The Committee of Strathendrick Golf Club would like to pass on a sincere thanks to all teams who participated in the Joe Allan Texas Scramble at Strathendrick Golf Club on Sunday 11 October. A special thanks to our sponsors, Glengoyne Distillery, James D Bilsland Fuel Distributor, Lomond Logs, Lomond View Stores and Garage, Paul Gallagher Glazing and Stirling & Gilmour. Thanks also to the teams and members who provided raffle prizes and helped contribute to a hugely successful raffle. We hope that you all enjoyed your day despite the additional imposition of Covid guidelines, and thank you for adhering to them. Thanks to the sterling efforts of our greenkeeper Gavin Rutherford and his assistant Arthur Bayfield the course was in excellent condition which many of you commented on. Thanks also to the ladies in the kitchen including Janet, Caitlin, Liz, Florence, Christine and Margaret for their sterling efforts throughout a long day.
The winning team with a magnificent net 49.7 was David Gordon’s “dream team” from The Carrick including Alec Haggerty, John Gilmour and Martyn Jones. Second with a net 52.4 was Raymond Ainslie’s team from Balfron including Grant McPherson, Colin Ferguson and Hamish Louttit. Third with a net score of 54.2 was Hugh Cameron from Strathendrick with Neil Cameron (Cardross) Terry Rowles (Buchanan Castle) and Billy Clark (Dumbarton).
Ladies nearest the pin at the 8/17 was Karen McColl from Balfron.
Gents nearest the pin at the 9/18 was David Gordon from The Carrick.
Joe MacLaren’s Balfron team won the Magic 2s
If any of the teams who I have not sent a team photo to would like one, please email me a mobile number and I will send a picture via WhatsApp.
Our Mixed Open (Silver Horse) was held on Saturday 12th Sept in fairly challenging conditions, as the weather worsened as the day went on - and the ground became wetter. Thankfully it wasn't a day later when the river flooded the lower part of the course. Many thanks to our Sponsors who sponsored a hole, you are all brilliant:
The Winnock Hotel
The Clachan Inn
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And the Winners are:
1st Place with 41 points - June and Peter Haggerty (Helensburgh)
2nd Place with 39 points - Florence Crawford (Strathendrick) and Alan Crawford (Cardross).
As the highest scoring pair with a Strathendrick member, Florence and Alan won the Silver Horse Trophy
3rd Place: on countback with 37 points - Margery Cuthbertson and Andy Carswell (Campsie)
Nearest the Line, Ladies - Susan Tyre (Blairmore & Strone)
Nearest the Line, Gents - Tony Lang (Harburn)
Nearest the Pin, Ladies - Susan Tyre (Blairmore & Strone)
Nearest the Pin, Gents - Nigel Wharry (Helensburgh)
Congratulations to the winner of the 2020 Gents Open - John Brown, Bearsden GC. Winning score net 62.
2nd Daniel Burke, Mearns Castle GC. (63) (2nd on countback)
3rd Mick Murray, Dumbarton GC (63),
Nearest Pin 8th: Louis Smith, Knightswood GC.
Nearest Pin 18th:Alan Houston, Clydebank Overtoun GC.
Well done to all
Our Gents Open will take place on Sunday 30 August. The entry fee is £20 which will include tea/coffee and a bacon roll, 5 entries for the raffle and two entries for the nearest the pin. Payment is either online or by cheque. Contact Dave Macvicar, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 01436 677959
Visitors are welcome and must book ahead of time, no "turn up and play". The Scottish Government's Test and Protect scheme means we need contact details. You may book through the ClubV1 app or see the Visitors page for a link to the website booking page.
Please follow social distancing rules and enjoy your game!
Following the guidelines issued by Scottish Golf, there will be no "turn up and play" allowed. Bookings need to be made via the CLUBV1 system. We hope to be open for visitors once our online payments system has been setup. This should be in place before the end of July.
we have opened the changing rooms and toilets for members and their guests with a limit of 2 persons inside at a time. An email has been issued to all members with hygene procedures.
Currently we are open for members only. No visitors are allowed - yet. We are following the guidelines produced by Scottish Golf and the Government and social distancing is paramount.
Members should arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to their tee time, to avoid congestion in the car park. Please be on the tee prompt to start at your allotted time.
Bookings are now electronic via the clubV1 member hub. Details are supplied to members via email.
We look forward to welcoming visitors, hopefully before the end of the summer.
Our membership rates can be found on the Members page.
We are OPEN!!
Winter rates for visitors are still in place - £5 for 9 holes or £10 for 18 holes. There is a slightly shorter course due to wet ground conditions.
Golf is perfect for these difficult times and we are following guidelines from Scottish Golf, which are:
Change into golf shoes in the car park, not the locker room
maintain a distance of at least 2 Metres from each other
Always leave the Flag in the hole
Golfers should only pick their own ball up
Do not shake hands (before or after the game)
Do not share equipment
Where possible bring hand sanitiser and use after leaving the course
Rakes have been removed from bunkers which will be raked by the groundstaff every morning.
If you require to use the toilets, follow Government Guidelines on handwashing. In Gents side, use the hand dryer.
The mid-week medal and the Kidd Cup medal for non-finalists were cancelled due to wet conditions and a shortened course.
The winners of the events played were as follows:-
September Medal 6:
Class 1 Michael Palmer
Class 2 Jamie Clark
Kidd Cup 5
Class 1 Alan Needham
Class 2 Roddie Barclay
1 Michael Murray
2 Allan McKee Bearsden
3 Kevin Atwell Vale of Leven
Gardner Quaich 3
Class 1 Kenny McCall
Class 2 Roddie Barclay
Gardner Quaich Aggregate Kenny McCall
Kidd Cup Final Martin Clark