Saturday, August 08, 2015


Jeff is made of the Wright stuff - leads with a six-under 65 at Leven Gold Medal

Jeff Wright driving from the first tee at Leven Picture by Cal Carson Golf Aency
Singapore-born Jeff Wright from Forres led the first-round field with a six-under-par 65 on a morning of low scoring in the Leven Golf Medal, this week's SGU 72-hole Order of Merit event.
Wright, a regular on the circuit - he finished second behind another Highlander, Sandy Scott, in this summer's East of Scotland Open, had an eagle, getting home in two at the par-5 12th and holing a 25f putt for a 3.Wright followed that with birdies at the 13th and 14th in a bogey-free round, made up on halves of 32 and 33.
Before the turn, Wright birdied the second and sixth
With the first round still to be completed Jeff led by one from former US college player, Charlie MacNeal (Prestwick) who had halves of 33 for a 66.
Rory Smith (Marriorr Dalmahoy) had a hole in one at the
ninth on his way to a round of 69.

Par 71
65 J Wright (Forres) 32-33
66 C MacNeal (Prestwick) 33-33
67 G Robertson (Glenbervie) 33-34, R Wardlaw (Carnoustie Caledonia) 33-34, B Hume (Haggs Castle) 34-33
68 A Moir (Thornton) 35-33. G Forrester (Lundin) 32-36, K Godsman (Moray) 33-35
69 C Wallace (Balbirnie Park) 32-37. M Hogg (Rushcliffe) 34-35, R Walsh (Kirkcaldy) 32-37, A Moir (Thornton) 35-33, M Miller (Lundin) 33-36, A Carrick (Douglas Park) 34-35, A Collier (The Duke's) 34-35, A McDougall (Elderslie) 34-35, S Stewart (Clydebank and Dist) 32-37, B Kinsley (St Andrews)
70 B Fotheringham (Inverness) 35-35, G Smail (Craigielaw) 35-35, F Davren (Williamwood) 35-35, A Campbell (Dumbarton) 36-34
71 M Anderson (Leven Th) 33-38, D Mitchell (Leven Th) 32-39, S Aitken (Leven GS) 34-37, A Hain (St Andrews) 37-34, F Carr (Crail GS) 35-36, C Low (Tantallon) 35-36, K Blyth (Lundin) 37-34
72 G Wishart (Lundin) 32-40, E Wood (Crow Wood) 35-38, C Cochrane (Marriott Dalmahoy) 33-39, L Balneaves (Forfar) 34-38, J Johnston (Ayr Belleisle) 35-37, R Thomson (Gullane) 33-39, A Davidson (Charleton) 35-37
73 C Baird (Bothwell Castle) 36-37, D Gorman (Drumoig) 35-38, D Sutton (Walsall) 37-36, C Chalmers (Cawder) 32-41, M Napier (Turnhouse) 33-40, A Blaney (Liberton) 35-38, S Walter (West Linton) 36-37, A Culverwell (Dunbar) 36-37, J Shaw (Boat of Garten) 35-38
74 R Campbell (Falkirk) 36-38, M Pennycott (Whiting Bay) 35-39
75 N Peoples (Royal Lytham) 36-39
76 M Owenson (Longniddry),  G Collins (Ballumbie Castle) 44-32, S Rennie (Drumpellier) 35-41, D Lawrence (Ballumbie Castle) 44-32
77 R White (Leven GS), S Harrower (Leven Th) 37-40
79 C Martin (Balbirnie Park) 
80 E MacGrewgor (Leven GS)  38-42
81 M Johnston (Kingsfield)
NR A Sutherland (Cupar) 

Barry Hume driving at the first in his second round. Cal Carson Golf Agency.



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