Roddy Hermon Cup

Roddy Hermon Cup

16 players turned up on a day with a lot of rain forecast to play for the Roddy Hermon Cup. It was decided to hold the competition over 9 holes rather that the normal 15. Fortunately the was only one heavy shower and light rain to finish. Roddy presented the Cup to Brian Porteous who scored 20 points. Dave Nielsen & Terry tied for second place with 19 points. Player Stableford Points Brian Porteous 20 Dave Nielsen 19 Terry Haine 19 Dave Aitken 18 Wave Tyrrell 18 Marena McClymont 17 Ronnie Ritchie 17 Donald Hendry 15 Erica Porteous 15 Elena…

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Borders Trip 2019

Seniors Border Trophy Competition To conclude before I start, we had a cracking 3 day golf trip with a worthy winner in Bobby Walker. The adverse weather forecast did not materialise. Well done Dave Nielsen for organising the weather and an outstanding deal at the Peebles Hydro.The first round played at Lanark where the course was in marvellous condition. It is very playable where all but two holes are reachable in regulation despite being 6107 yards long. Booby won the day with 32 points, Terry 30 and Wave 28 points. Ian had the best front 9 with 15 points and…

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Roddy’s 90th

Nineteen elderly golfers took part in a 15 hole competition to celebrate Roddy Hermon’s 90th Birthday. We were blessed with the weather in this unseasonal cold spell and none of the forecast rain appeared thanks to Roddy. Scoring was not bad either with Wave & Ronnie on 28 points, Brian Porteous on 29 and Ian Brown on 31 points. The Winners were Brian Duguid & Stuart Rhodes with 32 points each, Brian winning with a better inward half of 14 where Stuart had 13 points who with a bout of silliness failed to score on the second last hole. Elena,…

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Seniors End of Season & Lunch

Winners 2019 Season 19 Players turned up for the final game,  Lunch and presentation of Prizes.Dave Aitken, slightly detached, winner of the league with 184 points. Marena came second with a tie with Ian Brown on 177 a point tally who had a better 5 game total. Chris McIntyre winner of the Roddy Hermon Cup. Ian Brown, the Alan Walker Trophy. Wave Tyrrell winner of the 36 Hole Trophy and not to be missed Elena Rogers winner of the 18 Hole Trophy.Five teams played a Texas Scramble. Wave, Ronnie, Chris & Marena won the day with a 3 under par…

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2nd Round 36 Hole Trophy 2019

16 Players arrived in plenty of time to play the second round of the 36 Hole Trophy. Thanks to Jackie Duguid for arranging a superb deal that included a ball for everyone. The course was in great condition for this time of year with speedy greens where it was not uncommon to putt off some of the sloping greens. The weather was bright and cold with an occasional light shower of hail.Wave Tyrrell won the day with 33 points on a day when his putter actually worked. This win coupled with a second place 29 points at Lochmaben secured the…

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Seniors League 21: 2019

Seniors League 21: 2019 16 players took part on a bright spring day. Has spring arrived? The course was surprising dry and the greens too fast for some. Winner on the day was Marena with 30 points followed by old man Derek with 27 points. Ronie came third on 26 with Erica and Dave Nielsen on 25 points. Next week is the final round of the 36 hole trophy at Portpatrick with a tee off at 10.35.

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18 Hole Trophy 2019

This was certainly a day for the ladies in taking the laurels. 20 players took part to play for the 18 Hole Trophy. It proved to be a rain free day with the sun starting to shine towards the finish. Five team of 4. The winning team of the champion Elena Rogers ably assisted by Terry Haine, Dave Nielsen and Linda Brown won with a staggering 92 points, well ahead of the field. Player POINTS POSITION Elena Rogers 41 Winner Anne McQueen 40 (23 Inward) Second 1st Division Ian McCulloch 40 ( 21 inward) Second 2ns Division Marena McClymont 36…

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Seniors League 18: 2019

Seniors League 19: 2019 14 elderly golfers assembled to play the 18 Seniors League on an absolutely saturated course.. Unfortunately 3 of our number in buggies failed to make the hill. Handicap reductions have made their mark as no one scored 30 points. Winner on the day was Dave Nielsen with 29 points gaining an extra point at the 12th Firs where his birdie scored 3 points and not 2 as per the card. Three players tied for second place Chris McIntyre, Derek Shipley and Ian McCulloch scoring 25 points, Chris and Derek tied the second half and Chris won…

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Seniors League 18: 2019

The runaway leader, Ian McCulloch, of the Gents Winter League ran away with the 18th Seniors League scoring 31 points (docked a point on the 7th). Ian Brown came second with 27 points, Wave Tyrrell on 26 points and Marena McClymont on 25 points. 14 players took part. Entry sheets are posted in the changing rooms for the 18 Hole Trophy at Glenluce on Thursday 21st March. The entry fee is £10 for all and includes coffee and bacon roll on arrival. Tee off after 10.00 am.

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Alan Walker Trophy 2019

16 players took part in the Alan Walker Trophy to day, same as last year. Congratulations to our Secretary Ian Brown scoring 34 points to became the first player to successfully to defend the title of Alan Walker CHAMPION .  Brian Duguid came a worthy second, scoring 20 point for his first eight holes.. Three golfers Brian Porteous, John Crallan and Derek Shipley tied for third place. John Crallan won the second division  with a better inward 6 from Derek. Marena McClymont posted the best ladies score playing off the red tees. Ian McCulloch scored a hole in one at…

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