Around the greens

Rutherglen Reformer - - Motoring Guide -

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

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