Golf: McAlister makes early running in Rothesay Winter League

Rothesay Golf Club's Winter League tournament began on October 25 and 26, 2014.
Rothesay Golf Club's Winter League tournament began on October 25 and 26, 2014.

Scott McAlister was the top scorer in the first round of Rothesay Golf Club’s singles Winter League on Saturday with a total of 40 stableford points.

McAlister’s playing partners, Angus Murray and Michael Murty, finished in equal second place on 39 points apiece.

The one-week-only pairing of Stuart Strathie and Willie Glen shrugged off the strong wind and blustery showers in Sunday’s first round of the Winter League pairs, scoring 44 points to finish one clear of George Reynolds and Allan Smith, who beat Graeme Shaw and Darren Leonard into second place after a countback.

This year’s singles and pairs Winter League competitions are both sponsored by the 3 in 1 takeaway in Rothesay.