Kirkintilloch Golf Club gets another post-lockdown hole in one

A second member of Kirkintilloch Golf Club has scored a hole in one as golfers return to the course after lockdown.

Tuesday, 16th June 2020, 7:01 am
Charles Glancy of Kirkintilloch Golf club after his hole in one

Charles Glancy sank his tee shot at the par three 15th hole. This followed the ace carded by club captain Jim MacNab at the same hole a few days earlier.

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Cawder Golf Club are top of the latest MyGolfRanking club listings for the Glasgow area.

Although there is no competitive golf being played at the moment, the weekly rankings are still changing as they are based on a 52-week cycle.

That means points gained from the corresponding week 12 months ago are dropped, although at the moment they are not being replaced from the current week, as would normally be the case.

There are also four Cawder members in the top 15 of the men’s individual rankings, with Blaine MacFadyen leading the way in fourth spot. Glasgow Golfer of the Week was Steven Manning of Pollok GC who tops the listings.

Latest positions -

Glasgow Men individual: 1 Steven Manning (Pollok) 1234 points; 2 Thomas Martin (Sandyhills) 1184; 3 Paul Marshall (Sandyhills) 1183; 4 Blaine MacFadyen (Cawder) 1174; 5 S G Glen (Cawder) 1165; 6 Andrew Essler (Ralston) 1115; 7 Scott Anderson (Ralston) 1086; 8 John Peacock (Sandyhills) 1079; 9 Thomas Carson Jnr (Sandyhills) 1070; T10 Gareth Hunter (Pollok) & Michael Jamieson (Cawder) 1063; 12 Ian McLaughlin (Sandyhills) 1056; 13 Graeme Edwards (Cawder) 1046; 14 Alex Warden (Cathkin Braes) 1038; 15 Jim McKinnon (Cathkin Braes) 1037.

Glasgow Men Clubs: 1 Cawder 904 points; 2 Cathkin Braes 867; 3 Sandyhills 852; 4 Cowglen 825; 5 Ralston 813; 6 David Lloyd Rouken Glen 777; 7 Griers GC 755; 8 Pollok 751.

As interest in golf grows, as one of the easier sports to accommodate social distancing, Balmore Golf Club has signed up its 100th new member since January.

An announcement on the club’s Facebook page said: “This is an unprecedented achievement and is thanks to the dedication and hard work of our committed staff, volunteers and council.”