Another glorious day for the MCLGA members in 2019 for our competition day. The Summer Meeting takes us to Ratho Park GC. The last time MCLGA had an event here for their members was the Spring Meeting in 2013 where 56 players played that day and today we had over 80 players.

The prize list for today –

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1st Scratch and Corstorphine Salver – Louise Fraser, Kingsknowe 72
2nd Scratch – Karen Marshall, Baberton 77

Best Nett Overall and Dumayne Bowl – Amy Foster, Dalmahoy 78 – 8 = 70
2nd Best Nett Overall – Jacky Burnett, Broomieknowe 95 – 23 = 72

1st Silver Handicap – Letty Mackinnon, Kingsknowe 85 – 12 = 73 BIH
2nd Silver Handicap – Charlotte Wighton, Niddry Castle 84 – 11 = 73 BIH

Bronze Scratch and Murphy Trophy – Liz Robinson, Ratho Park 93 – 22 = 71
1st Handicap – Catherine Hardwick, Newbattle 104 – 27 = 77 BIH

The (optional) 2s sweep total was ยฃ78 and won by 11 players each receiving ยฃ7 each –

Mandy McBain, Fiona Findlay, Caroline Mansley, Louise Fraser, Jennifer Bryans, Isobel Halliday, Gill Petrie, Morag Wardrop, Pamela Woods, Mari Deans and Karen Marshall.

The (optional) Competition sweep total was ยฃ75 and the winners were –

1st Scratch (30%) – Louise Fraser, Kingsknowe
Handicap (70%)
1st Handicap (50%) – Amy Foster, Dalmahoy
2nd Handicap (30%) – Liz Robinson, Ratho Park
3rd Handicap (20%) – Louise Fraser, Kingsknowe

Thanks to everybody who bought raffle squares totaling ยฃ124 supporting our Juniors. The amount paid out in prizes was ยฃ37. Thanks to members who made a separate donation totaling ยฃ14. The total amount donated to the Junior funds was ยฃ101. Prize winners-

1) 15% Karen Marshall, Baberton ยฃ19
2) 10% Charlotte Wighton, Niddry Castle ยฃ12
3) 5% Mandy Irvine, Baberton ยฃ6

Thanks to Ratho Park GC for hosting the Summer Meeting today and to the pro shop for the special clothing offers and for starting our players. Thanks to the green staff as the course was set up in excellent condition and to the catering staff for opening up early and keeping the kitchen open until 8pm. Finally, thanks to all our MCLGA officials and Ratho Park volunteers who helped make the event run smoothly.

Our next event is the Bi-annual Tri-Am kindly hosted and run by Prestonfield GC (led by MCLGA Rep Maxine Nicholson). Entries are filling up fast and entry forms are available online now. Please remember to pay ยฃ36 for the team at time of entry. Entry will close on Wednesday 7th August. See you there ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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