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The Club currently has membership vacancies.

CONGU Affiliated

We use latest CLUB 2000 software to maintain handicaps.

We would be delighted to keep your up to date handicap.

Membership of MBGC for 2017 is great value for money,

£105 per Adult   -   (no entry fee).

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

For an application form please e-mail...  golfclub@machriebay.com


OR   write to...

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






Fixtures  -  Coming up Soon...


See the MBGC Calendar below   -  NOW 12.30 & 5.30pm  tee offs!






2017 / 2018   -   Fixture List







Results


Will all members note that the new 1st hole
is now in use for competitions, medals & casual golf.





2016 Machrie Bay Golf Club Champions

Club Championships 2016

The Gents Club Champion is Sandy Murray,

the Ladies Club Champion is Jenni Turnbull

& the President's Cup was won by Brian Sherwood.




Tuesday May 23rd   -   Peter Sutton, CSS 65

1st:  Hamish Bannatyne 72 - 6 = 66,
        2nd:  Phil Betley            82 - 12 = 70 (BIH),
3rd:  Reuben Betley     98 - 28 = 70

Lady Mary, CSS 65

1st:  Piet Johnston     90 - 21 = 69,
2nd:  Elizabeth Kelso  91 - 21 = 70,
3rd:  Jenni Turnbull    91 - 16 = 75



Tuesday May 16th   -   Peter Sutton, CSS 62

1st:  Phil Betley             74 - 13 = 61,
2nd:  Reuben Betley      93 - 28 = 65,
3rd:  Hamish Bannatyne  73 - 6 = 67

Lady Mary, CSS 67

  1st:  Piet Johnston    92 - 21= 71,
2nd:  Jenni Turnbull  91 - 16 = 75



Tuesday May 9th   -   Peter Sutton, CSS 63

 1st:  John Pennycott  75 - 12 = 63,
2nd:  Ian Buchanan   80 - 16 = 64,
 3rd:  Phil Betley         79 - 13 = 66.

Lady Mary, CSS 65

1st:  Fiona Scott      92 - 26 = 66,
        2nd:  Piet Johnston   89 - 21 = 68 (BIH),
3rd:  Elizabeth Ross  91 - 23 = 68



Saturday May 6th   -   Hugh Steel Cup, 9 hole comp.

   1st:  Phil Betley          31.5,
2nd:  Mike Hesp           32,
 3rd:  Brian Sherwood  32.5

Phil is too young to win the Hugh Steel Cup so it goes to Mike Hesp.

Mike Hesp, May 2017, Machrie Bay Golf Club, Arran



Tuesday May 2nd   -   Peter Sutton, CSS 63

 1st:  Ron Woods        82 - 18 = 64,
2nd:  John Pennycott  79 - 14 = 65,
3rd:  Brian Sherwood  81 - 13 = 68

Magic 2 from H Bannatyne



Tuesday April  25th   -   Peter Sutton, CSS 65 R/O

1st:  Hamish Bannatyne  77 - 6 = 71,
2nd:  Ron Woods           90 - 18 = 72,
3rd:  Brian Sherwood     86 - 13 = 73



Tuesday April 18th   -   AGA Arran Grouse Foursomes Qualifier

1st:  Ron Woods & Ross Traill  80 - 18 = 62 (Machrie A),
2nd:  Campbell Laing & Phil Betley  65.5 (Machrie B)

These 2 pairs will go forward to the final, which is played at
Lamlash Golf Club on Saturday 9th Sept. at 1pm.



Tuesday April 11th   -   Peter Sutton, CSS 65 R/O

1st:  Brian Sherwood  82 - 13 = 69,
2nd:  John Pennycott  84 - 14 = 70,
3rd:  Campbell Laing  90 - 18 = 72




Tuesday April 4th   -   Peter Sutton, CSS 65

 1st:  Phil Betley           80 - 13 = 67,
2nd:  Brian Sherwood  81 - 12 = 69,
3rd:  Ian Buchanan     86 - 16 = 70

Lady Mary, CSS 68 R/O

  1st:  Sally Brookes      96 - 20 = 76,
2nd:  Elizabeth Ross  109 - 23 = 86




Tuesday March 28th   -   Winter Cup

1st:  David Brookens  77 - 10 = 67,
2nd:  Brian Sherwood  81 - 11 = 70,
3rd:  Elizabeth Ross  97 - 26 = 71.

David Brookens had a Magic 2 @ the 10th!



Winner of the Winter Cup 2016 / 17...

