Golf: McBride returns best Bute medal score

Bute Golf Club's extra medal competition on Saturday, August 23, 2014 saw John McBride post the day's lowest score in the form of a net 63.
Bute Golf Club's extra medal competition on Saturday, August 23, 2014 saw John McBride post the day's lowest score in the form of a net 63.

John McBride posted the best score of the day in the extra medal competition played at Bute Golf Club on Saturday in the form of an excellent net 63, playing off a handicap of 12.

McBride’s round of 75, comprising halves of 39 and 36, included a birdie at the ninth and placed him three shots clear of division one runner-up Leighton Thomas on 66 (77-11).

The day’s top second division score was Stuart Wilson’s net 67 (82-15), which included a two at the 12th.

* Members of the gents section at Bute GC should note that the Captain’s Day originally scheduled for this Saturday, August 30, has been postponed until October 4. This Saturday will instead feature another extra medal competition.

* More from Bute GC in this week’s issue of The Buteman - on sale from Thursday, August 28.