Sultans of Swing prove golfing prowess
The Sultans of Swing proved their prowess in Machrihanish Golf Club’s September Open Am-Am. The team, consisting of Jim McCallum, Robert McDonald, Charles Robertson and Craig Colville, had the best score in the competition on Saturday September 8. The competition format was teams of four with the best two nett scores at each hole counting. A club spokesperson said: ‘The Sultans of Swing really did swing well to return an excellent winning score of 118. ‘The event was generously sponsored by McFadyens Contractors which is greatly appreciated by the golf club and the competitors. ‘Thanks also to the sponsors of the special prizes.’ Full results: 1 J McCallum/R McDonald/C Robertson/C Colville (Sultans of Swing) 118, 2 G MacMillan/G Grant/M Paterson/P Paterson (Where’s the Burdies?!) 122 (BIH), 3 L Haldane/J. Todd/D Todd/D Todd (3 Todds and Liam) 122, 4 R McNaughton/A Rattray/D O’Sullivan/K O’Hanlon (Allan’s Army) 123, 5 O Morgan/D. Ratcliff/T Martin/J Shaw (Owen’s Angels) 126. Special prizes: Hole four, nearest the pin (sponsored by Calum MacMillan, club captain): Kevin O’Hanlon 64cm. Hole 17, gents’ longest drive (sponsored by Jennie Dunn, club professional): Kevin O’Hanlon. Hole 17, ladies’ longest drive (sponsored by Jennie Dunn, club professional): Lorna Armour. Hole 18, nearest the pin in two (sponsored by Iain McLean, club steward): Stuart Campbell 1.36m.
Left to right, The Sultans of Swing, Charles Robertson, Jim McCallum, Craig Colville and Robert McDonald, with club captain Calum MacMillan, his wife Michelle MacMillan, who presented the prizes, and Tom Millar of McFadyens Contractors.