Machrie Bay Golf Club
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Eddie Rankin Trophy played at Machrie against Corrie.
2015 MBGC Christmas Dinner - a superb evening, great food.
A huge thanks to Claire & Gill for a wonderful event.
Fixtures - Coming up Soon...
See the MBGC Calendar below - 12.00 Noon tee off!
2015 / 2016 - Fixture List
2016 / 2017 - Fixture List
Will all members note that the new 1st hole
is now in use for competitions, medals & casual golf.
Tues. 26th January Winter Cup, 3 played
1st: Brian Sherwood 76 - 10 = 66,
2nd: Phil Betley 76 - 9 = 67,
3rd: Reuben Betley 102 - 28 = 74
Tues. 19th January Lochranza Hotel Cup, 3 played, CSS 65 RO
1st: John Pennycott 28 points,
2nd: Ron Woods 25 points,
3rd: Colin Rutterford 20 points
Tues. 12th January Winter Cup, yellow tees, 11 played
1st: John O'Sullivan 81 - 19 = 62,
2nd: Brian Sherwood 77 - 10 = 67,
3rd: John Pennycott 79 - 10 = 69
John Pennycott also got the 1st magic two of the year!
The first game of 2016 was played on...
Saturday 2nd January 2016 - Lochranza Hotel Cup (Stableford) - Qualifier CSS 65
This was played with the new first hole in use
due to extensive storm Frank damage to the original one. 4 played.
1st: Phil Betley 35 points,
2nd: Brian Sherwood 33 points,
3rd: Campbell Laing 31 points.
Prizes for the annual eclectic & two's comps were presented, as follows....
Eclectic...best net scores over 18 holes over the 2015 year with...
a score of 37 was Phil Betley,
2nd was Campbell Laing with a net 41,
3rd was Reuben Betley with a net 46.
Well done to all.
The winner of the Two's comp with the most two's points
accumulated over the 2015 year was...
Brian Sherwood with 18 points,
beating Phil Betley, also with 18 points, on countback.
The annual 2 club competition was played on Tues. 29th Dec.
over 9 holes followed by a buffet tea. 10 played...
1st: Brian Sherwood 34.5,
2nd: Phil Betley 35,
3rd: Alistair MacDonald 35.5
Mary Wilkinson won the ladies comp.
Tues. 15th Dec. Lochranza Hotel Cup, 5 played, CSS 65 RO
1st: Brian Sherwood 33 points (BIH),
2nd: Phil Betley 33 points,
3rd: Alastair MacDonald 28 points
Tues. 1st Dec. Winter Cup, 4 played
1st: Phil Betley 77 - 12 = 65 (BIH),
2nd: Campbell Laing 82 - 17 = 65,
3rd: Brian Sherwood 81 - 9 = 72
Tues. 24th Nov. Winter Cup, 7 played
1st: Alastair MacDonald 78 - 10 = 68,
2nd: Campbell Laing 88 - 18 = 70,
3rd: Fiona Scott 100 - 29 = 71
Tues. 17th Nov. Lochranza Hotel Cup, 3 played, CSS 65 RO
1st: Brian Sherwood 32 points
2nd: Phil Betley 30 points
3rd: Alastair MacDonald 26 points
Sat. 7th Nov. Lochranza Hotel Cup - Stableford, 3 played in wet condtions, CSS 65
1st: Campbell Laing 34 points,
2nd: Brian Sherwood 33 points,
3rd: Phil Betley 28 points
Tues. 3rd Nov. Winter Cup, 8 played
1st: Campbell Laing 88 - 17 = 71 (BIH),
2nd: Piet Johnston 96 - 25 = 71 (BIH),
3rd: John Pennycott 81 - 10 = 71
Tues. 27th Oct. Winter Cup, 11 played in superb conditions
1st: Brian Sherwood 73 - 9 = 64,
2nd: Campbell Laing 87 - 17 = 70 (BIH),
3rd: Rion Culpan 91 - 21 = 70
Tues. 20th Oct. Lochranza Hotel Cup, 14 played, Gents CSS 62, Ladies CSS 65
1st: John Pennycott 41 points,
2nd: Aileen Latona 39 points (BIH),
3rd: John O'Sullivan 39 points
Tues. 13th Oct. Winter Cup, 7 played
1st: David Brookens 73 - 12 = 61,
2nd: Elizabeth Kelso 84 - 22 = 62,
3rd: John Pennycott 76 - 13 = 63
Tues. 6th Oct. 1st round of Winter Cup, 7 played
1st: Brian Sherwood 75 - 13 = 62,
2nd: Alice Anderson 85 - 20 = 65,
3rd: Elizabeth Kelso 90 - 22 = 68
Sat. 3rd Oct. Lochranza Hotel Cup, 6 played, CSS 63
1st: Graham Kennedy 42 pts,
2nd: Denise Sherwood 37 pts,
3rd: Phil Betley 34 pts (BIH)
Sept. Medal, 29/9/15, 11 played, CSS 65
1st: Hamish Bannatyne 72 - 6 = 66,
2nd: Brian Sherwood 81 - 13 = 68,
3rd: William Anderson 86 - 16 = 70 (BIH)
Sept. Medal, 15/9/15, 6 played, CSS 65 RO
1st: Hamish Bannatyne 77 - 6 = 71
2nd: Fiona Scott 101 - 29 = 72
3rd: Piet Johnston 99 - 25 = 74
2015 AGA Arran Grouse Foursomes Final @ Machrie Bay, Sat. 12th Sept.
1st: David & Raymond Jeffrey (Lochranza Castle) 75 - 11.5 = 63.5,
2nd: Alan Smith & Andy Smith (Lamlash) 81 - 14.5 = 66.5
David & Raymond also managed three two's...the only ones on the day!
