Susan lifts Drumadoon in tight match

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A total of 15 ladies played in the Arran Ladies Golf Union Drumadoon competition at Shiskine on Saturday February 24 on a cold but dry day with some sunshine.

The top three players all scored 73 but after the count back  calculations were worked out Susan was the winner. 1 and scratch Susan Butchard 83-10=73 BIH, 2 Mary Jo Tod  97-24=73 BIH, 3 Kema Genda 85-12=73.

Our thanks go to Shiskine for courtesy of the course, to Alan and his team for the catering  and to Dougie for all his help.

Fixture: Saturday March 10, Brodick at 10.30am. Please contact Susan 600555  or Carole 860530 if you would like to play.


ALGU Drumadoon winner Susan Butchard with runner up Mary Jo Tod and Kema Genda who was third. No_B09golf01

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday February 20, Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 62. Non- qualifier due to shortened course. 1 J Pennycott 39pts BIH, 2 R Betley 39pts, 3 C Laing 34pts.

Fixtures: Saturday March 3, Lochranza Hotel Cup. Tuesday March 6,Winter Cup. Saturday March 10, Eddie Rankin Memorial Trophy at Corrie at 1pm. All gentleman members welcome.

Brodick Golf Club

Wednesday February 21, Wednesday Cup. With an improvement in the weather and on a good day for golf, the scoring was also much improved. 1 D Roxburgh 28pts, 2 R McCrae 26pts. Magic twos D Roxburgh, J Armit, R McCrae and D Robertson.

Sunday February 25, Winter Cup, Stableford. NC, 17 played. 1 Alistair Hume 11, 41 pts, 2 Bob McCrae 8, 39pts, 3 Stuart Brodie 16, 38pts.

Fixture: Sunday March 4, Final Round of AGA Duncan Trophy, shotgun start at 10am. Brodick v Lamlash, holes one to four, Whiting Bay v Shiskine, holes five to eight, Machrie Bay v Corrie, holes 15 to 18. No Sweep due to shotgun start.

Whiting Bay Golf Club

Sunday February 25, Winter Cup, round three. On a glorious morning 12 competed which, in true WBGC style, was played six weeks after round four. After a few days of dry weather the course was playing well although tricky greens resulted in CSS going out to 66, reductions only. The winner on that score was David Brookens who pipped Jamie McKechnie on the better inward half. 1 David Brookens 11, 66 BIH, 2 Jamie McKechnie 7, 66, 3 John Pennycott 13, 67, 4 Ronnie Mann 13, 70.

After four rounds, the overall leader is Graeme Crichton with a three round total of 199. There will be  two rounds to be played in March. Keep an eye on the website, Facebook and the club notice board for further details.

Fixtures: Sunday March 4, AGA Winter League v Shiskine GC at Brodick.

Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday February 22, Yellow Medal. 1 John O’Sullivan 83-21=62, 2 Billy O’Connor 87-23=64. Magic two by Billy O’Connor @4th.

Sunday February 25, Winter Stableford. 1 Andrew Wales 30pts, 2 Frank Stewart 28pts. Scratch Drew Wales 23 pts.

Fixtures: Sunday march 4, Winter League Final. Brodick V Lamlash at Brodick. Shotgun start at 10am. Thursday March 8, Yellow Medal, 11am start.

Corrie Golf Club

Fixture: Saturday March 3, sweep. Ballots at 9am and 1pm.