01 April 2017
The Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs already collect the ladies' England Golf and LGU fees from Lancashire clubs.
It has been agreed therefore, that at the same time they will also collect the LLCGA affiliation fees.
This will commence with clubs that have as April 1st subscription year and roll forward to encompass all clubs in due course.
The amounts payable and the due dates will not change.
25 March 2017
Junior Competitions For Girls Without A Congu Handicap
Our 9 or 18 hole competitions are starting again on Sunday 09 April at Hart Common GC Par 3 course. All girls, especially beginners, are welcome to come and play. The emphasis is on enjoyment and encouragement with no girl being asked to do more that she is capable of. The friendly clubhouse serves meals all day.
If you have any junior girls in your club please can you strongly encourage them to enter. Full details can be found on the Junior's 9 Hole Competition Information website page.
The Competition Organiser is Liz Robinson.
Hart Common Golf Centre, Wigan Road, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 2BX
12 March 2017
Club Delegates Meeting
The 2017 Delegates Meeting was held at Pleasington Golf Club on 01 March. Thank you to all the ladies who attended and took part in it including Lancashire's County Development Officers Adam McAlister and Debbie Barber who gave a description of their work and more details about Lancashire's nomination for the England Golf County of the Year.
Agenda ... Meeting Minutes ..
Click here for the R&A 'Local Rule for Accidental Movement of the Ball on a Putting Green', as discussed. This will be used in all LLCGA competitions.
Please can Delegates remind your Club Secretaries to return the list of your single figure handicap players to Jennifer Fallows as soon as they can, we are still short off quite a few clubs. Form
11 March 2017
Frances Smith Trophy
At the Executive Meeting on 09 March the Committee decided that play will be in threes from now on in the Frances Smith Trophy. Margaret Milne LLCGA Hon Secretary
01 March 2017
R & A Request Golfer Views on Proposed Rule Changes for 2019
The R&A and the United States Golf Association are asking for golfers’ feedback on proposed new Rules of Golf, which include modernising changes to make them easier to understand and apply.
Golfers are encouraged to review the proposed changes and submit feedback online at randa.org or usga.org/rules from now until 31 August 2017.
The feedback will be reviewed by The R&A and the USGA before the changes are finalised in 2018 and take effect on 1 January 2019. England Golf Press Release ...
January Mailing - 03/01/2017
'This will be posted to to all Lancashire Clubs by next week so please look out for it. It includes 2 x 2016 Fixture Books, the LLCGA Poster and the documents listed below. These can also be downloaded by clicking on the document required. - Margaret Milne LLCGA Hon Secretary
If you are unable to download any of these documents, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual General Meeting - 30/11/2016
The Annual General Meeting was held at Bolton Old Links Golf Club today.Mrs Dinah Vaux (Formby Ladies') was elected County Captain for 2016-2017 and Mrs Jackie Snowden (Accrington) as Vice Captain. Mrs Ruth Cooper (Fairhaven) remains as President.
Other Officials are: Hon Secretary Mrs Margaret Milne, Assistant Secretary Mrs Lesley Morris, Treasurer Mrs Delia Naylor, Junior Organiser Mrs Sue Griffiths.
Annual Council Meeting
A Meeting of the Council was held at Bolton Old Links Golf Club. The meeting was chaired by the County Captain: Mrs Jennifer Adams.
Important Info for Clubs Entering more than one team in the Handicap and Bronze Shield Matches - 31/10/2016
' Following the shields meeting on 29th October, and given the number of clubs that have entered more than one team. it has been decided that the shield representatives will only require a list of your eligible players in alphabetical order. They will then note who is playing in which team as the season progresses and it will allow some flexibility for the smaller clubs at the beginning of the season'.This will be further explained, if necessary at your shield draw meetings. Any queries please contact me. - Margaret Milne
Please can Club Delegates ensure your club is aware of these rules below:
LLCGA Handicap Shield Teams 2017 - 11/10/2016
'Following the decision to bring the number of players for the handicap in line with the scratch and bronze teams there has been a number of enquiries regarding entering more than one team. The rules regarding this are as follows:
- Before the 1st March a list of the eligible players (pool) for each team must be submitted to your shield representative.
- Players may only play for their designated team throughout the season.
- Should additional players become eligible during the season i.e handicap reduction or new member they may be added to one of the ‘pools’ this must be notified to the shield representative before she may play.
- Should the teams be drawn in the same group, matches must be played by 31st May.
Clubs need to ensure they have sufficient players to furnish the teams so as not to disadvantage themselves.' - Hon Secretary Mrs Margaret Milne