Top honours shared in latest Midland Alliance meeting

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In the Midland Golfers’ Alliance Tayside Cash Registers Team Competition at Strathmore Golf Centre, Perthshire, last Tuesday, there was a tie for the scratch prize.

Graeme Brown (AP), Montrose, and Paul Brookes (P), Pitreavie, both scored four-under-par 68.

Tony Lumsden, Monifieth, (8) won the handicap prize with a net 67. He also partnered fellow Monifieth players Steve Blady (4), Steve Hills (6) and Colin Browne (3) to first place in the team competition with a score of 58.

Leading scores:

Scratch

68 - G. Brown (AP), Montrose; P. Brookes (P), Pitreavie.

69 - A. Ferguson, Dunfermline.

71 - R. Tinker (AP), Piper Dam.

72 - S. Birrell, Lundin; R. Walker (P), Lundin.

74 - A. Martin (AP), Dukes; J. Watt, Edzell; G. Tough, Edzell.

75 - R. McLean, Dunnikier Park; M. MacKenzie (AP), Edzell; T. Lumsden, Monifieth; C. Armstrong (AP), Burntisland; W. Hutton, Pitlochry.

Handicap

67 - T. Lumsden, Monifieth, (8).

68 - A. Ferguson, Dunfermline, (1).

69 - R. McLean, Dunfermline, (6).

70 - J. Irwin, Muckhart, (8); I. Cooke, Monifieth, (14); S. Birrell, Lundin, (2).

71 - I. Butchart, Strathmore, (5); G. Crichton, St Andrews, (8).

72 - D. Herd, Scotscraig, (12); M. Quinn, Tulliallan, (9); A. Paton, Royal Montrose, (6).

Tayside Cash Registers Team Competition

58 - T. Lumsden (8), S. Blady (4), S. Hills (6) and C. Browne (3), all Monifieth.

59 - G. Crighton, St Andrews, (8), A. Mason, Thornton, (9), R. Tinker (AP), Piper Dam, and T. Watson, Blairgowrie, (13).

60 bl6 - A. Martin (AP), Dukes, S. Mitchell, St Andrews New, (12), N. Wilson, Ladybank, (8) and R. McLean, Dunfermline, (6).

Qualifiers for the JTC Interiors Express Alliance Championship were T. Lumsden, Monifieth, (8), R. McLean, Dunnikier Park, (6) and J. Irwin, Muckhart, (8).

McQueen Shield qualifier was T. Lumsden, Monifieth, (8).

Hole-in-One

Carnoustie Golf Club member John Downie holed his tee shot on the 155 yard, 15th hole, on the Buddon Course. His playing partners were Roy McKinlay, Brian Melville and Alex Watson.

Winter Leagues

Carnoustie

Results from Saturday: P. Gordon and S. Norrie beat E. Kerr and J. Watson 2 and 1; G. Duncan and A. Gilbride beat J. Gilbert and D. Ramsay, 4 and 3; A. Brown and N. Watson beat C. Saunders and T. Minshull (res) 4 and 2; J. Neeson (res) and D. Taylor / A. Boath and I. Frier, all square; N. Merchant beat E. Mathew 2 up, beat D. Kydd 5 and 4 (round-robin).

Sweepstake: scratch - E. Kerr 71; handicap - P. Gordon (9) 63.

Carnoustie Club

Results: week nine – R. Naunton and J. Webster beat J. Matthew and W. McKenzie 4 and 3; G. Chalmers 2 points, R. Matthews 2 points, two ball; A. Stark and R. Golden lost to J.R. Murray and R. Watson 3 and 1. Sweepstake – 1, J. Murray 50; 2, R. Naunton, A. Watson 52.

P W L D Pts

R. Matthew 9 8 1 0 16

A. Watson 9 6 2 1 13

J. Murray 9 6 3 0 12

G. Chalmers 9 6 3 0 12

R. Naunton 9 5 3 1 11

R. Golden 9 5 4 0 10

N.J. Fox 9 4 4 1 9

J. Webster 9 4 5 0 8

W. McKenzie 9 4 5 0 8

A. Stark 9 2 6 1 5

J. Matthew 9 1 8 0 2

Monifieth Ladies

Division One – J. Brown 25 points; I. Doig 23. Division Two – K. Bell 30; J. McBride 27.

Broughty

Results: Ashludie, Section One – C. Milne (8) 39; B. Grant (8) 38; S. Doyle (9) 36. Section Two – D. Kilcullen (14) 31; A. Waterston (14) 31.

Grange Ladies

Results: 13-hole Stableford – I. Doig bih, A. Gall bih, C. Blake 23 points; C. Orr bih, A. Young 22.

Monifieth

Results: week eight – N. Anderson and B. Liddell beat D. Mitchell and D. Eastaugh 3 and 2; D. Smart and B. Miller halved with C. Cairnie and B. Rose; T. Lumsden and L. Munro beat K. Hutton and G. Cant 1 up; S. Hills and F. Anderson beat M. Brown and M. McBride 5 and 4; E. Radley and K. Scott beat B. Stevenson and A. Boyle 2 up; I. Hutcheon J. Ferrie halved with D. Dickson and I. Cooke. Scratch – S. Hills; N. Anderson, I. Hutcheon 71. Handicap – G. Cant (11) 60; D. Eastaugh (8) 63; E. Gourlay (10) 65.

