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Brod­ick Golf Club

Tues­day Au­gust 22, Au­gust sec­ond medal, five played, CSS 67. Div 1: 1 Ann J May 72-06=66, 2 Su­san Butchard 79-09=70. Div 2: 1 Heather Rae­side 9323=70.

Wed­nes­day Au­gust 23, Sum­mer Cup, 33 played, CSS 64. Gor­don Hendry 67-5=62, ACB, Ewan McKin­non 62-0=62, Bob McCrae 72-8=64, ACB. Scratch, Ewan McKin­non 62.

Sun­day Au­gust 27, Bran­don Cup fi­nal, 12 played, CSS 66. Dou­glas Robert­son 82-18=64, Jimmy Ar­mit 77-12=65, Kenny McMil­lan 82-13=69, ACB. Scratch, Matt Keir 69. Sweep. Seven played, CSS 66. Iain Mac­Don­ald 71-6=65, Ian McDer­mid 87-18=69, David Hendry 86-14=72. Scratch, Iain Mac­Don­ald 71.

Fix­tures: Satur­day Septem­ber 2, Bel­haven Texas scram­ble. Sun­day Septem­ber 3, AGA au­tumn hand­i­cap at Cor­rie Golf Club. Wed­nes­day 6 Septem­ber, fi­nal round of Sum­mer Cup. Tues­day Septem­ber 5, Medal. Tues­day Septem­ber 12, three club, Tues­day Septem­ber 19, out­ing to Cor­rie.

Lam­lash Golf Club

Thurs­day Au­gust 24, Sum­mer Cup, CSS 66, par 64. 1 Dougie Mac­Far­lane 64- 0=64, 2 Colin Richard­son 82-16=66, BIH, 3 Jon Smith 79-13=66. Scratch, Dougie Mac­Far­lane 64. Magic twos, QJ Young at 8th, Billy O’Con­nor at 16th, Serge El Adm at 4th, Dougie Mac­Far­lane at 13th.

Sun­day Au­gust 27, Sum­mer Stable­ford fi­nal, CSS 64, par 64. 1 Alan Smith 40pts, 2 Eu­gene Mitchell 34pts. Scratch, Alan Smith 28pts. Over­all – best two scores over four rounds – Alan Smith 70pts, run­nerup, John O’Sul­li­van 55pts.

Ladies’s sec­tion: Wed­nes­day Au­gust 23, stroke five, CSS 65, Par 65, 11 played. 1 Yvonne Broth­ers 8418=66, 2 Sheena Murchie 84-15=69, 3 Ali­son Heron 92-22=70. Scratch, Yvonne and Sheena 84. Magic twos, Jackie Win­ship at 16th.

Fix­tures: Sun­day Septem­ber 3, AGA au­tumn hand­i­cap at Cor­rie. Thurs­day Septem­ber 7, Sum­mer. Make up own games, see starter for times. Satur­day Septem­ber 9, AGA Ar­ran Grouse fi­nal at 1pm at Lam­lash. Sun­day Septem­ber 10, gents’ cap­tain’s prize day.

Whit­ing Bay Golf Club

Wed­nes­day Au­gust 23, Sum­mer Tro­phy round 14. De­cep­tively be­nign con­di­tions greeted the 25 who played in the lat­est round of the Sum­mer Tro­phy as CSS went out to 66, re­duc­tions only. That said, Mark West man­aged home in three un­der that fig­ure to win by three from Davie Mor­ri­son. 1 Mark West 14, 63, 2 David Mor­ri­son 8, 66, 3 Jamie Ste­wart 5, 67 and low­est gross, 4 An­drew Mar­tin 12, 67. Magic twos, Kerr Drum­mond and Stan Rainey, both @4th.

