The McDonald GC Pro-Am

Friday 11th August 2017

PRESS REPORT FOR 2017 PRO-AM

 

Led by their professional Greig Hutcheon the ‘Casa Freedom’ team of Kenny Cowe, John Garvie and Andrew Penny lifted the Team prize in the 29th Annual Ellon Golf Club pro-Am last Friday.

In sunny but windy conditions their score of 123 just pipped the Murray Paterson led ‘3 Joes and a Pro’ team by virtue of the better score on the inward 9 holes.

The top pro prize went to Graham Fox (Clydeway Golf) with a fantastic 6 under par score of 64.This is the second time Fox has taken the pro prize and ironically when he won in 2013 his winning score again was 64.

Pro-Am convenor Colin Grant was delighted with the days play and was quick to thank new sponsors James Jamieson Construction for their support of one of the longest running Pr0-Ams  on the Tartan tour circuit.

Next year will see the event celebrating its 30th birthday and many of the teams who played this year have already said they will be back in 2018.

 

Full Results Board

Professionals Individual

1st        Graham Fox (Clydeway Golf )                        64

2nd      Chris Currie (Caldwell)                                      66

3rd       Paul O’Hara (North Lanarkshire Leisure)    67

 

Team Competition

1st       Score 123(bih)…..Casa Freedom (Greig Hutcheon .Pro), Kenny Cowe, John Garvie ,Andrew Penny.

2nd      Score 123 …..3 Joes & a Pro (Murray Paterson.Pro), Darren Thomson, John Godward, Scott Johnston.

3rd       Score 125….CGC Engineering (Samuel Binning.Pro), Calum Cordiner, Michael Cordiner, Gordon Rae.

4th       Score 126…Friday Night Boys (Reece Mitchell.Pro), Martin Rose, Ian Fraser,Gus Gollan.

5th       Score 127…Sulzer Wood (Graeme McDougall.Pro), John Ritchie, Mark Atkinson, Anthony Williamson.

 

Colin Grant                                                                         13 / 08 / 2017

 

The McDonald GC Pro-Am is one of the longest running pro-am's on the Scottish PGA circuit. It has been played every year since 1989 and has hosted some of Scotland's finest golfers including European Tour winners Andrew Oldcorn, Dean Robertson, Alastair Forsyth and former Open Champion Paul Lawrie.

 

Teams consist of 3 amateurs + a PGA Pro, best 2 scores at each hole count to the team total.  Entry includes bacon roll, tea/coffee or soup & sandwiches + carvery meal.

 

If you require any further details contact the office on 01358 720576 or email admin@ellongolfclub.co.uk

Course Info

Sunday 22nd October

COURSE CLOSED

Club News

£1741 was raised at the

Mike Owen Memorial Day

Money was donated to:

NHS Grampian Endowment Trust, McDonald Golf Club,

Fire Fighters Charity

RBL Ellon Pipe Band. 

A big thank you to all those who played, helped and donated.

Link below to members golf insurance details.

Friday 20th October

Quiz Night

Saturday 28th October

Prize Giving

Saturday 4th November

Mens Shed Quiz

Friday 10th November

Marie Curie Quiz

Saturday 11th November

Ythanvale 60/70's Disco

Saturday 18th November

Greyhound Charity Quiz

 

Fish Fridays

 

Sunday Lunch Special

 

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