RONNIE CLARK (ERSKINE G C) WINS 2019 ORDER OF MERIT
With a top 20 finish in the British Seniors Open, Ronnie has secured his top spot in the 2019 OOM table. Ronnie finished on 1185 points, 174 ahead of Stewart Henderson (Hamilton) in 2nd place. The battle for 3rd place was a close run affair, with Paul Moultrie (Royal Troon) 849, narrowly edging out Robert Smith (Nairn) by 1 point. Gary Tough (Edzell) was a close 5th ending on 836 points. Full list can be viewed by clicking on undernoted link.
Congratulations to Ronnie on another succesful season, which started off slow by his standards, but picked up pace towards the end.
Special mention should also be made for Graham Bell who won the Scottish Seniors Open run by Scottish Golf, when he won a 3 man play off which also included Robert Smith.
NEISH CHISHOLM wins 2019 Nett OOM
The Nett OOM, has now concluded for the year, as no Nett points are awarded in the British Open. NEISH CHISHOLM (Kemnay) emerges on top with 475 points, narrowly winning by 25 points from KEN THOMSON (Bramhall Park) with KEITH REILLY (Silverknowes) in 3rd place on 405.
Congratulations to Neish.
With 0nly 1 event left to count in this year’s Scratch OOM (British Open at North Berwick), things are tight at the top. In the main OOM, only 90 points separate the top 3 players, with Ronnie Clark topping the list on 1134 with Matchplay winner Stewart Henderson in 2nd place, 123 points back on 1011. Paul Moultrie lies 3rd on 849. All to play for in the last event.
The Super seniors OOM’s will run as previously in that all events this calendar year will count towards 2019 OOM positions. Again things are tight with 3 events to go.
In the Super Seniors OOM (which is on a Nett basis), Neish Chisholm holds a commanding lead on 957 points, with Keith Bruce (Edzell) in 2nd place at moment on 782. Ken Thomson is in 3rd place on 777.
All up to date OOM tables can be viewed by clicking on link below