Lamlash take the spoils in first winter friendly

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Whiting Bay Golf Club

Sunday November 21, Lamlash friendly. After last year’s pandemic-induced hiatus, it was nice to get back to meeting friends from Lamlash in the first of our winter friendlies.

This time, Lamlash hosted us and laid on a fine morning’s weather with clear skies and a gentle, if cold, northerly breeze. Ideal winter golfing conditions and Lamlash member Scott Campbell made the most of them, returning an excellent gross 71, nett 57 playing off 14, to win the individual event.


On the team front, all matches were close but Lamlash prevailed by 2.5 to 1.5

Congratulations to Lamlash on a fine display of golf and thanks to them for presenting their course in such fine condition.

The layout was ideal for winter golf and after the recent wet weather the course had dried out well with the greens putting straight and true. We look forward to welcoming them to Whiting Bay early in 2022.

Fixture: Sunday November 28, Medal.


Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday November 18, Yellow Medal. 1 Alan Smith 81-17=64, 2 Graeme Andrew 73-8=65. Magic twos Jim Young @16th, Graeme Andrew @12th.

Sunday November 21,  Lamlash vs Whiting Bay winter friendly. Lamlash 2.5, Whiting Bay 1.5. Sweep 1 Scott Campbell 71-14=57, 2 Ian Bremner 68-7=61 BIH, 3 David Morrison 71-14=61. Best scratch Ian Bremner 68. There were four magic twos @16th and one @4th.

Fixtures: Sunday November 28, Winter Stableford, 12noon draw. Thursday December 2, Yellow Medal, 11am draw.

Shiskine Golf Club

Thursday November 18, Ladies 12 hole medal, seven played. 1 and scratch, Jenni Turnbull 55-11=44; 2 Mary Jo Tod 67-19=48. Magic twos, Elizabeth Kelso, Esther Henderson in the 18 hole medal on Thursday November 11. Sunday November 21, Gents 12 hole medal,  15 played. 1 and scratch, S Black 46-7=39; 2 J Morrison 49-6=43;  3 A Stewart 50- 6=44 BIH. Magic twos J Morrison.

Corrie Golf Club

Monday November 22, Monday Cup. 1 Raymond Burke 73-25=58; 2 RI MacMillan 78-19=59; 3 Alastair MacDonald 73-14=59. Magic twos, Alastair MacDonald @13th.

Fixtures: Saturday November 27, 18 hole medal. Monday November 29, Monday Cup, ballot at noon.

Brodick Golf Club

Sunday November 21, Winter Cup Stableford, 21 played. 1 David Hendry (14) 40 points acb; 2 Donald McKinnie (13) 40 points acb; 3 Chris Pattenden (17) 40 point acb; 4 Bob McCrae (8) 40 points.

Fixture: Sunday November 28, Winter Cup Stableford.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday November 16, Lochranza Hotel Cup. Due to the weather, this fixture was played over nine holes. 1 John Pennycott 18 points; 2 Campbell Laing 17 points; 3 Brian Sherwood 14 points. Tuesday November 23, Winter Cup. 1 Hamish Bannatyne 65; 2 Jim Brown 66; 3 John Milesi 67. Magic two, Jim Brown.

Fixtures: Tuesday November 30, Winter Cup, tee off noon.

Arran Golfers Association

Fixtures: Sunday December 5, AGA Winter League/Duncan Trophy round two, at Shiskine Golf Club. Shiskine v Brodick, 8.30am. Start at the 13th – last six holes first;
Machrie Bay v Whiting Bay, 9am, start at the 13th – last six holes first; Corrie v Lamlash, 11.10am, start at the 1st – regular 18 holes. Please advise your team of these tee off times as they are different from AGA fixture list. This competition is played over 18 holes. There is no catering in this competition during the winter season.

The table after round one is: Lamlash 2 points; Corrie 2 points; Brodick 1 point; Whiting Bay 1 point; Shiskine zero points and Machrie Bay zero points.