Excellent scoring despite the weather in North Point Distillery Open
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Reay hosted the North Point Distillery Open in wet conditions, but the weather did nothing to dampen the scoring with some excellent rounds posted.
A hat-trick of birdies at the fifth, 11th and 18th helped Joe Wilson to win the handicap prize with a superb round of 78 for nett 64.
Kenny Farmer Jnr managed a birdie at the 15th on his way to a round of 84 for nett 66 and second place, while two solid halves of 46 gave David Flett a round of 92 for nett 67 and the final podium place.
The scratch prize was won by Bryan Suttar of Thurso after an impressive round of 75 which was made up of halves of 38 and 37 and included a birdie at the 14th. Colin Munro fired a round of 77 to claim the runner-up spot, with a birdie at the short fifth helping him to halves of 38 and 39.
The nearest-the-pin prizes were bagged by Andy Bain, Fred Groves and Joe Wilson.
There was some spectacular scoring in round one of the North Point Senior Stableford competition, with Alex Anderson leading the way with an impressive 46 points which included birdies at the sixth and 13th and a rare chip-in eagle at the 16th.
Ian Ross birdied the sixth en route to 42 points and second, with Mike Halliday and Murdo Macdonald next best after both posted 41 points.
The scoring was slightly lower in round two, but the end result was the same with Alex Anderson again topping the standings on 38 points with a birdie at the 15th helping him along the way.
Despite a non-scoring hole, Stuart Greig still managed a fine 37 points to take second place, with Malcolm Thomson and Pete Barker sharing third place after both finished on 36. Willie Steven won the nearest-the-pin prize from the sponsors.
This Saturday will see players competing for the rescheduled October Medal, while on Sunday players will be able to play in the Winter League Stableford.