Smyth in fine form for Tarbert’s April Medal

Glenralloch golf course.
Tarbert Golf Club.

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Tarbert Golf Club’s April Medal took place at Glenralloch last Saturday in fine overhead conditions though the later starters had to contend with strong winds.

James Smyth took an early lead with a net 63, one in fact that would not be beaten all day.

Peter Bates took second on 64. This included a fantastic level par front nine.

Third place went to Tarbert’s youngest member, Connor McCrae, with 66 by virtue of the better inward half.

Best scratch scores on the day were from Iain Macalister on 72, and Bruce MacNab and  Peter McLean Jnr on 74. Magic twos from Iain Johnstone and Peter Bates.

Competition numbers have been encouraging though the club would like to see a few more entering, given the quality of the course.

Last Sunday, the lady members gathered for their April Medal. Angela Vernel continued her recent good form to take first place with a net 66, followed by Sheena Ferguson on 66 (bih) and Seona Martin in third place, also on 66.

Tomorrow (Saturday), the second round of the Fyne Tankard takes place with Chris Smyth leading after round one.