Euan takes junior honours
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AFTER a showery start, the weather brightened for the DSRL sponsored Thurso Golf Club junior open.
In the senior boys competition, off the medal tees, there was excellent scoring. The record over best last six holes was required to determine the first scratch winner after Euan Munro and Tom Ross both had 72.
Euan won on the countback. Third gross went to Greg Munro with a score of 77. First nett went to Ben Gordon with a 65, three shots clear of Sam Brown, from the Edinburgh Merchants Golf Club. Andrew Adamson was third with a 74.
Lauren Ross (Reay) took the senior girls’ gross prize, with Sarah Meiklejohn taking first nett with a 74.
For the boys playing off the junior tees, first scratch went to Murray Mackay with a score of 82. Mark O’Brien (Reay) took the second scratch with a 90, one shot better than Craig Yuille (Reay). First nett, thanks to the better inward half, was Sean Campbell with a 60, the same as Aiden Urquhart. Kyle Reid was third on nett 62.
Overall winner from the juniors playing seven holes was Mark McCoustra. First boy was Cameron Reid just ahead of Josh Brown, from the Edinburgh Merchants Golf Club.
Liam Bain was third boy. First girl was Molly Buchan, one shot better than Alana Hay (Wick). Mia Bain (Reay) was third.
Best boy at the par three holes was Jack Sibbald with Emma Durrand being the best girl. Lisa Kersley was second girl at the par threes and Johnny Buchan was the best at the par four holes. John George Mackenzie was second at the par fours.
In the three holes competition, first boy was Tom Gordon and first girl was Rachel Durrand. Owen Bain was second boy just ahead of Ben Durrand. Ellen Traquair was second girl.