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Club Championship Final Rounds

2014_06_14

The final two rounds of the club championship were played last weekend. The weather was much improved in comparison to the opening two rounds the previous weekend. George MacMillan regained the club championship winning the title for a fifth time with a two shot victory over defending champion, Oliver Armour, and 2012 champion, David Graham. George had the luxury of bogeying the 72nd hole after playing partner, David Graham, drove out-of-bounds at the last. In fact, David was one stroke clear of George with three holes to go but a poor finish handed the title back to George. Oliver Armour put up a brave defence of his trophy but a three putt bogey on the 71st hole ended his chances.

 

The seniors’ championship was retained by Machrihanish greenkeeper, David Irwin. The over 55’s competition broke tradtion this year and was played over all of the four days. This followed a decision of the golf club committee, last July, in relation to a proposal from a club member to increase the competition to 72 holes strokeplay, following a change to playing the club championship over four rounds on separate days.

 

Meanwhile, in the Bob Ballantyne Memorial Shield, combined nett scores played over the last two rounds, the competition was won by country member, Donald MacNeil, with two fine rounds of 72 and 75. Playing off 5, Donald’s combined nett score of 137 resulted in a two stroke victory over Ian McGougan.

 

Club Championship 3rd Round – Saturday 14th June  (CSS 71, played 26))

Handicap

1st Donald MacNeil 72-5=67

2nd  Ian McGougan 72-3=69 (BIH)

3rd Robert McCallum 81-12=69

Scratch

1st  George MacMillan 71

2nd Ian McGougan 72 (BIH)

3rd Donald MacNeil 72

4th  David Graham 73

5th Stuart Campbell 73

6th Oliver Armour 74

 

Club championship totals after 54 holes:

George MacMillan 74+74+71=219

David Graham 76+70+73=219

Stuart Campbell 74+75+73=222

Oliver Armour 72+76+74=222

 

4th Round – Sunday 15th June (CSS 71, played 24)

Handicap

1st  Ian McGougan 73-3=70 (BIH)

2nd Donald MacNeil 75-5=70

3rd Charles McIntyre 80-9=71

Scratch

1st  Oliver Armour 71

2nd George MacMillan 72

3rd Ian McGougan 73

 

Club championship totals after 72 holes (final scores):

1st George MacMillan 74+74+71+72=291

2nd= Oliver Armour 72+76+74+71=293

2nd= David Graham 76+70+73+74=293

4th Stuart Campbell 74+75+73+77=299

 

Senior Championship

Winner  David Irwin 78+83+77+81=319

 

2nd  David Rankin 83+82+83+89=337

 

The prizes were presented on a glorious sunny afternoon on the front lawn of the clubhouse by honorary member, and centenarian, Miss Mary McMillan of Campbeltown. Club captain, David Rankin, thanked Miss McMillan for so graciously presenting the prizes. In addition he thanked Bobby Mathieson and the greenkeeping staff for presenting the golf course in such wonderful condition.

14 June 2014

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