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Sair Heids

A great day was had by all who entered the delayed Sair Heids competition on Monday. 29 players took part with a top form Robert Stewart winning both first prize and nearest the pin at the first. The total raised after prizes was £430 and our thanks go to Andy and Dotty for organising everything and providing the tasty stovies and thanks to all who donated prizes which were very much appreciated.

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The Jimmy Renton Quaich

Jimmy Renton
Greenkeeper 1970-92

There was a good turnout on Saturday 9th April to compete in the Texas Scramble for the Jimmy Renton Quaich. 80 members took part and although the weather was chilly a good time was had by all. We were pleased to welcome Mary Renton and Mary Lou Watkins to the clubhouse during the afternoon to watch the trophy being played for.

There were some excellent scores with the winners being Stuart Elms, Law Hardie, Dawn Hardie and Kathleen Blackie who returned a score of nett 55.

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The rescheduled 2021 Prize Giving

The delayed 2021 prize giving was held the 3rd April 2022 when proceedings started with an All Categories Medal and the awarding of prizes at 18:00.

Many thanks to Kathleen Blackie who took the attached photographs of the Prize winners and their trophies and thanks also to Gavin for collecting, polishing and engraving these during these preceding weeks.

Our virtual AGM

Captains handover

You’ve read about it and now we can see Mark Pearson handing over the captaincy of Gifford Golf Club 2022 to Shona Paton. We all endorse Mark’s congratulations and best wishes to Shona.

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Club Captain’s Hello

Dear Member I would like to take this opportunity in thanking those who voted for me to be Club Captain and to those who have supported me through the years. I am honoured to take on such a role especially at a club that means so much to me. Having joined the club in 2008… Continue reading Club Captain’s Hello

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Pinehurst Bound

It is with great delight that I can announce Connor Cook has been selected to go to Pinehurst in February with the East Lothian Junior Golf League in February. Well deserved !!! Shona

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Our Juniors

I would just like to congratulate Connor Cook on winning the Order of Merit (Hcp) prize out of 116 boys and girls in the East Lothian Junior League. Connor went into the last match at North Berwick West Links top of the leaderboard, some 15 points ahead of his nearest rival Daryl Yuill from Craigielaw.… Continue reading Our Juniors

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Captains v Past Captains match

A great game was had by all at the Captains v Past Captains match on Friday evening on the 18th. The weather was kind to us and it was a close game with the Captains team headed up by Mark Pearson and Kathleen Blackie narrowly beating Frances Mowatt and Kenny Gray’s Past Captains team. Thanks… Continue reading Captains v Past Captains match

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Good Luck Karen & Stuart

Our members Karen Sinclair and Stuart Livingstone who have made it through to the Ping Mixed Championship Finals at Gullane. Everyone at Gifford is wishing them good luck.

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Our new logo

This flyover starts from the 9th/18th tee and it shows the old Alder tree that was the inspiration for the club’s new logo. The drone continues down the fairway to show the logo on the new club flag and flag sticks at the 9th/18th green. Strange how much bigger that tree looks when you’re standing… Continue reading Our new logo

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