DAVID REID won the annual Heron Cup senior open stableford competition at Helensburgh Golf Club.

David’s total of 39 points, from a round featuring one birdie and 10 pars, secured him the trophy after a card play-off saw Don Griffin forced to accept second place.

Ian Bennett completed a Helensburgh lock-out of the podium positions when he finished third on 38 points.

Meanwhile, Danny Kemp won the Arc Trophy at Helensburgh on Saturday, scoring 39 points in a round including seven pars to beat Ewen Cameron to top spot by a single point.

David Reid was in the running again, just three days after his Heron Cup triumph, but this time he had to settle for third place, also scoring 38 points but losing out to Ewen for second place after a countback.

Dominic Taylor won the division one prize in the August round of the Anderson Cup, going out in 34 shots and coming back in 37 in a fine round which featured four birdies and eight pars, three shots ahead of Graham Crowhurst.

Alan Blackstock scored three birdies and eight pars to win division two after an outward half of 37 shots and an inward nine of 36, six shots clear of George Cairns.

Scott Kennedy took the division three honours with a front half of 44 and a back half of 47 in a round which included five pars; he, too, finished well clear of his nearest competitor, with David Graham a full eight shots behind in second place.

Paul Duerden won the nine-hole stableford competition at Helensburgh on Monday, landing one birdie and five pars on his way to a winning total of 23 points, two ahead of runner-up Mick Bone, with Dave Allan third on 20 points.

Scott Kennedy and Kenny Loch were the joint winners in week 16 of the Tuesday Eclectic after scoring 23 points apiece; the twos winners this week were Jim McKenzie and Kenny Loch.

Scott Kennedy still holds the overall lead with 36 points, followed by Kenny Loch, who increased his Eclectic score to 35 points; six other players are on 33.

Helensburgh’s ladies are celebrating after winning the Allander League for the first time since 1986.

Marion Wharry, the team captain, led a pool of 17 ladies to victory; the cup will be presented at the Allander AGM at the end of September.

The church-based Helensburgh Ecumenical Golf Society had their first outing for several years last Wednesday, when 25 golfers and their guests took to the Helensburgh course.

Alan Armstrong was the winner on 42 points; he was presented with the Brown Cup by the Rev Jim Brown, previous minister of Park Church.