Scratch win for Kenny

MIDLAND GOLFER’S ALLIANCE held a re-arranged meeting over Monifieth Medal Course last Thursday, November 15.

Downfield professional Kenny Hutton made it two scratch wins in succession with a two-under-par 69.

Charlie Wallace, Caird Park, and Chris Westland, Alloa, shared the handicap spoils on net 67.

Leading scores:

Scratch

69 - K. Hutton (P), Downfield.

70 - G. Tough, Edzell; K. Bruce, Edzell.

71 - R. Stewart, Tulliallan; J. Watt, Edzell.

72 - S. Graham, Arbroath; N. Anderson, Monifieth.

73 - B. Webster, Edzell; S. MacKendrick, Dunkeld.

74 - D. Thomson, Downfield.

Handicap

67 - C. Wallace, Caird Park, (11); C. Westland, Alloa, (10).

68 - D. Thomson, Downfield, (6); K. Bruce, Edzell, (2); G. Pendrich, Downfield, (10).

69 - J. Watt, Edzell, (2).

70 - S. Graham, Arbroath, (2); R. Stewart, Tulliallan, (1); B. Webster, Edzell, (3).

71 - G. Tough, Edzell, (+1); W. Miller, Monifieth, (12); M. Niven, Alloa, (7); R. Redpath, Scotscraig, (5).

Qualifiers for the JTC Interiors Express MGA Championship at Crieff in April were J. Watt, Edzell, N. Anderson, Monifieth, and D. Thomson, Downfield.

McQueen Shield qualifiers were C. Wallace, Caird Park, and C. Westland, Alloa.

Next week’s meeting is at Balbirnie Park on Tuesday, November 27. Tee-times are from 8.30 a.m. to 12 noon.

MGA Order-Of-Merit

Leading positions

Professional - 1, K. Hutton, Downfield, 375 points; 2, C. Knowles, Panmure, 175; 3, A. Webster, Edzell, 170; 4 equal, M. Pirie, Pitlochry, M. Rae, Alyth, P. Jamieson, Dunblane New, 100; 7 equal, C. Matheson, Falkirk Tryst, J. Stevenson, Braehead, 80; 9, M. McKenzie, Edzell, 60; 10, F. Robertson, Elie, 40.

Amateur - 1, G. Tough, Edzell, 480 points; 2, W. Hutton, Pitlochry, 210; 3, G. Finlay, Ballumbie Castle, 200; 4 equal, A. Mason, Thornton, D. Mitchell, Panmure, 140; 6, G. Jenkins, Crieff, 130; 7 equal, K. Bruce, Edzell, S. Blady, Monifieth, S. McKendrick, Dunkeld, 120; 10, D. Adams, Carnoustie, 115.

Awards presented

CARNOUSTIE Ladies’ Golf Club held their 2012 annual general meeting and prize presentation last Wednesday.

Trophy winners were: Ramsay Vases, Club Champion – Mrs M. Summers. Ramsay Vases Rosebowl, Runner-up – Mrs S. Brunton. Centenary Salver – Miss C. Penman. Committee Cup – Mrs L. Gordon. Junior Cup – Miss H. Robertson. Ruth Allison Quaich – Miss A. Summers. Connie Taylor Trophy – Miss A. Summers. Taymouth Medal – Miss C. Robertson. Veterans Trophy – Mrs F. Joss. Anderson Trophy – Mrs C. Healey. Mackay Trophy, Scratch – Mrs P. Sawers. Mackay Trophy, Handicap – Mrs P. Sawers. Bowling Green Cup – Mrs F. Joss. Taymouth Cup – Miss A. Summers. Gold Medal – Mrs M. Summers. Nichol Cup – Mrs F. Joss. Macdonald Trophy – Miss M. Landells. Norrie Cup Foursomes – Mrs R. Fletcher and Mrs M Summers. Irene Duncan Trophy – Mrs. J. Craig. Colquhoun Rosebowl – Mrs S. Brunton. Dora Irvine Trophy – Mrs J. Mitchell. Dickson Trophy – Mrs C. Healey. Mackie Rosebowl – Miss M. Landells and Mrs R. Fletcher. Eileen Duthie Shield – Mrs J. McNicoll. Buddon Eclectic Scratch Trophy – Mrs Y. Heap. Curling Cup – Mrs J. McNicoll. Keith Salver – Mrs S. Brunton. Amy Trophy – Mrs J. McNicoll.

Office-Bearers for 2013: captain – S. Brunton; vice-captain – Y. Heap; secretary – M. Stephen; treasurer – S. Strachan; match secretary – R. Mathieson. Council – J. Clark, handicap secretary; A. Hunter, J. Craig, R. Sinclair, M. Ritchie, M. Wales.

