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Monday, September 01, 2014

INNES McQUEEN TROPHY - Ayrshire Men retain trophy in annual match against Ayrshire Ladies

The annual match between the Ayrshire men and Ayrshire Ladies, for the Innes McQueen Trophy, which was postponed earlier in the year took place on Sunday 31st August at Ballochmyle and resulted in a win for the second successive year for the men's team.

The two Under 21 matches went in favour of the ladies side but both the over 21 ties went to the men's side, resulting in a 2.5 - 1.5 victory for the men.

Match details (ladies names first) :-

Lorne Gilbert & Katie McGarva  beat Euan Henderson & Stewart Russell  by 1 hole
 
Linzie Allan & Jenny Linklater  halved with Andrew Davidson & Declan Chalmers.
 
Catherine Malcolm & Debbie Watt lost to Stephen Spence & Michael Smyth by 2 & 1
 
Liz Keheone & Lesley Barker lost to Gary Bryden & James McMurdo by 6 & 5.
 
Match Result Men 2.1/2  Ladies 1. 1/2
 
In the Committee game played in conjunction with the match, Sheila Adams & Irene Smith  beat Robert Wilson &  Ricky Magee 2&1.
 
At the meal and presentation of the trophy following the match, thanks were extended to Innes McQueen's widow Cathy McQueen and her family for their continued support and for their presence on the day, and to Innes' long time friends, Ayrshire Golf Association Life President Matt Lygate and his wife Mary for their attendance .
 

AYRSHIRE SCRATCH LEAGUES - Prestwick St Cuthbert win Division 2 showdown to take league title

Prestwick St Cuthbert GC won the Division 2 showdown this week against Ayr Belleisle to secure the championship title and promotion to Division 1 in 2015.

Winners of the Division 3 title in 2011, Prestwick St Cuthbert hosted nearest rivals Ayr Belleisle in their final match of the season, needing a win to take the title, and the home side made no mistake with a 4.5 - 1.5 win.

Present positions in Division 2 are :-


Played
For
Against
Points
Prestwick St Cuthbert
10
39.5
20.5
28
Ayr Belleisle
9
32.5
21.5
20
West Kilbride
10
32.5
27.5
20
Girvan
10
26
34
18
Caprington
9
19.5
34.5
14
Ardeer
8
18
30
12

 With two matches remaining in the division, the relegation decider looks likely to be the match between Ardeer and Caprington, with the Kilmarnock club needing to take something from the match to ensure survival, whilst Ardeer need a win against Caprington and at least a draw in their remaining two home matches to make sure of Division 2 status for 2015.
 
Remaining fixtures :-
Ardeer Vs Ayr Belleisle   
Ardeer Vs Caprington 

AYRSHIRE SENIORS LEAGUE - Prestwick St Cuthbert secure first title win

The 2014 Ayrshire Seniors League title winners are Prestwick St Cuthbert GC, who won the title for the first time with one match to spare, following a 3 - 2 away win at West Kilbride in their penultimate match last week.



Undefeated throughout the season so far, with 7 wins and two draws, the St Cuthbert team will be hoping to complete their unbeaten record for the season away to Troon Welbeck in September.

The present league positions, and results so far are :-

Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Diff
Pts
Prestwick St. Cuthbert
9
7
2
0
27
18
9
16
Ballochmyle
10
5
2
3
26
24
2
12
Ardeer
9
4
2
3
29
16
13
10
Troon Welbeck
9
4
2
3
23
22
1
10
Kilbirnie Place
9
4
1
4
25
20
5
9
Troon St. Meddans
8
4
0
4
16.5
23.5
-7
8
West Kilbride
8
3
1
4
22
18
4
7
Loudoun
7
3
0
4
15
20
-5
6
Prestwick St. Nicholas
8
2
2
4
15
25
-10
6
Irvine Ravenspark
10
2
1
7
23.5
26.5
-3
5
Kilmarnock Barassie
7
2
1
4
13
22
-9
5

Results & Fixtures :-
April
Barassie
1.5
Ardeer
3.5
 
Ravenspark
5
St. Meddans
0
 
Welbeck
3
Ravenspark
2
 
St. Nicholas
4.5
Ballochmyle
0.5
 
St. Cuthbert
3
Ardeer
2
 
St. Meddans
3
Ballochmyle
2
 
May
 
 
 
 
 
Ardeer
5
Loudoun
0
 
Ballochmyle
3
Ravenspark
2
 
Kilbirnie
5
Barassie
0
 
Loudoun
4.5
St. Nicholas
0.5
 
Ravenspark
1.5
St. Cuthbert
3.5
 
West Kilbride
4
Welbeck
1
 
St. Cuthbert
3.5
Loudoun
1.5
 
West Kilbride
1.5
Ballochmyle
3.5
 
Ardeer
2.5
Kilbirnie
2.5
 
St. Meddans
3
Welbeck
2
 
June
 
 
 
 
 
Ballochmyle
2.5
St. Cuthbert
2.5
 
Ardeer
5
St. Meddans
0
 
Barassie
2.5
Welbeck
2.5
 
Ballochmyle
 
Welbeck
 
 
St. Cuthbert
2.5
St. Nicholas
2.5
 
West Kilbride
5
Barassie
0
 
St. Cuthbert
3
Kilbirnie
2
 
Barassie
4
Ballochmyle
1
 
Loudoun
3
St. Meddans
2
 
Ravenspark
2.5
Ardeer
2.5
 
Kilbirnie
4
West Kilbride
1
 
July
St. Nicholas
2.5
West Kilbride
2.5
 
Kilbirnie
4
Ravenspark
1
 
Welbeck
3.5
Ardeer
1.5
 
St. Cuthbert
3
St. Meddans
2
 
Barassie
3
Ravenspark
2
 
Loudoun
1.5
Ballochmyle
3.5
 
Welbeck
4
St. Nicholas
1
 
St. Meddans
3
Kilbirnie
2
 
Ravenspark
2
Loudoun
3
 
Ardeer
5
St. Nicholas
0
 
Kilbirnie
4
Welbeck
1
 
August
 
 
 
 
Barassie
2
St. Cuthbert
3
 
Ballochmyle
4.5
Kilbirnie
0.5
 
Loudoun
 
Barassie
 
 
Ardeer
 
West Kilbride
 
 
West Kilbride
4.5
Ravenspark
0.5
 
Ballochmyle
2.5
Welbeck
2.5
 
St. Nicholas
4
Kilbirnie
1
 
St. Meddans
3.5
West Kilbride
1.5
 
Welbeck
3.5
Loudoun
1.5
 
West Kilbride
2
St. Cuthbert
3
 
Ravenspark
5
St. Nicholas
0
 
Ballochmyle
3
Ardeer
2
 
September
 
 
 
 
St. Nicholas
 
St. Meddans
 
 
Welbeck
 
St. Cuthbert
 
 
Kilbirnie
 
Loudoun
 
 
Ardeer
 
West Kilbride
 
 
Loudoun
 
West Kilbride
 
 
St. Nicholas
 
Barassie
 
 
Loudoun
 
Barassie
 
 
October
St. Meddans
 
Barassie