Arran Banner golf – week 03, 2022

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Shiskine Golf Club

Thursday January 13, ladies 18 hole medal. 1 Liz Kerr 87-16=71; 2 and scratch Ann May 82-6=76; 3 Elizabeth Kelso 100-22=78.

Sunday January 16, gents 12 hole medal. First class: 1 S Black 47-7=40; 2 and scratch J McNally 46-3=43 BIH; 3 C Watson 47-4=43. Second class: 1 T Ellis 54-9=43; 2 B Sherwood 55-10=45 BIH; 3 G Stewart 53-8=45. Magic twos S Kerr, B Sherwood, C Watson, J Faulkner and J McNally.

Whiting Bay Golf Club

Saturday January 15, AGA Winter League round three. After last week’s weather enforced postponement, reduced teams of four contested the third round of this season’s winter league at Brodick. Whiting Bay met Lamlash and won 2-0 to move up to four points in the table.

Placings after round three are Corrie 6; Shiskine 4; Whiting Bay 4; Brodick 2; Lamlash 1; Machrie Bay 1. The next round is on Sunday February 6 when Whiting Bay take on Shiskine.

Sunday January 16, friendly v Lamlash. A fine morning drew a decent field of 33 players, fairly evenly spread from both clubs, for the January friendly with Lamlash. As in November, the home club prevailed with Whiting Bay winning by 5 and 1/2 to 2 and 1/2 in the inter club match, leaving each club with a victory from the matches played so far. In the individual Stableford, Dougie McFarlane returned a near flawless scratch 62 to prevail on a countback from David Blair.

Result: 1 Douglas McFarlane 1,  38 point acb; 2 David Blair 11, 38 points; 3 Stan Rainey 10, 36 points; 4 John Pennycott 12, 35. Magic twos, Jamie Macpherson @2nd, Iain Murchie @17th.

Fixtures: Sunday January 23, Winter Cup.

Brodick Golf Club

Sunday January 16, Brandon qualifier, 21 played. 1 Jimmy Armit 80-15=65 acb; 2 Donald McKinnie 77-12=65 acb; 3 Babbies MacNeil 81-16=65. Saturday January 15, AGA Duncan Trophy at Brodick Golf Course. Corrie 1 and 1/2 beat Brodick 1/2, Shiskine 2 beat Machrie 0, Whiting Bay 2 beat Lamlash 0. League table:
Corrie 6; Shiskine 4; Whiting Bay 4; Brodick 2; Lamlash 1; Machrie 1.

Fixture: Sunday January 23, Winter Cup Stableford. Sunday February 6, AGA Duncan Trophy round four at Corrie: Corrie v Machrie, Shiskine v Whiting Bay, Lamlash v Brodick.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Saturday January 8, Lochranza Hotel Cup. 1 Brian Sherwood 27 points; 2 Reuben Betley 24 points. Tuesday January 11, Winter Cup. 1 Alex Morrison-Cowan 65 points; 2 John Pennycott 69 points; 3 Brian Sherwood 71 points.

Fixtures: Tuesday January 25, Winter Cup. Tee off: noon.

Corrie Golf Club

Fixtures: Saturday January 22, 18 hole medal. Monday January 24, Monday Cup, ballot at noon.