Away Day at Southerness

Congratulations to Elizabeth on her first time playing the course with 39 points and to Janette with 36. Thanks to Les and Elena for organising our outing to Southerness for the first round of the 36 hole trophy. The weather forecast was for light rain. All togged up to meet the elements but the weather improved so rapidly that players were soon pealing off.  The wind dropped and scores were noticeably better for the second half. Player Points Elizabeth Kelly 39 Janette Davidson 36 John Lynch 35 Marina McClymont 33 Dave Nielsen 32 Les Rogers 31 Erica Porteous 31 Brian…

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Seniors Scramble November 2021

18 players took part in our first scramble of the season. It was played in the Florida format. Three of the five teams went round in the 55 shot par - pretty good scoring on pleasant autumn day. Congratulation to Dave Nielsen, Brian Duguid and Ian McIlvenna on winning the day with a net 45. Team Gross Score Net Score Dave Nielsen, Brian Duguid & Ian McIlvenna 55 45 John Lynch, Ronnie Ritchie, Erica Porteous & Mike Jackson 55 46 Wave Tyrrell, Terry Haine, Elena Rogers & Rex Dressler 55 47 Dave Aitken, Brian Porteous,, Ian McCulloch & Jackie Duguid…

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Away Day at Kirkcudbright

Ten golfers took part in our first away day of the season. The fixture had been postponed from the previous week on account of a spell of heavy rain. In consequence only 16 holes were playable this time and the first green was on a temporary. The day was declared a fun day. Congratulations to Brian Duguid on scoring 28 points, really good given the conditions. Player Points Brian Duguid 28 Terry Haine 27 Dave Aitken 25 Brian Porteous 25 Dave Nielsen 23 Erica Porteous 23 Wave Tyrrell 23 Ronnie Ritchie 20 Jackie Duguid 10 Nigel Sanders ??

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Seniors League 1:2021

A glorious day started with a frost. Frosts have been few up to now. 17 players took part in the first league of the season. Winner on the day was Wave Tyrrell with 31 points achieving a handicap cut of 2 shots. Brian Duguid came second with a better inward half of 14 from Terry Haine on 29 points. Player Points Wave Tyrrell 31 Brian Duguid 29 bih 14 Terry Haine 29 bih 13 Janette Davidson 26 Dave Aitken 26 Elena Rogers 25 Elizabeth Kelly 24 Ronnie Ritchie 24 Les Rogers 24 Ian McIlvenna 24 Ian Brown 23 Jackie Duguid…

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Roddy Hermon Cup

Roddy Hermon Cup 2021 Congratulations to Brian Duguid with a commanding 36 points leaving all and sundry in his trail. The competition got the season off to a fine start with a slight hint of rain.There was some discussion on how scores were recorded and the stroke index to be used in the change to the red tees. It is clear from this event that the pars and stroke indexes shown on the 15 hole card be used. Those are the values to hand. The men should score pars and stroke indexes for men and the ladies similarly the ladies…

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Closing Day 2021

Closing Day 2021 7 Teams took part in The Texas Scramble for The Knocknalling Cup.The winners were Dick Tulloch, Fiona McQueen & Brian Porteous  (l to r in photo) an impressive 66 gross less 15, nett 51.The team has a 2 at the 367 yard 17th hole, with Dick holing the second shot.

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Ladies – big catch up

A few outstanding results to post... 19th May Stableford Sweep Lizzie 38 points Gill 37 points Fiona 34 points No twos.   26th May Extra May Medal max score (18 holes) Janette (56) Fiona (70) Gill (71) Twos: Janette at 4th and 16th 👍 Terrific round there 😀   26th May Extra May Medal max score (9 holes) Sandra (42)   2nd June - Max Score Medal (18 holes) Erica (68) Elena (70) Fiona (74) Twos: Anne on 13th and Janette on 16th 👏   9th June - McEwan Cup Janette (67) Fiona (69) Annie (71)   16th June -…

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Captains Day 2021

35 Competitors took part in Captain’s Day on Saturday 26th June 2021 for “The Jack McQueen Memorial Quaich” under a shotgun start. Competitors and family had a Covid safe picnic and refreshments after the competition. Winner of Quaich and Ladies winner – Erica Porteous - 45 pts Gents winner – Finlay Thorburn – 41 pts Junior winner – Fiona McQueen – 33 pts Photo left to right shows – Jane McQueen (presenting), Finlay Thorburn (Gents winner), Erica Porteous (Winner), Marina McClymont (Captain), Fiona McQueen (Junior winner)

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A Cup & A Putter

The next two competitions were quite different formats...   May 5th: Wass Cup The first Club Championship Qualifier so scary, old strokeplay!   Plenty of sunshine and I must admit to loving the lovely fluffy clouds floating around...     Marena nails a long putt on the 3rd like a pro...         Results Lizzie gross 90/net 58 Marena gross 90/net 73 Fiona gross 109/net 75 A spectacular score from Lizzie which I believe sets a new club net Ladies record. Surely a cut beckons! Big ups to Annie for the only 2 of the day at the 4th.…

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April part 2: Heroic Stableford & Stableford Sweep

17th April - Heroic Stableford A bit of (extra) fun this week with a new format - a Heroic Stableford. The idea was to encourage 'adventurous' play by rewarding low scores and not penalising non-optimal scores. You scored as follows: Net score: Eagle 15 points, Birdie 8 points, Par 3 points, Bogey 1 point, Double bogey or higher 0 points Loch Sparkly Some terrific approach shots...   And...   Results Once I'd done some arithmetic, we ended up with a very clear winner who had a brilliant round to take the victory by 18 clear points... Linda 73 points Fiona 55 points Annie 54…

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