The first event of the New Edinburgh High School League took place on Friday 12th April at Carricknowe golf course. This league is run by Active Schools Edinburgh and is supported by ourselves and Clubgolf.
Many thanks on the day to Edinburgh Leisure and to Carrickvale Golf Club, in particular George Alexander for helping us key the scores in for the CSS for the day.
The course, considering the weather was in excellent condition for all the players and the scoring was of an excellent standard on testing day.
There is a Scratch Division, and Stableford Handicap Division and Handicap Team Division ( best 3 team scores count).
The low scratch score of the day was by Connor McWatt from Royal High with an excellent 72, with the leading handicap score being Craig McKay from Tynecastle with an impressive 43 points. In the team section Firrhill lead the way with a total of 202, 3 in front of Royal High.
The CSS for the day was 68
There is an order of merit running throughout the year with points issued on the following basis
2. 75 points
3. 50 points
4. 25 points
5. 10 points
All others 5 points for completing the round
If tied points are shared
NR's will receive no points
Results on the day were as follows
1. Connor McWatt Royal High 72
2. Michael Watt Craigmount 74
3. Josh Cullerton Craigmount 76
Tied 4th Jack McVey Craigmount 77
Scott Goodman Firrhill 77
Handicap Division ( Stableford)
1. Craig McKay Tynecastle 43
2. Kelvin Ho Royal High 41
3. Angus Luff Firhill 40
Tied 4th Chris Combe Leith Academy 39
Connor McWatt Royal High 39
Scott Goodman Firrhill 39
1. Firrhill 202
2. Royal High 205
4. Craigmount 209
5. Holyrood 232
All pictures on the day are on our facebook page Stephen Gallacher Foundation.
The next tournament for this is on Friday 26th April at Craigentinny Golf Course.
Author: Scott Knolwles