Ladies – Skins Match Saturday 19th January 2019

A light smattering of snow on the shaded parts of the course was enough to put paid to this week's planned Winter League fixture. Instead, six intrepid souls set off for a 'tee to green/no putting' 9 holes skins match.         Competition was fierce, as was the sledging (the cricketing type not the downhill tobogganing type). Playing in pairs, we halved the first. Gill & Marena snaffled the 2nd and 3rd (thanks to a skilful flukey chip in off the mound on the 3rd by yours truly). Janette & Elena won the next (Elena being the only…

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Ladies January Medal – Saturday 12th January 2019

Well, the wind came back with a wee bit of vengeance this week! Conditions were fairly testing in the stiff breeze...   There was a great win for Marena McClymont in the first medal of the New Year. She finished four points clear of the chasing field to take the honours. Erica Porteous scored a great 2 on the 13th in the fairly blustery conditions. Well done everyone who competed in the breeze!

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Ladies Winter League – Saturday 5th January 2019

Welcome to 2019! In the first Winter League of the New Year, there was a great turnout and a fine victory for Erica Porteous. Despite the lack of wind, conditions were tough - there were no 2's and nobody managed a blob-free round. The view down Loch Ken was a wee bit cloudy...   Playing with a newly-reduced handicap, Erica won by four points in a field of 11 golfers. Well done Erica, a great start to your golfing year! As a special New Year treat, after lunch we had a presentation on the new rules for 2019. Everyone is now…

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Seniors Catchup

I am hope that I am back to normal as the New Galloway website is bank to normal. Results of first round of 36 Hole Trophy at Lochmaben Points Marena  30 Jackie 29 Wave 29 Dave Aiken  28 Stuart  27 Dave Nielsen 26 Terry 25 Anne McQueen 25 Ronnie 24 Brian Duguid 24 Derek 23 Chris  20 Ian McCulloch 17 Paul 15 Les 12 Ian Brown 10 Roddy Hermon Cup won by Chris McIntyre with 32 points. Terry Haine came second with 30 points and Dave Aitken in third place with 29 Points. Erica Porteous won the First Winter League…

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Seniors New Season

Seniors New Season Welcome to our new season that starts with the Roddy Hermon Cup on Thursday 27 September with a tee off at 9.30.Our AGM is at 9.30 a.m. on 4th October in the Clubhouse followed by a 9 hole, possibly 15 hole competition, depending on the weather. The minutes of our 2017 AGM are on this link.  At present, I have 10 names for our match against Kirkcudbright EGGS on Monday 1st October. I intended to have six pairs. I would like to have at least one reserve and preferably another pair. If you wish to play and…

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New Galloway Golf Club News

Well the great weather has well and truly broken, however the good news is that the course is back to it's beautiful green best and during August both the ladies and Gents managed to complete most of their scheduled competitions. The ladies August medal was won by Gill Warnock with a fine net 71. The ladies Muirhead Rosebowl Open was played in wet conditions and was won by the ladies secretary, Kay Gillespie with a superb 37 points. The ladies Doris McQueen trophy was won by Erica Porteous with a fine 36 points. In the Gents competitions the MacMillan Scratch…

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Doris McQueen Memorial Trophy

On 15th August The Doris McQueen Memorial Trophy was won by Erica Porteous with 36 points. Past members were invited to play and join us  for lunch and to remember our friend Doris. The competition was also used to make a donation to McMillan Cancer Support and to enter the McMillan Silverspoons 2018 competition   Erica's winning score and entry will be put forward to this competition. A cheque for £85 has been sent to McMillan Cancer Support from the Ladies Section.

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June Monthly News

Well we all look for the sun and boy have we had it throughout June. The course is burning up and Brian & Ian are working very hard to ensure we stay playable. It has been a very busy month at the club with Captain's Day being the highlight. on the day the members were treated to a veritable feast of fun. The day started early with Dave's Fledglings playing for the Les Burton Trophy. Some excellent scores were returned and the winner was The Captain's own granddaughter, Chloe Aitken. Later in the day the juniors teamed up with their…

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