This Sunday sees the revamped Wigtownshire Championship Day with three competitions being played for on the same day at Wigtownshire County golf club.
The Championship will be played over 36 holes as normal with the top 16 players going through to the Wigtownshire Matchplay tournament. A new competition has been introduced called the Keith Hardie Trophy played over 18 holes for handicaps of 12 or less. The Ted & Jo Boyd Handicap Cup will be played for over 18 holes as normal by players with a handicap of 13 or more.
Double Wigtownshire Order of Merit points are available for players in all three competitions. Late entries are still available by contacting Jimmy at the Wigtownshire County on 01581 300420.
Last Thursday saw the first round of matches in the Wigtownshire Gents leagues. The results of the Scratch league was a resounding 4-0 win for Stranraer at home against Wigtown & Bladnoch. Also there was a solid home win for Newton Stewart against Dunskey 3-1. Wigtownshire County had a good win away against at a tricky St Medan.
This week sees Dunskey host St Medan, Wigtownshire County host Wigtown & Bladnoch and Newton Stewart host Stranraer. The ‘B’ league saw Dunskey draw against Newton Stewart, a good win away from home for Stranraer against Wigtown & Bladnoch and Wigtownshire County had a solid win at home against St Medan.
Draw; Championship; 7.30 & 11.50 .Grant, J.Arnott & D.Gladstone; 7.40 & 12.00 C.Bennewith, J.Brodie & I.McClymont; 7.50 & 12.10 F.Hughes, S.Whannell & S.McCulloch; 8.00 & 12.20 C.Hamilton, M.McCulloch & M.Kyle; 8.10 & 12.30 J.Whiteside, D.McCready (jnr) & J.Caldwell; 8.20 & 12.40 W.Milby, M.Cowie & D.Taylor; 8.30 & 12.50 G.Coulter, B.Johnstone; 9.00 & 1.20 E.Adamson, D.Brodie; 9.20 & 1.40I.Johnstone, K.Johnstone & J.Patterson; 9.30 & 1.50 K.McClung, B.Garrett, & R.Jackson; Keith Hardie Trophy; 9.40 I.Bell, C.Bell; 9.50 R.Shaw, G.McCleary & S.Staples; 10.10 A.Strain, J.McClymont & D.McCready (snr);
1020 W.Orr (snr), B.Hughan; 10.30 S.Binnie, W.Orr (jnr); Ted & Jo Boyd Handicap Trophy; 10.40 R.McClymont, K.Hughes & J.Gibbon; 10.50 A.Taylor, J.Cloy & N.Bartle; 11.00 L.Lovsin, S.Cummings & S.Senior; 11.10 D.Drysdale, J.J.Patterson & P.Reid; 11.20 T.McCormack, A.Jackson