Midland Golfers’ Alliance

Midland Golfers’ Alliance held the JTC Kitchen Express Championship at Crieff Golf Course in Perthshire on April 4.

After 36 holes their was a three way tie for the championship between Gary Tough, Edzell (Scr), Willie Hutton, Pitlochry (1) and Kenny Hutton, Downfield (P) all returning four over par scores of 145.

Gary bowed out at the first play off hole after a bogey four, with Kenny winning the third extra hole with a birdie three to become champion for the fifth time.

Mike MacKenzie, Edzell (AP) had the shot of the day holing a pitching wedge at the 124 yard fourth hole for a hole in one.

Leading scratch scores: 145 - K. Hutton, Downfield (P) 72,73; W. Hutton, Pitlochry (1) 74,71; G. Tough, Edzell (scr) 69,76. 147 - M. Pirie, Pitlochry (P) 72,75. 148 - J. Strachan, Royal Montrose (2) 77,71. 149 - K. Bruce, Edzell (2) 76,73. 150 - S. Craig, Germany (P) 75,75. 151 - S. Graham, Arbroath (2) , 73,78.

Leading handicap scores: 144 - J. Strachan, Royal Montrose (2) 75,69. 145 - K. Bruce, Edzell (2) 74,71. 147 - S. Graham, Arbroath (2) 71,76. 150 - S. Hills, Monifieth (8) 76,74; C. Ferguson, Muckhart (2) 71,79; T. Jamieson, Dunnikier Park (3) 76,74;

McQueen Shield (over 18 holes):-

Leading net scores: 70 - D. Sievwright Drumoig (13 BIH); A. Glass Alloa (13). 72 - B. Bell Tulliallan (6); G. Pendrich Downfield (10).

The last meeting of the Alliance will take place at Dukes on Thursday, April 11 (tomorrow) at 8.30 a.m., to 12.30 p.m.