Wednesday, April 10, 2019

 PARK OPEN 2019 

 April 13 and 14

 The 2019 Craigmillar Park Open takes place on 13th and 14th April.
 The competition was inaugurated in 1961 and it is the annual
 opening event of the Scottish Order of Merit season, qualifying for world amateur ranking points.
 It is regularly attended by the leading amateur golfers in
 Scotland, Ireland and from across the border.
 The event's first winner in 1961 was Ronnie Shade who went on to win it
 on another four occasions.
 Other past winners have included golfing legends and talented young guns. Names
 you will recognise are Sir Nick Faldo, Charlie Green, Andrew Oldcorn and Craig Watson. It was also won by European Tour winners Marc Warren and Scott Jamieson during their amateur careers.
Craig Watson, the 2019 GB and I Walker Cup team captain, has competed in the Craigmillar Park Open for over 20 years and won the tournament in 1995 and 2014. He will be teeing off at 8.39 in his first round on Saturday.
 Craigmillar Park Golf Club is being represented by three members. Playing in the event for the first time this year are Bryan Davies jun. and Grant Fleming. Conor
 O’Toole, the third member, a junior, from the host club is making his second appearance in the event
 Joe Bryce assists PGA pro Alan Wright in the Pro's Shop at Craigmillar Park, and Joe is competing this year for
 the first time.
Currently playing off a handicap of +3 is Bryce a member at Bathgate where he lives and he is joined by another Bathgate member in Christopher
 Get along to Craigmillar Park and see the talents of the best of
 Scotland’s Amateur golfers. There is even an entry from
 Belgium this year in Shasa Decker. There are entries from 9
 players from England and one from Ireland.
 Craigmillar Park have a great offer
 where you can play this great city centre course for only
 £10 which includes tea/coffee and a breakfast roll. This
 offer is only available in the week of Monday 15th to Sunday
 21st April. between 12noon -2pm or
 Phone the Pro shop to book your tee
 time on 0131 667 2850



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