Busy week for Lochgilphead golfers

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Senior player Tommy Angus’s decision not to play in any of the golf week competitions paid off as he won the gents open on Saturday.

Tommy won with a clear lead, scoring a magnificent nett 61, which also bagged him the Senior Trophy. The golfer has won many competitions over his years at Lochgilphead but this was Tommy’s first open win and he was delighted when he made the double.

The scratch trophy was won by Captain Ryan McGlynn with a gross score of 67. The club would like to thank the gents open sponsors Celidhs Homet, JMK Electrical, Macleod Construction and Empire Travel Lodge.

Golf week saw many players compete for prizes outwith the normal fixture list rules and the club again would like to thank Cowan and MacBrayne, RA Clements, Mid Argyll Youth Forum and Empire Travel Lodge for their support.


Gents open
1 Tommy Angus.
2 Keith Blair (Tarbert).
3 I Phillips.
1 Ryan McGlynn.
2 Robbie Wilson.
3 Alastair Baker(Newmacher).
Senior Open winner: Tommy Angus.
Nearest the pin: Keith Blair (Tarbert).
Longest Drive: P McLean (Tarbert).
Senior Longest Drive: Peter Sinclair.

Golf week winners
Cowan and Macbrayne Stableford winner: Ryan McGlynn.
Junior winner: Kern McKellar.
RA Clements winner: Ryann McGlynn.
Junior winner: Kern McKellar.
Mid Argyll Youth Forum winner: Douglas Whyte.
Junior winner: Kern McKellar.
Empire Travel Lodge Texas Scramble winners: Liams squad, consisting of Liam MacKinnon, Ele Hunter and Jim Hunter.

Longest drive
Junior: Liam MacKinnon.
Lady: Fiona Johnstone.
Gent: Ryan McGlynn.

After a great week many of the members turned out on Sunday to help with coring, sanding and seeding the greens but unfortunately due to the rain this had to be continued during the week. A big thanks goes to all the members for their help and to ATV for their support.

The next big events on the calendar is the junior open on the July 22 and entries are invited for this from juniors with national and club handicaps and the ladies open on August 27. Contact Donna McKellar on 07919 242053 to book your place.