Fiona lifts SWI trophy in some style

Shiskine captain Fiona Henderson.

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Shiskine captain Fiona Henderson won the 2020 Isle of Arran Federation SWI golf trophy last week.

A total of 11 ladies competed for the new trophy, now in its second year, in the 12-hole competition played at Shiskine Golf Club on Thursday August 27. The result was: 1 Fiona Henderson 52-10=42, 2 Pat Adamson 65-15=50, 3 Fiona Scott 68-15=53.  Scratch Jenni Turnbull 63-12=51.

Whiting Bay Golf Club

Wednesday August 26, The Morton Quaich. A total of 24 played in the quaich, which is also the second qualifying round for the club championship. With the course still showing the effects to the previous day’s heavy rain, conditions were not ideal but did improve as the day wore on. Scoring was steady and David Morrison prevailed with a net 61 to win by 1 shot from David Brookens. CSS stayed at 63.

Result: 1 David Morrison (13) 61, 2 David Brookens (12) 62 acb, 3 Jamie Macpherson (4) 62, 4 David Blair (12) 64. Jamie Macpherson and Graeme Crichton each bagged a magic two @4th and David Blair did likewise @11th.

Saturday August  29, fun Texas Scramble. Once again our Texas Scramble was blessed with decent weather and fine turnout. We extended the format to 18 holes this year – it seemed a shame to waste such fine weather. Scoring was tight, with a number of teams returning sub 60 scratch scores, but the team of Shonagh Pringle, husband Sandy, Jimmy Morrison and Babbies McNeil prevailed by a narrow margin.

Thanks to all who played, to Stewart for the magnificent condition of the course, to John, Jamie and Nancy for the clubhouse food and drink, and finally to all the sponsors and donors who gave so generously to ensure such a fine day.

Sunday August 30, The McKelvie Cup – round two. A total of 21 played in the second round of The McKelvie, the third qualifying round for the club championship. Scoring was good with only three of the 18 returned scores at 70 or over and CSS staying at 63. The runaway winner, however, with a stellar net 57 and lowest gross 69 was Peter Towndrow

Result: 1 Peter Towndrow (12) 57 and lowest gross, 2 Gus MacLeod (14) 60, 3 Gavin Mainds (10) 61, 4 Ronnie Mann (12) 64. Magic twos were scored by Johnnie Kelso @1st  – which is just showing off really – Gavin Mainds @4th and Ryan Armstrong @11th.
The overall winner of the McKelvie Cup is Gavin Mainds on 123pts.

Fixtures: Sunday September 6, Club Championship final and JC Reid final. Wednesday September 9, Summer Trophy final round. Until further notice there will be no draws for partners and members should arrange their own groupings.

Brodick Golf Club

Wednesday August 26, Summer Cup, 36 played, CSS 63. 1 Iain Pittman 71-13=58, 2 Kenny McMillan 75-15=60, 3 Nicol Hume 76-14=62. Scratch Ewan McKinnon 65.

Friday August 28, Club Championship quarter finals, Ross Duncan bt Frazer Barr, Gordon Hendry bt Matt Keir, Ewan McKinnon bt Matt Dobson, Greg McCrae bt Tam McNab.

Sunday August 30, Captain’s Prize, Stableford, 30 played, NC. 1 George Hamilton (15) 39pts, John May (20) 38pts acb, David Hendry (16) 38pts acb.

Fixtures: Friday September 4, Club Championship semi finals, Saturday September 5, Club Championship final. Sunday September 6, Sweep. Wednesday September 9, Summer Cup.

Shiskine Golf Club

Sunday August 23, gents Murray Cup. 1 Jack McNally and Ross Traill 31 pts BIH,
2 Colin Rutterford and Quentin Oliver 31pts, 3 Sandy Kerr and Robert Waine 26pts
Magic twos Sandy and Robert @4th, Jack and Ross @3rd, Willie and Alan @10th.

Saturday August 29, Past Captains Competition, 9 played. 1 Liz Kerr 26pts, 2 Robert Waine 25pts, 3 Robbie Crawford 23pts. Well done Liz!

Sunday August 30, gents 12-hole medal. 1st Class: 1 (winner and scratch) Sandy Kerr 43-7=36, 2 Robbie Crawford 45-5=40, 3 Jack McNally 51-5=46. 2nd Class: 1 Ross Traill 49-9=40 BIH, 2 William McNally 50-10=40, 3 Robert Waine 52-10=42 BIH.
Magic twos M Campbell and W McNally.

Thursday August 27, ladies 12 hole medal. 1 Fiona Henderson 52-10=42, 2 Isobel MacDonald 57-13=44, 3 and scratch Ann May 50-4=46.

Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday August 27, Summer Cup, CSS 64. 1 Neil Young 66-6=60, 2 Derek Harrison 85-22=63, 3 Dougie Macfarlane 66-2=64. Best Scratch Dougie Macfarlane 66. Magic twos Dougie Macfarlane, Iain Murchie and Neil Young @16th, Paul Jameson@5th, Alan Smith @5th and 16th.

Sunday August 30, Sunday Stableford, CSS 64. 1 Martin Wallbank 37pts, 2 Paul Jameson 36pts Best Scratch  Paul Jameson 27pts to Stableford. No magic twos recorded.

Fixtures: Sunday September 6, Hamilton Bowl (Bogey), 9.30am and 12noon starts. Thursday September 10, Summer Cup. Sunday September 13, Jameson Cup, 9.30am and 12noon starts. Thursday September 17, Summer Cup. Sunday September 20, Scratch Cup, 9.30am and 12noon starts. Thursday September 24, Summer Cup final day. Sunday September 27, Medal  Shield, 9.30am and 12noon starts.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday Sepember 1, Stableford. 1 Brian Sherwood 39pts, 2 Phil Betley 36pts, 3 Campbell Laing 31pts.

Fixture:  Tuesday, September 8, Stableford, tee-off 12.30pm.