Despite the very cold frosty weekend there were a number of hot scores in the singles and doubles winter competitions.
In the singles section Alan Wood topped the leaderboard with an excellent 42 points. This gave him a 2 point lead over Alex Geddes and Mike Rendall. In the doubles scratch section there was a tie at the top between Alan Officer & Colin Arthur and Gordon Adamson & Glennie Melvin with scores of 62. Craig McKay and Jim Hepburn continued their fine form with a winning nett 55 in the handicap section.
Singles scores: Alan Wood (11) - 42pts, Alex Geddes (12), Mike Rendall (12) - 40, Chris Taylor (5), Grant Robb (5), Brian Reid (17), Bob Leggate (5), Kevin Reid (15), Donald Mitchell (13) - 39, Bob Smith (11), Bill Chalmers (13) - 38, Ian Smith (8), Ivan Groundwater (16), Terry Middleton (7), Richard Tindall (9) - 36.
Doubles scratch scores: Gordon Adamson & Glen Melvin, Alan Officer & Colin Arthur - 62, Neil Irvine & Harry Roulston - 64, Stewart Allsop & Brian Lawson, Craig McKay & Jim Hepburn - 65, Ross Porter & Chris Brown - 66.
Doubles handicap: Craig McKay(6) & Jim Hepburn(10) - 55, Colin Arthur(5) & Alan Officer(7), John Neal(14) & Douglas Henderson(7) - 57, Kevin Duguid(11) & Ewen Campbell(11), Gordon Adamson(4) & Glen Melvin(5), Alister Barnett(13) & Tom Simpson(14), George Deans(17) & Gordon McHardy(11) - 58, Brian Hunter(6) & Mark Hunter(18), David Summers(9) & David Callaghan(6) - 59, Stewart Allsop(5) & Brian Lawson(7), Neil Irvine(2) & Harry Roulston(5), Martin McCoy(13) & Colin Polson(14), Jim Adam(15) & Roland Samuels(14) - 60.
There were a couple of holes in one at the weekend in the winter league competitions. Stewart Allsop aced the 150 yard 15th hole using a 7 iron. He was partnered by Brian Lawson, David Callaghan and David Summers. Ian Smith had a hole in one at the 170 yard 18th hole using a 7 wood. Bill Chalmers, Eric Douglas and Hendry Davidson were there to witness the event.
On Saturday night the Ladies had their annual prizegiving. Main winners were: Fiona Lamont Championship winner, Eclectic Scratch, Best Medal Scratch Score, Winter Ringer, 3 Medals. Fiona Sim Championship Runner-up, Spring Tournament, Most Reduced H’cap, Most points throughout year, 4 Best Medal Rounds, Eclectic H’cap, 3 Medals. Kathleen Groundwater Championship Bronze Scratch. Carolyn Duncan, Championship H’cap, Ladies Open Silver H’cap, Lady Captain Prize. Fiona Armstrong Innes Majority Winner, Most Reduced H’cap (B), Medal Final Winner, 4 Best Medal Rounds (B), 1 Medal. Nan Byars, Jenny Needham, Julie Mackintosh Senior Winners. Wilma Eccles, Medal Final Winner. Wilma Lawrence Winter League Winner, Ladies Open Silver Scratch, Medal. Rose Riddell Winter Eclectic, Medal, CLIC Medal. Jane Kennedy Ladies Open Bronze H’cap. Jan Bradford Ladies Open Bronze Scratch, 2 Medals.