Robert McKirdy battled his way through wind, rain and a severe cold to win the first class section in Bute Golf Club’s medal finals at Kingarth on Saturday.
McKirdy’s net score of 65 (71-6) won him the Lord Robertson Medal, five strokes ahead of Andy Docherty and Leighton Thomas.
Richie Smith, meanwhile, won the Emslie Medal in the second class division with a net 67 (87-20), beating John Kernaghan by a better inward half.
McKirdy, Smith and Kernaghan respectively led the way in the extra medal played alongside the medal finals.
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