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IN LAST weekend’s Christmas Crackers competition there was some brilliant golf played, the best of which came from Billy Macdonald whose round was made up of five fours and four threes for a score of nett 30.

He wins a handsome cash prize and an ugly slash to his handicap.

Results: 1, W. Macdonald nett 30; 2, J. Farrell 31; 3=, J. Coyle, S. Kemp, A. Brown 32.

Two’s: J. Coyle, S. Kemp, N. Roxburgh, P. Henderson and Hughie Macdonald, who made up for some horrible things written about his golf recently by striking a fine 7 iron to 6ft at the ninth hole and nonchalantly sinking the putt. Well, maybe, nonchalantly is overdoing it a bit.

This week’s sympathy goes to Gerald Beggs who finished with a 6 and a 5 which rather spoiled his 8,4, 10 start. AM


SELKIRK Juniors held their prizegiving evening in the clubrooms on Friday night where the following young golfers all received their prizes.

Under-18s Championship: winner, Alistair Penny; runner-up, Christy Burrows.

Under-15s Championship: winner, Ryan Legge; runner-up, Struan Legge.

Bill Ballantyne Trophy: Guy Mallin.

Gold Medal winner: Thomas Bell.

Monthly Medal winners: Andrew Nisbet, Tom Elliot (2); Struan Legge (2); Ryan Legge; Darren Knox.

Order of Merits: scratch winner, Ryan Legge; handicap winner, Tom Elliot; most improved player, Ryan Legge (down from 25 to 12).

Thanks go to the following sponsors for their continued support throughout 2012: J. A. Hume, N. W. Purves, The Punters, club members, M. D. Cleghorn, Alan McDonald, Keith Legge, John and Mary Smail.


WOLL WALTZ: 1, C. Pritchard, S. Bell, R. Nisbet; 2, A. Brunton, J. MacKenzie, D. Main.

Winter League Round One: 1, J. McWhinnie 45 points; 2, A. Brunton 41; 3, N. Allinson 40. Twos: A. Brunton, J. Heatley, C. Pritchard, B. Shuttleworth, S. Batchelor.

The club dinner and prizegiving will be held on Friday, November 16. To reserve tickets please call reception on 01750 32711.

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