Fixtures & Results for 2017

The following list displays the fixtures and results for this 2017 season.

NB: Application forms for major events outside Scotland listed below can be obtained from the SBGS Secretary

The Jim Watt Trophy will be played in October each year and count as the first Merit Points score for the following season.


Oct 17, 2016

The Jim Watt Trophy, Liberton GC, 11:00am

Results:

  1. Colin Simpson 59
  2. Sam Sloan 71
  3. Charlie Forbes 73

Gordon Dickson 77 and Iain Prime with a 78 completed the returned cards with Darren unable to play without a guide.

April 24

Fairmont St Andrews, Torrance course. Matchplay eliminator.

Allan Morgan, Kris Adams, David Paterson, John Imrie and Alistair Reid played out a stableford card to eliminate one player. The 4 qualifiers will go to Kinross on August 27/28

With Kris Adams being eliminated, the semi final draw paired David Paterson with Allan Morgan and John Imrie will play Ally Reid.

Barry Hampton and Bob Cope carded 37 points for the Greensome Stableford Legue.

April 30 - May 3

Celtic Cup, Ireland v Scotland, Newforest GC,Dublin

Result: Ireland 3.5 - Scotland 5.5

Check out the daily match scores on the Celtic Cup link in the left panel

May 8

West of Scotland Classic, Prestwick St Nicholas, 11:00am

Results:

  1. Darren Healey 36 points
  2. David Paterson 33
  3. Gordon Dickson 32

Other scores: Sam Sloan 31, Charlie Forbes 25, Bennett Ward 20, Colin Simpson 20 and Kris Adams 6.

June 5

Fife Classic, Ladybank GC, 11am [Mon]

Results:

Event cancelled due to flooded course and thunderstorms. See August 9

June 11/12

SBGS Strokeplay Championship, Drumoig Golf Hotel

Results:

  1. Alistair Reid, 71, 72 = 143
  2. Barry Hampton, 72, 73 = 145
  3. Allan Morgan, 72, 85 = 157
  4. Darren Healey, 81, 81 = 162
  5. Charlie Forbes, 75, 89 = 164
  6. Sam Sloan, 76, 92 = 168
  7. John Imrie, 81, 94 = 175
  8. Gordon Dickson, 95, 90 = 185
  9. Cameron McDiarmid, 73, nr = nr
  10. David Paterson, 91, nr = nr

Dave and Brenda Ewen carded 35 points for the stableford league

June 19

Greater Glasgow Classic, Douglas Park GC, 1pm, [Mon]

Results: Stableford format with Player/Guide greensomes welcome.

  1. Charlie Forbes, 39 pts
  2. Cameron McDiarmid 35
  3. Allan Morgan 35

Other scores: Colin Simpson 28, Gerry Kelly 25, Gordon Dickson 24, Bennett Ward 18 & Kris Adams 16

John Miller & Nichol McLean with 32 and Colin & Helen Robertson with 30, posted two handy scores in the Player/Guide Greensome league.

June 26 - 28

British Blind Open, Greenore GC, Co Louth

Results:

  1. Paul McCormack, Ireland, 58, 48 = 106
  2. Paul ORahilly, Ireland, 69, 47 = 106

Linda Port from USA won the ladies event with 139 nett and Thomas Reidy from Northern Ireland won the stableford event with 60 points.

CLICK HERE for a full report and scoreboard from the IBGA website

June 29 - July 2

Irish Blind Open, Nuremore GC, Co. Monaghan

Results:

  1. Wally Roode, Ireland, 139, Nett champion
  2. Allan Morgan, Scotland, 142
  • Ladies gross: Linda Port, USA, 175
  • Ladies nett: Carol Brill, Ireland, 126
  • B1 gross: Chad Naismith, USA, 248
  • B2 gross: Andy Gilford, England, 201
  • B3 gross: John Eakin, England, 166

CLICK HERE for the full report from the IBGA website

July 12

Ron Black Trophy, Forrester Park, 11:00am

Contact: R Clayden/B Hampton

Results:

  1. Colin Simpson 43 pts
  2. Cameron McDiarmid 34
  3. Charlie Forbes 32

Other scores: David Paterson 31, Sam Sloan 30, Allan Morgan 28, Gordon Dickson 25, Bennett Ward 25, John Imrie 24, and Kris Adams 23. Barry Hampton & Bob Cope carded 36 points for the Player/Guide Greensome League.

