Championship Qualifying 3rd Round - 27.5.17

The third and last qualifying round of the Club Championship was played on Saturday, 27th May, 2017, in perfect weather conditions, warm sunshine and light winds, and this was reflected in the scores submitted by the 54 entrants who took part.      The winner with an excellent score of 76(12)64 was David Heard, Jr., and he was closely followed by Graeme Kerr on a very good score of 93(28)65.      Greig Temple with a score of 78(11)67, bih was third; fourth was George Grant with a score of 81(14)67, 2nd bih, and in fifth place was Michael McVie on 70(3)67, who also recorded the lowest gross score.      Five players managed to record two’s at the nominated holes, with Graeme Kerr; Michael McVie and Donald Ballantyne managing this feat at the 7th, and Stephen Henderson and Donald Ballantyne (again) at the 18th.      All of these players picked up £6 at each hole for their sterling efforts.      The entry fee was £3, making a total of £162 from the 54 entrants; £130 was paid out in cash to the winners and £30 to the two’s winners, with £2 going to the contingency fund.     The winner of the Pollock Cup, this year presented to the player who recorded the lowest two nett score over the three competitions, was Ian Stephenson with an aggregate total of 133.

The qualifiers for the Club Championships were as follows:-

Qualifiers:     Paul McVie *;  Michael McVie *; Stephen Henderson *;  Colin Finlay *;  Jim Rae;  Donald Ballantyne;  Alistair McVie;   Norman Roxburgh; Les McAllister;  Iain Clark;  Michael Wood;  Scott Galloway;  Rodney Pow; John Hume;  David Johnston;  Gordon Inglis         Reserves:  John Coyle; Chris Kemp;  Grant Lightfoot;  Les Rutherford  

‘B’ Class:      Ian Stephenson *;  Alan Kerr *;  Thomas Bell *;  David Heard*;  Norman Purves;   Bill Walton;  David Heard, Jr;  Mitch Thomson;  Greig Temple;  George Grant;  Jackson Cockburn;  Mark Easson;  Ewan McFie;  Jim Farrell;  Andrew Webster;  Craig Niven           Reserves:   Ronnie Douglas;  Matthew Brass;  Gordon MacGregor; Eric Middlemas 

‘C’ Class:     Liam Cassidy *;   Hughie Macdonald *;   Graeme Bel;  Robert J. Wilson;   Dennis Smith;  Ian Wilkie;  Graeme Kerr;  Dante Brugnoni       Reserves:  Andrew Raphael;  David Beveridge          

* Donates Seeded Player