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Seniors Outings 2017 - Iain Oliver wins at West Linton!

barrie whiteleyhe first Gents Seniors Outing of the year was a very pleasant trip to West Linton Golf Course located beside the Pentland Hills a few miles South of Edinburgh.  Twenty-two Seniors made the trip and found a course where the ball ran along way.  As ever on an outing ,the Stableford scores varied fairly widely,in this case from 17 to 38. 

The winner could only be decided on countback and resulted in a triumph got Iain Oliver, playing off his new handicap of 6.  John Lunn also scored 38 but his split (23 out, 15 in) to Iain's 21 out, 17 in.  Iain becomes the first holder of the Whiteley Trophy in 2017 and he celebrated by filling it with Drambuie and circulating it around everyone who played.  Thanks Iain.

West Linton were excellent hosts with all Seniors enjoying coffee and bacon rolls before the golf and a sizeable two course meal afterwards.  The sun shone, the wind stayed down and the scenery was superb.  All in all, a good start to the outings season.  Thanks to Jim Welsh for organising the day.

Full results are given below:

Player

Score

Iain Oliver

38

John Lunn

38

Ray Johnson

36

Duncan Shiell

35

Shay Diggin

34

David Miller

32

Alister Legge

32

Ron Robertson

31

Tom Kerr

30

Patrick Brooks

30

Tam Glendinning

29

Angus Scott

29

John Law

28

Roger Wardman

28

Eddie Berridge

27

David Howden

27

Jim Welsh

26

John McLaren

26

Michael Mc Farlane

21

Pim McDonnell

20

John Simpson

17

Jock Henderson

17

The second outing will see the Seniors playing Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club on Thursday 13th July at a cost of £36 per head.

A third outing is scheduled for Thursday 28th September when we will play at Seahouses. The cost of this outing will be £28.  Again further details will be posted nearer the time.

 All Seniors are welcome on these outings.  Jim will post further details in the Changing Room nearer the time of each outing.

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