Selkirk Senior Open - 21.8.17

The postponed Selkirk Senior Open eventually took place on Monday, 21st August, 2017, on a perfect day with warn sunny weather and very little wind, and with a field of 53 contestants.     The overall winner was our very own Eric Middlemas with a score of 76 (13) 63, and he was also the leading scorer in the 55 to 62 years age group.


Full results of the competition are shown below:-

                 CUP WINNER - Eric Middlemas (Selkirk) 63

Age 55 to 62   1st G. E. Middlemas (Selkirk) 76-13 = 63    - £50 Cash
                         2nd D. Thomson (Galashiels) 81-14 = 67    - £40 Cash
                         3rd N. W. Purves (Selkirk) 78-11 = 67          - £20 Cash
                         Scr L. McAllister (Selkirk) 70                        - £30 Cash

Age 63 to 69   1st W. G. Ritchie (Galashiels) 74-11 = 63    - £50 Cash
                         2nd M. Whiteford (Lauder) 73-8 = 65           - £40 Cash
                         3rd A. Pickersgill (Selkirk) 81-15 = 66         - £20 Cash
                         Scr B. Porteous (Langholm) 72                    - £30 Cash

Age 70+          1st P. Henderson (Selkirk) 75-9 = 66            - £50 Cash
                         2nd R. J. Wilson (Selkirk) 83-16 = 6             - £40 Cash
                         3rd G. Beggs (Selkirk) 83-15 = 68                - £20 Cash

                 2’s   B. Porteous (Langholm) at 6th & 18th - £20
                         W. Forsyth (Peebles) at 6th                   - £10
                         N.W. Purves (Selkirk) at 6th                  - £10
                         D. Smith (Selkirk) at 6th                         - £10
                         J. Easson (Selkirk) at 18th                    - £10
                         D. Thomson (Galashiels) at 18th          - £10

Nearest - 6th/15th D. Charters (Hawick) (166cm) - £20
Hole - 9th/18th S. Scott (Galashiels) (83cm) - £20
Nearest Line - 8th/17th J.A. Hume (Selkirk) - Beer & Sweets

52 Played CSS Home 67; Visitors 69 (Par - 68; SSS - 68)

The entry fee was £10 including 2's money, making a total of £520.      With £390 being paid out in cash to the winners; £70 going to the two’s winners; and £40 being paid to nearest the hole winners, this makes a total of £500 paid out in prize money, with £20 going to the contingency fund.