2018 Spanish Seniors Festival

Monday, 26 March 2018

Monday 22nd October:

After Sunday’s practice round, where the Captains team (Drew’s) narrowly defeated the Past Captains (Gordon’s) team the Festival started in earnest today with the first round in the pairs competition.

Glorious sunshine and fine weather with temperatures in the mid to high 20’s, produced some sparkling golf.  Leaders after round 1 are Rob Craw and Allan Hogg who top both the scratch and Net leader board with a score of 66/63.0.  In second place in the scratch are Nick Robson and Andy Campbell 4 shots adrift on 70.  In 3rd place are Stuart Drysdale and Les Pirie on 72.

In the handicap section, local pairing of Phil Browne and Dave Marriot and only 0.5 behind, with 3rd place being held by Alan Harrington and Steven Connolly on 64.0

Tomorrow sees the first round of the Singles Competition, and with the forecast for the week promising even warmer weather we are sure the scores will match.


NET Doubles Scores


2018 Spanish Seniors Festival

2018/19 Winter Series

Saturday, 01 September 2018 Monday, 22 October 2018

5th October: 

The first of this year’s winter events was played at Strathmore Golf Centre on Friday 4th October in glorious sunshine. The course was in excellent condition and the deceptively fast green needing plenty of attention.

There was a tie on 39 points between Derek Murphy (2) Kinross and Stuart McKendrick (scr) Dunkeld, Stuart having four birdies on the back 9 and Derek making his score with only 2 bogeys, 2 birdies and the rest pars.

Kevin McCarthur (2) St Andrews was a point behind on 38 points with a costly no score at the 1st hole.

Senior Moment of the year, 2 well known Stirlingshire electricians made the journey to Strathmore on Thursday 3rd.

39 points Derek Murphy, Stuart McKendrick

38 points Kevin McCarthur

37 Points Allister Raphael, Tom McLevie

36 points Roy Farquhar, Norman Dyce, David Logie

35 points Bob Robertson, Rob Craw

33 points Drew Wilson, George Rodaks, Lindsay Clark, Colin Halcrow

32 points Jalil Aman, Pat McErlean, Bob Thomson, David Taylor, David Halkerston

31 points George Barrie, Ian Gourlay, Neish Chisholm, Stuart Drysdale

30 points Keith Bruce, Neil McGarva

29 points Jim Watt

28 points Brian Aiken, Bill Erskine

27 points Bill Barclay

25 points Colin Mavor

2018/19 Winter Series

Inter Area Team Championships 2018

Monday, 01 October 2018

Perth & Kinross emerge winners in the 2018 Seniors Area Team Cahmpionships, which were held at Stranraer Golf Club . 

Their winning team score of 374 gave them a 4 shot margin over second placed host area, the South. 

3 teams finished on 381 (Lothians, Fife & Glasgow) with Lothians claimimg Bronze Medal slot due to their 6th score of 79, against 83 for Fife and 84 for Glasgow.

Dumbarton were 6th on 386.

Perth & Kinross Team comprised Stuart McKendrick (Dunkeld), Scott Michie (Kinross), Dave Logie (Craigiehill), Tom McLevy (Blairgowrie), Norman Dyce (Strathmore) & Mark Williamson (Dunkeld).



The winning Perth & Kinross Team are pictured below.

perth winning team 2018 



Inter Area Team Championships 2018

Super Seniors Autumn Meeting 2018

Friday, 07 September 2018 Monday, 22 October 2018

The final Super Seniors events was held at Ladybank Golf Club over the 6th & 7th September. The course was presented in it's usual excellent condition, and the 38 players who participated had a challenging but enjoyable couple of days.

In a close finish on the scratch, early leader Derek Murphy (Kinross), (who made a welcome return to the Seniors circuit)  pipped Jim Watt (Edzell ) by 1 shot. Derek finishing on 145.

In the handicap section Jim reversed positions with Derek, Jim's Net 140 winning by 1.


CSS for day 1 was 70 and for day 2 72

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List of prize winners see below:

Derek Murphy - £50
Colin Halcrow - £40
John Johnston- £40
Jim Watt - £50
Alan Ross - £40
Billy Wallace - £15
Alan Harrington- £15

Super Seniors Autumn Meeting 2018

2018 Finals Day

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Due to circumstances outside our control, the date for the Finals Day at Blairgowrie has been moved from Friday 14th September, to THURSDAY 13th SEPTEMBER.

The top 30 players in the Order of Merit after the Autumn meeting have been contacted by email advising the change. 

Autumn Meeting 23rd/24th August Downfield G C

Monday, 13 August 2018

No place like home for Graham Bell, winner of autumn meeting at Downfield

Graham Bell (Downfield) and Derek Paton (Dunnikier Park) led the field at the end of the first round and they were still there in first and second places after the second and final round of our autumn meeting at Downfield Golf Club, Dundee.
Graham, playing over his home course, headed a field of well over 100 with so-steady rounds of 70 and 71 for a three-under-par total of 141. His winning margin would have been greater but, after birdieing the 10th, 11th and 12th in his second round, he bogeyed the 17th and 18th holes.
Derek, the only danger, left himself with mission impossible after bogeying the second, third and fifth in his second round. He did recover a bit to birdie the fourth, 11th, 12th and 14th, finishing with rounds of 70 and 73 for 143.
Ronnie Clark (Erskine) bounced back from a double bogey 6 at the first to birdie the second, fourth, 13th and 15th in coming through to fill third place on 145 (73-72).

Derek did however have the consolation of topping the Handicap section with a Net score of 141, with Duncan Hamilton (Mortonhall) second 3 shots behind on 144.

Full list of results prize winners can be viewed by clicking links below.

CSS on both days was 74.

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