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Junior + Membership

17/12/2018

Great meeting at the club this morning with Scottish Golf's Chief Executive Andrew McKinlay re' our Junior + membership. Many thanks for taking the time Andrew and the tweet.



Stroke

20/08/2019

A decent start to the day and conditions are currently pretty good for today's stroke. Underfoot conditions will still be very soft in places and care needs to be taken on any slopes.


19/08/2019

Once again the course has held up fantastically to all the rain. It will obviously be soft and care should still be taken on slopes.Relatively quiet day at the club with no tee reservations or bookings. The ladies have a friendly match away at Caldwell. All the very best to them.

Another night of heavy rainfall

18/08/2019

The course is open and is in great condition considering the amount of rain there has been over the past few days. There is also a junior medal on today, however there are no block bookings for this.


Craig Harper selected for Glasgow 6 man Team

17/08/2019

Many congratulations to Craig Harper, the Glasgow Match Play Champion, on his selection as part of the 6 man team to represent Glasgow in the Scottish Area Team Championships over Leven Links next month.

All the very best to team manager Stephen Machin, Craig and the rest of the team.

Full details of this event can be found at:

https://www.scottishgolf.org/championships/#/competition/1740130/info


9 Hole Medal

17/08/2019

Everything looking good at the moment for today's 9 hole Medal though as they say in horse racing the going will be soft!


Closed

16/08/2019

Unfortunately but probably not unsurprisingly the course has been closed.


Visiting Party

16/08/2019

Not very pleasant once again, especially for the visiting party who have the tee booked from 09:00 - 09:30. This is the only block booking today.


Another wet start

14/08/2019

Another bad start to the day with the forecast for it to rain most of the day. Course is open and the course is in great condition considering the weather the past few days.


Stroke

13/08/2019

The first has completely cleared so today's Stroke competition will be going ahead though not surprisingly underfoot conditions will be very wet in places and care should be taken on slopes.


Restricted Course Open

12/08/2019

The course is now open with the exception of holes 1 and 18, please start from 17 and finish at 16.


Golphin Junior Flag Event Cancelled

11/08/2019

Unfortunately due to the heavy rain the Golphin Junior Flag Event has been cancelled today. We will look to reschedule this for some time in the near future.


Golphin Junior Flag Event

11/08/2019

Another wet start, lots of water underfoot after another night of heavy rain showers. The course is open, the tee is booked from 13:48 to 16:30 for the Golphin Junior Flag Event today.


Orla wins Renfreshire County Medal

10/08/2019

Congratulations on another excellent performance from Orla Rooney on winning the Renfrewshire Ladies County Medal at Whitecraigs on Wednesday. Orla scored an excellent nett 70 (gross 81) over Whitecraigs Golf Course to win and had both the best Scratch and best nett score of the day.


Victoria Medal

10/08/2019

There is still flooding on the first fairway however given current conditions Michael is confident that the majority of this will have drained in the next 45 mins - 1hr so we are going to go ahead with today's competition.


Stephen Machin wins President's Cup

09/08/2019

Doubt whether there will be much golf played anywhere today!Michael has just indicated that the course will be closing.
Many congratulations to Stephen Machin on his fantastic win in the BPL's President's Cup last evening. Stephen's excellent 68 bringing yet more silverware to the club.

BPL Presidents Cup

08/08/2019

A fairly quiet day with the exception of the tee being reserved from 4.48pm- 6.00pm for the Brand Putter League's Presidents Cup. Good luck to Stephen Machin who is our representative.


Joe scores first Ace!

07/08/2019

Many congratulations to Joe Taylor who scored his first ever Ace in yesterday's Stableford at the 5th Hole on route to a Nett 65 (41 pts) All in all a pretty good day.

Seniors Medal and Ladies from Douglas Park

07/08/2019

The Seniors have the tee reserved for their medal today from 09:30 - 10:00 and there is also a reservation at 10:30 - 11:00 for a visiting group of ladies from Douglas Park GC.


Stableford

06/08/2019

Perfect conditions at the moment for today's Stableford.


Greenlees Match

05/08/2019

Course has held up superbly to the heavy overnight rain. All the very best to the Ladies Greenlees team in their match against Lanark. The tee is reserved from 13:00 - 14:00 for this game


Club Championships

04/08/2019

The Gents and Junior Club Championship Finals take place today. With Scott Turnbull playing Craig Harper in the gents final, and Blair Stewart playing Orla Rooney in the junior final. We wish the best of luck to all our finalists.


Club Championship Semi Finals

02/08/2019

Yet again another perfect morning for Golf. A short tee reservation at 10:00 - 10:15 for a visiting group and for the Semi Finals of the Club Championship from 17:00 - 17:30.All the very best to the four remaining players, Scott Turnbull, Craig Hannan, Stephen Devaney and Craig Harper as they aim to reach Sunday's 36 hole Final, when a new name will go on the George Mackie Trophy.

Quiet day

01/08/2019

A very quiet day on the course with no tee bookings, however there is a funeral returning to the club at 3.00pm which will be using most of the main lounge.


