New Galloway Golf Club – News

Who'd have thought the end of February would come along so quickly!! The course has stood up well to all the rain during the winter and hopefully the weather will improve now. As we go into March the start of the new season approaches fast. The sheets are up for opening day on Sunday 25th, come along and join in the fun. The afternoon is a match between the Captain & Vice Captain played as a two person Texas Scramble match play. This is followed by soup and cheese and biscuits in the clubhouse. If you cannot make it to…

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Club News – November

Despit the weather the club has had a good month in November. With the clubhouse roof repaired members have once again come to the fore, repairing and decorariong the cieling ready for the Christmas period. Those of you who pass the clubhouse will notice that this year we have teamed up with the rest of the village to provide a tree & decorations. Early in the month we held the annual prize giving which turned out to be an excellent day and very well attended. The 15 hole competition on the day was won by Alex Long, Linda Brown &…

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Winter News – October 2017

With the inclement weather this month the course has stood up well and only a couple of weekly competitions have had to be cancelled. A reminder that our Prize Giving is scheduled for Saturday 11th November. There will be a 15 hole Texas Scramble prior to a buffet and the presentation. everyone and their guests are welcome and if you would like to attend you can enter on the sheets in the changing rooms or by e-mailing me direct. The gents October medal was played in miserable weather and the winner was  Nevile White with a score of net 74…

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Weekly News – Monday 9th October 2017

On Sunday we played the rescheduled closing day competition for the Knocknalling Cup. The weather was beautiful for the time of year with no wind and the golf was of a very high standard. In second place was Sandy Harvie, John Crallan & one of our up and coming juniors, Fiona McQueen who was playing in her first club competition. By all accounts Fiona  mad some excellent contributions to the teams final score. The winners were Scott Jamieson, Larry Jones and one of our new lady members, Janette Davidson. Janette has performed well since joining the club not only was…

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Weekly News – Monday 25th September 2017

Alas the weather has caused us to postpone closing day, we will now play this on Sunday 8th The ladies faired much better on Saturday when they just managed to complete their medal final. The winner was Elena Rogers with a net 77. The Week Ahead Saturday 30th September - Ladies 1st Winter League. Tee off 10am Sunday 1st October - Gents Cross Country. Course closed from 10am. Draw 11:45am.

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Weekly News – Monday 18th September 2017

With mixed weather since my last news back in August both the Ladies & Gents have only managed to complete  two competitions each. The ladies have played their September medal which was won by Marena McClymont with a fine net 69 and the Centenary Cup which was won by Chris McIntyre. The gents have played their Presidents Putter which was won by Richard Tulloch. This with an amazing 9 putts on the back nine and a great score of 64 + 23 putts = 87. Today they played for the Roddy Hermon XV Cup which was won by Brian Duguid…

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Weekly News – Monday 21st August 2017

With the weather forcing the ladies to abandon their Wednesday competition they all headed off to Powfoot on Thursday for their annual outing. Everyone who went enjoyed their day and the winner was Marena McClymont with 32 points. On Sunday the gents replayed their MacMillan scratch cup. On the day Sandy Harvie & Dick Tulloch could not be seperated both having shot 74. They will now play off over 18 holes for the trophy. The handicap winner on the day was new member Roger Brooksbank with a net 66. As I am away on holiday for the next three weeks…

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Weekly News – Monday 14th August 2017

What a busy week at the club with plenty of members working hard on and around the course and the results are there for all to see. On Saturday the ladies help their singles open. With a big entry our own members where the compeditors who came to the fore. In the bronze division the winner was one of our new members, Jannetts Davidson with 31 points. In the silver division the winner was Erica Porteous with 32 points. However the overall winner was our own Lady Captain, Marena McClymont who also had 32 points. The Lady Captain would like…

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Weekly News – Monday 7th August 2017

This week the ladies played their August medal and the scoring proved to be exceptional. Two ladies returned scores under 70, Erica Porteous shot net 69 but the winner was new member Gill Warnock who scored a brilliant net 66. Alas the gents were not so lucky, playing for the MacMillan Scratch trophy those out in the morning returned some super scores the best from Dick Tulloch who shot a great 70 scratch. However, due to the greens flooding from heavy rain in the afternoon, the competition was abandoned. The gents will now replay this competition on Sunday 20th August…

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Weekly News – Monday 7th August 2017

This week the ladies played their August medal and the scoring proved to be exceptional. Two ladies returned scores under 70, Erica Porteous shot net 69 but the winner was new member Gill Warnock who scored a brilliant net 66. Alas the gents were not so lucky, playing for the MacMillan Scratch trophy those out in the morning returned some super scores the best from Dick Tulloch who shot a great 70 scratch. However, due to the greens flooding from heavy rain in the afternoon, the competition was abandoned. The gents will now replay this competition on Sunday 20th August…

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