Galgorm Castle News

Eclectic Final Round

- Posted on: 14/03/2022 - $itemValue.title

Eclectic Final Round

The Final Round of the Eclectic Competition was played at Galgorm Castle Golf Club and provided close encounters at the finish to all the Divisions. The weather held up with plenty of sunshine throughout the day with a fair amount of wind.

Front 9 – Division 1

Over the river and through The Niuc Darryl Robinson playing off a handicap of six was leading by one point from Steven Penny (Scr). Robinson's opening four holes included two birdies and two pars and Penny recorded two pars, a birdie and an eagle three at the Trout Hole. David Bamford (3) and Alistair McKervill (6) wer e another point behind with David Halliday (4)a further point down. Robinson, Bamford and McKervill were vying for the lead down Broadmeadows a point ahead of Penny ('ding' at Broadmeadowa). Hal;liday was a further point behind. Bamford finished par, birdie, par to win by two points from Penny (two pars and a birdie) who won the Gross. In a close encounter for the placings McKervill (three bogeys), Robinson (par, double bogey, bogey) and an improved Halliday with three pars finished together. Second place went to Halliday with a better last three with McKervill in third place with a better last six.

Front 9 – Division 2

Approaching Walkers Home Garth Wilson (9) held a slender one point advantage over William Moore (9) and Patrick Reid (7). Leonard Campbell (8), Philip Galloway (7) and Craig Dean (7) were a further one, two and three points respectively behind. At The Treasury Moore and Reid were the new leaders by a point from Galloway. Campbell and Wilson ('ding' at Broadmeadows) were another point behind followed by Dean a further point back. Moore came home par, bogey, par to win by two points and what a contest there was for the placingts with five players involved. Reid two pars and a double bogey), Galloway (bogey and two pars), Campbell (three pars), Wilson (two pars and a bogey) and Dean (birdie and two pars) finished together with Dean taking second place with a better last three. Third place went to Galloway with a better last six.

Back 9 – Division 1

Approaching The Maple Paul Hughes (6) was leading but was being challenged for the lead by Chris Moore (5), Paul Reid (6) and Tony Carroll (3) a point behind. Mervyn Foster (5) after a 'ding' at Arthurs Seat was another point back. Over Beechers Hughes and Carroll were vying for the lead a point ahead of Moore. Foster and Reid were another point behind. Hughes finished with three pars to win by one point from Moore (bogey, par, birdie). Carroll (two pars and a bogey), Foster (three pars) and Reid (bogey, par, birdie) came in together a point behind the placings,

Back 9 – Division 2

Colin Thompson (8) and Stephen McCabe (9) were setting the early pace through The Maple two points ahead of Harry Cook (8). James Gillan (11) and Damian Gillan (8) were another point behind. After a run of bogey, birdie, bogey McCabe was leading by a point up the Grove from an improved James Gillan (par, birdie, par). Thompson (double bogey, par, bogey) was another point behind with Damian Gillan (two pars and a bogey) and Cook (bogey, par, bogey) a further point back. In a very close and exciting finish McCabe (bogey, 'ding'), James Gillan (double bogey, bogey); Thompson (two bogeys), Damian Gillan (bogey, par) and Cook (bogey, par) all finished together with first place going to James Gillan with a better last six and Damian Gillan finished in second place with a better last six.

Twos were recorded by - -D.Stirling, D.Bamford, K.Clements, H.Fleming, S.Sexton,S.Penny,P.Banks, J.Caulfield,C.Dean, M.Graham,C.McBurney, G.McWilliams (x2), S.Laverty, H.McKeague and M.Foster.

Eclectic Competition Results

1. Patrick Reid 61 nett

2. Darryl Robinson 62 nett

3. David Bamford 62 nett

4. Damian Gillan 63 nett

5. Mervyn Foster 64 nett

6. Colin Thompson 64 nett

7. Martin Abernethy 64 nett

8. Tony Carroll 64 nett