Thursday, March 24, 2011


The first competition of the season was played in brillant sunshine.
Thirty-six ladies played and we collected £115.10.
This will be sent to the Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Thanks again for your generosity.

Marie Curie 5 Club Stableford

Played 23rd March 2011, 36 entries
Trophy and Silver Winner - Lilias Snodgrass (19) 36pts
Runner up - Mary Hardie (20) 32pts
Bronze Winner - Karin MacKenzie (26) 34pts
Runner up - Marilynn Muirhead (24) 31pts

Social Evening raises over £800 for "500 miles"

Karin and Olivia - Click to enlarge
Karin and Olivia - Click to enlarge

Thanks to the 60 ladies who supported our Social evening. Olivia Giles (pictured above with Ladies Captain Karin) gave an inspirational talk and slideshow about the Scottish Charity "500 miles".
We were overwhelmed with the impact that their work has been made to the disabled people in Malawi and Zambia, and also the continuing challenges they face.We have raised over £800.00 and still receiving donations.
I appreiciate the generouisity shown by the Ladies of Ranfurly Castle. Many thanks to all the girls who helped make the evening a success.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

RLCGA Winter Foursomes Final

Carol Fell and Janette McCartney (2011 Winter Foursomes Winners) - Click to enlarge
The Final of the Renfrewshire County Winter Foursomes was played today over Kilmacolm Golf Course.
Janette McCartney (Erskine) and Carol Fell (Ranfurly Castle) beat Margaret Gray and Glennis Rintoul (Old Ranfurly) 5 and 4 . To read the full report go to the RLCGA WEBSITE

12 Hole Winter Stableford

The final of the Winter 12 Hole Stableford was played today, 20th March.
The finalists being Iona Stephen and Anne Judge.
Congratulations go to the winner,Iona.
Very well done.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Renfrewshire County Dinner

Ranfurly Castle was well represented at the Renfrewshire Ladies' County Association Dinner at Haggs Castle on Thursday Evening. Past R&A Captain Colin Brown was the guest speaker
To read more go to the RLCGA Website

 R&A Past Captain Colin Brown toasts Renfrewshire

To see more videos from the evening and lots of other videos CLICK HERE

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St Patrick's Day from some of your Committee !

Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab!

Monday, March 07, 2011

Kilmacolm Social Evening.

The Ladies Committee of the Kilmacolm Golf Club have organised a Social Evening on Tuesday, 5th April.
Lynn Kenny,who has participated in a European Golf Tour. Will give an informative talk on "Life on the Tour".
The cost will be £12.00 including a glass of wine and buffet supper, starting at 7.00pm.
If you would like to go , please contact Karin MacKenzie by Monday, 21st of March.
(01505 612162).


The final of the Winter Greensomes will be between Eunice Muir & Shona Stewart against Marion Munro & Jean Irvine.

In the winter 12 hole Competition. Iona Stephen will play Anne Judge.

All matches to be completed by 30th March.

Good luck to all the girls involved and we will keep our fingers crossed the weather remains fine.

Sunday, March 06, 2011


I would like to remind all members when using their mobile phone on the Golf Course and surrounding areas, to be considerate and take into account all players on the course.
Many thanks.
Karin MacKenzie.
Lady Captain.

Jill Jackson Concert at Ranfurly Castle

Thanks to singer /songwriter, Jill Jackson for a great evening of song at Ranfurly Castle.
A full house on Saturday, 5th March added to the ambience of the night.
Thanks to Nicola and Tom for superb supper and an especial thanks to Marion Munro and Jack Snell for organising the evening.
Keep your diary free for the next social evening. This will be on Captain's day, Saturday, the 21st May. Format as yet to be decided.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Latest Issue of the Scottish Club Golfer

You will also find the "real newsletter" in the entrance hall of the clubhouse

Wednesday, March 02, 2011


On Tuesday the 22nd March at 7.30pm, Miss Olivia Giles , Chief Executive of the Charity "500 miles" has accepted an invitation to come and speak to the Ladies Section at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club .

"500 miles" is a Scottish Charity which aids ambulatory rehabilitation in Africa. Olivia will give a presentation on the challenges her charity face in carrying out this work in Malawi and Zambia.

The cost of the evening will be £5.00 to include a raffle ticket, tea/coffee and home baking.
All money received on the evening will be donated to "500 Miles".

Please add your name to the list in the ladies locker room.
I look forward to seeing you on the night.

Karin Mackenzie.
Lady Capain.


Our first competition of 2011 will be the MARIE CURIE 5 CLUB STABLEFORD, on Wednesday, 16th of March.
Ballot times are 9.00 -10.30am and 12.45- 1.30pm.
Entry will be £3.00 to include a daffodil pin.
All the money raised will be donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care.
This competition is non-counting and therefore, a good opportunity to get back swinging a golf club.
Hopefully the weather will be kind.