (10) 74
Rachel Walker 79
CSS 74

Slideshow on SOSGGA page

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Thornhill 8th April 2012

The draw for the spring medal at Thornhill
11.05  Rachel Walker,  Dani Ker
11.11  Tara Mactaggart,  Emma Greenlees
11.17  Emma Kennedy,  Katie Wright
11.23  Mirren Fraser,  Leanne Wilson
11.29  Emma Dodds,  Sarah-Lee Magee
11.35  Amy Martin,  Zara Middlemas
11.41  Maria Cowan,  Rhea Middlemas
Good luck girls , hope you have a great day and the weather improves

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Match vs East Lothian 18th March

In the junior match following the main event at a sunny Kilspindie today the honours were halved.
The East Lothian team with 2 call offs with injury, had to play as singles against foursomes
Results (East first)
Charlotte Munro lost to Leanne Wilson & Rhea Middlemas (1 hole)
Joanne Free bt Amy Martin & Zara Middlemas (4&2)
Many thanks to the East for their hospitality.

Amy,Zara,Rhea,Leanne,Joanne & Charlotte

Sunday, 11 March 2012

Match vs Midlothian - Craigmillar Park 11th March '12

Dani Ker partnered by Denise Richards, in a very close game, finished with a well deserved half against Midlothian stalwarts Karen Marshall & Linda Bain. 
Tara Mactaggart, partnering Judith Anderson were beaten in a tough game against Rachel Livingstone & Louise Fraser
Leanne Wilson & Amy Martin fought a battle against Kirsty Simpson & Kirsty Burgess in the junior match only to get beat 2&1. 
Everyone enjoyed their day and are looking forward to the match against East Lothian next week

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Junior Matches vs Midlothian & East Lothian

vs Midlothian at Craigmillar Park 11th March 1st tee time 11.00am
Leanne Wilson & Amy Martin

vs East Lothian at Kilspindie 18th March 1st tee time 10.30am
Leanne Wilson, Amy Martin, Zara & Rhea Middlemas

Monday, 6 February 2012

Ballumbie 2012

For those interested the Interdivisionals are being held a fortnight later on 23rd/24th June. 

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Friendly matches

Hi girls

Hope you have all had a great christmas and are all looking forward to the golf season

There are two matches coming up, Border Ladies are playing East Lothian (venue to be confirmed) on the 11th March and East Lothian at Kilspindie on the 18th March. These matches will be either foursomes or greensomes matchplay format.

Any Border girls with handicaps less than 36 who are interested please contact me before the end of January.