Port Bannatyne Golf Club’s traditional Captain v Vice-Captains match on January 2 resulted in a win for the latter team by a margin of 3-1.
The day saw all participants enjoy seasonal refreshments provided by Captain Hector Whitelaw.
In the lead match, Hector and partner Bobby Pedder lost to stand-in vice captains Jim Bicker and Robert Jardine on the last green.
The only winners for the Captain’s team were Graham Dunn and Jack Standaloft, beating Mark Crichton and David Kilpatrick 4 & 3.
Meanwhile, 12 players took part in Port Bannatyne Golf Club’s January Medal on Sunday.
Results in this competition were: 1st Class winner - Jim Thom - 71;
2nd Class winner - Ryan Leitch - 64;
Scratch winner - Donald Standaloft - 65.
This Sunday sees the resumption of the Rothesay Motor Services Winter League.
Round 5 fixtures are:-
8.30am Manvell & Ivory v Dunn & Marshall;
8.40am Jamieson & Black v Whitelaw & Stewart
8.50am M & R Leitch v Crichton & Greenshields;
9.00am Dunn & Lintermans v McKirdy & Whitelaw
9.10am Standaloft & Kilpatrick v M & S Dunn
9.20am McIntyre & Thom v R & J Leitch
The rescheduled week 4 fixtures will take place on Sunday, January 20.
The unseasonably mild Scottish weather so far this winter has enabled plenty of golfing action to take place in this country at a time of year when it’s often impossible due to fairways being covered in snow.
See page 23 for the latest from Bute Golf Club.