On Sunday 27 April, Carradale Ladies held their annual Interclub Day. Throughout the day, players from Machrihanish, Dunaverty and Tarbert enjoyed their round of golf in beautiful sunshine. Thanks to Greenkeeper Robert Strang’s hard work over the winter, the course was in an excellent condition. The host club put on a buffet prior to the
Fiona Rattray and Laura Finlayson were the winners at the Carradale Ladies Open which attracted 36 entrants at the beginning of June. Despite mixed weather conditions, some of the ladies achieved excellent scores. The course was in tip-top condition, thanks to greenkeeper, Robert Strang and his assistant, Gareth. Fiona Rattray won the scratch salver while
Despite contrary weather conditions, 28 golfers played in the annual Neilson Rosebowl nine-hole mixed greensome at Carradale Golf Club. The competition is open to members and non-members alike and juniors over the age of 13. Winners of the Handicap Trophy, the Neilson Rosebowl, scoring an excellent 25.8 were Eilidh Neilson and Jim Galbraith. Runners-up with
Captain: Roy McMurchy Vice Captain: Jim Galbraith Secretary: J.S Irvine Treasurer: D. Galbraith Committee: J.W Campbell (Greens Convener) F.C King (Match Secretary) S. Walker (Past Captain) J. McFadyen (Team Manager) J. Robertson (Handicap Secretary)
Our fixture list booklets are presently being printed and should be with me soon. However, if you want a sneak preview of the dates for next year’s fixtures, then you will find all the matches listed under the Events heading. I need to point out a deliberate error in the fixture list booklets (again!). The
Carradale Golf Club’s Dinner Dance is being held in Carradale Hotel on Saturday 2 November 7 for 7.30pm Tickets cost £23 and can be bought from : Alan Walker 01583 431637 Margaret Campbell 01583 431272 Margaret Richardson 01583 431788 There will be a Raffle and all contributions greatly received.
Scott McGeachy, 7 years of age shows us his skill swinging like a professional. Look at the concentration on his face! He went on to win the. 7-8 years competition recently in the Children’s competition. His aunt Laura has won the Chris Campbell Memorial Trophy 13 times, and his mum, Lynsay was the winner of
Carradale Golf Club now has its own brochure with information on Open Competitions, how to find us and links to other clubs in the area. Information about two Hotels close by (Carradale Hotel and Ashbank Hotel) can also be found on the brochure, as well as photographs of the course.
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
Have you been on our golf course? Did you take any photos? Would you like to see them on our website? If so, please send them to me to email@example.com and I will put them on our gallery
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.