Sunday, 3 March 2019

We Kept Ginning !

Another successful Gin Day at King Jimmy's !

Thanks to the ladies who supplied all the gins - too many flavours to mention but the sweetie versions were something different.  There is no limit to your imagination - roll on next year!

By the end of the night there wasn't a drop left, nor a prize left on the tombola table.

We also had a competition to see who could come up with the best gin-themed song/artist.  We had loads of entries but the jury decided the Runner Up was  'My Old Man's A Gin Man' by Lonnie Donegin (David Knight) with the winner coming from Linda G's table with Gin Gang Gooly Gooly.

Everybody seemed to be enjoying the evening from the noise in the lounge.  Even the mic gave up at the end - it must have decided it couldn't compete!

Sorry I don't have any photos to add here (I was a bit pre-occupied on the night !) but you can find some on KJVI Facebook page.

Thanks for everyone's support from start to finish - it was all worth the effort to raise £1400 for club funds.


Sunday, 17 February 2019

Winter Walk 2019

Our winter walk took us to all points west - from Dobbies to Ruthvenfield, onto Pitcairngreen then Almondbank and back to Dobbies for a well earned lunch!  Thanks to Iris for keeping us on the right track and we were back bang on time to meet up with a few other ladies who skipped the walk but managed lunch.

Monday, 10 December 2018

Ladies Christmas Golf & Meal

The 9th of December 2018 will be a day the King Jimmy ladies will remember for a while - all 21 current lady members turned out for our Xmas meal.  There was no cajoling or threats required!

8 ladies donned their Xmas attire for a round of winter golf before retiring to the clubhouse to be joined by the rest of the section to enjoy a hearty Xmas meal provided by Paul & his team.

After we were full up with both food and drink, a little bit of exercise, both of the mind and body, was required.  Out came Pass the Parcel - with a few tweaks !  There was a fair bit of laughter, often at other's expense, at Find the Golf Tee, Pass the M&M's, What's in the Stocking & Wrap a Present.  As the tasks seemed to be getting a little bit harder as each round passed, the last 4 ladies were getting more and more anxious.  But they were lucky as the organiser had run out of ideas, so they only had to unwrap the last parcel and claim the prizes.  Phew !

Ladies AGM & Prizegiving

It was a spooky halloween night for our AGM with a couple of witches hats being thrown around and a few creepy critters on our dining table - but it takes more than that to put us off our food !  A good turnout of the ladies saw a straightforward AGM (thank you ladies !), an expeditious prizegiving (I don't think anyone could do it quicker than Dot!) and a lovely meal prepared by Paul, ably assisted by Ronnie.

Before ! Does anyone know where the camera is ?
After !  Eyes front !

Handicap Champion Pam (left)
 being presented with her trophy
 by Ladies Captain Michelle

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Friendly/Handicap League Matches


The ladies had mixed success this year with the Friendly matches, winning 1 and losing 3.  At times it was a struggle to find enough ladies to make up a team as we have such a small membership, but the good news is that Donna agreed to play this year and Noreen has made a return and is happy to be part of a team.  So – anyone else who hasn’t played in this for a while please consider taking part.  It’s good fun and you get your food after!  Thanks Paul.  Also thanks to all of you who took part.  After the winter to practice I’m confident we’ll do better next season in the return matches!


Unfortunately we didn’t do too well this year in the Handicap League matches, but no-one can say we didn’t try!  It was enjoyable and we were incredibly lucky with the weather.  Thanks to everyone who put their name down – it can be tricky with the times for the working ladies and sometimes it was difficult to make up a team – so – please next season put your name down and join in the fun.  With lots of practice over the winter we’ll be ready for a come-back!
I have put up the result sheet on the notice board in the ladies locker room.

Thanks again to everyone who took part in both Friendlies and Handicap and well done.


Sunday, 2 September 2018

Ladies Championship Finals Day

Congratulations to Fiona and Pam, our Scratch and Handicap Champions for 2018.  Commiserations to the runners-up Moira L. and Dot.  Both games were played in great spirits and there was a lot of good golf on show to keep the spectators entertained.  Well done also to the caddies.  Liz and I were quite happy that our rules books stayed in our pockets !

Thanks to Paul and staff for our enjoyable post-match meal in the clubhouse.

Also congratulations were in order for Noreen's birthday today - with a quickly rustled up birthday cake!


Thursday, 23 August 2018

Friendly Match at Strathmore

The last of our Friendlies this season was played on 9th August.  This time it was an away match at Strathmore.  Our team of Dot, Donna, Michelle, Agnes, Noreen and Helen tried their best but sadly lost all 3 of their matches. 
At least 2 of the matches finished on the 15th which was very convenient for retiring to the clubhouse !

Never mind ladies - there's always next year!  Plenty time to practice and gain more experience from playing other courses.