GLORIOUS sunshine greeted 116 gents and 12 ladies who took part in the Captain’s Day Stableford at Helensburgh Golf Club.
Captain Ian Irving, with his wife Margo and family, provided some delicious hospitality with drinks and snacks in their gazebo at the 11th tee.
And it proved to be a welcome pit stop for those players half way through their round.
Whether some of the refreshments helped or hindered their play is still undecided, but were well received nonetheless.
A Captain’s Cup is awarded to each of the winners in the three divisions.
This year results were: Division 1 Result- 1st Dominic Taylor 39c, 2nd- Douglas Willoughby 39c, 3rd- Phillip English 39c, Division 2 Result 1st- Robert Dunbar 39c, 2nd- John Craig 39c, 3rd- Steven Scott 38c, Division 3 Result 1st- Norman Rodger 38c, 2nd- Filippo Madonia 37c, 3rd- Steve Roome 37c.
Ann Barty was winner of the Ladies’ Prize.
On Wednesday 15th June, the Seniors Mid-week Medal attracted 48 entrants.
Donny Nicolson (27) and Ian Bennet (15) both came home with nett 63.
Donny, however, managed to clinch this month’s honours with a better inward half.
Malcolm Hyatt (28) and Brian Penman (28) with nett scores of 64 and 65 respectively took 3rd and 4th places.
The McIntyre Seniors scored an away victory, 2.5 to 1.5, against Vale of Leven on June 9th, bringing them to joint 4th place in the current league.
Meanwhile, the Queen's 90th Birthday was marked at Helensburgh Golf Club with a two-man scramble competition, sponsored by the Buffet Shop.
Twenty four pairs took part and the weather obliged by staying fine.
Birthday cake and a celebratory drink completed the action!
The winners of the mixed team pair were Lynn and Fraser McCathie with a 61, followed by George and Doreen Sneddon (on count back) with a 64.
The gents’ prize was won by Colin Reid and John Christie who also returned a 61.
The ladies prize and the overall winners of the Buffet Shop Jubilee Cup and hamper were the in-form pair of Dorothy Mickel and Anne Barty with a splendid 58.
Helensburgh Ladies played their June Medal at the beginning of the month. The results were: in the silver division, 1st Lynn McCathie gross 83 net 75; 2nd Katy Rogers gross 92 net 77, and 3rd Claire Harper gross 91 net 77.
In the bronze division, 1st Dorothy Mickel gross 104 net 68, 2nd Anne Barty gross 105 net 73 and 3rd Maria Carling gross 96 net 70.
Last week the ladies played the 2nd qualifying round for the ladies championship.
The results were, in the silver division, 1st- June Haggarty gross 88 net 72, 2nd- Lynn McCathie gross 84 net 76 and 3rd- Linda Moffat gross 88 net 77.
In the Bronze division the results were, 1st- Maria Carling gross 92 net 68, 2nd- Dorothy Mickel gross 108 net 74, and 3rd- Grace Martin gross 104 net 75.