IMAGES OF THE 2017 SCRATCH LEAGUE

 

The following photographs are some memories of another highly successful and close Scratch League when three teams at varying times on the final afternoon were leading in what will be remembered as the most open league competition for many years. 

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1. League Base Camp!

2. 'Live Scoring' with Gary Abel at the nerve centre of the operation

3. The League display and scoreboard

4. 13 year old Calum Scott (Nairn) pitches to the last.

5. Calum takes Nairn Dunbar team captain Darren Pitchforth  to the final green. Calum later would have a highly successful season cumlminating in being capped for the Scottish Under 18 team.

6. Yet another tight match between George Asher(Nairn) and Norman Morrison (Nairn Dunbar)

7. Neil Howitt dressed for good summer weather!

8. Spectators enjoy the local Nairn rivalry. Which side have the bigger smile?!

9. Hamish McColm (Nairn) plays out to four feet on the 18th

10. The Secretary starts his final match on the first tee

11. Nairn Team Captain,Fraser Fotheringham on his way to winning on the 16th green against Moray

12. Andrew Burgess (Nairn) tees off against Kyle Godsman on the 13th hole

13. Kyle on the 13th tee on the final afternoon on his way to victory

14. The final match for this year. Robert Smith (Nairn)and Stuart Tatters (Moray) on the 18th green. Robert would earn his first Scotland cap for the the men's Senior Team at the European Championships and Home Internationals

15. The G.R Thomson Shield and Winners' medals 2017

16. Winning Smiles

17. and 18. Presentations from the Member Clubs to Alan Stanfield by James Macpherson, the League Chairman and Kevin Thomson (Moray) to mark his retirement after thirty years as Secretary of the League at the end of the season

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