Golf: Gordon wins Rothesay’s Bennie Trophy

Rothesay Golf Club's 2015 Bennie Trophy winner, Gordon McClean.
Rothesay Golf Club's 2015 Bennie Trophy winner, Gordon McClean.

Gordon McClean won the prestigious Bennie Trophy for the first time at Rothesay Golf Club on Saturday.

McClean followed a morning round of 72 with an excellent four-under-par 67 after lunch - the lowest score of the day - for a 36-hole total of 139.

Newly-crowned club champion Ian White finished second, with Steven Coyle third and George Reynolds fourth.

First place in the handicap section went to junior member Alistair Shaw, who returned a fine gross total of 145.

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