Annual Texas Scramble
Organiser of the event (or so he tells everyone) Hon. Captain Campbell
Team Gordon – scared of a wee bity rain!
Darts action ??
Another lemonade for Jess!
Team Morton – photographer and ‘Keeper of the Carnoustie Way’, Trevor with a shoogly hand!
Former Secretary, Captain Holland
Station Masters Autumn Outing – more pics
Autumn Outing runner-up – Alan Clark
More to follow …..
Now the dust has settled on the Open extravaganza… some pics to remind you!
Staple diet for the week
Can’t get the staff these days. Hands in pockets – very slovenly.
Spectators-eye view from the most efficiently run stand at the Open
Seven swans a swimming (six actually)
The ‘main man’
A well-deserved break from marshalling for Captain Simpson – here with Captain Davie at the Links hospitality
Sun shining over the 18th
Top team – Hole Controller Des Muir, Assistant Hole Controller Captain Simpson and ordinary run-of-the-mill marshal Boath on the 18th
Annual Texas Scramble – December 2017
The victorious team on the course
Scramble runners-up – Byars, Miller, Connor and Stark
Surprise of the year – Darts winners Saunders and Holland!
Bones champions – Coutie and Bullit-heid
Pool champs – Miller and Byars
Jack Frost everywhere
Masters Annual Dinner and Presentation of Trophies
Handicap Champion and Country Members Cup winner – Iain Burnett
Greensomes winners – David Keith and Gordon Whiting
Enfield Cup fourball winners Jim Fulton and Rik Fulton
Winter Trophy winner – Coutie just can’t stand still for 5 seconds!
David Morton accepts the Club Championship trophy on behalf of this year’s winner – Sandy Norrie
One of two monthly medals for John Jeans
Another double monthly medal winner – Norman Reid
Monthly medal winner – Andy Mackenzie
Master of Ceremonies – John Knox
Trophy winners – with one or two interlopers!
Masters Spring Outing
Captain Campbell sees-off the competitors
Lovely weather for the first outing of the season
Champion and Yellow Jecket winner, David Morton
Runner-up Steve Logan. No wonder everyone’s laughing!
In 3rd place, the young Darren Halley
Nearest the pin, Stewart Hunter
Think we’ve got fotos mixed up! Winner of longest drive, David Morton
Sorry foto’s blurred but perhaps it’s a blessing in disguise! Most-improved player on the day, Peter Phinn?
Worst nett score (by far), and winner of the Beg of Tetties, George Doherty
Christmas Texas Scramble 2016
The sun rises above the horizon as we prepare to tee-off for the 2016 Texas Scramble
Burnett, Shepherd Coutie and Ritchie wait in eager anticipation
Swans heading for the pond at the 11th
Half the runner’s up team turn-up for the prize-giving. Alan Clark and son Garry bag the choccies
Games-day organiser Coutie lays down the law to GreenTractorMan. Arthur polishes-off a large gin and tonic while Jessica keeps up-to-date with social media.
A tense game of bones. Shepherd and Reid v Ritchie and Phinn
Members of the winning Scramble team, affectionately referred to by some as ‘the cheatin b*st*rds’, display their booty on the bar
Another tense game of bones! Holland and Meek take on Doherty and Smith
Apologies for fuzzy foto! Pool Winners – Gilbride and Fulton
Dominoes and Darts winners to follow ……
Works start on Pro-Centre extension
w/e December 18th 2016 – groundworks start on the Pro-Centre extension. Only another 50 odd weeks to go!
Annual Dinner and Presentation of Trophies 2016
Master of Ceremonies, John Knox
Championship Eclectic winner, Elliot Davie
Burnside Eclectic winner, Arthur Smith
Buddon Eclectic winner, John Jeans
Monthly Medal winner, Dave Meek
Monthly Medal winner, Stan Shepherd (unbelievable)!
Monthly Medal winner, Iain Burnett
Not sure what Nor Reid’s doing here?
