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Crow Wood Finals Day
A year of competition draws almost to a close tomorrow (Saturday 17th) with Finals Day. As always it is a very exciting and tense time at the club, so if you are free, please drop by and lend your support to all the players. Good Luck to all those involved.
36 Hole Matches

  • 8.00 & 12.30 Club Championship – Craig Taylor v Darren Corr
  • 8.10 & 12.50 Sprot – Scott Martin v Colin Logan
  • 8.20 & 13.00 Sir John Hunter Shield – Derek Noble & Ray Hammerton v David McKechnie & Ian Baird
  • 8.30 & 13.20 Crow Wood Quaich – Ian McIntyre & John Smith v Michael McCormick & Peter MacAskill

Right- Darren Corr on way to Club Championship Final

18 Hole Matches

12.40 Senior Club Championship – Alex Haddow v Stuart Clayton
13.10 Ladies Club Championship – Debra Kelly v Fiona Uzar

As is now tradition, all competition winners will be invited to the Annual Prizegiving ceremony on Friday 21st October.

Tickets are now on sale, priced £20 from the bar, for what should be an excellent evening of entertainment.

Left- Last years Fraser Trophy winners, Debra Kelly and Fiona Uzar go head to head this year, in the Club Championship

Crow Wood Ladies Team

Congratulations must go to the Ladies Team who have won the Elizabeth Welsh Greensomes League. The Trophy will be presented at Palacerigg in November. Well done Ladies!
The team also finished mid table in the Strathclyde League with 15.5 points behind winners Lanark and runners up Wishaw. That performace was one of the best for many years, finishing ahead of Strathaven and Hollandbush. 

Garnkirk Open
Last weeks 36 hole Garnkirk Trophy (for handicaps 6 or less) was won by Andy Fairbairn from Cawder GC, with a superb 141.

Considering the extremely windy conditions all players endured, this was an excellent days play. Well done Andy!

Competition result

Last Tuesday’s Medal (13th September) was won by James Rooney, with a fine 66 playing off a handicap of 5. Congratulations James!

Other dates for the Diary 

"Stars in their Eyes" has been rearranged for Saturday 19th November.
                     Tickets are £12.50 inc buffet.

Crow Wood Christmas party night - Saturday 17th of December.
                    Tickets are £20 and include 2 course buffet style meal and a band.

Pitchmarks on Greens

Even as the nights draw in, and the summer heads towards the autumn, the greens still remain in superb condition, and they should do so for the forseeable future.

However, it is still obvious that a number of people fail to fix their own pitchmarks on the greens, which then take far longer to heal than a properly repaired one would. This is especially evident after a few days rain, and the greens become a little softer.

Can we remind everyone they have a responsibility to leave the course as you would like to find it by repairing pitch-marks, replacing divots and raking bunkers. This is part of the etiquette and respect of the game, and ensures everyone enjoys their time on the course as much as possible.