Fine weather and low scores

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The fine weather at the weekend produced a number of excellent scores in both the singles and doubles sections.

In the singles section Captain Mike Rendall repeated the 40 points he had the previous week. This was with the help of a hole in one at the 7th hole. There to congratulate Mike were Graeme Docherty, Ross McAllan and Jim Lonie who also had 40 points. Close behind in third place were Alex Geddes and Frank Urquhart with 38 points. With only one more qualifying week to go Terry Middleton has now moved into the final qualifying spot.

Leading singles scores: Jim Lonie (8), Mike Rendall (11) - 40pts; Alex Geddes (12), Frank Urquhart (11) - 38; Donald Mitchell (12), George Innes (17) - 37; John Moderate (19), Ross McAllan (4), Terry Middleton (7) - 36; Chris Taylor (5), Graeme Docherty (5), Ian Smith (7), Richard Tindall (9) - 35.

In the doubles section score of the day came from Willie Pittendreigh and Graeme Adamson with a gross 60 nett 57. They won the scratch section by two strokes from Colin Arthur and Alan Officer and equalled the best nett score with Colin and Alan.

A nett 58 from Kenny Duncan and Ian Wood now sees them only one stroke behind John Starrs and Ian Hastie who presently hold fourth qualifying spot in the handicap section.

Leading scratch scores: Willie Pittendreigh & Graeme Adamson - 60, Colin Arthur & Alan Officer - 62, Kenny Duncan & Ian Wood - 64, Neil Irvine & Harry Roulston - 65, Stewart Allsop & Brian Lawson, Gordon Adamson & Glennie Melvin - 66.

Leading handicap Scores: Willie Pittendreigh(7) & Graeme Adamson(2), Colin Arthur(5) & Alan Officer(5) - 57, Kenny Duncan(5) & Ian Wood(9), Drew Hamilton(14) & Scott Crabb(13), Kevin Duguid(11) & Ewen Campbell(11) - 58, Stewart Allsop(5) & Brian Lawson(7) - 59, Alister Barnett(12) & Tom Simpson(17) - 60, Eric Innes(8) & Jim Hepburn(10), Brian Andrew(12) & Doug Barnard(6), Bert Droy(9) & RonGilmour(8), Neil Irvine(2) & Harry Roulston(5) - 61.

Junior singles - Kiefer Brown (9) - 43, Grant Robb (5) - 34, Josh Halliday (5) - 29.

“Cackhander”