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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Seniors Outing Portpatrick

13 players took part in the second round of the 36 hole Trophy. It was a close run competition with four players scoring 31/32 points on a windy day with ground affording tight lies. Congratulation to Erica who won with a better inward 6 from Jeff, Erica winning the title with two excellent rounds of 32 points. Dave Aitken came third on 31 points from Brian Porteous with a better inward half. Winners of the Lucky Pairs competition were Terry Haine and Derek Shipley. Position Player First Round Second Round Total 1 Erica Porteous 32 32 64 2 Dave Aitken…

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Seniors Away Day 2

Seniors Away Day Dunskey The draw for the second round at Portpartick Dunskey on 22nd February Thursday 19th March Stableford Competition Tee Time (approx) Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 10:20  T Haine  E Porteous  J. Sutcliffe 10:30  I Brown  D Aitken  I McCulloch 10:40  W Tyrrell  R. Hermon (buggy)  J.McPhee (buggy) 10:50  D Nielsen   D. Shipley  B Porteous

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Seventeenth Seniors League

Seventeenth Seniors League Twelve players took part on a windy February day. The course was wet underfoot, with odd patches of snow and ice on the fifth green. Victor on the day was Dave Nielsen on 26 points winning by virtue of a better inward half for m Brian Porteous. Following on 23 points were Dave Aitken, Ian Brown and Wave Tyrrell. The second round of the 36 Hole Trophy has been booked for this coming Thursday. I have 9 names so far. Please let me know if you wish to take part.

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Fifteenth Seniors League

Fifteenth Seniors League Eleven brave players tackled the course on a day of glorious sunshine with a freezing wind that did not stop when it hit you.  Three retired, one on account of his playing partners not finding his balls when he duffed them into the whinns. All players succumbed to the wind in scoring 22 or less apart from the outstanding Mr Brown who scored a superb 26 points off a handicap of 4, now playing off 2. In second place  was Dave Aitken who ensured his scores was recorded properly on his card this week. I am delighted…

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Fourteenth Seniors League

Fourteenth Seniors League 12 players turned up for the fourteenth league after a 3 weeks on cancelled competitions. The course was surprisingly playable after one of the worst periods of flooding. One player retired early on account of mistreating his golf trolley and it is embarrassing to report that his behaviour has been reported to the NSPGT, for those ignorant of this esteemed organisation “the National Society for the Protection of Golf Trolleys”. The remaining players reached the sixteenth hole before the rain started.Ian McCulloch, a Plusnet fan, won the day with 31 points. Dave Aitken was threatened with a…

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Twelfth Seniors League

Twelfth Seniors League "I've never once seen a cup move towards the ball" HENRY LONGHURST on a putt left short. 14 players took part in the twelfth league and a white frosty morning. The sun came through the fog to make a glorious morning. In general the golf was not great as most of the course was frozen. I thought the 25 points was not a bad score in such conditions and possibly a winning score. Events proved that I am not a good judge. Brian Duguid came in with 28 point to lead in the clubhouse. The last group…

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Ninth Seniors League

Ninth Seniors League Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. 10 Golfers played in the ninth League where the ladies dominated and Erica earned a second win in succession. I wish to clarify some of our rules in quoting from the minutes of the 2014 AGM. There shall be at least 6 players entered in a competition for the result to count towards the League title, The best 6 scores for each competitor are summed for the League title, Sweep money of £10 for the winner and £5 for second will be paid out when there…

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