The J.M. Little 36 hole stroke play Competition - 1st and 8th.Sept.18

The J. M. Little competition this year was under the stewardship of the Assistant Match Secretary Bruce Bett.     The first round was held on Saturday, 1st September, 2018, and a good entry of 40 members took part.     The winners were first Dennis Smith with a score of 81(19)62; second was Alistair McVie on 72(7)65; and third was Scott Galloway on 71(5)66.     Three players scored a two at the nominated holes; Matthew Brass & Ian Stephenson at the 6th; and Greig Temple at the 18th.     The entry fee was £3, making a total of £120 from the 40 players; £75 was paid to the winners with £15 to the 2's winners, thus leaving £30 to be carried forward. The 2nd Round was played on Saturday, 8th and the winners of this round were first Les Rutherford with a score of 72(9)63(bih);
second was Thomas Bell on 71(8)(63); and third was Robert Forrest on 77(12)65.     None of the players managed to score a two at the nominated holes.     The entry fee was £3, making a total of £114 from the 38 members who took part; and again £75 was paid out to the winners, leaving a surplus of £39.    The overall result produced a more than worthy winner in the shape of Scott Galloway with an excellent net score of 132; closely followed by Dennis Smith with another good score of net 134.    Third was Les Rutherford on a net score of 135(bsr).     The overall winners received £60 in prizes, leaving £9 for the contingency fund.