Stranraer duo win Thornton Trophy

Thornton Trophy winners and Newton Stewart ladies club captain
Thornton Trophy winners and Newton Stewart ladies club captain

Stranraer duo Susan Prentice and Evelyn McLellan won the Ladies pairs Thornton Trophy as Newton Stewart held their first golf competition of the season.

They won with an excellent score of 88 off 16.4 for a 71.6

Newton Stewart pair Helena Fox and Lynn Allan with an 87 off 13.2 for a 73.8, and in third were home pairing Joyce Maitland and Morag McLean with a score of 104 off 29.2 for 74.8.

On Sunday the club held its opening Captains vs Vice Captains event where teams representing CC John Brodie Jnr and Ladies Capt Mary Campbell take on Vice Capt’s Justin Moore and Lynn Allan. Mary and John’s team won 8-2.

Meanwhile, Kirkcudbright GC, ladies section: Medal final: Winner – Janet Roff 105 (26) 79. Ladies 18 hole comp: Winner- Hilary Austin 101 (26) 75.