Mike’s impressive start in Bute Golf Club’s stableford tournament

Alex Greer junior and Jim Thom were the joint best scorers in the October medal at Port Bannatyne Golf Club on Sunday, October 6.
Alex Greer junior and Jim Thom were the joint best scorers in the October medal at Port Bannatyne Golf Club on Sunday, October 6.

Winter League newcomer Mike Whaley made an impressive start to his challenge for the McArthur Cup last Saturday with a winning score of 43 points in the second round of Bute Golf Club’s stableford tournament.

The 21-handicapper was three clear of John McBride (13) and Steve Neilson (18) who both finished on 40 points. Other leading scorers included Richie Smith (19) with 39 points and Malcolm Calder (12) on 37.

* The club’s annual dinner and presentation of prizes will be held at Kingarth Hotel on Saturday, November 23 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Members and their guests who wish to attend should notify Captain and Hon. Secretary Frazer Robinson (telephone 503091) as soon as possible.