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Stewart Watt wins 2017 Gents Open

Another successful Gents Open Competition was held on Sunday 25th June, when 128 players braved the windy conditions at Kilmacolm. The high winds in conjunction with the fast contoured greens led to some high scoring, with the CSS on the day being 70 for members, and 72 for visitors. 
At the end of play the Scratch Trophy and overall winner with a gross 70 was STEWART WATT, from neighbouring Old Course Ranfurly Golf Club. (Pictured below). Sharing a gross score of 70 with Stewart was Kilmacolm member RYAN COPLAND, who unfortunately missed out due to Stewart’s better inward half. Ryan however had the consolation of winning the A Class Handicap prize with a net 68. Ryan is pictured below receiving his award from Club Captain Kenny Wilson.
In the B Class Handicap section, this was also won with a net 68 by Kilmacolm Member MITCHELL ROBB playing off 11. 
Full list of scores and prize winners can be viewed by clicking here 

Many thanks to all who helped make the day a success. To Lindsay and David in the Pro Shop, to Stewart and all the Bar and Kitchen staff, to starters Jim Hood, Jane MacDonald and Ken Macconacher and to Tom McKinley for scoring and general support. Finally to the Greenkeeping team for presenting the course in such an excellent condition that prompted widespread praise from visitors and members.
Ian Kerr
Gents Open Convenor.

A class winner gents open 2017 R  Copland

gents open winner 2017 S Watt

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Spring has Sprung!!

Well it's official!  The sun is shining and winter is starting to fade in to the distance! (Fingers crossed!)

The warmer weather has been welcomed with the grass starting to grow and the course is already looking magnificent!

Here's to a fantastic season with great weather, fun and competitive golf and new friendships.  We have great plans for the Club this year and alongside a packed golfing schedule we have a thriving social scene to carry on from our extremely successfuly whisky and gin tasting nights.  Stay tuned to the website for more details and check out the notice boards at the Club for more information.

If you have any friends that would like to come and join us at Kilmacolm, please get in touch with either myself or Jan in the office.  As always, if there is anything you need throughout the year, please get in touch and I will do my very best to help.

I hope you have a great season in 2017 and that you play well and enjoy your membership at the Club. 

May your ball find the short grass!!

 

David Muir

General Manager

 

Gorse Fairway

 

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A Fabulous Fundraising Event

A Fabulous Fundraising Event:
The annual Ladies Charity bridge afternoon on 7th February 2017 raised £1000 for Erskine Hospital; supporting the ex-service men & women in their care.
Well done to all who helped with & contributed to this event, so early on in the year.

Lois Brown
Lady Captain

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