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Prizes for all players as Reay Junior Open attracts an entry of more than 50


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Youngsters who took part in the recent Reay Golf Club Junior Open, competing in various sections.
Youngsters who took part in the recent Reay Golf Club Junior Open, competing in various sections.

There was a good entry for the Reay Golf Club Junior Open with 54 taking part.

In the 18 holes from white medal tees, Cameron Reid (Thurso) won the gross prize with a fantastic score of 80.

In the nett section Aaran Johnson (Reay) won with a net 74. Runner-up was Dylan Mackenzie (Reay) with a nett 77.

A separate 18-hole competition was held from the yellow tees. The gross prize was won by Owen Bain (Reay) with an impressive 96. Winner of the nett trophy was Reece McKellar (Thurso) with a nett 78.

From the red tees, Emma Durrand (Thurso) took the scratch trophy for a second consecutive time with a gross score of 88, while Fern Mackay (Thurso) took home the nett trophy.

In the 18-hole competition played off the junior tees Ellis Macdonald (Reay) won the gross prize with 118. Charles Fryett (Reay) finished his round well to take home the nett trophy.

The younger members played over six holes or three holes on the main course. Competition was tough but in the six-hole competition Ethan Mackenzie (Reay) took the prize with an excellent score of 38.

Runner-up Ryan Wyllie (Reay) was not far behind with a score of 41, just one point ahead of Calder Macdonald (Reay) on 42.

The main prizewinners in the Reay Golf Club Junior Open.
The main prizewinners in the Reay Golf Club Junior Open.

With 20 entries, the three-hole competition was split into girls' and boys' competitions.

The girls’ competition was won by Ella Munro (Reay) on countback over runner-up Chloe Mezals (Reay).

Jamie Rathie (Reay) won the boys’ competition, with Adam Macdonald (Reay) one shot behind. Jamie won the overall shield for the three-hole competition with a score of 25.

Many of the youngest 12 players – all aged five or six – were playing their first open competition on the junior three-hole course.

In the boys’ section, Owen Dunnet (Thurso) won with a great score of 21 and Ruairidh Macdonald (Reay) took the runner-up medal.

Rachel Macgregor (Reay) won in the girls’ section with a super 18. Runner-up was Morven Munro (Reay).

The prizes were presented by Reay’s head coach Evan Sutherland. Sponsors were Janette Wallace, Bank of Scotland, Rolls-Royce, Nuclear Decommissioning Limited and Inverness Golf Centre, and as a result of this continued sponsorship every player received a prize.

For more information about Reay's junior section, email reaygolfjuniors@gmail.com


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