Golf: Richard lifts Rothesay senior open title

Rothesay Golf Club's senior open prize winners.
Rothesay Golf Club's senior open prize winners.
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RETIRED butcher Richard McIntyre sliced his way through the rest of the field to secure victory in Rothesay Golf Club’s senior open tournament.

A scratch score of 80, less his handicap of 16, gave Richard a one-shot margin of victory in the annual competition, sponsored by local firm George Hanson (Building Contractors) Ltd.

The age group prizes were won by H. Crooks (50-57), David Coll (58-64) and John Simpson (65-plus), while overall runner-up John Duncan took the scratch prize with a round of 72.

* This week there is a change to the published fixture card, with the Ian Haig Memorial Trophy taking place on Saturday and the Inter-Pub Trophy on Sunday.