Alice lifts ladies tour trophy at Shiskine

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Shiskine Golf Club

The Shiskine Ladies Away Golfing Society Tour is an annual event when the golfers play in open days around the island, on Kintyre and in Ayrshire.

Points are awarded at each outing and the trophy is presented at the end of the season. This year they did have away days at Brodick, Corrie and Machrie Bay, with most of the competitions held at Shiskine.

Twenty two ladies took part and the winner this year was Alice Anderson with 33 points. Second was Clare Buchanan on 25 points and third Jenni Turnbull with 23 points.

Elizabeth Kelso won the trophy for best attendance. Thank you to Alice for organising the venues, collecting names and doing the draw. Hopefully next year golf clubs will be able to hold open days again.

Thursday December 17, ladies 3 club competition and Christmas jumpers: Silver: 1 Ann May 45 BIH; 2 Alice Anderson 50; 3 Liz Kerr 51. Scratch Ann May 49. Bronze: 1 Isobel MacDonald 45; 2 Fiona Scott 47; 3 Clare Buchanan 51.

Thursday December 24, ladies fun Tri-am: 1 Yvonne Brothers, Alice Anderson and Julia Salton, 36 points; 2 Jenni Turnbull, Piet Johnston and Elizabeth Kelso 42 points.

Sunday December 20, gents 12 hole medal 1st class: 1 and scratch R Trail 45-6=39; 2 W Paton 47-4=43 BIH; 3 S Black 49-6=43. 2nd class: 1 D Logan 49-9=40; 2 T Ellis 56-12=44; 3 B Sherwood 57-11=46. Magic two: Sandy Kerr.

Monday December 28, Boxing Day Texas Scramble. Five teams played. 1 F and D Henderson and S and A Gray 41-3.9=37.1; 2 Wm and E Kelso, T Ellis and C Rutterford 42-4.6=37.4; 3 C and I Currie and J and J Salton 43-4.8=38.2.

Sunday December 27, Gents Stableford: 1 S Kerr, 29 points; 2 J Morrison, 25 points BIH; 3 A Bannatyne, 25 points BIH. Magic twos: S Kerr, J Morrison, G Andrew and A Ingham.

Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday December 24, Yellow Medal: 1 Ian Bremner 73-3=64; 2 Hugh McLelland 86-20=66. Magic twos: Graeme Andrew @2nd and Ian Bremner @16th.

Fixtures: Saturday January 2, course backwards, 10.30am for 11am start. Sunday January 3, Glenburn Cup 9.30am and noon starts. Thursday January 7, Yellow Medal, draw at 11am. We wish all members and friends a Happy New Year and hope it will be better than 2020.

Corrie Golf Club

Fixtures: Friday January 1, Ne-erday Trophy, 18 hole medal. Members please arrange their own matches and register in the usual fashion. Due to Covid-19, regretfully there will  be no prizegiving celebrations. Saturday January 2, 18 hole sweep. Again, arrange own matches. Monday January 4, Monday Cup. Noon shotgun start.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday December 22, Winter Cup: 1 John Pennycott 62; 2 Alex Morrison-Cowan 63;
3 Brian Sherwood 64.

Fixtures: Saturday January 2, Lochranza Hotel Cup, tee off noon. Tuesday January 5, Winter Cup, tee off noon.


Alice Anderson with The Shiskine Ladies Away Golfing Society Tour trophy. NO_B53golf01

Fiona Henderson at the Shiskine ladies Christmas jumper day. NO_B53golf02

Liz Kerr at the Shiskine ladies Christmas jumper day. NO-B53golf03