Scott Michie (Kinross G C) has maiden win at East of Scotland Open at Strathmore.
Neish Chisholm (Kemnay G C) wins handicap section.
Scott Michie had his maiden SSGS victory over the well presented Strathmore course on 3rd & 4th of June. With high winds on day 1 scoring was difficult with the CSS rising by 3 to 74. Scott’s 76 was 6 behind overnight leader Robert Smith (Nairn) who shot an excellent 70 in the conditions. Scott however a super 69 on day 2 (Including a hole in 1), gave him an overall total of 145, pipping Robert by 1 shot. In joint 3rd place on 148 were previous OOM winners Ronnie Clark (Erskine) and Stewart Henderson (Hamilton).
In the handicap section, Neish Chisholm (Kemnay), with an excellent 2nd round Net score of 67, and a total of 142, emerged the winner by 1 shot from Scott Michie and Gordon Black (Royal Burgess) on 143.
An excellent 2 days at the Perthshire course, which was well presented and in superb condition.
CSS for day 1 was 74, and on day 2 73.