Opening Day 2021

What a difference a day makes! After a hot bath and shedding a few tears, can I congratulate Vice-Captain Walker and his team on their win. It was a crushing defeat for my team but I am already plotting revenge for next year. I have already been practicing my putting with the wooden spoon and figuring out how to nobble Janette and Bobby. We'll be back! Can I thank all the participants for their presence it was greatly appreciated and particularly their contributions to The Lady Captain's Charity. A super sum of ¬£167.51 was raised for the DG Children's Ward.…

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Seniors League 27:2021

Seniors League 27:2021 Little did I consider when playing on this sunny spring day, albeit with a chilly wind, that I was playing with the eventual winners Brian Porteous and Ian McIlvenna both scoring 30 points. Brian secured first place with a better inward half of 14 from Ian and Derek also on 30 points. Wave came fourth with 29 points. Jackie and Brian Duguid tied with 28 points.Next week will be a scramble followed by the final League where Rex is 2 behind Ian Brown, Dave Nielsen 3 and the other Dave 4.The Alan Walker Trophy will be played…

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Seniors Scramble March 2021

It was marvellous to see Ian McIlvenna and Derek Shipley grace the hallowed ground yesterday. Obviously their presence led to a great score.There are 4 more meetings in April. I am thinking of having 2 more leagues, a scramble and on the final Thursday on 22 April an individual competition for a beautiful Galloway glass bowl handed to me by John Watson some time ago. Tean Gross score Net Score Rex, Donald & Terry 56 46 Brian Duguid, Brian Porteous, Ian McIlvenna & Derek ?? 47 Dave Aitken, Ronnie & Jackie 57 47 Dave Nielsen, Wave & Erica 57 50…

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March Better Ball

Well the pair with the lowest handicap did not run away with it as some predicted. Congratulations to Donald & Dave Players Handicap Stableford Points Donald & Dave Nielsen 8 36 Ian Brown & Dave Aitken 6 35 Rex & Jackie 18 31 Brian Porteous & Terry 9 31 Wave & Brian Duguid 9 27 Ronnie & Marena 10 27 Stuart & Erica 13 26 Gill & Elena 11 24

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Seniors League 22/2021

Spring must be on its way with the first sunny day of the year? We are still playing in pairs with no relaxation on Covid regulations. Dave Aitken won on the day with 30 points followed by Wave on 29 points , Oh those missed putts, and Brian Porteous on 28 points (only 2 points on Spion Kop second time round)

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Seniors 21/2021

Well now, this boy is getting out of hand with his handicap now reduced by seven shots. Well done Rex with 31 points (only 1 point on the Firs second time round) to win. His partner Terry came second with 30 points. Obviously they kept each other going. Following the leading pair on 28 points were Dave Nielsen, Ronnie and Brian Porteous

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Seniors League 17/2021

Seniors League 17;2021 Back on the course again after a period of incessant rain. Playing in two's as per the latest Covid Guidelines. Winner was Rex with 32 points and in second place with 29 points was Ian Brown after many cuts in handicap. Is there no way of stopping him!

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Seniors Texas Scramble Christmas Eve 2020

Seniors Texas Scramble December 2020 What a beautiful day without a cloud in the sky for a Scramble. The lethal team of Donald, the two Brians and Erica won with nearly a two shot lead. Well Done Team Score Donald, Brian Porteous, Brian Duguid & Erica 48.4 Derek, FinlayThorburn , Ronnie, & Alan Thorburn 50.3 Les, Dave Nielsen, Dave Aitken & Marena 51.5 Gill, Rex, , Terry & Ian Brown 53.8

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