Phil Betley with 391,
Runner Up  Brian Sherwood on 394 (BIH)
from John Pennycott

Phil Betley wins the Winter Cup 2017



Winner of the Lochranza Hotel Cup 2016 / 17...

Phil Betley  183 points,
Runner Up  John Pennycott  179

Phil Betley wins the Lochranza Hotel Cup, March 2017




Tuesday  March  21st   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 64

          1st:  John Pennycott  36 points (BIH),
2nd:  Brian Sherwood  36 points,
3rd:  Phil Betley          34 points.



Tuesday  March  14th   -   Winter Cup
 
 1st:  Sally Brookes   89 - 23 = 66,
2nd:  Fiona Scott      96 - 28 = 68,
3rd:  John Pennycott  76 - 7 = 69



Tuesday  March  7th   -   Winter Cup

1st:  John Pennycott  73 - 10 = 63,
2nd:  Reuben Betley  93 - 28 = 65,
 3rd:  Phil Betley           76 - 9 = 67.



Sat.  March  4th   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 65 RO

1st:  Brian Sherwood  33 points,
2nd:  John Pennycott  30 points,
          3rd:  Mike Hesp          26 points (BIH).



Tuesday  Feb.  28th   -   Winter Cup

1st:  Brian Sherwood  75 - 12 = 63,
2nd:  Campbell Laing  80 - 15 = 65,
3rd:  Phil Betley           75 - 9 = 66.



Tuesday Feb.  21st   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 63

 1st:  Phil Betley               39 points,
2nd:  Brian Sherwood      33 points,
 3rd:  Alastair MacDonald  28 points.



Tuesday February  14th   -   Winter Cup

1st:  Ross Trail           81 - 18 = 63,
2nd:  Brian Sherwood  78 - 12 = 66,
          3rd:  David Brookens  78 - 10 = 68 (BIH).



Tuesday  February  7th   -   Winter Cup

1st:  Phil Betley             79 - 9 = 70,
2nd:  Brian Sherwood  84 - 12 = 72,
3rd:  Campbell Laing  89 - 15 = 74.



Saturday  February  4th  -  Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 65

1st:  John Pennycott  35 points,
         2nd:  Brian Sherwood  26 points (BIH),
 3rd:  Phil Betley          26 points.



Tuesday  Jan.  31st   -   Winter Cup

1st:  Phil Betley            82 - 8 = 74,
2nd:  Reuben Betley  107 - 27 = 80.



Tuesday  Jan.  24th   -   Winter Cup

 1st:  Mike Hesp        65,
2nd:  John Penycott  66,
 3rd:  Sally Brookes   67.



Tues.  Jan.  17th   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, 10 played, CSS 65

 1st:  Phil Betley          37 points,
        2nd:  John Pennycott  36 points (BIH),
3rd:  Campbell Laing  36 points



Tues,  Jan.  10th   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

1st:  John Pennycott  76 - 12 = 64,
2nd:  Campbell Laing  80 - 15 = 65,
3rd:  Brian Sherwood  78 - 12 = 66



Sat.  Jan.  7th   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 65

           1st:  John Pennycott  36 points (BIH),
  2nd:  Phil Betley          36 points,
           3rd:  Campbell Laing  33 points (BIH)



Tues.  Jan.  3rd   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

 1st: Reuben Betley   91 - 28 = 63,
2nd:  Willie Kelso          74 - 8 = 66,
3rd:  Campbell Laing  82 - 15 = 67

Magic 2 from W Kelso



Campbell Laing Dec. 2016

Reuben Betley came 2nd in the Eclectic Shield for 2016 with a nett 41,
being beaten on the last six holes by Campbell Laing, also 41



Tues.  Dec.  27th   -   2 club comp (9 holes)

Brian Sherwood won the gents with a 33

Sally Brookes won the ladies with a 40.5



Tues.  Dec.  20th   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, 7 played, CSS 64

1st:  John Pennycott  36 points,
2nd:  Brian Sherwood  32 points,
3rd:  Phil Betley          31 points

Magic 2 for H Bannatyne



Tues.  Dec.  13th   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

 1st:  Phil Betley          73 - 10 = 63,
2nd:  H Bannatyne        69 - 5 = 64,
3rd:  Brian Sherwood  78 - 12 = 66



Tues.  Dec.  6th   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

 1st:  Brian Sherwood  79 - 12 = 67,
2nd:  Phil Betley            82 - 9 = 73



Sat.  Dec.  3rd   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 64

 1st:  Brian Sherwood   36 points,
2nd:  Phil Betley           35 points,
3rd:  John Pennycott   34 points



Tues.  Nov.  29th   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

 1st:  Phil Betley          75 - 12 = 63,
2nd:  David Brookens  76 - 12 = 64,
3rd:  Brian Sherwood  78 - 12 = 66

Magic 2 for David Brookens



Tues.  Nov.  22nd   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

 1st:  Ron Woods       82 - 18 = 64,
2nd:  John Pennycott  78 - 13 = 65,
 3rd:  Reuben Betley   94 - 28 = 66.



