Seniors League 4:2019
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Seniors League 4:2019

18 players took part in the third seniors league. The ladies ruled the day with some impressive scores. Elena Rogers won with 36 points and Marena McClymont a close second 35 points. 16 players took part in the fourth Seniors League. Dave won with 35 points wit Chris McIntyre in second place with 33 points.

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Seniors Texas Scramble October 2019

21 Players turned up for the first of the fun days for the new season. Seven teams of three competed in a Texas Scramble.The scores were as follows. It can be seen from the results that teams with lower handicap prevailed. Lower handicappers will be spread next time. Players Gross Score Net Score Dave Aitken, Ian Brown & Les Rogers 51 45.3 Wave Tyrrell, Terry Haine & Stuart Rhodes 53 46.2 Ronnie Ritchie, Brian Porteous & John Crallan 54 47 Dave Nielsen, Marena McClymont & Jackie Duguid 58 49.5 Chris McIntyre, Rex Dressler & Erica Porteous 60 50 Brian Duguid,…

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Seniors Away Day October 2019

21 Players took part in the first round of the 36 Hole Seniors Trophy at Kirkcudbright Golf Club. Fortunately, the weather turned out much better than the forecast rain for the period after 10 o'clock. The sun shone for the latter part of the round. Afterwards, the group enjoyed a buffet in the Thai Kitchen with three dishes, Penang Chicken Curry, Sweet & Sour Prawns and Beef with green peppers in black bean sauce. Dave Aitken's friend Hugh, Kenny Grierson and Tony Graham joined us for the day. Hugh won the day with 37 points. Dave Aitken and Chris McIntyre,…

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Seniors League 1:2019

The first league of the season started with an excellent turnout. 20 players took part where half the field returned to the clubhouse without getting seriously wet. Winner on the day was Dave Nielsen with a stunning 36 points. Brian Porteous came second on 33 points and Terry Haine third on 32 points. Winner of the second division was Erica 31 points and Chris McIntyre 29 points. Next Wednesday is the away day at Kirkcudbright where 24 have entered to competition.

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Seniors AGM

We started our winter season on Thursday with the AGM and a 9 Hole Competition. 19 members attended the meeting. It was an uncontentious meeting. It was agreed that in the leagues two divisions that players would remain in their respective divisions throughout the season and handicap reductions would revert to the overall winner and second place of 2 & 1 shots be applied. A Texas Scramble or  other fun game would be played each month. In the following 9 Hole competition Brian Duguid cleared the field with 21 points setting his mark for the league. Terry came second with…

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Roddy Hermon Cup
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Roddy Hermon Cup

16 players turned up on a day with a lot of rain forecast to play for the Roddy Hermon Cup. It was decided to hold the competition over 9 holes rather that the normal 15. Fortunately the was only one heavy shower and light rain to finish. Roddy presented the Cup to Brian Porteous who scored 20 points. Dave Nielsen & Terry tied for second place with 19 points. Player Stableford Points Brian Porteous 20 Dave Nielsen 19 Terry Haine 19 Dave Aitken 18 Wave Tyrrell 18 Marena McClymont 17 Ronnie Ritchie 17 Donald Hendry 15 Erica Porteous 15 Elena…

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Borders Trip 2019

Seniors Border Trophy Competition To conclude before I start, we had a cracking 3 day golf trip with a worthy winner in Bobby Walker. The adverse weather forecast did not materialise. Well done Dave Nielsen for organising the weather and an outstanding deal at the Peebles Hydro.The first round played at Lanark where the course was in marvellous condition. It is very playable where all but two holes are reachable in regulation despite being 6107 yards long. Booby won the day with 32 points, Terry 30 and Wave 28 points. Ian had the best front 9 with 15 points and…

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Roddy’s 90th

Nineteen elderly golfers took part in a 15 hole competition to celebrate Roddy Hermon’s 90th Birthday. We were blessed with the weather in this unseasonal cold spell and none of the forecast rain appeared thanks to Roddy. Scoring was not bad either with Wave & Ronnie on 28 points, Brian Porteous on 29 and Ian Brown on 31 points. The Winners were Brian Duguid & Stuart Rhodes with 32 points each, Brian winning with a better inward half of 14 where Stuart had 13 points who with a bout of silliness failed to score on the second last hole. Elena,…

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Seniors End of Season & Lunch

Winners 2019 Season 19 Players turned up for the final game,  Lunch and presentation of Prizes.Dave Aitken, slightly detached, winner of the league with 184 points. Marena came second with a tie with Ian Brown on 177 a point tally who had a better 5 game total. Chris McIntyre winner of the Roddy Hermon Cup. Ian Brown, the Alan Walker Trophy. Wave Tyrrell winner of the 36 Hole Trophy and not to be missed Elena Rogers winner of the 18 Hole Trophy.Five teams played a Texas Scramble. Wave, Ronnie, Chris & Marena won the day with a 3 under par…

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2nd Round 36 Hole Trophy 2019

16 Players arrived in plenty of time to play the second round of the 36 Hole Trophy. Thanks to Jackie Duguid for arranging a superb deal that included a ball for everyone. The course was in great condition for this time of year with speedy greens where it was not uncommon to putt off some of the sloping greens. The weather was bright and cold with an occasional light shower of hail.Wave Tyrrell won the day with 33 points on a day when his putter actually worked. This win coupled with a second place 29 points at Lochmaben secured the…

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