Arran Banner golf – week 05

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Whiting Bay Golf Club

Sunday January 27, Stableford Sweep. A fine if windy morning saw just seven players for this yellow tees Stableford. David Brookens continued his current form to win by 2 from Ronnie Mann but the story of the day was a back nine comeback by Dougie Auld. After amassing a heady 12 points on the outward half he almost doubled that on the back nine to claim 3rd place.

Result: 1 David Brookens (12)39pts, 2 Ronnie Mann (13)37, 3 Douglas Auld (20)35. Magic twos came from Tom Paterson @4th and Dougie Auld @17th.  The round being a non counter for handicap purposes there was no applicable CSS.

Fixture: Sunday February 3, AGA Winter League v Machrie Bay GC at Shiskine.

Shiskine Golf Club

Ladies section: Thursday January 24, 12 hole medal, 13 played, par 44, CSS 45. Silver: 1 and scratch: Ann May 46-3=43, 2 Elizabeth Kelso 54-10=44, 3 Fiona Henderson 57-9=48. Bronze:  1 Esther Henderson 62-15=47, 2 Fiona Scott 69-14=55. Well done Ann!

Fixtures: ladies golf every Thursday at 10am during the winter.

 Corrie Golf Club

Monday January 21, Winter Cup, 1 J McGovern 7-11=63, 2 A Smith 72-4=68.
Magic two  J McGovern.

Monday January 28, Winter Cup, 1 A Napier 63-10=53, 2 J McGovern 70-12=58. Magic twos A Napier and A Smith.

Fixtures: Saturday February 2, 18 hole Sweep, ballots at 9am and 12.30pm.
Monday February 4, Winter Cup, ballot at 12noon.

Brodick Golf Club

Sunday January 27, Winter Cup Stableford, 8 played, NC. 1 John May (20)33pts, 2 Douglas Robertson (19)31 pts, 3 Terry Raeside (11)29 pts acb.

Fixture: Sunday February 3, Sweep, 9am and 12noon.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday January 29, Winter Cup, 1 Brian Sherwood 66, 2 Alistair McDonald  69, 3 Willie Kelso 73.

Fixtures: Saturday February 2,  Lochranza Hotel Cup, tee off 12noon. Tuesday February 5, Winter Cup, tee off 12noon.

Lamlash Golf Club

Fixtures: Sunday February 3, AGA Winter League at  Shiskine, 8.30 am Lamlash v Shiskine. Thursday February 7, Yellow Medal, 11.00 am.