Carradale Ladies travelled to Tarbert recently to play in the annual Tarcarra Cup, currently held by Carradale. In a mixture of sunshine and heavy downpours, Tarbert Ladies proved too strong for Carradale and won two matches and halved the third. The return match will take place next year in Carradale. Carradale Ladies, undaunted, thoroughly enjoyed
The Doctor’s Cup, an annual competition played between Carradale and Dunaverty was won by Dunaverty 5-2.
Keeping it in the Family Team Owen came up trumps winning the AM-AM with a score of 51. Lindsay, Jennifer and Ross joined forces with their father, Bob and nailed the competition. 23 teams consisting of 4 players (3 teams from Arran) took part. Thanks once again to Carradale Hotel for their continued sponsorship of this
The RNLI Shield, an annual 9 hole mixed greensome attracted 40 players recently, helping the club to raise an excellent amount for the charity. The winners were Angus Neilson and Margaret Richardson with an impressive nett 25.2; second were Ken Head and Marlene Walker with a nett 27; third were Lyndsay MacDonald and Margaret Campbell
One of our young members, Finlay Neilson aged 11, shot a hole in one at the second at Dunaverty Golf Course recently. His handicap is 26 and his swing is a delight to watch. His ability and maturity on the course belies his age. Congratulations to him! Finlay at the second green with the ‘hole in
The Ladies Greensome took place on a hot July afternoon. 6 ladies enjoyed a friendly but competitive match, with Gail MacKintosh and Janice Hanning running out the winners with a nett 32.8 Janice and Gail winning the Ladies Greensome Trophy
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Gents’ Captain’s Prize Ballot is from 1030-1100 on Saturday 20 July 2013.
Robert Abernethy, Paul Davis, John Rattray The Gents’ Club Championship took place over 4 rounds. The first round was suspended due to bad weather, whilst the course was cleared of excess water. The second round was played in ferocious winds and for the final two rounds the Gents were joined by the Ladies Club
Margaret Campbell, Laura McGeachy, Moira Foreman, Fiona Rattray Chris Campbell Memorial Trophy 12 ladies took part in the Club Championship competing for the Chris Campbell Memorial Trophy, the trophy which was presented originally by the late Keith Campbell in memory of his wife. His daughter, Moira Foreman, has continued the tradition. The weather
The Neil McMurchy Centenary Trophy (Texas Scramble) is open to both Ladies and Gents and non-members. It takes place at Carradale Golf Course on Sunday 4 August 2013. There will be two shotgun starts at 11am and 2pm.
The Club’s annual AM-AM competition is being held on Sunday 11 August 2013. Tee times start from 0730-0900; 1100-1230; 1430-1600 Starting times may be booked through Margaret Richardson 01583 431788 or Alan Walker 01583 431637 (22 July- 28 July) Entry is £40 per team (4 players in each team)
The Gents Open is being held on Saturday 14 July 2013. Tee times are available from 0730. These can be booked through Alan Walker 01583 431637 or via sheets in the Clubhouse. Entry £10 per player.
Carradale Ladies Open attracted 46 entries from Kintyre and further afield with some splendid golf being played. The good weather helped as did the excellent course conditions. The results are as follows: HANDICAP WINNERS: 1. Laura Finlayson (Mortonhall) net 60 BIH 2. Shona Martin (Tarbert) net 61 3. Anne Storm (Carradale) net 62 SCRATCH WINNERS:
The Ladies annual Interclub Day took place on 28 April. The weather was every bit as challenging as the course, and players found themselves battling with hailstones, horizontal rain at times due to the strength of the wind, and occasionally some sun to dry everyone out – in time for the next downpour! In all
Presentation of prizes followed the Ladies AGM, and the winners were Margaret Campbell who won the Winter League Salver, the Captain’s Prize, the Melfort Quaich, the Silver Medal, the Winter Eclectic and the Handicap and Senior Winner of the Club Championship. She was also Runner Up in the Matchplay Cup. Marlene Walker won the RNLI
As from 1 December, the 2013 Membership Renewal Forms will be available for local members to collect from the Clubhouse. Members outwith Carradale will receive theirs in the post and all membership booklets will be posted out or hand delivered. Membership Fees for 2013 will be £152 for local, country and over 60s. Local and
Our Annual Dinner Dance is being held in Carradale Hotel on 3rd November 2012, 7 for 7.30pm. Tickets are £23.00 each and are available from Margaret Richardson (01583 431788); Alan Walker (01583 431637); and Dede Robertson (01583 431793). Music will be provided by Kevin McMillan. There will be a three course buffet and a Raffle.
Report for Carradale Golf Club
Winners of the AM-AM were R. McDougall, C McGeachy, R Wayson and G McMillan (Machrihanish) with a score of 49. Runners Up were I McKinnon, D Allen, M McArthur, and J Marrison (Dunaverty) with a score 0f 53 Third were D Rankin, D Irwin, L Ferguson and D McLean (Machrihanish) scoring 54 bih.