Golfing greats

Ronnie Shade and Gordon Cosh during the Scottish Amateur Championship at Carnoustie in June 1966
Ronnie Shade and Gordon Cosh during the Scottish Amateur Championship at Carnoustie in June 1966

This week’s nostalgia picture from the archives is of well-known amateur golfers Ronnie Shade and Gordon Cosh and was taken in June 1967 at the Scottish Amateur Championships at Carnoustie.

Shade went on to win the competition 5&4. It was his fifth consecutive Scottish Amateur Championship win and his last, he turned professional the following year.

Gordon Cosh went on to win the Scottish Amateur Championships in 1968.

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