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Meiklejohn tops the standings in first round of Summer Stableford


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Sarah Meiklejohn, winner of round one of the women’s Summer Stableford, teeing off at the second hole.
Sarah Meiklejohn, winner of round one of the women’s Summer Stableford, teeing off at the second hole.

Round one of the women’s Summer Stableford at Reay saw some spectacular scoring, with Sarah Meiklejohn topping the standings after a tremendous haul of 40 points.

A birdie at the 17th and a rare eagle at the fourth helped her to a round of 79 and victory by a single point.

Pam Bain finished in second place on 39 points after a fine round of 78 which included a birdie at the 16th. Carole Cameron took third on 37 points following a solid round of 92.

A good front nine set the foundations for Nicola Campbell to win the Sandside Salver with a fine score of nett 71. Sarah Meiklejohn maintained her good form to take second place on nett 73, with birdies at the fourth and 14th helping her along the way.

Pauline Craig was edged into third place on countback after she also fired a fine nett 73. Club captain Carol Paterson took fourth place after a round of 85 gave her a nett 74.

Round three of the Abbott Risk Consulting Summer Cup was won by David R Craig after an excellent round of 84, which included a birdie at the sixth, gave him a tally of 38 points.

Jordan Youngson had to settle for second place on countback after he also finished on 38 points, with birdies at the eighth and 16th helping him to his tally. A good finish from Pete Barker helped him to third place on 36 points.

In the latest round of the North Point Distillery Senior Stableford competition, Malcolm Clasper took the victory after a round of 85 gave him a total of 39 points.

Halves of 40 and 42 helped Fred Groves to 35 points and second place, with Colin Struthers and Jock Eunson matching his total to take third and fourth places respectively on countback.

Joe Wilson (left) and Gregor Munro, winners of the handicap and scratch trophies at the recent Ronnie Wallace Open sponsored by Norbloc Construction.
Joe Wilson (left) and Gregor Munro, winners of the handicap and scratch trophies at the recent Ronnie Wallace Open sponsored by Norbloc Construction.

Sunday saw the men competing in the second and final round of the Dunnett Cup. Leslie Malcolm pipped Arthur Paton to top spot on countback after both posted rounds of nett 66.

Ian Farquhar birdied the 14th to take third place on nett 68, while a brace of birdies at the second and 18th helped Lee Parnell to fourth place, also on nett 68.

Parnell’s fine performance saw him take home the silverware on an excellent two-round aggregate score of 135, two strokes ahead of Ian Farquhar on 137. Gregor Munro and Brent Munro were next best after both finished on 139, with Andrew Taylor rounding off the top five on 141.

This weekend sees Reay co-hosting the NC500 Links Trophy with Wick Golf Club. Round one on Saturday at Reay is sponsored by CS Drilling Services, with round two at Wick on Sunday.


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