New Galloway Golf Club News

Well the great weather has well and truly broken, however the good news is that the course is back to it's beautiful green best and during August both the ladies and Gents managed to complete most of their scheduled competitions. The ladies August medal was won by Gill Warnock with a fine net 71. The ladies Muirhead Rosebowl Open was played in wet conditions and was won by the ladies secretary, Kay Gillespie with a superb 37 points. The ladies Doris McQueen trophy was won by Erica Porteous with a fine 36 points. In the Gents competitions the MacMillan Scratch…

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Doris McQueen Memorial Trophy

On 15th August The Doris McQueen Memorial Trophy was won by Erica Porteous with 36 points. Past members were invited to play and join us  for lunch and to remember our friend Doris. The competition was also used to make a donation to McMillan Cancer Support and to enter the McMillan Silverspoons 2018 competition   Erica's winning score and entry will be put forward to this competition. A cheque for £85 has been sent to McMillan Cancer Support from the Ladies Section.

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MUIRHEAD ROSEBOWL, LADIES OPEN.

The winner of the Ladies Open Singles competition on 11th August was Kay Gillespie.   Pictured with another great bunch of winners...   [Edit: to remedy a complaint about feeling all alone with her trophy] --------------------     [Background Photo Credit: Alamy.com] [Edit: to replace photo after another complaint] -------------------- [EDIT to replace previous photo after a complaint] --------------------  

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June Monthly News

Well we all look for the sun and boy have we had it throughout June. The course is burning up and Brian & Ian are working very hard to ensure we stay playable. It has been a very busy month at the club with Captain's Day being the highlight. on the day the members were treated to a veritable feast of fun. The day started early with Dave's Fledglings playing for the Les Burton Trophy. Some excellent scores were returned and the winner was The Captain's own granddaughter, Chloe Aitken. Later in the day the juniors teamed up with their…

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May Monthly News

With this amazing weather and a lot of hard work the course and surrounding areas are in amazing condition. Thanks go to everyone who are working so hard to present the club in it's best condition. The junior coaching is going full steam ahead on Saturdays with upwards of twenty juniors turning up for the weekly coaching. The ladies competitions now being played on Wednesdays are in full swing. The May medal was won by Anne McQueen, The WASS cup was won by Janette Davidson and the May Burkinshaw putter was won by Gill Warnock. In the gents competitions the…

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Borders Trip 2018

Borders Trip 2018 West Linton Lanark Peebles Best 2 Dave Aitken 30 29 32 62 Ian Brown 25 32 33 65 Dave Nielsen 30 33 30 63 Wave Tyrrell 31 31 27 62 Jeff 28 30 33 63 Brian Duguid 26 24 25 51 Terry 33 37 30 70 Les Rogers 21 23 26 49 Derek 27 19 24 51 Stuart Rhodes 27 19 28 55 John Crallan 22 26 17 48 Ian McIlvenna 28 11 26 54

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Final Winter League 2018

The Final League proved to be a very tight affair as the “run away” winner Ian Brown having secured a 179 point tally could well have been pipped at the post. Chris McIntyre won the final league with 31 points giving her an overall total of 178 points, one better than Dave Aitken on 177 points. Second in the final league was John Crallan with 29 points who beat Dave Aitken with a better inward 6 holes. Stuart Rhodes came a worthy fourth with 28 points Lunch of soup and sandwiches were enjoyed by all to bring a fine end…

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Monthly News

Following opening day the club activities are going ahead at full speed. Our junior coaches are now active in both the local schools and on the course on Saturdays. The coaching is now aided by the purchase of 5 new sets of junior clubs which were funded by a generous grant from the Charity Shop in Dalry, The club is extremely grateful for this help with our junior programme. During the month the ladies have held their first open of the season. This was won by a couple from Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club. The ladies April medal was won…

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I8 Hole Trophy 2018

18 Hole Trophy 2018 The postponed fixture was played to day in the start of spring weather as the sun shone for most of the round. The course was playing well and 13 players took part. Dave Aitken was victorious with a magnificent 36 points. Second was Jeff with 33 points. Prizes for the best nines went to Terry Haine and Dave Nielsen. Player Points First 9 Second 9 Dave Aitken 36 17 19 Jeff Sutcliffe 33 17 16 Dave Nielsen 31 16 15 Terry Haine 30 20 10 Derek Shipley 29 15 14 Brian Porteous 28 14 14 Ian…

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