Club Championship Quarter Finals

31/07/2019

Once again anther perfect morning for Golf. Conditions currently couldn't be any better. Relatively quiet day with no tee reservations or bookings other than for the Club Championship quarter finals which tees of between 17:00 & 17:45. Good luck to all involved. Also good luck to Ibrahim Hussain in the 2nd round of the Scottish Amateur at Crail today. Ibrahim shot a very solid -2 67 over the Balcomie Links yesterday. For more details: https://www.scottishgolf.org/championships/#/competition/1491147/leaderboard

Club Championship Quarter Finals

31/07/2019

Once again anther perfect morning for Golf. Conditions currently couldn't be any better. Relatively quiet day with no tee reservations or bookings other than for the Club Championship quarter finals which tees of between 17:00 & 17:45. Good luck to all involved. Also good luck to Ibrahim Hussain in the 2nd round of the Scottish Amateur at Crail today. Ibrahim shot a very solid -2 67 over the Balcomie Links yesterday. For more details: https://www.scottishgolf.org/championships/#/competition/1491147/leaderboard

Club Championship Quarter Finalists

30/07/2019

Congratulations to Scott Turnbull, Neil Doherty, Gerry Duffy,Craig Hannan, Craig Harper , John McDonald , Stephen Devaney & Ryan Woods on making it through to the last eight in the Club Championship last night. Quarter final matches commence on Wednesday at 17:00.

Medal

30/07/2019

Perfect conditions currently for today's Medal. Hopefully it remains like this for the rest of the day.


Alyson wins 5th Ladies Championship

29/07/2019

Congratulations to Alyson McGinnigle who won the Ladies Championship for the fourth year in a row and fifth in total in this afternoons final against Fiona Cameron.

In a competitive match where both players played very good golf Alyson managed to win 2&1.


Craig Harper: Glasgow Match Play Champion 2019

29/07/2019

Many congratulations to Craig Harper (pictured receiving his trophy) on his fantastic win in Glasgow County Match Play Championship at Pollok yesterday afternoon with a 2&1 victory over Clark Nelson.Excellent golf was played by both players with sub par golf required to win the competition.

Club Championship

29/07/2019

Excellent conditions for golf again this morning. The only tee booking today is for the Club Championship which kicks off tonight with the tee reserved from 17:00 - 18:00. All the very to all involved.All the best to ladies South League team in their match away to Bonnyton.

Ladies Championship Final

28/07/2019

It's an okay start to the day with a little rain forecast later on. The Ladies Championship final is today, with Fiona Cameron playing Alyson McGinningle. The tee is reserved between 12:48 and 1:18 for this. We wish both players the best of luck today.


Craig in Glasgow Match Play Final

27/07/2019

Congratulations to Craig on reaching the final of the Glasgow County Match Play Championship tomorrow at Pollok.

Craig's Semi Final opponent had to concede the tie due to a clash of dates allowing him a walkover into the Final.

We wish Craig all the very best as he aims to join a long list of Cowglen players who have won this title.

The final tees off tomorrow at 13:00.


July Medal

27/07/2019

Once again absolutely perfect conditions for golf for the early starters in today's July Medal. Hopefully things stay like this for the rest of the day!


Craig reaches Glasgow Semi Final

26/07/2019

Congratulations once again to Craig Harper on reaching the semi finals of the Glasgow Match Play Championship at Pollok last night.

Craig won his match against Colin Gardner to set up a semi final match against Scott Wearing on Sunday morning. The final is scheduled to take place on Sunday afternoon.

All the very best to Craig for his match.


Visiting Party

26/07/2019

Conditions are currently absolutely perfect for golf. If it stays like this the visiting party who have the tee reserved from 10am - 11am and 14:00 - 15:00 are in for a great day.


Lovely start to the day

25/07/2019

It's a lovely start to the day with the weather set to stay like this all day. The tee is reserved between 5:00 - 5:30 for the ladies championship tonight. Good luck to all playing.


Craig secures quarter final place.

24/07/2019

Congratulations to Craig Harper who won through to the quarter finals of the Glasgow Match Play Championship at Pollok last night.

Craig who qualified for the match play by finishing 6th in the Stroke Play Championship at Bishopbriggs GC with a 36 hole total of 139 (68 + 71) will now play Colin Gardener in the last eight.

The match tees off tomorrow at 17:55.


Visiting Party

24/07/2019

Lovely conditions for golf once again. The visiting party who have the tee reserved from 09:00 - 09:30 are in for an absolute treat. This is the only block tee reservation of the day.


Stroke

23/07/2019

It looks like its going to be a superb day for the Stroke competition and the tee is no longer reserved for the ladies championship tonight.


Quiet Tee

22/07/2019

Despite the rain and the stiff breeze it is really warm so still quite pleasant conditions for a game on what is a very quiet day with no bookings or tee reservations.


sunday stroke

21/07/2019

Nice start to the day for the sunday stroke. However, the weather is set to change about 2 o'clock with heavy rain forecast.