Bute Golf Club: Winter League presentation ceremony

Bute Golf Club's Winter League prize winners: L-R Alex Lawrie and Stephen Thomas from sponsors Optmiize Financial Solutions, winner Robert McKirdy, runner-up Leighton Thomas, third-placed John McBride and fourth-placed Graham McArthur.
Bute Golf Club's Winter League prize winners: L-R Alex Lawrie and Stephen Thomas from sponsors Optmiize Financial Solutions, winner Robert McKirdy, runner-up Leighton Thomas, third-placed John McBride and fourth-placed Graham McArthur.

Robert McKirdy was presented with the McArthur Cup on Saturday after his first ever triumph in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League tournament.

McKirdy finished the competition, in which each player’s best eight scores count towards his final total, with 325 stableford points to his name, three clear of the club’s handicap secretary Leighton Thomas.

John McBride came third with 320 points, while Graham McArthur was fourth on 317.

The prizes were presented at Kingarth Hotel by Alex Lawrie and Stephen Thomas from the tournament’s sponsors, Optimize Financial Solutions Ltd.