Sunday, 14 October 2018


The Annual Meeting of the Ladies Section took place on Friday 12th  October.  Lady Captain Janice Lang opened the Meeting and invited representatives from the Club to give  reports on the  activities of the Wee Course Ladies,  Scratch League, Handicap League, and Competitons,  followed by  the Lady Captain's comprehensive report on the activities of the  ladies section  throughout the year.
She thanked the many ladies who had assisted her  in a busy year. 
A vote was taken on the three Motions which had been  lodged before the Meeting.

Motion One : It is proposed that the Ladies Section Committee be discontinued. There would still be a Ladies Annual Meeting to elect a Ladies Captain and Vice Captain. The Ladies Captain will sit on the Club Committee. Proposed by : Ladies Committee
Motion 2 t is proposed that the positions of Ladies Captain and Vice Captain be discontinued and that the interests of the Lady Members be served by the appointment of a Ladies Representative who would sit on the Club Committee.
Motion 3 No Lady member shall be eligible to take up the position of Lady Captain or Lady Vice Captain unless they have been a Full member of Blairgowrie Golf Club for two years and have served on the Ladies Committee for the full term of two years as specified in the Ladies Management Agreement 2010.

Fiona Johnston was  elected Lady Captain.  Due to a  long-standing,  personal, prior commitment, Fiona was unable to attend the Meeting,  and Managing Secretary Steven Morgan accepted the Lady Captain's Badge on her  behalf.   Past Captain Janice was presented with a bouquet of flowers  from the Club  in recognition of  all her efforts  on behalf of the Ladies throughout the year.
After the business part of the Meeting was concluded,  the Prize-giving took place. In keeping with tradition the Past Captain, assisted by Katy Chapman, presented the prizes for the past season.