Month: August 2022

Tom and Norah Simpson 55+ 3 person Scramble

In spite of a very wet forecast, the weather was surprisingly good for the Tom and Norah Simpson 55 years and over 3 person Texas Scramble, held on Thursday 18th august. Many thanks to Tom and Norah for their continued sponsorship of this very popular competition. The Course was in good order for the 17 teams taking part. Full results can be viewed on the Club Website under “competitions/open mens result”. The prize winners are as follows:

1 John Moffat, Pam Moffat, Christine Clark

70 – 13 = 57

2 Ron Hester, Jeremy Teehan, James Anderson

71 – 13 = 58 (Last Nine Holes)

3 John Davidson, Robert Clark, Michael Robinson

66 – 08 = 58 (Last Nine Holes)

1st Ladies Margaret Copp, Wilma Galloway, Mary Clark

86 – 24 = 62 (Last Nine Holes)

Ladies Nearest the pin (second shot) on 4th: Pam Moffat

Gents nearest the pin on 5th: Alex Shand

Well done to everyone supported this very popular Senior Scramble.

Draw For Tom and Norah Simpson 55 and over Scramble

Draw for the Seniors 3 Person Team Open to be played on Thursday 18th August.

9.10 K Bell +2

9.20 J Milby +2

9.30 N Simpson +2

9.40 D McDavid +2

9.50 W McCulloch +2

10.00 J Moffat(1)+2

10.10 J Moffat(3) +2

10.20 J Moffat (2) +2

10.30 K Ambler +2

10.40 T Simpson +2

10.50 M Gibson +2

11.00 B Whannel +2

11.15 R Hester + 2

11.30 M Copp +2

12.00 N Cluckie +2

12.45 J Smith +2

2.00 C Strain +2

Late entries still available by commenting on this post or by calling 07733540515

Chris Robinson Texas Scramble

The Chris Robinson Golf Texas Scramble Open was held today in sweltering conditions at Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club.

18 teams put on their sunscreen, sun hats and filled their bags with bottles of cold water to tackle the course and the conditions.

Scoring was very impressive with results as follows:

1st S Kirk, S Slater, N Slater, B Renwick 48

2nd J Smith, E Marshall, D Cluckie, B Cluckie 50

3rd R Herries, C Bell, D Bell, R Middleton 51BiH

Thanks to all whole played and, most importantly, to Chris Robinson for his generous sponsorship of this competition.

Machars Young Farmers Golf Night

What a glorious night for The Machars Young Farmers’ Annual Golf Night! ☀️ Well done to everyone who took part!🏌️

Results are as follows:

🥇 On a score of 34 were Graeme Hoodless, Emma Robinson, Rosie Littler-Davis & Leah Forsyth

🥈= On a score of 36 were Donald Robinson, Russell Morton & Ryan McNeil

🥈= On a score of 36 were Alistair Birse, Alastair Cannon, Mark Craig, Lochlan Hughes & Robert Ramsay

A big thank you to David & Robin on the bar 🍻 and to Debbie for keeping us right all night! 😊

Cutreoch Trophy Winners!

Cutreoch Cup Winners – Ladies League

Wigtown & Bladnoch ladies were officially presented with their league trophy at the Wigtownshire Rosebowl held at Newton Stewart Golf Club yesterday.

So proud of everyone who played for the team this season. 🏆🥇⛳️

Lady Captains Day

Yesterday saw our annual Lady Captain’s Prize. Fun was the main ingredient from left handed clubs(thank you Ewan Dodds), teeing off gents’ tees(hole 7), putting with hand behind back to using mulligans and hand wedges. The attached photos show the fun had by all. The results were as follows:

1st – Sharon Milven

2nd – Deborah Gunby

3rd – Kelly Milven

Longest Drive – Kelly Milven

Nearest the Pin – Marion Cluckie

Nearest the Line – Sandra McGinn

Lowest number of putts – Debbie Gunby

Well done to all prize winners and thank you for taking part.

Grand Prize Draw

Grand Prize Draw Raffle

Our annual raffle took place on Saturday and the main prizes were won by:

1st – £150 – Bill Bennis, Stranraer Golf Club

2nd – £75 – Jack Robinson

3rd – £25 – Kirsty McCormick

Well done to all of the above winners and everyone else who won the various other prizes. Many thanks to everyone who supported our raffle by buying tickets and providing prizes.

Past Captains’ Quaich

Sunday 31st July was the Past Captains’ Day at Wigtown and Bladnoch. On a fantastic day for golf, it was also great to catch up with old friends and enjoy a lovely meal and drink together.

Results were as follows:


1st S Milven 88-19-69

2nd C Strain 88-17-71


1st T Bark 77-17-60

2nd M Potter 79-13-66

3rd D McGinn 72-5-67

Briars Engravers Results

Saturday 30th July saw the Briars Engravers Mixed Greensomes Open being held at Wigtown and Bladnoch. Ian Robinson from Briars has always excelled himself with a generous array of prizes and today was no exception.

Results were as follows:

1st A + M Potter 81-18-63

2nd M + N Cluckie 80-15-65

3rd M McCulloch + T Adams 80-14-66

Scratch S + D McGinn 77

Many thanks again to all who helped make the competition a success and in particular to Briars Engravers for their continued support.

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