Golfers throughout the county and beyond will be saddened to learn that Ayrshire
Ladies County Golf Association Honorary President Mrs Phyllis Wylie
passed away on Wednesday 3rd October, just a few weeks after her 101st
She had the distinction of being the oldest
surviving Curtis Cup team player, having played for Great Britain and Ireland
against the United States in the fourth Curtis Cup match at Essex County Club,
Massachussets in 1938, having been first reserve in attendance for the third
Curtis Cup match in 1936 at Gleneagles.
Amongst her many golfing successes, she was English
women’s amateur champion as Phil Wade in 1934 and 1936 and was Hampshire county
champion in 1933, 1935, 1937 and 1938, playing regularly in international
matches against France from 1934 until 1949.
Jaffrey(Troon Ladies) continued a very successful season by becoming the West
Of Scotland Girls Champion for 2012. Great scoring over Troon Portland on
Sunday guaranteed her victory against Katie McGarva(Troon Ladies