Arran Banner golf – week 08

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Shiskine Golf Club

Sunday February 17, Ryder Cup final day. Shiskine 4 v Kilpatrick 4, Torbeg 6 v Blackwaterfoot 2. Final Table: 1. Torbeg 24pts, 2. Kilpatrick 19pts, 3. Shiskine 17.5pts, 4. Blackwaterfoot 11.5pts.

Well done to captain Joe Faulkner and the Torbeg team. Nearest pins: 4th J Faulkner, 7th A Napier, 10th N Hird, 12th A Napier. Well Done to Alan!

Captains for next year: Torbeg, Willie Robertson; Kilpatrick, David Henderson; Shiskine, Sandy Kerr; Blackwaterfoot, Robbie Crawford.

Brodick Golf Club

Wednesday February 13, Wednesday Cup. A total of eight played in a stableford over 12 holes. 1. D Robertson 27pts, 2. R McCrae 22pts. Magic twos, D Robertson and D Roxburgh. Well played Douglas.

Sunday February 17, Winter Cup Stableford, 10 played, NC. Douglas Robertson 19, 38pts, Bill Donaldson 16, 37pts, Donald McKinnie 10, 36pts.

Fixture: Sunday February 24, Winter Cup Stableford, 9am and noon.

Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday February 2, Yellow Medal. 1. John O’Sullivan 90-24=66, 2. Serge El Adm 74-15=69. Magic twos, Graeme Andrew at 16th.

Sunday February 17, Sweep (Stableford). 1. Andy Smith 30pts. Best scratch, Ian Bremner 22pts. Magic twos, Graeme Andrew and Ian Bremner, both at 16th.

Fixtures: Sunday February 24, Winter Stableford, 9.30am and noon. Thursday February 28, Yellow Medal, 11am start.

Corrie Golf Club

Saturday February 16, 18-hole Sweep. 1. Raymond Burke 76-12=64, 2. Robert McLean 78-13=65, Monday February 18, Winter Cup. 1. Len Hartley 72-13=59, 2. A Smith 71-4=67 and scratch. A great score from Len considering the challenging weather.

Lochranza Castle Golf Club

Saturday February 16, Winter Match. Lochranza Castle and Shiskine Golf Club members met to contest their monthly winter match which ended in a draw, again! Also played for was ‘The Bucket’, which returned some surprisingly good scores considering the near gale-force winds. 1. A Napier 43-6=37, 2. J Faulkner 45-5=40.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday February 19, Lochranza Hotel Cup. 1. Phil Betley 42 pts, 2. Willie McNally 38 pts, 3. Brian Sherwood 33 pts.

The winner of the 2018 Eclectic Shield was Reuben Betley with a net 40.

Fixtures:  Tuesday February 26, Winter Cup, tee-off noon. Saturday March 2, Lochranza Hotel Cup, tee-off noon.

Whiting Bay Golf Club

Fixture: Sunday February 24, Sweep, yellow tees. One draw at 10am.

Arran Golfers Association

Fixture: Sunday March 3, Winter League (Duncan Trophy) at Lamlash Golf Club. 10am shotgun start for every game. Could all golfers arrive in plenty of time please. Go to allocated tees and wait till 10am and a clear fairway ahead. Lamlash v Machrie Bay, Brodick v Whiting Bay, Shiskine v Corrie.