75 for Andrew

PANMURE Golf Club professional Andrew Crerar took second scratch prize in the Midland Golfers’ Alliance first meeting of 2011 at Drumoig Golf Course, Fife, on Tuesday.

He carded a three-over-par 75 in frosty conditions and finished three behind the winner, Pitlochry professional Mark Pirie.

Also among the leading scores was Ballumbie Castle pro Lee Sutherland, who tied fourth on 78.

In the Powakaddy (A. Duncan) Team Competition, first prize went to Scotscraig trio R. Beat (13), R. Redpath (5) and J. Rankin (8) with a net aggregate 62.

M. Pirie (P), A. McKay (6), both Pitlochry, and M. Niven, Alloa, (6) were second with 63, and P. Brookes (P), Pitreavie, C. Westland, Alloa, (10) and M. Watkin, Panmure, (12) third with 64 bih.

Leading individual scores

Scratch

72 - M. Pirie (P), Pitlochry.

75 - A. Crerar (P), Panmure.

77 - P. Brookes (P), Pitreavie.

78 - W. Crosbie, Blairgowrie; C. Matheson (AP), Falkirk Tryst; L. Sutherland (P), Ballumbie Castle.

Handicap

73 - M. Niven, Alloa, (6); D. Sievwright, Drumoig, (13); W. Crosbie, Blairgowrie, (5).

74 - R. Redpath, Scotscraig, (5); D. Redford, Scotscraig, (5).

Qualifiers for the JTC Interiors Express MGA Championship at Arbroath in April were A. Crerar, Panmure, W. Crosbie, Blairgowrie, and C. Matheson, Falkirk Tryst.

McQueen Shield qualifiers were D. Sievwright, Drumoig, (13) and W. Crosbie, Blairgowrie, (5).

Winter Leagues

Carnoustie Winter League: Results from Saturday, January 15 – A. Gilbride and D. Kydd beat G. Robson and N. Watson, one hole; E. Kerr and N. Merchant lost to A. Boath and J. Watson, 2 and 1; I. Frier and P. Gordon lost to S. Norrie and J. Neeson, 3 and 1; G. Duncan and W. Ramsay halved with J. Gilbert and A. Brown (reserve); S. Knight and D. Taylor beat C. Ferguson and C. Saunders, 3 and 2.

Sweepstake: scratch - J. Neeson, 70; handicap – A. Boath (6) 65.

P W L D +/- Pts

D. Taylor 7 5 2 0 13 10

G. Robson 7 4 3 0 7 8

C. Ferguson 7 3 2 2 6 8

G. Duncan 7 3 2 2 6 8

J. Gilbert 7 3 2 2 3 8

N. Merchant 7 4 3 0 2 8

D. Kydd 7 3 2 2 1 8

J. Neeson 7 4 3 0 0 8

S. Knight 7 4 3 0 -1 8

E. Kerr 7 3 3 1 4 7

N. Watson 7 3 3 1 4 7

A. Boath 7 3 3 1 0 7

S. Norrie 7 3 4 0 4 6

C. Saunders 7 3 4 0 -1 6

J. Watson 7 3 4 0 -2 6

P. Gordon 7 2 3 2 -5 6

I. Frier 7 3 4 0 -8 6

A. Gilbride 7 3 4 0 -10 6

D. Ramsay 7 2 4 1 -9 5

N. Holland 7 0 5 2 -18 2

New Taymouth Golf Club Winter League: Sunday, January 16, Week 5 Results - J. McLeish and K. Cox beat E. Davidson; K.W. Robertson and A.E. McNicoll beat D. Millar and G. Thain; D. Esposito and D. McDiarmid beat A. Jamieson and A. McArtney; G. Nicoll and D. Black beat B. Dailly and K.J. Robertson; N. Robertson and G. Wallace halved with G. McLeish.

P W L D Pts

K.W. Robertson 5 5 0 0 15

A.E. McNicoll 5 3 0 2 13

D. McDiarmid 5 3 1 1 12

D. Black 5 3 2 0 11

A. Jamieson 5 3 2 0 11

J. McLeish 5 2 1 2 11

G. Nicoll 5 3 1 1 11

K.J. Robertson 5 3 2 0 11

B. Dailly 5 2 2 1 10

N. Robertson 5 2 1 2 10

K. Cox 5 3 2 0 9

D. Esposito 5 2 3 0 9

G. Thain 5 2 3 0 9

G. Wallace 5 1 2 2 9

D. Dyer 5 2 3 0 8

D. Millar 5 1 3 1 8

G. McLeish 5 0 3 2 7

A. Pryde 5 1 2 2 7

A. McArtney 5 1 4 0 4

E. Davidson 5 0 5 0 3

Sunday’s fixtures: week six - G. McLeish and G. Wallace v E. Davidson and A.E. McNicoll; K.J. Robertson and D. Black v A. Jamieson and D. Millar; J. McLeish and D. Dyer v G. Thain and D. McDiarmid; A. Pryde and B. Dailly v N. Robertson and K. Cox; G. Nicoll and A. McArtney v D. Esposito and K.W. Robertson.