The George Anderson Greensomes winners, Arthur Smith and Nor Reid
The Enfield Trophy Fourball, Stewart Hunter Jnr and Martin Coull
The Dunbar Cup Foursomes, Elaine Jewson and Robbie Murray (unfortunately Robbie couldnt be there)
The Country Members Cup, Iain Burnett
The Dave McNicoll Handicap Championship, a rather scruffy Stewart Hunter Jnr.
and ….wait for it ………………………….
The Arthur Christieson Club Championship, Andy Gilbride (nice tie!)
Masters member in Madrid
Is there no limit to this man’s talent?
Station Masters Autumn Outing
Norman Fox, Captain Simpson and Honourary Captain Campbell with his ‘state-of-the-art’ buggy.
Campbell celebrates his suspect win
Masters Autumn Outing winner – Sandy Norrie
Runner-up Alan Clark
Joint 3rd – Andy Gilbride, Danie Van Wyk and Captain Simpson
Longest drive – Dave Meek
George Duncanson Trophy, Most Improved Player – George Doherty
Winner of beg of tetties for worst player – John Gamack (gross 121)
Stan Shepherd – high tea pineapple cake thief!
Inaugular Martin Roy Memorial Tournament
Masters members compete in the Martin Roy Memorial at Arbroath. Drinking on the course – disgraceful!
Sec Coutie tries fishing instead of golf
Craws Nest Tassie – 2016
Andy with his fantastic caddie on the Buddon
Andy in a rather fetching pink outfit poses with some of his supporters
New caddie hits the track
Top caddie AJ Boath adorns the new recruit with his bib. Standards appear to be slipping …
There’s always one annoying person ….
Photo courtesy of George Doherty who says, the ‘Not Suitable For Children’ scarier version of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale: “There once was an Andy ducking……”
Walkies on the Buddon
Mum takes the bairns for a walk over the 10th green of the Buddon Course
“Keep in line”!
Hidden secret revealed
Friends of a former prominent local businessman have revealed that the ‘high-flying’ entrepeneur has recently accepted a new post as locker-room attendant at an exclusive golf club. The prospective Station Masters GC member claimed that following his early retirement, he was looking for some excitement in his life.
Former local businessman with favourite publication
Masters away-day outing at Alyth
Aaron Smart, Andy Gilbride and Sandy Norrie
Ian Chaplain, Stan Shepherd and Alan Clark
Nor Reid, Neil Holland and Gordon Smart
Captain Simpson, Peter Phinn and Secretary Coutie
Longest drive – Peter Phinn
Nearest the pin – Aaron Smart
Winning team – bunch of sharks
Stan polishes-off another plateful of lemon meringue peh and waffles
More action from the Masters Spring Outing
Fox. Holland, Jeans and Rutherford
Young Phinn, Old Phinn, Sec. Coutie and Dave Ritchie
Exgreentractorman, Stan Shepherd, Garry Clark and Matt Edmond
Yellow jecket winner Alan Clark
Runner-up Nor Reid moved as photo was being taken – idiot
Nearest the pin – popular winner Brian Morton
Highest score of the day and winner of the famous beg of tetties – Sean Phinn
Most improved player – not another Phinn!! This time it’s Peter
Annual Texas Scramble
Club Champions presented with their trophies. (Apologies for picture quality – it’s either a dodgy i-phone or the boy working it!)
David Morton gets his mitts on the Arthur Christieson Trophy
Capt. Simpson presents Elaine Jewson with the Dave McNicoll Cup
Scramble winners and runners-up
Winners – Muir, Soutar, Holland and Mann
Runners-up – Connor, Gillespie and Millar
Annual Dinner 2015
The Station Masters 10th Anniversary Dinner and Presentation of Trophies took place last week in the Station Hotel. Here are a few pics courtesy of Official Photographer, Bob Geddes:
Pete Coutie – Buddon Eclectic
Arthur Smith – Burnside Eclectic
Sandy Norrie – Championship Eclectic
Andy Gilbride – Monthly Medal
Coutie again! – Winter Trophy
Gilbride again!! – Kiwi Shield
Monthly Medal – Alfie Boath
Monthly Medal – Dave Leslie
Pensioners Cup – Greentractorman
The George Anderson Greensomes Cup – these two again!
