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Thomson shows his prowess

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The last day in April saw 42 Wednesday Seniors taking part in a Medal round.

Wednesday Seniors Player Gordon Thomson achieved a fine eagle at the first
Wednesday Seniors Player Gordon Thomson achieved a fine eagle at the first

The overcast conditions and a cold easterly breeze took its toll with only two players beating the par for the course. The highlight of the day was an excellent eagle by Gordon Thomson on the opening hole. Results:

Div I: Sandy Beaton(8) – 68, Donny Hutcheson(10) – 70.

Div II: George Woodhouse(18) – 67, Gary MacDonald(18) – 72.

Div III: Murray Hislop(21) – 70(BIH), Colin Shepherd(23) 70.

A field of 44 ladies played in the SLGA Medal on Tuesday, April 29.The weather was fine and some good scores were returned. Standard scratch for the day was 70.


Silver Division - 1: Mhairi Donald (6) 74; 2: Joan Cooper (16) 87; 3: Daisy Beaton (14) 85.

Bronze Division - 1: Sue Taylor (34) 103; 2: Doreen Dallas (29) 99; 3: Sheila Crosby (29) 100.

The winners of each division cut their handicap.

Forres Golf Club hosted 56 pairs playing in the Myles Wilson Open Greensomes on Saturday. The weather was sunny and warm and there were some excellent scores as the results show.

The Trophy Winners were Dave Thorne and Jim Conn from Forres Golf Club with an excellent nett 64, their highlight of their day was an eagle 3 at the 9th hole, they won virtue of a better inward nine from visitors Clark Anderson (Spey Valley) & Rose Anderson (Huntly) who had the best of the day outward nine of 33(-3). Katie Miller and her dad won the mixed prize with a nett 65. The scratch prize was won by Jim Simpson & Robert McKerron with a 71, second were former Forres Golf Club captains Allan Martin and Stuart MacLennan.


Players from the home Club unless stated.

Abbreviations: Gul – Gullane GC; Hun – Huntly GC; Spv – Spey Valley GC; Tor – Torvean GC

Handicap - 64- Dave Thorne & Jim Conn; 64- C Anderson (Spv) & R Anderson (Hun); 65 - S Hunter & A Archibald (Gul); 65 - K Miller & K Miller; 66 – B Forrester & M Hansekowitch; 66 –J Wheeler & J Wood; 67 – K Patterson & B Tulloch; 67- P Buchan & A Morrison (Tor)

Scratch – 70 – Dave Thorne & Jim Conn; 71 – Jim Simpson & Robert McKerron; 72 – Allan Marin & Stuart MacLennan.

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