Grant tops the leaderboard in stableford

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The start of the winter league competition brought mild and calm conditions. Despite the rain during the week the course was in a fine state.

Top of the leaderboard was young Grant Robb with an excellent gross score of 66 giving him 41 stableford points. This gave him a 2 point win over Captain Mike Rendall. Third with 38 points was Sandy Watt.

Leading singles scores - Grant Robb (5) - 41pts, Mike Rendall (12) - 39, Sandy Watt (16) - 38, Frank Urquhart (11), George Forrester (11), Bob Leggate (5) - 37, Richard Tindall (9) - 36, Jim Lonie (8), Iain Taylor (4) - 35, Donald Mitchell (13), Graeme Docherty (5), Graham Garden (14), Duncan Cursiter (11), Brian Andrew (11) - 34, Derek Freeland (13) - 33.

Junior singles score - Cameron Davidson (8) - 39pts.

There was also some hot scoring in the doubles section. New pairings of Craig Mackay & Jim Hepburn and Chris Brown & Ross Porter gelled well together to top the scratch section with a score of 60 and Craig and Jim’s nett score of 53 topped the handicap section.

Leading doubles scratch scores - Chris Brown/Ross Porter, Craig Mackay/Jim Hepburn - 60, Kevin Riddell/Ross McAllan - 65, Neil Irvine (on his own) - 66, Stewart Allsop/Brian Lawson, Gordon Adamson/Glen Melvin - 67, Kenny Duncan/Ian Wood, Colin Arthur/Alan Officer, David Callaghan/David Summers, Stuart Dempster (on his own) - 68.

Leading doubles handicap scores - Craig Mackay(6)/Jim Hepburn(10) - 53, Chris Brown(5)/Ross Porter(6) - 56, Malcolm MacEwen(9)/Sandy Walker(14) - 57, Ian Hastie(11)/John Starrs(11) - 58, David Callaghan(6)/David Summers(9), Stewart Allsop(5)/Brian Lawson(7), Kenny Duncan(4)/Ian Wood(9), Alister Barnett(13)/Tom Simpson(17) - 60, Kevin Riddell(4)/Ross McAllan(4), George Deans(17)/Gordon McHardy(11) - 61.

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