Astonishing opening day at Dunskey

Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club held the first Captains Opening Drive Night to start the 2016 season.

Captain Alex Currie and Ladies Captain Elaine Gerrard competed against Vice-Captain Graham Radford and Ladies Vice-Captain Glenda Dewar for the Captain vs Vice-Captain Trophy. The Captains team managed to win after a very close match. At the Coulter Salver Opening tournament an astonishing 162 players competed with a three way tie for both the Coulter Salver and the Scratch prize with winners being determined by the better inward nine hole score. Winner; A. Morrison 76–13=63BIH; Scratch Winner; David Brodie (W&B) 67

Sunday saw the Coulter Salver Ladies Opening Tri-Am. 1st Marion Mclean, Anne Wilson and Agnes McClymont 58; 2nd Katie Wright, Maria Cowan and Fiona Hunter 59; 3rd Vicky McLean, Angela Collings and Pat McGill 60.

Coulter Salver results

1st Class Winner - Scott Montgomery (Ralston) 76 – 11 = 65

1st Class Runner Up – Colin Berry (Rowallan Castle) 67 – 1 = 66

1st Class Third – Callum Jackson (D&G) 76 – 9 = 67

1st Class Fourth – Jerry White (Dunskey) 73 – 6 = 67

1st Class Fifth – Mr P. Smith (Donaghdee) 77 – 9 = 68

2nd Class Winner – Alexander Morrison (Caprington) 76 – 13 = 63

2nd Class Runner Up – David Bain (Ballochmyle) 81 – 18 = 63

2nd Class Third – Andy Santangeli (Dunskey) 79 – 16 = 63

2nd Class Fourth – Alan Mitchell (Dunskey) 79 – 14 = 65

2nd Class Fifth – Steven Rae (Stranraer) 86 – 21 = 65

John Robson Cup Winner – Andy Santangeli 37–8 =29