Another suberb week weather wise for the club with the rain arriving just as we began watering the greens.
Alas the ladies Wednesday competition was a casualty of a serious downpour and the ladies were forced to retreat halfway through there Stableford Competition on Wednesday.
Saturday was junior coaching with plenty of eager youngsters turning up for their weekly fun on the course. Well done to Dave and his helpers.
Sunday was the gents June medal and final championship qualifier, watch this space for the 16 who have won through to the first round of the knockout stages of the club championship. The medal was won by the Vice Captain, David Aitken with what can only be described as an amazing net 64.
The knockout competitions are now in full flow. In the ladies fourball Gerry MacKetchnie and Linda Brown beat Marena McClymont and Doris McQueen. In the ladies singles Marena managed to overcome Kay Gillespie.
In the gents knockout coronation singles some noteable scalps have been taken. Alex Long beat last years winner, Scott Jamieson. Brian Duguid also overcame last years beaten finalist, Ian Brown in a tense match. Ronnie Ritchie overcame the match secretary, Sandy Harvie, Brian McGinily went through against Pete Lancaster and young John McQueen saw off the experienced Terry Haine.
The Gerry Dickenson fourball has already seen some brilliant matches with David Nielsen & Brian Porteous winning through against Jeff Sutcliffe & Terry Haine. Sandy Harvie and his partner, Stuart Jamieson proved far to strong for Alex Long & Tony Moore scoring a run of 4 birdies and 6 in total. Another usually strong pairing of John Crallan & Gavin Aitkenhead were soundly beaten by last years beaten finalists Rab Wilson & Brian McGinily.
In the mixed Johnstone Trophy early casualties were Jeff & Christine Sutcliffe, beaten by Erica & Brian Porteous and Linda & ian Brown beaten by Brian & Jackie Duguid.
The Week Ahead
Wednesday 15th june – Ladies MacEwan Cup & 2nd Championship Qualifier. All day tee off with the main draw at 10am.
Friday 17th June – Gents Summer League. All day tee off.
Sunday 19th June – gents Shepley Shepley Cup round 1. All day tee off with the main draw at 11:45.