Arran Banner Golf – week 45

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Shiskine Golf Club

Thursday October 31, Kilbrannan Cake Stand Competition. A total of 18 ladies gathered at Machrie Bay for this annual event. The weather was kind and the course was great. At the prize-giving at Piet’s house, players enjoyed afternoon tea with Prosecco to celebrate a member’s 60th birthday.

Elizabeth Ross , who masterminded the event, presented the trophy to this year’s worthy winners, Shiskine, winning by two points.

Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday October 24, Back Nine Medal. 1 Dougie Macfarlane 34-1=33 BIH, 2 Andy Smith 41-8=33, 3 Iain Murchie 37-3=34 BIH over Norrie MacIntyre. Best scratch Dougie Macfarlane 34. Magic twos Iain Murchie @13th and 16th. Winner of Back Nine Competition, Derek Harrison, total net 67.

Sunday October 27, Winter Stableford. 1 Derek Harrison 33pts, 2 Alan Smith 31pts.

Thursday October 31, Yellow Medal, 1 Derek Harrison 85-23=62, 2 Graeme Andrew 74-10=64 BIH over J O’Sullivan and Billy O’Connor. Magic twos G Andrew and R Calder @13th, S El Adm @16th.

Sunday November 3, Winter League, Brodick 2 – Lamlash 2.

Fixtures: Thursday November 7, Yellow Medal, ballot at 11am. Sunday November 10, Glenburn Cup. 9.30am and 12noon starts..

Brodick Golf Club

Saturday November 2, Saturday Cup Stableford, 15 played, CSS 38 points. 1 Brian Smith 14, 37pts, 2 Alastair Dobson 12, 36pts acb, Finlay Sillars 12, 36pts acb.

Fixture: Sunday November 10, Brandon Qualifier, 9am/12noon.

Whiting Bay Golf Club

Sunday November 3, Whiting bay Golf Club v Shiskine Golf Club at Brodick. Wolfi Kroner and John Pennycott enjoyed a comfortable 5 and 4 win while Kevin Macaleney and David Blair also won. The remaining pairings of Stan Rainey and Neil Lucas and Jamie Macpherson and Dougie Auld each battled out halved matches. Congratulations to the Whiting Bay Golf Club team on a 3-1 victory.

Fixture: Sunday November 10, Winter Cup, one draw at 10am.

Corrie Golf Club

Saturday November 2, Sweep. 1 A Napier 68-10=58, scratch, 2 D K Henderson 69-8=61. Magic twos, A Napier at 2nd. Monday November 4, 1 Q Oliver 79-23=56, 2 R Burke 69-12=57, scratch. Magic twos, W McNally.

Fixtures: Saturday November 9, Sweep. Ballots at 9am and 1pm. Monday November 11, Winter Cup, ballot at noon.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Saturday November 2, Lochranza Hotel Cup, 1 John Pennycott 40pts, 2 Alistair MacDonald 37 pts, 3 Brian Sherwood 32 pts.

Tuesday November 5, Winter Cup,  1 John Pennycott  60pts, 2 Ron Woods      64pts BIH, 3 Phil Betley 64 and a magic two.

Fixtures: Tuesday November  12, Winter Cup, tee off 12noon.

Arran Golfers Association

Sunday November 3, Duncan Trophy, round one at Brodick Golf Course. Whiting Bay 3, Shiskine 1, Brodick 2, Lamlash 2, Machrie Bay 4, Corrie 0

Fixtures: Sunday December 1,Duncan Trophy round two at Corrie Golf Course.


Triumphant Shiskine ladies with the Kilbrannan Cup Cake Trophy complete with knitted cup cakes. No_B45DGolf01