Club prizes

LADIES’ Panmure, Barry, prize-winners were: Club Champion – Susan Arbuckle. Handicap Champion – Jen Petrie. Silver Rosebowl – Anne Hutcheson. Bronze Salver – Alison McNicol. Veterans Trophy – Sheena Hay. Dorothy Bowman Salver – Sarah Chapman and Anne Hemings. Foursomes Cup – Mary Summers and Patricia Sawers.

The elected office-bearers for 2013 were: captain – Wilma Donnelly; vice-captain – Sue Baxby; secretary – Agnes Freeman; treasurer – Reena Rutherford; handicap secretary – Jen Petrie; match secretary – Anne Keddie. Committee – Thelma McIroy, Liz Shepherd, Mary Weyers and Ruth Adamson.

USA enrolment

CARNOUSTIE’S Jessica Meek, who played for Scotland in the girls’ Home Internationals and the European Girls’ Team Championship this year, has signed a Letter of Intent to enrol at Missouri University next August.

Ace shots

DOUG Mitchell had a hole-in-one at the 9th on the Ashludie Course.

J. Scott Watson holed his tee shot at the 5th hole on the Buddon Course using a utility club. His playing partners were Bob Ross, Alec Rose and Carnegie Sim.

Winter Leagues

Carnoustie

Results: D. Ramsay and J. Gilbert beat E. Kerr and P. Gordon, 2 and 1; I. Frier and C. Saunders lost to A. Gilbride and J. Neeson, 5 and 4; G. Robson and N. Watson beat N. Merchant and A. Boath, 2 and 1; J. Watson and S. Norrie beat D. Taylor and N. Holland, 4 and 3; G. Duncan and A. Brown lost to S. Fairweather and W. Gardner (reserve), 3 and 1.

Sweepstake: scratch - J. Neeson 71; handicap - G. Robson (4) 67.

P W L D +/- Pts

S. Fairweather 4 4 0 0 15 8

J. Gilbert 4 4 0 0 9 8

P. Gordon 4 3 1 0 6 6

J. Watson 4 3 1 0 4 6

N. Watson 4 3 1 0 2 6

G. Robson 4 2 1 1 3 5

A. Gilbride 4 2 2 0 6 4

A. Boath 4 2 2 0 5 4

S. Norrie 4 2 2 0 4 4

C. Saunders 4 2 2 0 2 4

J. Neeson 4 2 2 0 2 4

I. Frier 4 2 2 0 -3 4

D. Ramsay 4 2 2 0 -3 4

E. Kerr 4 1 2 1 -4 3

N. Holland 4 1 2 1 -6 3

G. Duncan 4 1 3 0 -3 2

D. Kydd 4 1 3 0 -4 2

N. Merchant 4 1 3 0 -6 2

A. Brown 4 0 3 1 -10 1

D. Taylor 4 0 4 0 -14 0

Monifieth Club

Results: R. Perry/D. Eastaugh beat F. Blyth/C. Goodall 3 and 2; F. Hutcheon/I. Kelly halved with B. Stevenson/B. Rose; C. Cairnie/F. Anderson beat D. Smart/M. McBride 6 and 5; N. Anderson/J. Ferrie beat C. Hutcheon/G. Smith 2 holes; D. Mitchell/K. Scott beat K. Hutton/B. Liddell 2 and 1I. Hutcheon/P. Gardiner beat S. Hills/ B. Miller 4 and 2. Scratch – I. Hutcheon 62; N. Anderson 66. Handicap – C. Cairnie (4) 59; S. Hills (8) 61; R. Long (15) 62.

Placings

P W L D Pts

F. Anderson 5 4 0 1 14

R. Perry 5 4 1 0 13

K. Scott 5 4 1 0 13

W. Rose 5 3 1 1 12

K. Hutton 5 3 1 1 12

C. Hutcheon 5 3 2 0 11

N.J. Anderson 5 3 1 1 11

D. Eastaugh 5 3 2 0 11

P. Gardiner 5 3 1 1 10

F. Blyth 5 2 2 1 10

J. Ferrie 5 2 2 1 10

S. Hills 5 2 2 1 10

I.C. Hutcheon 5 2 2 1 9

D. Mitchell 5 3 2 0 9

C. Goodall 5 2 3 0 9

I. Kelly 5 1 1 3 9

C. Cairnie 5 2 3 0 8

G.A. Smith 5 1 3 1 8

M. McBride 5 1 4 0 7

D. Smart 5 1 4 0 7

B. Stevenson 5 0 3 2 6

R. Liddell 5 1 4 0 6

E. Radley 5 1 3 1 6

W. Miller 5 1 4 0 5

Carnoustie Golf Club

Results: Week five – A. Watson and N.J. Fox beat J. Webster and A. Stark 2 holes; G. Chalmers and R. Naunton beat I. Laurence and R. Golden 1 hole; R. Matthew and W. McKenzie beat J. Matthew and J. Murray 4 and 3. Sweepstake – 1. R. Matthew, J. Murray, R. Naunton 56.

