Sutherland is top of November Medal standings at Reay
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The latest action at Reay Golf Club saw players competing for glory in the November Medal. The damp and calm weather provided ideal conditions, and this was reflected in the scoring with some excellent scores returned.
Top of the standings was Chris Sutherland who posted a scintillating round of 82 for nett 57. His halves of 42 and 40 included a birdie at the ninth, and he finished a distant seven strokes clear of Sandy Chisholm in second place.
Chisholm posted an excellent round of 77 for nett 64. Halves of 37 and 40 included a birdie at the sixth hole.
Kenny Farmer was edged into third place by a single shot after his round of 83 gave him a nett 65.
Lee Parnell and Tom Ross shared the distinction of posting the best gross score of the day with matching rounds of 73. Parnell took fourth place overall on nett 68, with Ross fifth on nett 69.
Round four of the Winter League Stableford was won by Andy Bain with an excellent tally of 38 Stableford points. His winning round included a hat-trick of birdies at the fifth, eighth and 16th holes.
Donald Mowat was edged into second place after posting a score of 37 points following a steady round of 80. Ali Simpson took third place after he also posted a score of 37 points, with a trio of players, David Mackay, Simon Harper and Kenny Farmer, next best on 35 points.
Kenny Farmer topped the standings in round five with a fine haul of 37 points, ahead of Leslie Malcolm on 36. Ian Farquhar and John O’Brien were next best on 34.
The Winter Texas Scramble Open saw some very low scoring with Lee Parnell, Steve Efemey and Donald Mowat emerging with the victory following a blistering round of 61 for nett 56.4. Leslie Malcolm, Grant Maxwell and Ian Farquhar took second place after their round of 65 gave them a nett 57.6.
The podium places were completed by the trio of Ian Ross, Stuart Greig and Michael Smith whose round of 64 gave them a nett 58.8.