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Bute Golf Club seniors champion Sandy Long (left) is presented with the seniors cup by past-captain Cammy 

Bute veteran Sandy eases his way to his second club trophy

It was easy money for Bute Golf Club’s honorary 
treasurer Sandy Long as he coasted to a 10-shot victory 
in the inaugural seniors 
championship at the club.

Port  Bannatyne GC seniors tournament

Seniors day out

Last Tuesday’s outing by Port Bannatyne Seniors Section to Skelmorlie was graced by warm sunshine and a course in splendid condition.

Triples winners of the  David Walton Memorial trophy

stages its
triples event

Last Sunday saw the David Walton Memorial being staged at Rothesay Bowling Club.

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Guy Learmonth made the decision to go back to the Borders after failing to make the the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Guy Learmonth takes step back to move forward

For readers d’un certain age, the arrival of the Victor on the newsagent’s shelves of a Friday afternoon signalled the availability of the latest instalment in the unlikely life of athletics’ great working-class hero. Alf Tupper, otherwise known as “The Tough of the Track”, was the outlier made good, working as a welder by day but burning off his running rivals the night before by rewarding himself with a healthy helping of fish and chips rather than a refreshing power shake.

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Bute Motor Co 4 Man scramble

Great day out at Port Bannatyne

A total of 52 golfers took part in the Bute Motor Company four man scramble on Sunday over the course.

Craig (right) with Keith Campbell, secretary of Argyll and Bute Bowling Association

Craig is singles champion

Last Saturday saw the finals of the Argyll and Bute Championships take place in Cowal.

Bute Senior trophy winners

Rothesay’s senior golfers retain the MacMillan Qauich again

The Isle of Bute Senior League has been won by golfers from Rothesay Golf Club.

Bute  in action

Bute secure draw against Lochside

Bute had an early throw up next to the beach at the tight, compact Ganavan pitch playing against the wind in the first half.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

Rothesay ladies won the County triples

Rothesay ladies win county triples

Rothesay Bowling Club won the county triples at the 
Ladies Argyll and Bute 
Bowling Championships in Campbeltown last Saturday

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Tommy Duncan receives his prize from Bute Golf Club captain Douglas Lyle

Rothesay’s Tommy takes the honours at Bute Seniors Open

It was with disbelief that Tommy Duncan learned he had won the Bute Golf Club’s Seniors Open for the first time.

Rafa Cabrera Bello. Pic by Getty Images.

Cabrera Bello snatches Scottish Open title after play-off drama

Sport can quite often be a game of fine margins, and nobody knew that better on Sunday evening than Englishman Callum Shinkwin.
Dundonald Links Golf Course has proved a fine host of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

Poulter heading out for final round in 'right state of mind'.

Ian Poulter knows that mind games can force you to lose a game of golf before you've teed off.

Rothesay bowlers win at Tarbert

Bowlers start with a win

Last Friday night saw Rothesay Bowling Club start their 2017 Top Ten campaign with an away trip to last year’s beaten finalists, Tarbert.

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With three Majors already in the bag, Pdraig Harrington has already cemented his legacy.

Pádraig relaxed about his Scottish Open chances

If Pádraig Harrington doesn't finish off the job and seal this year's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open title on Sunday he'll be the last person to beat himself up about it.


Elaine proves to be a tough competitor for Bute gents

Bute Golf Club ladies’ champion Elaine Thom the men trailing in her wake when she lifted the Hume Ferguson Cup last week with an impressive performance in the club’s annual outing to the Playsport golf complex at East Kilbride.

Dundonald Links is playing host to the Scottish Open.

Fowler feels at home in Scotland

World number six Rickie Fowler says it's great to be back playing links golf in Scotland.

Richie Ramsay landed a place at the Open Championship with his second place finish in Ireland.

Ramsay aiming to keep up the momentum

Scotsman Richie Ramsay is aiming to build on his good recent form at this weekend's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.


Zeb Walker is hat-trick hero as Bute hit Ballachulish for six

Bute 1sts 6

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