Double win for Billy at Lamlash

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Lamlash Golf Club

Thursday April 14, Summer Cup: 1 Billy Skinner 82-20=62; 2 Serge El Adm 75-11=64 BIH; 3 Paul Jameson 74-10=64; 4 Martin Wallbank 77-12=65. Best scratch, Dougie Macfarlane, 67. Magic twos, Robbie McGunnigle, Craig Young and Jamie Murchie all @5th, Serge El Adm and Ronnie Cleland @16th. Hole two drawn so rollover continues.

Saturday April 16, Three Club Competition: 1 Billy Skinner 78-19=59; 2 Euan Bone 69-9=60; 3 Norrie MacIntyre 69-8=61. Nearest pin @4th Stuart McLaren, @5th Allan Martin, @13th John O’Sullivan, @14th Neil Young. Magic twos, Stuart Campbell @4th, Billy Skinner and Alan Martin @5th, Jack McNally @7th, Sandy Kelso @10th, Martin Wallbank @16th and Robbie McGunnigle @17th.


Sunday April 17, Texas Scramble: 1 David Nicol, Fiona Carswell, Gordon MacIntyre and Val Crawford 63-8.8=54.2; 2 Alastair Gibson, Ramsay Young, Shona Nicol and Alfie Robinson 64-9.1=54.9; 3 Iain Murchie, Norrie MacIntyre, Alan Smith and John O’Sullivan 62-6.0=56. Magic twos, Alastair, Ramsay, Shona and Alfie @17th, Iain, Norrie, Alan and John @4th, Graham, Shona, Caitlin and Ronnie @4th and 5th, Derek, Andy, Trish and Laurie Ann @16th, David, Fiona, Gordon and Val @13th.

Fixtures: Sunday April 24, Drift Inn Quaich Stableford. Draw at noon. Thursday April 28, Summer Stableford. Make up own groups and see starter for times.

Ladies section: Wednesday April 14, medal 1: 1 Fiona Carswell 93-30=63; 2 Jenny Pattenden 98-34=64. Scratch Susan Butchard 82.

Whiting Bay Golf Club


Wednesday April 13, Summer Trophy, 18 played: 1 David Morrison 10, 59; 2 Mark West 11, 60; 3 Kerr Drummond 6, 62; 4 Sandy Kelso 14, 63. Magic twos Jamie Stewart @4 and Ryan Armstrong @11th.

Sunday April 17, Captain’s Prize. A dry day and a couple of fiendish pin positions, chosen by the captain, made for a fun day’s golf for those playing for the Captain’s Prize. That’s a bit misleading since our captain, Stan Rainey, had generously provided a wide selection of prizes. The format was medal play from the yellow tees but it was a ‘non counter’ for handicap purposes, meaning everyone could relax and enjoy their golf.

Scoring was phenomenally good to the extent that a sub par score of 62 was good enough for only fifth place. That came from Nicol Auld who secured the lowest gross score of the day with a 67. Winner on the day was Stewart Hammond whose net 55 beat Fergal Talty by one shot. John Pennycott secured third place on 56 beating Danny Head by one shot. Doreen Mainds took the top lady’s prize with a net 66. Magic twos were returned at the 4th by Duncan Heenan and Neillie McKechnie.  Interestingly the 17th yielded none; you just had to see the pin position to understand why.

Altogether a fine day’s golfing fun and thanks are due in no small way to captain Stan Rainey for hosting the day and providing such a generous array of prizes.

Fixtures: Wednesday April 20, Summer Trophy. Sunday April 24, Medal.

Brodick Golf Club

Wednesday April 13, Summer Cup, 33 played: 1 Colin Clements 70-12=58; 2 Ian Shand 80-20=60; 3 George Hamilton 77-16=61. Scratch Gordon Hendry, 67.

Sunday April 17, British Legion 36 holes, round two, nine played: 1 Bob McCrae 73-9=64 acb; 2 Finlay Sillars 75-11=64 acb; 3 Alistair Hume 75-11=64. Scratch Frazer Barr, 72. British Legion 36 holes, final result: 1 Alistair Hume 58+64=122; 2 Frazer Barr 68+65=133; 3 Bob McCrae 71+64=135 acb. British Legion Cup, Stableford, 23 played: 1 Stuart Brodie 18, 40 points; 2 Greg McCrae 5, 38 points; 3 Donald McKinnie 12, 37 points acb.

Fixtures: Wednesday April 20, Summer Cup. Sunday April 24, Belhaven Medal.

Corrie Golf Club

Wednesday April 13, 18 hole medal: 1 G Andrew 69-10-59 and scratch; 2 J McGovern 76-15-61.

Saturday April 16, 18 hole medal: 1 J Quigley 75-11-64 and scratch; 2 A McDonald 82-17-65; 3 D Logan 77-9-68.

Fixtures: Saturday April 23, 18 hole medal. Wednesday April 27, Summer Cup 18 Hole Medal.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday April 12, Peter Sutton: 1 John Pennycott, 67; 2 Phil Betley, 68; 3 Brian Sherwood, 71.

Fixtures: Tuesday April 26, Lady Mary/Peter Sutton. Tee off noon, 5.30pm. Anyone going out at 5.30pm please let Brian know by Monday.

Shiskine Golf Club

Wednesday April 13, gents Rick Plate: 1 Callum Burnett, 29 points and Stephen Roney 25 points.