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Narrow win for Reay ladies in Americas Cup competition at Thurso


By Alan Hendry

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Ladies from Thurso, Reay and Wick golf clubs who took part in the Americas Cup matchplay competition at the Thurso course.
Ladies from Thurso, Reay and Wick golf clubs who took part in the Americas Cup matchplay competition at the Thurso course.

Reay ladies had a narrow win in the Americas Cup, a matchplay competition between the Thurso, Wick and Reay clubs.

The event at Thurso on May 22 featured six players in each team and it was keenly contested, with Reay just clinching it with seven points ahead of Thurso (6.5) and Wick (4).

Thurso ladies' competitions last month began on May 3 with the Captain versus Vice-Captain challenge. The captain's prize went to Jean Clasper and the vice-captain's prize to Hilary Geddes.

May 10 saw the monthly medal, with 21 ladies competing. Overall winner was Morag Mackay (nett 67) and the runner-up was Laura Durrand (nett 71).

The Reay team who won the Americas Cup matchplay competition at Thurso. Back (from left): Pam Bain, Carol Paterson, Carole Cameron. Front: Sarah Meiklejohn, Rebecca Munro, Eleanor Tunn.
The Reay team who won the Americas Cup matchplay competition at Thurso. Back (from left): Pam Bain, Carol Paterson, Carole Cameron. Front: Sarah Meiklejohn, Rebecca Munro, Eleanor Tunn.

Sixteen ladies took part in the May Extra Medal on the 17th. Aileen Simmonite (nett 71) was the overall winner, ahead of Anne Simmonite (nett 76) in second place.

May 24 saw the Coronation Foursomes, with 18 ladies playing. Winners were Alison Campbell and Hilary Geddes with a nett score of 34, while the runners-up (nett 29) were Angela Williamson and Isobel Mackay.

Fifteen ladies contested the 125 Trophy on May 31. Eileen Manson (nett 72) was the winner and Emma Drummond (nett 74) was runner-up.


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