Golf: Jim climbs up Rothesay Winter League table

Jim McClean jumped to second place in the overall standings in the Bike Shed Winter League singles at Rothesay Golf Club on Saturday with a winning weekly score of 40 points.

Jim’s tally, his eighth counting score of this season’s competition, gave him a two-point margin ahead of Saturday’s runner-up Billy McFarlane, although Stuart Strathie still holds a healthy overall lead.

Two pairs posted scores of 43 points in the latest round of the pairs Winter League on Sunday, with Jim McAlister and Stephen Reynolds taking top spot ahead of Jimmy Burke and Ron Cuthbertson by virtue of the better inward half.