The Dunbar Cup – presented by Matt Edmond to half the Morton dynasty
The Enfield Cup – presented by Arliss Rhind to Smith and Meek
The Dave McNicoll Trophy – accepted by JS on behalf of Handicap Champion, Elaine Jewson
The Arthur Christieson Trophy – presented by Evelyn to Brian on behalf of David Morton
Herr Klump and his brother
MC – Captain Elliot
Masters take to the high-seas in search of golf and the elusive sea eagle
Masters members recently embarked on a voyage of discovery, in search of the perfect ‘hidden gem’ golf course on Scotland’s rugged West Coast. The expedition was also an opportunity for one member of the group to fulfill his lifetime ambition of sighting a sea eagle in flight. One of the group’s ambitions was fulfilled!
The Voyage begins
Madman at the tiller
Not a sea eagle in sight!
More to follow as the intrepid adventurers continue their quest – you’ll be pleased to hear!
Away-day Outing to Drumoig – June 2015
Martin Connor smiling through adversity
Former Vice Captain, Captain Holland nowhere near a prize
Garry Clark and Peter Phinn came up empty-handed!
Young buck Greg Docherty not good enough. Treasurer Morton, lost without David!
Orson Welles look-alike, organiser Sec. Coutie was runner-up but won zilch!
May – Local News
Top local caddy models Marshall’s Bib from our ‘sister’ club in California, McInnis Park Golf Club
Former Pro imparts his knowledge to visting golfers
Masters Spring Outing 2015
competitors prepare for tee-off
Arthur’s had a hard round – he’s falling asleep!
veteran campaigner Alan Clark – 3rd
Dave Ritchie – anyone got any recipies for potato dishes?
A sunny spring day in Carnoustie
David Morton – longest drive (AGAIN)
Capt Campbell’s best team – on paper. Obviously Dundee FC supporters
John Gamack impersonating the Hon Captain – disgraceful!
John Gamack – Most Improved Player (just had to finish the round if the truth be told)
Winter golf – February
Secretary ponders next shot after hitting into George W on Buddon!
Former Captain like ‘a fish out of water’ as Station HQ closes for the Christmas holiday
2014 Annual Texas Scramble
motley crew on 1st tee
Anderson, Shepherd, Gilbride and Meek
Vice-captain Elliot Davie on the 18th tee
Sorry it’s a bit fuzzy – Clarkie and Young Clarkie – Pool champs
Think the photographer had a bit too much alcohol by this time!
Coutie Bones champ.
The Committee Annual Outing over the Championship
Members of the respected Committee take to the greensward before retiring to HQ for a lovely lunch
The Station Masters Autumn Outing 2014 over the Burnside
Prestigious (reflective) yellow jecket winner George Anderson and Bag of Tetties winner Dave Leslie
Saturday outing at Gleneagles Ryder Cup 2014
That Morton character gets in all the photos!
McIlroy and Poulter at the 7th – I think!
The inaugular Masters Hickory Challenge at Kingarrock, Cupar
Organiser, Arthur Smith with a hardy bunch. (Jim Fulton used to play with clubs like these)
Players enjoy a wee dram before the tee-off. (More than one in Dave Leslie’s case!)
Coutie and Smith wait for the 5th green to clear The excited players wait to tee off
Annual James Braid appreciation jaunt – this year, The Lake District
Simpson, Coutie and Gilbride on the 3rd tee at Cockermouth GC
Craws Nest Tassie – Qualifying Round, Burnside
Masters representative, Club Champion David Morton
The enthralled crowd can’t bear to look away for a second
The Hon Captain reaches another milestone on his journey through life – 80 years young!
Walter at HQ with a few of the members