Arran Banner golf – week 42

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Whiting Bay Golf Club

Sunday October 11, Winter Cup Rd 1. Once again the weather was kind to us for the first round of the Winter Cup. This is often the round where a low score is posted setting up the eventual winner before the bad weather settles in but, despite the conditions, scoring was steady rather than spectacular. A total of 10 of the 20 cards returned scored in the net 60s but CSS still went out to 64. Neil Richardson beat that by 1 shot to win by 2 from Ronnie Mann.
Result: 1 Neil Richardson (4) – 63 and lowest gross, 2 Ronnie Mann (12) – 65 acb, 3 Stan Rainey (11) – 65, 4 David Brookens (12) – 66 acb. Stan Rainey bagged the only 2 of the day @2nd.

The Summer Trophy result posted last week was incorrect. The correct position is
1 Nicol Auld – 231, 2 Ryan Armstrong – 237, 3 John Pennycott – 239, 4 David Brookens – 245. The club offers apologies to Ryan and congratulations to Nicol.


Fixtures: Sunday October 18, Bogey Competition. Winter rules now in place. Until further notice there will be no draws for partners and members should arrange their own groupings.

Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday October 8, front 9 medal. 1 Derek Harrison 43-10.5=32.5, 2 Iain Murchie 36-2.5=33.5. Best scratch Iain Murchie 36. No magic twos.

Sunday October 11, Glenburn Cup. 1 Ian Bremner 71-8=63, 2 Andy Smith 82-17=65.
Best scratch Ian Bremner 71, magic two Ian Bremner @14th.


Fixtures: Sunday October 18, Glenburn Cup, 9.30am and 12noon starts. Thursday October 22, back 9 medal, make up own groups and see starter for times.

Corrie Golf Club

Monday October 12, Monday Cup. 1 A Smith 73-12=61, 2 Q Oliver 87-24=62 BIH, 3 J McGovern 74-11=62. Magic twos and best scratch A Smith.

Fixtures: Saturday October 17, Saturday Sweep. Organise your own groupings and register via the online link. Monday October 19, Monday Cup, shotgun start at 12noon.

Shiskine Golf Club

Sunday October 11, gents 18 hole medal. 1st Class: 1 and scratch Jack McNally 68-8=60, 2 Phil Betley 73-10=63, 3 Jimmy Morrison 74-8=66. 2nd Class: 1 Robert Waine 78- 15=63, 2.Tony Ellis 84-18=66 BIH, 3 Brian Sherwood 88-17=66. Magic twos J Morrison, Q Oliver, R Waine x2, R Crawford x2, W Paton, P Betley x3.

Brodick Golf Club

Sunday October 11, Winter Cup Stableford, 25 played, CSS 36 points. 1 Ian Shand (18)41pts, 2 David Hendry (15)40 pts, 3 Alastair Dobson (11)36pts acb.

Fixture: Sunday October 18, Winter Cup Stableford.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday October 13, Winter Cup. 1 Brian Sherwood 68 BIH, 2 John Pennycott 68,
3 Alex Morrison-Cowan  70 BIH.

Fixture: Tuesday October 20, Lochranza Hotel Cup, tee off 12noon.