Golf: Neilson enters Hope Cup contention at Kingarth

Steve Neilson enjoyed a two-shot victory in the second round of Bute Golf Club’s Sir Harry Hope Cup on Saturday with a net 60, playing off 19.

Cammy Middleton (11) was in second place with net 62, while the other top scorers were Graeme Connor (12) 63, Robert McKirdy (5) 64, and Duncan Speirs (6) and Peter Martin (21) both 66. The CSS was 64.

John McBride (15) heads the leaderboard going into the final round of the club’s Summer League, sponsord by The Bike Shed, this week; Peter Martin (21), Robert McKirdy (5) and Leighton Thomas (10) are two points behind on 123.

* More Bute Golf Club news in this week’s issue of The Buteman - on sale from Thursday, July 18.