Sept. Medal 8/9/15, 8 played, CSS 62
1st: Phil Betley 79 - 14 = 65,
2nd: Campbell Laing 90 - 18 = 72,
3rd: David Wilkinson 92 - 18 = 74
Magic two @ the 2nd by Alastair MacDonald
Sept Medal 1/9/15, 8 played, CSS 63
1st: Campbell Laing 83 - 18 = 65,
2nd: John Pennycott 80 - 13 = 67,
3rd: Elizabeth Ross 94 - 26 = 68
Congratulations to John Pennycott,
winning the Lawson - Cameron H/C knockout final on Tuesday 25th Aug.
The runner up was Phil Betley.
14 played, CSS 65
1st: Campbell Laing: 85 - 18 = 67,
2nd: Ian Buchanan 83 - 15 = 68,
3rd: Denise Sherwood 96 - 26 = 70
The final rounds of the Peter Sutton / Lady Mary comps were played Tues. 18th Aug.
15 played, CSS 65 RO
1st: Pietre Johnston 86 - 22 = 64,
2nd: Alice Anderson 84 - 17 = 67,
3rd: Brian Sherwood 82 - 13 = 69
Magic two for Campbell Laing on the par 4, 7th hole
Overall results of the two comps were;
winner was Phil Betley with a best 6 rounds score of 371.
Runner up was Campbell Laing with 382.
winner was Pietre Johnston with a net eclectic score of 47.
Runner up was Denise Sherwood with 53
The 3 Club Championship finals were played in near perfect conditions on Monday 22nd June.
All were very close matches...
Men's Championship - Sandy Murray beat Willie Kelso on the 18th.
Ladies Championship - Jenni Turnbull beat Alice Anderson on the 18th.
President's Cup - Phil Betley beat Brian Sherwood on the 17th
Club Championship matches to be played Monday 22nd June at 5.30pm
President's Cup - Briian Sherwood v Phil Betley,
Ladies Championship - Alice Anderson v Jenni Turnbull,
Mens Championship - Willie Kelso v Sandy Murray
Gleneagles medal & 12th round of the Peter Sutton / Lady Mary
Tues. 30th June, 23 played, CSS 65
Mens: John Pennycott 75 - 13 = 62
Ladies: Jenni Turnbull 91 - 17 = 74 (BIH)
Well done to both. They will be entered for the Gleneagles draw.
£250 will be donated by MBGC to Clic Sergeant (For children with cancer)
associated with this competition.
Runners up in the sweep...
Ken McKinlay 77 - 10 = 67,
Phil Betley 83 - 15 = 68 (BIH)
Friday 15th May AGA Senior Bowl (Final) @ Lamlash, Lamlash v Machrie Bay
After a monumental battle on a miserable night, the joint winners of the
Senior Bowl are Lamlash & Machrie.
The match went to the last putt and ended all square, so decision was made to
share the trophy, great final & congratulations to all the players.
The overall winner of this winter comp (best 6 scores) was Phil Betley with a nett score of 387.
The runner up was Campbell Laing with a net score of 391.
The overall winner of the comp, with the best 5 scores played over the winter months,
was Phil Betley with 201 pts,
with Brian Sherwood runner up with 181 pts
Sat. 3rd Jan. Lochranza Hotel Cup & Freebie Final, CSS 64
1st Phil Betley 37 pts
2nd Brian Sherwood 32 pts
3rd Ian Buchanan 32 pts
Scratch B Sherwood
The Freebie Final was won by Phil Betley
Annual Eclectic winner Campbell Laing 42
Two's Winner - Brian Sherwood 26 pts
2nd - Elizabeth Ross 18 pts
3rd - Mark Sherwood 11 pts
The Club currently has
Membership of MBGC for 2015
is great value for money,
£95 per Adult - (no entry fee).
£30 per Junior (under 18) - (no entry fee).
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Machrie Bay Golf Club,
Isle of Arran,
We have a game every Tuesday throughout the Winter season.
The competition starts at...
Please arrive around 10 - 15 mins. before this.
If you are a member & would like to play then please come along & join in,
we welcome everybody & you will be assured a friendly game.
Gents, Ladies & Juniors all play together, which is unusual,
but does work very well.
Unless otherwise stated all competitions start at
are off the medal tees, and are open to ladies and gents.
(AGA are gents only, ALGU and SLGA are ladies only)
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|Two's List as at 31st December 2015
|RESULTS - WINTER 2015 / 16
RESULTS - SUMMER 2015