Golf at Rothesay: Action resumes after weather hold-up

Rothesay Golf Club's winter league stableford tournament resumed on January 23 (singles) and 24 (pairs).
Rothesay Golf Club's winter league stableford tournament resumed on January 23 (singles) and 24 (pairs).

For the first time since before Christmas the winter weather relaxed its grip sufficiently to allow two days of Winter League action at Rothesay Golf Club.

Hughie Charker was the top scorer in Saturday’s singles round with 36 points, while Jimmy Ewing and Bob McKechnie posted their first weekly win of this season’s pairs competition on Sunday with score of 45 points.

Latest standings in the pairs competition are as follows, with each pair’s eighth-best score in brackets: 1 M. Murty & I. Cowie 326 (34); 2 H. & C. Charker 320 (37); 3 J. Ewing & B. McKechnie 315 (34); 4 W. Glen & G. Shaw 313 (32); 5 D. Leonard & N. Simmons 299 (26).

Jimmy Crawford and Gary Steele come next on 296, but have still to score their register their eighth score.