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11 September 2017

KING JAMES VI GC GOLF WEEK

75 players from 16 clubs across Scotland and northern England competed in the annual Golf Week.

 Camperdown, Downfield and Whickham Golf Clubs were again well represented and, along with players from local clubs and elsewhere, enjoyed good playing conditions despite mixed weather throughout the week. The excellent scoring by some competitors in the qualifying rounds and in the consolation tournaments on Wednesday to Friday was testament to the condition of the course and the greens, which were widely praised by all our visitors.

The Scratch Champion was Graeme Morrison (Camperdown) who defeated Darren McCaig (Whickham) in a closely fought final.

In the Scratch - 10 Handicap Final Steve Cook (Downfield) was victorious against Mark Lundberg (Craigie Hill) 

The 11 - 24 Handicap Final was between two King James V1 members with Willie Leaver winning the trophy by defeating Charlie Scrim.

The 3 day Senior Golf Week had 11 entrants and Charles Taylor (King James V1) had a successful time by winning two of the three rounds and taking the overall victory.

Wednesday Stableford - 1st Kyle. Urquhart (Camperdown) 40pts, 2nd Rob Whitehouse (Tyneside) 38pts, 3rd Kevin Allan (Downfield)38pts;

Thursday Medal - A Section 1st Andy Weatherhead (Camperdown) 68, 2nd Gareth McEwan (Whickham) 68, 3rd Colin Teasdale (Whickham) 68;  B Section 1st Rob Gibson (KJVI) 73, 2nd Jim Bruce (Camperdown) 74, 3rd Angel Rodriguez (Wishaw) 75;

Friday Stableford - A Section 1st Bobby Cruickshanks (Craigie Hill) 41pts, 2nd Ron Macleod (KJVI) 41pts, 3rd Chris Sutton (Whickham) 40pts; B Section - 1st Mark Maclennan (KJVI) 38pts, 2nd Sean Swayne (Camperdown) 36pts, 3rd Rob Hughes (KJVI) 35pts;

All who took part  are already looking forward to next year's event which commences on 3rd September 2018

Our photo shows our Finalists (left to right):  Steve Cook - Mark Lundberg - Darren McCaig - Graeme Morrison - Charlie Scrim - Willie Leaver