Oct 19 2011 by Alasdair Morton, Stirling Observer Wednesday
RESULTS of the ladies’ greensomes at Stirling Golf Club on October 11: 1 Anne Miller and Frances Oxburgh 71.6, 2 Jayne Mckenzie and Jackie Stevenson 73.8, 3 Jean McAllister and Lyndsay Boyack 76.8.
October 15 marked the end of the official playing season and around 40 ladies enjoyed an 11-hole stableford competition: silver 1 Anne Griffin 26, 2 Aileen Lee 23; bronze 1 Frances Oxburgh 23, 2 Fiona Munn 20.
The ladies’ dinner and prize giving is on Friday and the AGM will be on Wednesday, October 26.
THE season finished at the weekend with a bogey competition.
The winner of the first class, playing on Friday, was James McIntyre (8) on two up. Runner-up was Dominic Campbell (10) on one up, despite an ugly eight at the last. Stuart Kerr (8) took third place on level and a BIH than John McAlpine (9).
It was all very close in the second class, with three players on two up. First place went to Sandy McRorie (12) and BIH than George Scott (12), who in turn had BIH than Willie Turner (14).
In the third class David Allardyce (21) edged out Dennis Calderwood (19) with a BIH on two up.
Three players were then level, with Ian Barrowman (19) taking third place on BIH than Jimmy Crockett (18), who had BL6 than Bob Turner (16).
The Winter Ringer will start on Saturday.
On Sunday 22 pairings played in the opening round of the Winter Mixed Foursomes.
Winners of the Jubilee Trophy were Paul Kent and ladies’ captain Myra Maclean on 70 off a handicap of 17 – and despite losing three balls in the course of the round and finishing with an ugly nine. Runners-up were Clive Bruce and lady director Grace Paterson on 73 off 24. Third place went to Bill Maclean and Cecilia Kenny on 73.5, off 14.5, and BIH than Graham Hally and Eileen Harrild (15.5).
The next Winter Mixed Foursomes will be on Sunday, November 13. The entry list is on the noticeboard.
The annual prizegiving is at 8pm on Saturday, October 29. The evening will conclude with a disco.
SATURDAY, Polish Cup (round one): division one 1 V Allan 43, 2 W Hamilton 43, 3 S Bonnar 42; division two 1 S. Leitch 45, 2 D Cowie 43, 3 C Norman 41.
ALVA'S Lawrence Allan has his last chance of 2011 to make a big impact on the junior scene at the Duke's course, St Andrews, this weekend. The double junior and matchplay champion will represent Clackmannanshire in a field of 60 (42 boys, 18 girls) who have won championships at junior level. Lawrence is first off at 9am on Sunday.