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Ediie Rankin

Eddie Rankin Trophy played at Machrie against Corrie.

Machrie Bay Xmas Dinner 2014

2014 MBGC Christmas Dinner  -  a superb evening, great food.

Fixtures  -  Coming up Soon...

See the MBGC Calendar below   -   12 Noon tee off!

2014 / 2015   -   Fixture List

2015 / 2016   -   Fixture List


Tues.  24th  March   Winter Cup, 9 played

1st:  David Price        71 - 12 = 59
2nd:  Phil Betey          77 - 11 = 66
3rd:  Elizabeth Kelso  94 - 22 = 72

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

Tues.  17th  March   Last round of the Lochranza Hotel Cup, 13 played

1st:  Phil Betley          37 pts
2nd:  Alice Anderson   34 pts
3rd:  Brian Sherwood  33 pts

Sat.  14th  March   Lochranza Hotel Cup, 6 played, CSS 62

 1st:  Phil Betley          37 pts
2nd:  David Price        35 pts
 3rd:  Brian Sherwood  34 pts

Tues.  10th  March   Winter Cup, 12 played

 1st:  Phil Betley          77 - 13 = 64
2nd:  John Pennycott  78 - 13 = 65
 3rd:  David Price        81 - 12 = 69

Magic two's  -  Phil Betley & David Price

Tues.  3rd  March   Winter Cup

1st  Sally Brookes    92 - 27 = 65
2nd  David Price       81 - 12 = 69
3rd  Reuben Betley  99 - 28 = 71

Congratulations to David in coming second in
his first gof match in over 7 months, due to injury.

Tues.  24th  Feb.   Winter Cup

1st  Campbell Laing  87 - 13 = 74
        2nd  Sally Brookes  101 - 26 = 75 (BIH)
3rd  Brian Sherwood   82 - 7 = 75

Tues.  17th  Feb.   Lochranza Hotel Cup
9 played, CSS 62

1st  Phil Betley           42 pts
2nd  Campbell Laing  38 pts
3rd  Viv Parks            36 pts

Tues.  10th  Feb.   Winter Cup

1st  Campbell Laing  64
2nd  Sally Brookes    65
3rd  Elizabeth Ross   69

Sat.  7th  Feb.   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 63

1st  Phil Betley           37 pts
2nd  Elizabeth Ross   33 pts
3rd  Brian Sherwood  31 pts

Tues.  3rd  Feb.   Winter Cup

1st  Phil Betley         64
       2nd  Elizabeth Ross  69 (BIH)
3rd  Reuben Betley   69

Tues.  27th  Jan.   Winter Cup

        1st  Phil Betley          67 (BIH)
2nd  Alice Anderson  67
3rd  Willie Anderson  68

Tues.  20th  Jan.   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 62

1st  Phil Betley                 42 pts
2nd  Alastair MacDonald  28 pts
3rd  Reuben Betley          28 pts

Tues.  13th  Jan   Winter Cup

1st  Campbell Laing   65
2nd  Sally Brookes     66
3rd  Brian Sherwood  67

Tues.  6th  Jan.   Winter Cup

        1st  Sally Brookes     66 (BIH)
2nd  Campbell Laing  66
3rd  Brian Sherwood  70

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 Ros  18 pts
3rd  -  Mark Sherwood  11 pts

Sat.  11th October   Eddie Rankin Cup  -  Machrie v Corrie ( Stableford )

1st  Phil Betley           40
2nd  Chris Pattenden  36
3rd  Len Hartley          35

...the Eddie Rankin was won by the host club Machrie

Lawson - Cameron Cup   -   After a close game David Jeffrey won,
beating John Pennycott on the last hole.

Denise & Brian Sherwood 2014

Winner of the Peter SuttonBrian Sherwood with a score of 399 on a count back
Runner up :  David Price  399

Winner of the Lady Mary :  Denise Sherwood with a 49
Runner up :  Alice Anderson  52

Sat.  5th  July   Captain's Day   -   9 hole Stableford

Ladies winner   -   Viv Parks 21 pts
Longest drive for ladies   -   Piet Johnston
Nearest the pin for ladies   -   Viv Parks

Gents winner   -   Ken McKinlay  22 pts
Longest drive for men   -   Ken McKinlay
Nearest the pin for men   -   David Jeffrey

Captain's Day @ Machrie Bay 2014

1st  Denise Sherwood & Ken McKinlay
2nd  Viv Parks & Ron Woods
3rd  Mary Wilkinson & Mike Hesp

Thanks to Willie for organising the cakes & tea.
Also to Claire and the tearoom staff for supplying the delicious cakes & tea.
And to David Jeffrey for the excellent condition of the course.
A great afternoon had by all!

All three games went to the last hole and excellent golf was played by all.

First game out was the Ladies Championship Final   -
 Viv Parks v Alice Anderson, with Viv winning 1 up.

Gents Championship Final   -   Willie Kelso v Sandy Murray
 with Sandy trying to win for the 3rd year in a row was beaten on the last by Willie 1up.

President's Cup Final   -   Donald Logan v Alastair MacDonald with Donald winning 1 up.

2014 Championship winners at Machrie Bay

Mon.  23rd  June  Championships Finals & President's Cup final  -  tee off 5.30pm

Ladies :   Viv Parks  v  Alice Anderson
Gents :  Sandy Murray  v  Willie Kelso

Viv Parks  -  2014 Machrie Bay Ladies Champion

The Club currently has
membership vacancies.

Membership of MBGC for 2015

 is great value for money,

£95 per Adult   -   (no entry fee).

£30 per Junior (under 18)   -   (no entry fee).

For an application form please e-mail...


OR   write to...

The Secretary,
Machrie Bay Golf Club,
Isle of Arran,
KA27 8DR

We have a game every   Tuesday   throughout the Winter season.
The competition starts at...

12.00 Noon
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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Gents Handicaps on How Did i Do

Ladies Handicaps on How Did i Do
Two's List as at  31st  Dec  2014
 RESULTS  -  WINTER  2014 / 15