Thursday, August 18, 2016

 Christopher Currie has record 61 (-8) to win 

£1,250 prize at Douglas Park pro-am

 By Colin Farquharson
Christopher Currie (Caldwell) shaved a shot off the previous lowest round with an eight-under-par 61 to set a new course record in winning the D M Hall Douglas Park pro-am at the Bearsden, Glasgow course today.

Currie won the £1,250 prize by four shots from Paul O'Hara (North Lanarkshire Leisure) with Greg McBain (Newmachar) third on 65.
Currie, pictured with the trophy by Carol Fell, had birdies at the first, second, sixth, seventh, long 10th, short 12th, long 123th, short 17th and 18th in halves 31 (three under) and 30 (five under), He had one bogey, at the eighth.
O'Hara had six birdies and two bogeys in halves of 34 and 31 to earn £1,000.
McBain had three bogeys before the turn in his 66. He too came home in 31 to earn £750.
Greig Hutcheon (Paul Lawrie Golf Centre Inchmarlo), who tied for fourth place with Michael Patterson (Kilmacolm), added a £150 bonus to his £506 payslip by leading the D M Hall trio of Alan Gordon (10), Graeme Todd (15) and Graeme Anderson (6) to a three-stroke victory in the pro-am team event with a net score of 20-under-par 118.
Par 69
61 C Currie (Caldwell) £1,250
65 P O'Hara (North Lanarkshire Leisure) £1,000
66 G McBain (Newmachar) £750
67 M Patterson (Kilmacolm), G Hutcheon (Paul Lawrie Golf Centre Inchmarlo) £506 each.
69 G Paxton (Ralston), P Robinson (Largs), S Binning (Mearns Castle) £325 each.
70 G Brown (Montrose Links), D Orr (Eastwood), C Ronald (Carluke), M Kerr (Dalmahoy), A Forsyth (Mearns Castle) £195 each.
71 V Brown (Logos Golf Ministries), R Arnott (Bishopbriggs), S Gray (Lanark), S Henderson (Kings Links), P Wardell (North Berwick) £125 each
72 C McMaster (Wellsgreen), C Kelly (unatt) £81 each
74 G Niven (Ping), J Gallacher (Westerwood).
76 A Waugh (Clydebank and Dist)
77 J Lomas (Caprington), C Elliott (Haggs Castle)
79 F Rummins (Canmore).
80 G McFarlane (Clober)
83 A Hutchison (Douglas Park), K Hutton (Downfield), J McCreadie (Largs)
84 R Irvine (Douglas Park).
87 N Colquhoun (Merchants of Edinburgh)





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