P W L D Pts

S. Hills 8 6 1 1 20

I. Hutcheon 8 5 1 2 20

I. Kelly 8 7 1 0 19

C. Cairnie 8 5 2 1 19

G. Smith 8 5 2 1 18

A. Boyle 8 4 3 1 17

D. Eastaugh 8 3 3 2 16

N. Anderson 8 5 2 1 16

T. Lumsden 8 4 4 0 16

M. McBride 8 3 3 2 15

B. Liddell 8 4 4 0 15

B. Rose 8 3 4 1 15

K. Hutton 8 3 4 1 15

M. Brown 8 3 4 1 14

D. Smart 8 2 4 2 14

K. Scott 8 3 5 0 14

J. Ferrie 8 2 5 1 14

D. Mitchell 8 2 5 1 13

F. Anderson 8 4 3 1 12

P. Gardiner 8 3 5 0 12

B. Miller 8 2 5 1 12

B. Stevenson 8 1 6 1 11

E. Radley 8 3 5 0 10

R. Garbett 8 2 5 1 9

Club Returns

Angus County Golf Association: prize-winners, Champion of Champions – S. Smith, Downfield. Strokeplay Champion – M. Lindsay, Broughty. Matchplay Champion – D. Lawrence, Ballumbie. Senior Champion – A. McKay, Monifieth. Junior Champion, Strokeplay and Matchplay – W. Porter, Carnoustie. Youth Champion – G. Bowman, Grange. Team Champions – Edzell. Junior Team Champions – Royal Montrose. Interclub Champions – Kirriemuir. Executive Trophy – H. Barnett, Edzell. Glamis Quaich – S. Graham, Arbroath. Camperdown Shield – W. McLanders – Logie. Order of Merit – M. Lindsay, Broughty and G. Tough, Edzell. Junior Order of Merit – H. George, Downfield.

Broughty: Medal Course – J. McLuskie (18) 40 points; B. Fenton (15) 39; G. Farquhar (12) 38. Medal Course, Section One – J. Brannan (10), R. Innes (8) 68; D. Ramsay (3) 70 bih. Section Two – A. Chalmers (13) 64; D. Cargill (15) 65. Ashludie – A. Saunders (14) 67. Medal – R. Innes (8) 68; A. Watt (6) 73.

Caledonia, Carnoustie: Saturday, Championship Course Stableford, 15 holes – R. Bell 27 points; J. Bonnar 25; R. Honeyman 22. Burnside Course Stableford, 14 holes – T. McDonald 30; D. MacLeod 27; J. Meacher 25. Buddon Links Stableford, 16 holes – R. Ness 35 points; S. Boyd 34; D. Riddoch 33 bih. Buddon Links, 16-hole Stableford – R. Ness 32 points; L. Cargill 30; D. Pert 24.

Carnoustie Golf Club: Saturday December 6, Championship Course, 16 Hole Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class - W. Thompson (5) 35 pts; F. Johnstone (10) 34; R. McKenzie (7), B. Goodman (5) 32. Burnside Course, 14 Hole Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class - E. Peebles (6) 35 pts; R.D. Hall (19) 33; G. Begg (15) 32. Buddon Links, 16 Hole Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class - R.A. Sloan (18), D. Marshall (8) 34 pts; J. Crowther (20) 32.

Sunday December 7, Championship Course, 16 Hole Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class - J.M. Downie (6) 31 pts; S. Peffers (3), W. Thompson (5) 30. Burnside Course, 14 Hole Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class - No Scores Returned. Buddon Links, 16 Hole Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class - D.C. Mitchell (13) 31 pts; R.J. Knight (9) 26.

Tuesday December 9, Buddon Links, 16 Hole Stableford CSS N/Q, all one class – D.M. Cooper (9) 36 pts; J.M. Downie (6) 35; R. Kirk (14) P.F. Howlett (11) 34.

Grange: First Class – J. Roy 42; I. Fenton 41 bih; C. MacLachlan 41. Second Class – B. Wicksted 45; J. Byrne 41; R. Chia 40. First Class – D. Cree 39 bih; M. Sim 39; I. Strachan 37 bih. Second Class – T. Dempster 45; A. Chalmers 43; L. Malloy 38. Sunday, First Class – B. McKaig 37 bih; S. Fenton 37; R. Bowman 36. Second Class – J. Ferguson 36; P. Reilly 35; A. Stewart 34.

Ladies’ Panmure Monifieth: Medal Eclectic, 13 hole – N. Turner 26 points; A. Williams 24. Ashludie Eclectic, 13 hole – F. Robertson, R. Meldrum 30; L. Donnet 27. Seven-hole Eclectic – H. Seivwright; B. Coleman.

Monifieth: Wednesday Winter League Stableford – J. Campbell (4) 42 points; E. Radley (5) 41; D. Eastaugh (6) 39.