A lovely sunny day saw the two Captains’ drive off to start a friendly competition between mixed teams representing each Captain. The best scoring pair was John Shaftoe and Russell Jones with 25 points. A good score as the competition was over 12 holes and a nice start to Russell’s first year at Buchanan. The runners-up also with 25 points were last years Ladies’ Captain Maureen McIntyre and George Brekenridge, pipped by a better last 3 holes. George is also a new member. Nearest the pin at the 4th for the Ladies was Lorna Buchanan, who again joined us this year and at the 8th Jim Hunter took the prize for the Gents. The longest drive for the ladies was won by Viv Taylor and Calum Weir edged 6 inches in front of Russell to win the men’s competition. In the end the Ladies Captain’s team won with 141 points to the Captain’s 126. A good day and so nice to see some new faces.
Before teeing off Andy and Mary raised the flag; this year a nice new flag which was kindly paid for by Past Captains of the club.