Arran Banner Golf – week 19, 2022

Doreen Mainds, winner of the Eric Woods Memorial Trophy, and runner up Lynda Blair

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Whiting Bay Golf Club

Wednesday May 4, Summer Trophy, 25 played. 1 Liam Bremner 21, 62, 2 Tom Paterson 0, 64, 3 Gavin Mainds 6, 65 ACB, 4 David Brookens 13, 65 ACB. Magic twos, Ryan Armstong @4th, Jamie Stewart @6th, Liam Bremner and Graeme Crichton @17th. Sunday May 8, The Eric Wood Memorial Trophy.

A total of 21 played in the gents edition of this popular Stableford to commemorate our late member and past captain Eric Wood and although conditions were benign, a strong southerly breeze persisted throughout the morning.

Despite that, scoring was good and 16 players carded 30 points or more.

Cameron Bruce came out on top with a creditable total of 37 Stableford points. 1 Cameron Bruce 25, 37pts, 2 Sandy Pringle 12, 35 ACB, 3 John Pennycott 13, 35 ACB, 4 Jamie Macpherson 4, 35. Magic twos, Tom Paterson @4th. Sunday May 8, The Eric Wood Memorial Trophy (Ladies). In a small field contesting the ladies version of the Eric Wood Memorial Trophy, Doreen Mainds, 14, prevailed with 36 points, beating Lynda Blair, 19 into second place on 31. Lesley Wood, 20, took third place on 26 points. Another fine day’s golf to commemorate Eric Wood and once again club thanks go to Howard and Lesley Wood for the generous array of prizes offered.
Fixtures: Friday May 13, AGA Seniors Bowl, Brodick Golf Club, 5pm. Saturday May 14, ALGU Flockhart, Brodick Golf Club. Sunday May 15, Medal.

Lamlash Golf Club

Wednesday May 4, round two. 1 Fiona Carswell 90-30=66, 2 Elizabeth Sinclair 90-23=67, scratch Sheena Murchie 85. Thursday May 5, Summer Cup. 1 Jake Young 85-30=55, 2 Alan Smith 81-19=62, 3 Billy Skinner 83-20=63 BIH. Best scratch, Craig Young 62. Magic twos, Billy Skinner, Jack McNally, Martin Wallbank, all @13th, Craig Young @13th and 16th. Hole 17 drawn, rollover.

Sunday May 8, Hamilton Bowl, bogey. 1 Billy Skinner 0 level to bogey, 2 Martin Wallbank  1 to bogey BIH, 3 Dylan Smith -1 to bogey. Best scratch, Paul Cowan -8 to bogey. Magic twos, Andy Smith @13th, Paul Cowan @16th. Hole 12 drawn, rollover.

Sunday May 8, Josie Sanderson stableford. A total of 18 ladies from around the island took part in this competition played at Lamlash. The course was in superb condition and the ladies enjoyed their round in dry sunny weather. The winner with a fantastic 41 points was Shiskine’s Alice Anderson, runner up on 40 points was Fiona Carswell from Lamlash.

Fixtures: Sunday May 15, Jamieson Cup, 9.30am and noon draws. Thursday May 19, Summer Cup, make up own groups and see starter for times.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tuesday May 3, Peter Sutton. 1 Hamish Bannatyne 62, 2 Campbell Laing 65, 3 Brian Sherwood 66. Magic twos, Hamish Bannatyne. Saturday May 7, Hugh Steele Cup. 1 John Pennycott 32 BIH, 2 Willie Kelso 32, 3 Brian Sherwood 35.

Fixtures: Friday May 13, Senior Bowl final, 5pm. Well done to the Senior Bowl team for winning the semifinal against Lamlash. Tuesday May 17, Lady Mary/Peter Sutton, tee off 12.30pm/5.30pm. Anyone going out at 5.30pm please let Brian know by Monday.

Brodick Golf Club

Wednesday May 4, Summer Cup, 33 played. Charlie O’Neill 85-22=63, Gordon Hendry 70-5=65 ACB, Stan Brothers 80-15=65. Scratch, Ewan McKinnon 66. Sunday May 8, McCarfrae Trophy, round one, club championship qualifying, 23 played. Ross Duncan 70 ACB, Ewan McKinnon 70, Gordon Hendry 76. Sweep, Jim Reid 78-19=59, Brian Smith 79-17=62, Sam Tattersfield 80-14=66 ACB.

Fixtures: Sunday May 15, McCarfrae Trophy, round three, club championship qualifying. Monday May 16, Club Championship round one. Wednesday May 18, Summer Cup. Thursday May 19, Club Championship quarter finals. Friday May 20, Club Championship semi finals. Saturday May 21, Club Championship final.

Shiskine Golf Club

Sunday May 8, Gents 12 Hole Medal. 1 C Rutterford 53-15=38, 2 B Sherwood 51-11=40, 3 E Cameron 51-8=43. Scratch Wm Paton 48, Billy also had the only magic two.

Corrie Golf Club

Wednesday May 4, Wednesday Medal. 1 A Napier 71-12-59 and scratch, 2 D Logan 74-9-65. Saturday May 7, James Bunyan trophy. 1 R Burke net 58, 2 A Smith net 62.

Fixtures: Wednesday May 11, 18 Hole Medal. Saturday May 14, 18-hole Medal.

Arran Golfers Association

Friday May 6, AGA Senior Bowl semi finals at Brodick Golf Club. Brodick beat Lochranza Castle, Machrie Bay beat Lamlash.

Fixture: Friday May 13, at Brodick Golf Club, Senior Bowl final, Brodick v Machrie Bay.