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Spring sunshine brings out some great scores at Reay

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Sarah Meiklejohn teeing off at Reay's second hole.
Sarah Meiklejohn teeing off at Reay's second hole.

Some excellent March weather has seen players flock to the fairways of Reay over the past week, with some great scores recorded in the spring sunshine.

The latest action in the North Point Senior Stableford competition was very high-scoring, with David A Craig topping the standings on a fantastic tally of 43 points. His winning score came courtesy of a round of 86 made up of halves of 41 and 45.

Alex Anderson birdied the third and sixth on his way to a fine 41 points and second place. A red-hot front nine of 38 helped Malcolm Clasper to third place on 40 points, with a brace of birdies at the sixth and 14th helping John Brock take fourth place on 39.

With a couple of weeks to go for the seniors in their winter competitions, Alex Anderson leads the way in both the overall Stableford and eclectic standings. In the Stableford competition he has a six-round aggregate score of 230, ahead of Stuart Greig and David A Craig who are both on 224.

Meanwhile, his eclectic score of 60.1 sees him lead the chasing pack which is headed by Malcolm Thomson on 62.2 and Stuart Greig on 62.8.

David A Craig maintained his fine form to top the standings in round five of the gents' Winter Eclectic competition. A round of 90, which included a birdie at the 14th, was good enough to secure top spot on nett 68.

Lee Parnell took second place on nett 72 after a birdie at the 17th helped him to a fine round of 77.

David Dunbar also fired a round of 77 for nett 73, with a brace of birdies at the second and 15th helping his eclectic score. Simon Harper took fourth place after halves of 42 and 39 gave him a round of 81 for nett 74.

Sarah Meiklejohn maintained her excellent recent form to top the standings in round four of the ladies' winter Stableford with a fine tally of 37 points. Pam Bain and Heather Campbell were next best after both finished on 35, ahead of Carol Paterson on 34.

This weekend sees the ladies competing in rounds five and six of their winter Stableford competition on Saturday and Sunday. The gents will be in eclectic action on Saturday, with the next round of the Winter League Stableford scheduled for Sunday.

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