Tues.  Nov.  15th   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, 8 played, CSS 63

 1st:  Campbell Laing  40 points,
2nd:  Phil Betley          36 points,
 3rd:  Reuben Betley    32 points.

Magic 2 from Reuben Betley



Tues.  Nov.  8th   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

1st:  Phil Betley          80 - 12 = 68,
2nd:  Aileen Latona     96 - 26 = 70,
 3rd:  Brian Sherwood  87 - 12 = 75.



Sat.  Nov.  5th   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, 9 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  Mark Sherwood  35 points,
2nd:  Willie Kelso         33 points,
         3rd:  Reuben Betley    28 points (BIH)



Tues.  Nov.  1st   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

1st:  Brian Sherwood  82 - 12 = 70,
        2nd:  Fiona Scott       101 - 30 = 71 (BIH),
3rd:  Ron Woods        89 - 18 = 71



Tues.  Oct.  25th   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

 1st:  Campbell Laing   80 - 17 = 63,
2nd:  Phil Betley           78 - 12 = 66,
3rd:  Brian Sherwood  80 - 12 = 68



Sat.  Oct.  22nd   -   Eddie Rankin Trophy. (@ Machrie Bay)..

...was contested in glorious sunshine by teams from Machrie Bay & Corrie.

Machrie Bay won 293 points to Corrie's 271.

The sweep result (CSS 65 RO), was...

 1st:  David Jeffrey      35 points,
2nd:  John Pennycott  33 points,
3rd:  Ron Woods       32 points

David Jeffrey scored a magic 2!



Tues.  Oct.  18th  -   Lochranza Hotel Cup, CSS 65 RO

 1st:  H Bannatyne      36 points,
2nd:  Campbell Laing  35 points,
         3rd:  Brian Sherwood  31 points (BIH)

Magic Two from H Bannatyne @ the 14th hole.



Tues.  Oct  11th   -   Winter Cup, 10 played, yellow tees

1st:  H Bannatyne  71 - 5 = 66,
2nd:  I Buchanan  86 - 16 = 67,
        3rd:  C Laing        86 - 17 = 69 (BIH)



Tues.  Oct.  4th   -   Winter Cup, yellow tees

 1st:  H Bannatyne        71 - 6 = 65,
2nd:  Phil Betley          78 - 12 = 66,
3rd:  Campbell Laing  86 - 17 = 69



Sat.  Oct  1st   -   Lochranza Hotel Cup,

         1st:  Brian Sherwood  34 points (BIH),
2nd:  Campbell Laing  34 points,
3rd:  Phil Betley          33 points



Tues.  Sept.  27th   -   Sweep, 9 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  Phil Betley       81 - 12 = 69,
        2nd:  Ian Buchanan  88 - 16 = 72 (BIH),
3rd:  Ron Woods      90 - 18 = 72



Tues.  Sept. 20th  -  Sweep, 12 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  John Pennycott  79 - 13 = 66,
2nd:  Campbell Laing  87 - 17 = 70,
         3rd:  Mark Sherwood    77 - 5 = 72 (BIH)



Tues.  Sept. 13th  -  Sweep, 5 played, CSS 65 RO

          1st:  Brian Sherwood  83 - 12 = 71 (BIH),
2nd:  Phil Betley          83 - 12 = 71,
3rd:  Ron Woods         94 - 18 = 76



Tues.  Sept. 6th  -  Sweep, 11 played, CSS 65 RO

 1st:  Hamish Bannatyne  72 - 6 = 66,
2nd:  Campbell Laing     84 - 17 = 67,
         3rd:  Quintin Oliver        89 - 19 = 70 (BIH)



Tues.  August  30th  -  Sweep, 10 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  Hamish Bannatyne  72 - 6 = 66,
2nd:  Phil Betley             81 - 12 = 69,
         3rd:  Campbell Laing     89 - 17 = 72 (BIH)

Magic 2 from H Bannatyne



Tues,  August  23rd  -  Sweep, 4 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  Alastair MacDonald  83 - 11 = 72,
2nd:  Phil Betley                85 - 12 = 73,
3rd:  Campbell Laing        92 - 17 = 75



Winner of the Peter Sutton Cup for 2016 is Brian Sherwood with a score of 382
 & runner up is Campbell Laing with 387.