Placings

P W L D Pts

G. Chalmers 5 5 0 0 10

W. McKenzie 5 4 1 0 8

J. Murray 5 4 1 0 8

A. Watson 5 4 1 0 8

R. Matthew 5 3 2 0 6

N.J. Fox 5 2 2 1 5

R. Naunton 5 2 3 0 4

R. Golden 5 1 3 1 3

I. Laurence 5 1 3 1 3

J. Matthew 5 1 4 0 2

A. Stark 5 1 4 0 2

J. Webster 5 0 4 1 1

Ballumbie Castle

Results: Seniors Winter League CSS 68, Division One – 1. Bob McLeod 39 points; 2. John Callaghan 38; 3. Benny Muir 38. Division Two – 1. Les Dick 37; 2. Bobby Brown 34; 3. Kenny Abbott 33.

Grange Ladies

Results: Ashludie 13-hole Stableford – H. Adamson 27 points; P. Hewitt 24 bih; M. Laing 24.

Monifieth Ladies

Results: Division One – L. Robertson 27 points; W. Smith 24; L. McIntosh 23 bl4. Division Two – J. McBride 27; H. Lowe 23; A. Fell 17 bl6.

New Taymouth Club

Results: Week Two – D. Black/D. Millar beat J. McLeish/G. Nicoll; K. Robertson/A. Pryde beat D. Esposito/K. Cox; B. Dailly beat B. Gillespie; A. McArtney/D. McDiarmid beat H. Robertson/G. McLeish; E. Davidson beat G. Charity/A. McNicoll.

Club returns

Caledonia Carnoustie: Saturday: Championship Course, 13 holes, Stableford – D. Riddoch 20 points bih; A. Harrison 20; R. Honeyman 18. Burnside Course, 14 holes, Stableford – S. McIntosh 25; B. Shepherd 23; J. Meacher 22. Buddon Links, Stableford – A. Shaw 38 bih; D. Ritchie 38; S. McGinnis 36. Sunday: Championship Course, 13 holes, Stableford – G. Wilson 22; R. Wardlaw 21; D. Cargill 20. Burnside Course, 14 holes, Stableford – S. McIntosh 24; M. Mudie 20; G. Kerr 19. Buddon Links, Stableford – L. Cargill 35; A. Taylor 31; K. Donaldson 30.

Carnoustie Golf Club: Saturday November 17: Championship Course, Strokeplay 13 Holes, 2/3 Handicap CSS N/Q, all one class - W. Thompson (3) 50; S.N. Ettershank (3), I. Johnstone (1) 51; B. Warden (4) 52. Burnside Course, Strokeplay 14 Holes, 3/4 Handicap CSS N/Q, all one class – D.S. Langlands (8) 51; B. Durbidge (8), S.A. Bricknal (4) 52; D.M. Cooper (10) 53. Buddon Links, Strokeplay 18 Holes CSS N/Q, all one class – S. Leszek (12) 64; N. Walker (8), A.J. Gourlay (14), J.C.A. Smith (8) 68. Sunday November 18: Championship Course, Strokeplay 13 Holes, 2/3 Handicap CSS N/Q, all one class - A. Donaldson (5) 53; E. Peebles (4) 54; P. Drummond (1) 56. Burnside Course, Strokeplay 14 Holes, 3/4 Handicap CSS N/Q, all one class – I.K. Harrison (5) 52; D. Murray (5) 55; G.M. Reid (11) 58. Buddon Links, Strokeplay 18 Holes CSS N/Q, all one class – F. Golden (18) 59; D.C. Mitchell (14), I.F. Gillanders (8) 64; R.J. Knight (8) 65.

Tuesday November 20: Buddon Links, Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class – A.J.D. Maclaren (11) 41pts; G. Ogilvie (15) 40; I. Louden (22) 39; W.D. Campbell (11), B. Melville (5) 38.

Grange: Wednesday Stableford CSS 71, Section One – P. Rhind (8) 38; R. Watson (7) 37 bih; J. Roy (6) 37. Section Two – W. Stewart (14) 33 bih; A. Chalmers (14) 33; B. Wicksted (19) 31. Saturday Stableford, Winter Cup CSS 71, Section One – G. McGinnis (6) 39 bih; M. Gibbs (9) 39; S. Gray (4) 38. Section Two – J. Don (16) 38; I. Martin (17) 37 bih; B. Duguid (24) 37.

Ladies’ Panmure Barry: Medal, 13 holes Stableford – E. Miller bih, T. Hewitt 21. Ashludie, 13 holes Stableford – L. Pirie 34; E. Stewart 27; A. Chree bih, L. Donnet 26. Ashludie, 7 holes – M. Butt 10.