Milngavie golfer Anna takes wins Stokeplay competition

editorial image

Milngavie golfer Anna Telfer has been crowned the Scottish Ladies Senior Strokeplay Champion.

The tournament was held at West Linton Golf Course earlier this month, with a total of 90 ladies aged 50 and over entering from across Scotland.

In wet and very windy conditions – which made playing very tough – all of the competitors were faced with a very tricky course.

Anna said: “Although the fairways were generous, the rough was extremely thick and lush, so we all faced a stern test.

The competition consisted of two rounds, and Anna was lying in second place after the first day of the event with a score of 76, which was two shots off the lead.

The wind blew even harder on the second day and scoring was higher in the difficult conditions.

However, a pair of birdie twos – her first coming at the second and then another at the long 17th – sealed a one-shot victory for the Milngavie Golf Club member.

Anna said: “I am obviously delighted with my victory and thrilled to be a Scottish Champion. It is a dream come true for me, and something which I will treasure for the rest of my life”

Anna, who is a past captain of Milngavie Golf Club and also a past captain of Dunbartonshire and Argyll, is currently the captain of the West of Scotland Veterans’ Association.

She has now been selected to represent Scotland in the team to play a quadrangular match against England next month.