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Club members recreated different golfing attire spanning the 450 years of the club. From Left :Ryan Spark, Alan Crow, John Littlewood,  Ashley Alston.

Club members recreated different golfing attire spanning the 450 years of the club. From Left :Ryan Spark, Alan Crow, John Littlewood, Ashley Alston.

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ONCE again members of the Montrose golf clubs beat the bad weather to get some competitive rounds played, even if the brightly coloured brolly was the ‘club’ most often out of the bag.

The Royal Montrose Golf Club’s men’s 18-hole open for the Victoria Cup on Sunday was won by Mercantile member G. Hemsley, with a round of 73, better last six, over R. Dallas, Kirriemuir, who in turn had a better last six over third-placed man, S. Stewart, Clydebank.

CSS for the day was 75.

Leading scores were: scratch - 1, G. Hemsley, Montrose Mercantile, 73 bls; 2, R. Dallas, Kirriemuir, 73 bls; 3, S. Stewart, Clydebank Overtoun 73; 4, R. Coull, Edzell,74.

Handicap - 1, K. Pennycuick (12), West Linton, 70 bih; 2, A. Johnstone (13), Vale of Leven, 70; 3, N. Rennie (6), Linlithgow, 71 bih; 4, G. Mowlem (8), Carlisle, 71.

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Royal Montrose Ladies

RESULTS from Thursday, July 5: Medal Course, SLGA Medal, CSS 76 RO, Silver – D. Gordon (8) 74; Bronze – E. McGurk (22) 78 BIH.

Broomfield Course, Stone Bracelet, round five, CSS 71, RO - J. Stock (21) 83.

Royal Montrose

Results from the Medal on July 7 were: scratch, Alastair Serrels; handicap Austin MacDonald. Class 1 – 1, Alastair Serrels (2) 76; 2, Grant Strachan (5) 77; 3, Craig Traill (6) 80. Class 2 – 1, Austin MacDonald (18) 71; 2, Jason Hebenton (19) 74; 3, Adrian Robertson (1 ) 75.

CSS for the day was 74.

Montrose Mercantile

LATEST matchplay results from Mercantile competitions are as follows.

Handicap Cup, fourth round - M. Graham beat N. McQuistan; S. McGill beat R. Lewis; G. Christie beat G. Stephen; B. McKay beat A. Robb.

J.L. Boyd, fourth round - C. Strachan and R. Murray beat B. Haddock and R. Watt; N. Leslie and D. McHardy beat T. Murray and C. Doan; K. Duncan and I. Jamieson beat J. Spark and I. Cutler; G.W. Robb and B. Criggie beat K. Craig and W. Dryden

W.W. Fraser, second round - M. Graham beat J. Spark; J. O’Hara beat R. Watt; L. Geddes beat D. Begg; I. Cutler beat M. Wink; K. Craig beat M. Soutar; B. McKay beat S. McGill; S. Barclay beat E.S. Collier; A. McDonald beat A. Robb; J. McGill beat M. Coull; J. Lloyd beat N. McQuistan; D. McHardy beat K. Slessor; M. Gove beat G. Leslie; I. Buist beat K. Dickson; W. Dryden beat J.R. Hall; I. Kay beat H Bisset; K. Duncan beat F.J. Murray.

Adelaide, semi-final - M.E. Taylor beat H.J. Wilkie; J. O’Hara beat A.W. Findlater.

Lindsay Cup, semi-final - J. McGill beat J. Hall; B. Barclay w/o.

Miami Cup, semi-final - A. Lamont beat N. Smith; G.J. Young beat J. Beedie.