Winner of the Lady Mary Cup for 2016 is Fiona Scott with an eclectic score of 56,
& runner up is Elizabeth Kelso with 58.



Tues. August 16th, Peter Sutton, 12 played, CSS 65

1st:  Brian Sherwood  76 - 12 = 64,
2nd:  Campbell Laing  83 - 17 = 66,
3rd:  Phil Betley          84 - 12 = 72

Lady Mary, 1 played, CSS 68 RO

1st:  Fiona Scott  106 - 26 = 80.



Tues.  August 9th, Peter Sutton, 8 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  John Pennycott  80 - 13 = 67,
2nd:  Campbell Laing  85 - 17 = 68,
3rd:  Brian Sherwood  82 - 12 = 70

Magic 2 from Campbell Laing



Tues.  August 2nd, Peter Sutton, 8 played, CSS 64

1st:  Brian Sherwood  74 - 12 = 62,
2nd:  Ron Woods       85 - 18 = 67,
3rd:  Phil Betley          81 - 12 = 69

Magic 2 from H Bannatyne



Tues.  July 26th, Peter Sutton, 6 played, CSS 62

 1st:  Brian Sherwood        75 - 12 = 63,
         2nd:  Alastair MacDonald  76 - 11 = 65 (BIH),
3rd:  John Pennycott         78 - 13 = 65


Lady Mary, 2 played, CSS 68 RO

1st:  Elizabeth Ross  101 - 23 = 78



Tues.  July 19th, Peter Sutton, 10 played, CSS 65

 1st:  Campbell Laing  81 - 18 = 63,
         2nd:  Ron Woods       86 - 18 = 68 (BIH),
 3rd:  Phil Betley         80 - 12 = 68

Lady Mary, 3 played, CSS 68 RO

1st:  Fiona Scott  101 - 25 = 76,
2nd:  P Conway  117 - 31 = 86



Tues.  July 12th, Peter Sutton, 7 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  Mike Hesp       90 - 19 = 71,
        2nd:  Ken McKinley  84 - 10 = 74 (BIH),
3rd:  Ian Buchanan  90 - 16 = 74

Lady Mary, 3 played, CSS 68 RO

1st:  Elizabeth Kelso  93 - 19 = 74,
2nd:  Elizabeth Ross  98 - 23 = 75




Ladies Open, Machrie Bay 2016

Machrie Bay Ladies Open Tri-Am took place on Thursday 7th July 2016

42 ladies took part

Winners for the 2nd year in a row, were (from Kilmacolm)...

Lynda Howie, Fiona Miller & Shona Weir

2nd were...  Liz Kerr, Jenni Turnbull & Alice Anderson

3rd were...  Sheila Gray, Jane McDonald & Fiona Malcolm

Thanks to David Jeffrey for a wonderful course
& to Claire, Jill & the tearoom team for superb food & hospitality.




Tues.  July 5th, Peter Sutton, 10 played, CSS 65 RO

1st:  Phil Betley         78 - 12 = 66,
       2nd:  Campbell Laing  86 - 18 = 68 (BIH),
3rd:  Ron Woods        86 - 18 = 68

Magic 2's from: P Betley & Alastair MacDonald

Lady Mary, 1 played, CSS 68 RO

1st:  Fiona Scott  104 - 26 = 78





Saturday July 2nd   was Captain's Day &
20 golfers arrived to join in the fun 9 hole stableford comp.

Elizabeth Kelso won the Ladies prize with Jenni Turnbull runner up
& Reuben Betley won the Gents with Mike Hesp runner up.
Piet Johnston, Mike Hesp & Alastair MacDonald won special prizes &
all the raffle ticket holders won prizes.

The golfers & some supporters enjoyed a delicious spread of rolls & scones
in the tea room & thanks go to Douglas for organizing such a friendly day.




Quintin Oliver wins the 2016 AGA Thompson Cup

Quintin Oliver wins the AGA Thompson Cup on Saturday 11th June @ Machrie Bay.

It went to the 1st extra hole  -  hard lines to Phil Betley (left).





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

12.30 & 5.30pm Tee Offs
 
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

12.30 & 5.30pm

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  2016
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