On March 25, the Midland Golfer’s Alliance held the Eddie Sherry Texas Scramble at Burntisland Golf House Club in Fife. Gary Tough (Edzell, +2), Ian Butchart (Strathmore, 5) Euan Rae (Arbroath, 5) and William Taylor (Edzell, Scr) won with a score of 56.2.
Leading team scores WERE:
56.2, G. Tough (Edzell, +2), I. Butchart (Strathmore, 5) E. Rae (Arbroath, 5) and W. Taylor (Edzell, Scr); 57, S. McKendrick( Dunkeld & Birnam, Scr), M. Williamson (Pitlochry, 3) R. Bell (Pitlochry, 7) and D. Spaven (Pitlochry, 10); 57.6, C. Armstrong (Burntisland, AP) A. Maxwell (Burntisland, 6), D. West (Burntisland, 4) and J. Edmiston (Burntisland, 14).
At the meeting at Brechin Golf Club the previous week, Graeme Brown (Montrose, AP) won the scratch prize with a two under par score of 67. First place in the handicap went to Scott Graham (Arbroath, +1), with a net score of 69.
At the Willie Miller Team competition held in Monifieth, Stuart Birrel (Leven Thistle, 2) won the scratch prize with a one under par score of 70 and Steve Blady (Monifieth, 4), won the handicap returning a net 70.
The winners of the team competition were Harry Salmond (Alloa, 6) Mike Quinn (Tulliallan, 9) and Jim Irwin (Muckhart, 8) with a score of 62.
Qualifiers for the JTC Championship are S. Graham, E. Rae, R. Brownhill, P. Jamieson, A. McDonald and D. Wilson. Qualifiers for the McQueen Shield are S. Graham and S. Birrell.