Satur­day Au­gust 26, Texas scram­ble and bar­be­cue. A fine af­ter­noon at last for the post­poned Texas scram­ble en­sured a fun day for play­ers and spec­ta­tors alike. A good turnout of play­ers and sup­port­ers joined in the 15-hole for­mat which meant that the play­ers could make straight for the bar­be­cue with­out hav­ing to en­dure the fi­nal three holes on an empty and de­mand­ing stom­ach. There was plenty of fun for all and the young ones in par­tic­u­lar had a whale of a time knock­ing golf balls up and down the first fair­way while the mums, dads and the rest en­joyed a con­vivial af­ter­noon in the sun­shine.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Team Blair who, amid all the mer­ry­mak­ing, played some very de­cent golf to win the scram­ble with a score well un­der par for the 15 holes played. Or­gan­is­ers said a huge thanks to all who at­tended and to all those who worked so hard to or­gan­ise and run the event and to Andy Mar­tin for his gen­er­ous spon­sor­ship of prizes.

Fix­tures: Satur­day Septem­ber 2, mixed fours salver. Sun­day Septem­ber 3, AGA au­tumn hand­i­cap at Cor­rie Golf Club. Wed­nes­day Septem­ber 6, the Ban­natyne Cup.

Machrie Bay Golf Club

Tues­day Au­gust 22, Peter Sut­ton, CSS 65. 1 C Laing 83-17=66, 2 P Bet­ley 7911=68, 3 A Mac­Don­ald 8212=70. Over­all win­ner of the Peter Sut­ton Cup with 386 is P Bet­ley, run­ner-up R Woods with 391. Win­ner of the Lady Mary Cup with nett 51 is P John­ston and run­ner-up is F Scott with nett 56.

Fix­ture: Tues­day Septem­ber 5, Septem­ber medal at 12.30pm.

Cor­rie Golf Club

Fix­tures: Satur­day Septem­ber 2, sweep, bal­lots at 9am and 2pm. Sun­day Septem­ber 3

AGA au­tumn hand­i­cap at Cor­rie Golf Club. En­try sheet in the club­house, start times avail­able morn­ing and af­ter­noon. Wed­nes­day Septem­ber 5, Wed­nes­day Medal, bal­lot at 5pm.

Ar­ran Golfers’ As­so­ci­a­tion

Satur­day Au­gust 26, AGA fi­nal. Todd Jame­son of Lam­lash Golf Club beat eight-times cham­pion, Ewan McKin­non of Cor­rie Golf Club in a highly en­ter­tain­ing fi­nal full of twists and turns at Brod­ick Golf Club.

Todd’s one un­der par front nine put him three up only for Ewan to win 11, 12 and 13 to square the match. Todd won 14 and 15 to go two up, then holed a down­hill 20ft putt at 16 for a cru­cial half. Fol­low­ing a drive to the edge of the green at 17, Ewan birdied the hole to give him­self a glim­mer of hope, but Todd ap­peared nerve­less as he holed his putt to halve the hole for a 2 and 1 vic­tory. Both play­ers are to be con­grat­u­lated on their ex­em­plary sports­man­ship through­out in what will no doubt turn out to be the first of many fi­nals in which they play against each other.

Fix­tures: Sun­day Septem­ber 3, AGA au­tumn hand­i­cap at Cor­rie Golf Club, late en­tries ac­cepted. Satur­day Septem­ber 9, Grouse four­somes at Lam­lash Golf Club at 1pm. Draw: Shisk­ine B v Machrie A at 1pm, Whit­ing Bay B v Brod­ick A at 1.10pm, Cor­rie B v Brod­ick B at 1.20pm, Lochranza A v Cor­rie A at 1.30pm, Lam­lash A v Lochranza B at 1.40pm, Whit­ing Bay A v Machrie B at 1.50pm, Shisk­ine A v Lam­lash B at 2pm

El­iz­a­beth Kelso, El­lie Jones, Jenni Turn­bull and Ca­role Ste­wart rep­re­sented Ar­ran at the SWI na­tional fi­nals at the Hirsel Golf Club in Mon­day Au­gust 28 in Cold­stream. They looked very smart in the Shisk­ine Kis­cadale team out­fits which even El­lie, from...

David and Linda Blair and their two sons made up Team Blair who won the Whit­ing Bay Texas scram­ble with a score well un­der par.

AGA Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons Todd Jame­son, right, and run­ner-up Ewan McKin­non.

Machrie Bay cap­tain Hamish Ban­natyne and vice-cap­tain Camp­bell Laing pre­sents Phil Bet­ley with the Peter Sut­ton Tro­phy.

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