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Brodick Golf Club
The Brodick Ladies Club Championship final was contested last Saturday by the club captains of Brodick and Shiskine golf clubs. Well done to Ann on yet another win and to Fiona for reaching the final for the umpteenth time, many of which she has won! In the men’s Club Championship final Ross Duncan beat Ewan McKinnon.
Thursday September 3, Summer Cup, 22 played, CSS 64. 1 David Hendry 79-16=63 acb,
2 Alastair Dobson 74-11=63 acb, 3 Bob McCrae 72-9=63 acb. Scratch Iain MacDonald 72 acb.
Friday September 4, Club Championship semi finals, Ross Duncan bt Gordon Hendry, Ewan McKinnon bt Greg McCrae. Saturday September 5, Club Championship final, Ross Duncan bt Ewan McKinnon.
Sunday September 6, Sweep, 20 played, CSS 64. 1 Iain Sillars 81-17=64, 2 David Hendry 80-15=65 acb, 3 Nicol Hume 79-14=65. Scratch Bob McCrae 76.
Fixtures: Sunday September 13, Brandon Cup final and sweep. Wednesday September 16, flag competition.
Lamlash Golf Club
Lamlash Golf Club Championship, postponed from July due to pandemic regulations. Sunday August 2 was the qualifying round held over 18 holes. No 1 qualifier was Iain Murchie with a 69, No 8 Scott Campbell and net qualifier winner with 77-15=62.
Quarter finals on Saturday August 29, all of the games were close apart from the first which finished on the 15th green considering the difference in handicap Scott did well taking Iain to the 15th hole. Results: I Murchie beat S Campbell, I Bremner beat N. McIntyre, N Young beat Serge El Adm and P Cowan beat captain Stuart Campbell.
Semi finals on Saturday September 5. Both games were extremely close with many birdies on show complimenting the standard of Lamlash golf course. With never more than one hole in it at any time Iain Murchie eventually overcame Ian Bremner at the 17th when his drive found an unplayable lie in the rough.
Paul Cowan and Neil Young had a most interesting match play game at one stage there was three holes in the game, which was reduced to square following some outstanding birdies. Thirteenth and fourteenth changed hands to make the game all square and remained that way through 18 after both players had the chance of par 4s. The game ending at the first extra hole when Paul completed a par 4 after a long approach put and Neil narrowly missed a chip.
The 36-hole final between Iain Murchie and Paul Cowan will take place on Saturday September 12 starting at 10.30am and 4pm.
Thursday, September 3, Commando Cup and Summer Cup, CSS 64. 1 Paul Cowan 67-5=62, winner of Commando Cup, 2 Norrie MacIntyre 72-9=63, 3 William Skinner 85-20=65. Best Scratch Paul Cowan 67. Magic twos Dougie Macfarlane @13th and Norrie MacIntyre @17th.
Sunday, September 6. Hamilton Bowl, CDS level to bogey. 1 Serge El Adm +3, 2 Derek Harrison +2, 3 Stuart McLaren +1. Best Scratch Stuart McLaren -5 to bogey. No magic twos recorded.
Fixtures: Smile of Arran charity golf competition from 11am, make up own groups see starter for times. Sunday September 13, Jamieson Cup, 9.30am and 12noon starts. Thursday September 17 Captains Prize and Summer Cup, make up own groups see starter for times.
Whiting Bay Golf Club
Sunday September 6, Club Championship final. The 2020 season may have been curtailed but what a fine run we have had on big club days and once again we were blessed with fine weather both for players and spectators at the 2020 championship final.
Ryan Armstrong, playing in his first final won the first hole only to find himself two down to Jamie Macpherson after seven holes. Undaunted he fought his way back into it and a superb birdie at the 12th squared the match. The second round started with Ryan two down but once more he fought back to square the match on the 20th green. Further holes changed hands at the 22nd and 26th and once again the match was all square. After that however Jamie won the next three holes and a further win on the 34th green gave him the match by a four and two margin.
Well played to Ryan in his first final. It will surely not be his last and judging by his scoring record earlier in the season his day will surely come. But for 2020 it’s congratulations to Jamie Macpherson on winning his fourth WBGC championship.
Sunday September 6, The JC Reid Trophy. It’s congratulations to Dougie Graham who beat Neillie McKechnie by four and three to lift the JC Reid Trophy for the first time.
Sunday September 13, The Hamilton Salver. Wednesday September 16, Cancer Relief Stableford. Until further notice there will be no draws for partners and members should arrange their own groupings.
Shiskine Golf Club
Thursday September 3, ladies 12-hole medal and medal winners (2019). Silver
one and scratch Alice Anderson 53-11=42, 2 Kema Genda 55-7=48. Bronze 1 Elizabeth Kelso 59-13=46, 2 Fiona Scott 66-15=51. Alice wins the monthly medal and Kema wins the medal winners.