Around the greens
On Sunday the winners of the Sam Wilson trophy were father and son combination Jack and Eric Donaldson, playing with new member Martin Robertson. There were 36 gents playing making a Great turnout with 12 triples played in a friendly, competitive atmosphere.
Sam Wilson’s family were there as spectators and flowers were presented by the club to Sam’s widow Jeanette and his daughter.
On Friday night the latest round of the Harry Noble trophy was won by Sam Guthrie and Willie Henderson.
The club also welcomed another two new members last week, taking them close to thirty for this year. watered. It’s worth mentioning however that the Burnside team with President Neil Coats managed to lose the prizes on the day against a team skipped by Templeton president Alan Flemming .
Arrangements are being finalised for the visit of four Ayrshire teams in their annual match against Glasgow on Thursday with the home Burnside teams stepping up their training ahead of this match.
In the last report the date given for the forthcoming fete at the club was incorrectly provided. Would members and anyone interested please note this event will be held on Saturday, July 18 commencing at 1.30pm. Anyone wishing to make any donations for this day will be gratefully received by committee.
On Monday night the acting President for the night Junior Robertson surpassed all expectations and lead his team to the prizes. Junior skipped a vastly experienced outfit of Eddie Stewart, Geoff McNee with the surprise third, Boots McDonald amassing a huge aggregate score against their luckless opponents. Raffle and rink money amounted to £65 on the night.
Bowled over Eric and Jack Donaldson then Martin Robertson of Kirkhill Bowling Club with the Sam Wilson trophy