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President’s Salver goes to Harper after fantastic round


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Simon Harper, winner of the President’s Salver, putting on the ninth hole.
Simon Harper, winner of the President’s Salver, putting on the ninth hole.

It was another busy week on the fairways and greens of Reay, with some fine scores recorded during the week in warm and sunny conditions.

A stiff breeze made scoring in the President’s Salver a challenge but not for Simon Harper who fired a fantastic round of 73 for nett 65 and the win. A brace of birdies at the fifth and 10th helped secure a five-shot victory.

Next best was Stuart Greig, who took second place on nett 70 after a round of 83 which included a birdie at the short 15th. A solid round of 75 for nett 71 gave David Dunbar third place.

The Tennent’s Texas Pairs was a low-scoring affair, with Mike and James Halliday bagging the silverware. An excellent round of 72, boosted by birdies at the fifth and sixth, gave them a nett 62.

Leslie and Lee Malcolm took second place after five birdies on their way to a round of 68 for nett 63. Pam and Andy Bain had to settle for third after three birdies helped them to a round of 68 for nett 64.

Jane Mackenzie topped the standings in round four of the women’s Summer Stableford competition after a strong finish helped her to an impressive tally of 42 points.

A good performance on the par threes helped Joy Fraser to pip Heather Campbell to second place on countback after both finished on 35. A solid round that included seven pars helped Laura Bain to fourth place on 34.

In the latest Abbott Risk Consulting Summer Stableford competition, Alistair Gunn topped the standings on an impressive tally of 40 points after a steady round of 86 made up of matching halves of 43.

A birdie at the 13th helped Ian Farquhar take second place on 39, with James Halliday and Stuart Greig next best after both finished on 37.

John Brock topped the standings the latest round of the North Point Distillery Senior Stableford after a fine round of 82 gave him a score of 38 points. A birdie at the sixth helped Willie Williamson to second place on 37, with Colin Struthers and Tim Hawes next best on 36.

This Sunday will see the men competing for the Nuvia June Medal.

Mike Halliday, winner of the Tennent’s Texas Pairs competition with his son James, tees off at the third hole.
Mike Halliday, winner of the Tennent’s Texas Pairs competition with his son James, tees off at the third hole.

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