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LAUDER GOLF CLUB
WINTER LEAGUE 2016 – 2017 RESULTS
1ST PLACE RONNIE MALCOLM 337 POINTS
1ST PLACE DOUGIE BAIN 337 POINTS
3RD PLACE RON DICK 338 POINTS
4TH PLACE MICKY DUNNE 339 POINTS
1ST PLACE MICKY DUNNE
2ND PLACE RON DICK
3RD PLACE RONNIE MALCOLM
THE WINTER LEAGUE FOR 2016-2017 CAME TO A CONCLUSION TODAY AND THE COMPETITION THIS YEAR HAS BEEN VERY WELL ATTENDED , A HUGE THANKS GOES TO EVERYONE WHO HAS PARTICIPATED AND TO LOUIS SCOTT FOR ORGANISING THE COMPETITION SO EXPERTLY AND FOR ALSO SPONSORING THE RINGER COMPETITION. THANKS MUST ALSO GO TO THE GROUND STAFF FOR PRESENTING THE COURSE IN A VERY GOOD CONDITION DURING THE WINTER MONTHS.
TUESDAY NIGHT LEWIS STABLEFORD WILL START ON TUESDAY 4TH APRIL OVER 9 HOLES 5.30- 6PM TEE TIME APRIL/MAY 9 HOLES JUNE/JULY 18 HOLES AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 9 HOLES
FRIDAY NIGHT LOUIS SCOTT BASH WILL START ON FRIDAY 7TH APRIL OVER 9 HOLES (STABLEFORD) THIS IS NOW A HANDICAP COUNTING COMPETITION AND WILL BE PLAYED OVER THE FRONT 9 HOLES ONE WEEK AND THE BACK 9 HOLES THE FOLLOWING WEEK AND ALTERNATE FRONT AND BACK THEREAFTER 5.30PM TEE TIME
MEDAL COMPETITIONS WILL ALL BE SPONSORED WITH A PRIZE OF £25 WINNER £15 SECOND £10 THIRD LOWEST SCRATCH SCORE £20 TEE TIMES FOR MEDALS WILL BE FROM 8AM-2PM
ENTRY SHEETS WILL BE PUT UP ON NOTICE BOARD AT LEAST 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO COMPETITION DATE CAN EVERYONE PLEASE TRY AND HAVE THEIR NAME DOWN BY 5.30PM ON THE FRIDAY PRIOR TO A COMPETITION TO ENABLE THE DRAW TO BE MADE AND THE START SHEET EMAILED OUT.
ANYONE UNABLE TO GET TO THE CLUBHOUSE TO ENTER A COMPETITION
CAN TEXT 07721 514914 WITH THEIR ENTRY AND PREFERRED TIME TO PLAY
14 Senior members of Lauder Golf Club held their 15th annual spring outing on Gullane number 3 course on Monday 6th March.
The course was in excellent condition and catering to match, thanks to all the Gullane staff who contributed to a most enjoyable day.
The Kerr Quaich was won by Drew Kellett, runner up Ronnie Malcolm, and Keith Ackerman 3rd. Best outward 9 Matt Whiteford, best inward 9 Jim Jefferies. Nearest the pin at par 3 8th hole Tom Crawford.
Photo L to R. M Whiteford, R Malcolm, D Kellett, K Ackerman, T Crawford, J Jefferies.
Remember to renew your membership by 30th April to receive your membership discount.
GENTS opening meeting Sunday 2nd APRIL – 10am Shot Gun Start
LADIES opening meeting Saturday 8th APRIL – 9.30am 18 Holes
Left to Right – Ron Dick, Billy Hunter and Club Captain Ronnie Malcolm
We had another very successful quiz night on Friday 17th March with Quiz Master Ron Dick and once again Billy Hunter’s team won. Congratulations also goes to the team of Aileen Scott-Aiton who came second
A brief History
Lauder Golf Course is a nine hole golf course played off 17 tees, visitors are permitted to play off the back tees; making Lauder one of the fairest tests of golf in ‘The Scottish Borders’. Situated on gently sloping parkland providing a real challenge to your game, combined with stunning views of the Lauderdale District with the rich history of a course founded in 1896 it makes for an excellent days golfing in The Scottish Borders. With feature holes like ‘The Wood’ and ‘The Quarry’, it will test low handicap golfers; as well as provide a good days golf for those of us with more shots to play with. The initial layout of the course was supervised by Mr. Willie Park, Jnr. British Open Champion in 1887 and 1889. The professional course record of 70 is held by him and this has stood since 1905. The club have a very active membership which is drawn from all parts of the Borders and Edinburgh area, visitors are very welcome to accept our unique ‘Borders Hospitality’.