Author: Deborah Gunby

Norman Furnishings 3 Man Texas Scramble

The Norman Furnishings Gents Open took place on Sunday 8th September in its new format of a three man scramble.

Winners were the first team out in the morning, consisting of M Kirkwood, K Morrison and A McGowan with 56.4

Runners up were M Robinson, C Mckie and K Hughes with 58.3

Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club would like to thank Norman Furnishings for their continued, generous support of this competition.

Cancer Closing Competition 4BBB

The Ladies 4 ball better ball closing competition which raises money for local cancer charities was held today. We are grateful to Peter Foulds Opticians for their continued sponsorship of this event. £231 was raised for cancer charities. Many thanks to everyone who supported the competition and raffle. The course was in excellent order after all the heavy rain. The results were as follows:

1st Susan Bell & Angela Hiddleston 71

2nd Kerry McWilliam & Valerie Marshall 72 bih

3rd Debbie Gunby & Mhari McCulloch 72

Full results on masterscoreboard.

Closing Cancer Competition Draw

Draw for the Wigtown & Bladnoch Ladies CLOSING CANCER OPEN Competition, sponsored by PETER FOULDS, Opticians to be held on Sunday 1st September 2019 at Wigtown & Bladnoch Golf Club.

10.00 M Roberts (K’cud) & M Robertson (K’cud), D Gunby (W&B) & M McCulloch (W&B)

10.15Late entries

11.30 A Houston (K’cud) & M Stryjewski (K’cud), S McGinn & C Cannon (W&B)

11.45 S Bell (W&B) & A Hiddleston (K’cud), H Fox (NS) & S Moore (NS)

12.00 N Simpson(W&B) & M Cluckie (W&B), C McIntosh (C) & F McCall (C)

12.15 K Milven (W&B), S Milven (W&B),

Late entry 12.30 C Strain (W&B) & L Allan (NS), G Robson (C) & C Smith (C)

1.00 E Thomson (W&B) & S Drysdale (W&B), late entry

Late entries Tel: 07909 844494

Seniors 3 person Team sponsored by Tom and Nora Simpson

Once again The Seniors 3 Person Texas Scramble was sponsored by Tom & Nora Simpsom. After all the heavy rain this week, today was dry and sunny, and the course was in excellent condition. 20 teams entered and the results were as follows:

1st overall B Whannel, O Gault, B McKenna 63.4

2nd overall T Bark, Andy & Anne Steele 63.5

3rd overall J Arnott, F Grant, A Donnan 64.4

1st Ladies E McLellan, L Maiden, K Norgate 72.1

2nd Ladies D Gunby, N Simpson, E Thomson 74.6

Ladies nearest the pin : Cilla Strain

Gents nearest the pin D Dalgleish

The club would like to thank Tom and Nora for their continued support of this popular event.

Davie Baird Cancer Research Cheque Presentation

Photographed from left to right Davy Bell (Wigtown) and David Bell (MacMillan Cancer Research Treasurer).

The Davie Baird Mixed Open Golf Competiton has been played at Wigtown & Bladnoch Golf Club for many years. It was originally sponsored by Davie Baird himself and all money raised went to Cancer Research. Davie would donate a week in his caravan at Inverurie as a raffle prize. After Davie’s death, Davy Bell (Wigtown) became the sponsor along with donations from Wigtown Rangers Supporters Club. Since 2011 the competition has raised £4500. The Cancer Charities which have benefited over the years are Cancer Research UK, MacMillan Nurses and Marie Curie.

This year £716 was raised and it will go to MacMillan Cancer Research. The Golf Club would like to thank Davy Bell and Wigtown Rangers Supporters Club for their continued sponsorship and donations , and to all the Competitors who come along and take part. Please come along and support the Davie Baird Mixed Open Competition in 2020, as next year we are aiming to raise £1000 for Cancer Research. 

Chris Robinson Golf Texas Scramble

Sunday 11th August saw Wigtown and Bladnoch GC play host to the Chris Robinson Golf Texas Scramble. In a weekend where bad weather was all around us, all teams managed to complete their rounds without getting rained on. The results were as follows:

1st J Telfer, J McLean, S Forrester, G Henry 56.2

2nd D McGinn, K Nicholson, N Whyte, M Macdonald 56.4

Wigtown and Bladnoch GC would like to thank Chris Robinson for his continued generous support of this event.

Past Captains Day

The Past Captains of Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club got together today to play in the annual Past Captains event followed by a lovely meal and a good catch-up. Winner of the Gents Salver was Matthew Robinson and Sharon Milven won the ladies trophy 🏆. A great day was had by all.

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