Bennie Trophy holder on hunt for a 14th triumph

Defending champion Graham Bolton will be competing in a 50+field in the Bennie Trophy this weekend.
Defending champion Graham Bolton will be competing in a 50+field in the Bennie Trophy this weekend.

Graham Bolton will aim to add a 14th Bennie Trophy win to his long list of competition victories at Rothesay Golf Club this Saturday.

Bolton, who won the prestigious trophy in 2014 after a three-way play-off against Ian White and Rory McEwan, is one of more than 50 players scheduled to do battle for a trophy donated to the club in the 1930s by engineer George Bennie - builder of the innovative but ill-fated ‘Bennie Railplane’.

Tee-off times for Saturday are as follows.

7.10am A. Docherty, M. Brown, G. McClean; 7.20am J. MacKay, S. Reynolds, J. Burke; 7.30am R. McEwan, A. MacDonald, G. Reid; 7.40am S. Kernaghan, G. Haig, N. Simmons; 7.50am G. Reynolds, I. White, G. Dunn.

8am G. McArthur, S. Renfrew, N. McClean; 8.10am A. Murray, D. Cameron, J. Mackirdy; 8.20am G. Tyre, G. Hanson, J. Shaw; 8.30am J. Ewing, S. Gaston, M. Ward; 8.40am G. Bolton, N. MacLeod, S. Gilmour; 8.50am C. Rodger, S. Coyle, D. Standaloft.

9amD.Moore, R.Fullerton, S.McDonald; 9.10am D. McDermid, A.U. Murray, A. Shaw;9.30am G. Strachan, T. Reynolds, S. McAlister; 9.30am C. Anderson, C. MacDonald, A. Smith; 9.40am G. Morrison, D. Leonard, S. Robertson; 9.50am H. Charker, K. Dickson, T. McCready.

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