July 18

The SBGS Memorial Trophy, Bathgate GC, 11:00am

Results:

  1. Colin Simson 66
  2. Sam Sloan 75

Other scores: Colin Robertson 79, David Paterson 80, Charlie Forbes 87 & Gerry Kelly managed to play 9 holes. Barry Hampton scored another 34 points for the Greensome League

July 31

Edinburgh & Lothians Classic, Prestonfield GC, [Mon] 11am

Results:

  1. Charlie Forbes 66
  2. Alistair Reid 68

Other scores: Colin Robertson 71, Allan Morgan 71, David Paterson 72, Sam Sloan 73, Cameron McDiarmid 74, Darren Healey 81 and Gordon Dickson 103

August 9

Fife Classic, Ladybank GC, 12 noon, [Wed]

Results: 18 holes stableford - hosted by TBG

  1. David Paterson, 41 pts
  2. Alistair Reid, 35
  3. Colin Simpson, 35

Other scores: Allan Morgan 29, Gordon Dickson 29, Gerry Kelly 25, Darren Healey 23, Charlie Forbes 22, Bennett Ward 18 and John Imrie 18. Brenda & Dave Ewen posted 34 points to the Greensome Stableford League.

Aug 13 - 18

Lawrence Levy Blind Masters, The Abbey GC, Redditch

Results: John Eakin and Steve Beevers agreed to share the trophy.

  1. Steve Beevers, 74, 78, 65, 74 = 291
  2. John Eakin, 70, 68, 81, 72 = 291
  3. ALLAN MORGAN, 73, 72, 73, 75 = 293

Full details can be found on the England & Wales website

August 22

Grampian Classic, Edzell GC, 11:30, Tues

Results:

colin simpson and bill walker winners
  1. Colin Simpson 67
  2. Alistair Reid 68

Other scores: Charlie Forbes 71, Cameron McDiarmid 71, David Paterson 71, Sam Sloan 76, John Imrie 80, Kris Adams 111 and Eddie Pawlik from Grampian caarded his first score of nett 100. Brenda and Dave Ewen posted a perfect 36 points for the Stableford Greensome League.

August 27/28

SBGS Matchplay Finale, Kinross Bruce Course, Windlestrae Hotel.

Sunday: Semi finals

Allan Morgan beat David Paterson with Ally Reid progressing to the final past John Imrie

David Paterson beat John Imrie 7 & 6 to take 3rd spot

  • Ally Reid wins the championship with a 4 & 3 victory over Allan Morgan in the final.

  • Sept 4

    The Tuppy Trophy Invitational, Auchterarder GC, 1pm

    Results: Player/Guide Greensome event, 18 holes

    1. John Imrie & Bill Thomson, 45 pts
    2. Barry Hampton & Bob Cope, 44

    Other scores: Charlie Forbes/Grant Sinclair 40, Colin Simpson/Doug 37, Allan Morgan/Irene McGee 35, Ian Moncrieff/Allan Cameron 30 and Darren Healey/Wallace Fyffe 27

    Sept 4

    Merchants of Edinburgh Invitational

    Results: Player/Guide Greensome event, 12 holes

    1. C Tait and B Hampton, 33pts
    2. J Irvine and D Healey, 31
    3. P Graham and A Morgan, 31
    4. D Juner and D Paterson, 26
    5. D Young and C Forbes, 19

    September 17 - 21

    Auld Enemy Cup, Kinross Bruce, Kinross-shire

    Result: Scotland 9, England & Wales 15

    CLICK HERE for the details of the event

    Sep 17 - 21

    ISPS Austrian Blind Open, Sussenbrunn GC, Vienna

    Results:

    • Nett Champion: Paul ORahilly, 137
    • B3 Gross: Allan Morgan, 186
    • B2 Gross: Ed Maguire, 190
    • B1 Gross: Zohar Sharon,
    • Ladies Gross: Karin Becker, 229

    Sep 28

    The Jim Watt Trophy, Liberton GC, Edinburgh

    Results:

    1. Sam Sloan, 69 bih
    2. Charlie Forbes, 69
    3. Darren Healey, 71
    4. Gordon Dickson, 77
    5. Kris Adams, nr

    Oct 13

    SBGS Pairs, Monktonhall GC, 11am

    Results:

    Contact Sam Sloan for entries