Golf: results from Killin, Taynuilt, Tarbert and Tobermory

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GENTS’ Open: held on Saturday August 5. Scratch: The Davies Trophy 1 Aiden McCuish (Glencruitten) 69; 2 Kenny Campbell (Prestonfield) 71 BIH; 3 Graham MacColl (Glencruitten) 71.
Handicap: The Melia Quaich – 1 David MacVicar (Glencruitten) 59; 2 Lee Douglas (Killin) 61; 3 Tony Johnstone (Killin) 63 BIH;
Longest drive: category one (9th) – Gavin Dott (Kenmore); category two (7th) – Graham Herd (Killin)
Nearest the pin: category one (8th and 17th) – Bruce Ford (Crieff); category two (5th and 14th ) – D MacVicar (Glencruitten). All in 2 (6th) – A McCuish (Glencruitten)
The Wee Claret Jug: (best local overall) – Lee Douglas 61.
Magic 2s: John Plunkett (Glencruitten) x2; Graham MacColl (Glencruitten) x2; Martin Tait (Glencruitten); D MacVicar (Glencruitten); Andy Burns (Leven Thistle); Kerr Butterworth (Killin);
John R Cowan (Taymouth Castle); J Livingstone (Dalmally); Kenny Campbell (Prestonfield); R D Lewis (Killin) x2; Ross Ronald (Killin); Paul Melia (Killin); Bruce Ford (Crieff); Graham Herd (Killin).
CSS – home 65; visitors 67.


LADIES’ club championship third round and medal: scratch – 1 Mairead Sim. 82; 2 Fiona McGlynn 89; 3 Carol MacLarty 93;
Medal – 1 Susan Cameron. 101-36-65; 2 Mairead Sim 82-16-66; 3 Fiona McGlynn 89-17-72.
Gents’ medal played at Taynuilt on July 19 – 1 Mark Grant 79-13=66; 2 Rob Graham 83-14=69; 3 Mark Henricksen 79-07=72.
British Heart mixed competition – 1 Jim Carmichael and Anne MacCalman 36 points; 2 Robert and Carol MacLarty 32 points; 3 David and Hilary Currie 28points.
Club championship fourth round and medal played on Sunday August 6 – 1 James McLean 78-20=58; 2 Mark Cringean 80-19=61; 3 Calum Munro 72-8=64.
Congratulations to David Howie on winning the club championship scratch and handicap competitions. Congratulations also to James McLean on winning the gents’ 55 and championship.


THE WOMEN of Tarbert Golf Club braved high winds and heavy rain over the weekend of July 29 and 30 to participate in their club championship.
The winner of the 36-hole club championship, played over two days, was Seona Martin with a gross 174 over the 36 holes. Seona’s gross score of 88 on the Saturday was particularly impressive, given the wild and wet conditions.
Helen Samborek won the Handicap Cup, playing steadily over the 36 holes, with a spectacular pitch on the Sunday onto the 16th green, hitting the flag pole and landing in the hole for a par.
Sheena Ferguson came second in the championship, with Angela Vernel second in the handicap competition.

L to R: William MacCrone with The MacBrayne Cup and Graham Davidson with the Willie MacAllister Cup.


SCORES from the 36-hole Tobermory Open. Scratch scores for the MacBrayne Cup 1 William MacCrone 143; 2 Fraser MacKinnon 146; 3 Lewis Brown 149; Handicap for the Willie MacAllister Cup – 1 Graham Davidson 132; 2 Donald (Dods) MacLean 134; 3 Lewis Wilshire 135.

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