Course of the day is Arndean / Naemoor.
Cowden open for casual play, Hollowcoring works started on greens, Temps in place for Greenstaff safety.
(1) Junior Scratch League Result - Team 1 - Match #2
Saturday 25th April – Auchterarder Away – A beautiful sunny day!
Robert Watson (1 Hcp) beat Rowan Carey (3 Hcp)
Jamie Roberts (10 Hcp) lost to Oliver Saffery (6 Hcp)
Euan Duthie (14 Hcp) halved with Jonathan Dunn (7 Hcp)
The match ended 1½ pts to 1½ pts
Robert Watson did very well to win a close match against Rowan Carey, but Euan Duthie deserves special credit for earning his ½ pt against Jonathan Dunn who has a significantly lower handicap.
We received excellent hospitality from Auchterarder Golf Club and all the boys appeared to thoroughly enjoy the match.
Team 1’s next match is away to Craigiehill on Sunday 31 May.
(2) Gareth Hutchison returned a net 74 at Alyth Golf Club on Friday and Rory Hutchison returned a net 73 at Alyth Golf Club in the Junior Race to Kingsbarns. Very credible performances.
In the Junior Race to Kingsbarns they can enter 15 Opens - they are awarded 5 points for a win, four points for second etc. There is a scratch section and handicap section and the best twelve juniors in the scratch and handicap section qualify to play at Kingsbarns in October.
All three courses and the Practice Areas are exclusively available to Junior Members on a Thursday evening from 4.30pm until 6.30pm.
The Practice Area is generally available at all times to Juniors.
To encourage Juniors to participate in the sport, we offer the use of free golf equipment to any Junior wishing to join us to take up golf, and the dress code does not apply to Juniors.
We encoursge our Juniors to obtain handicaps and to to enter junior competitions both at Muckhart and elsewhere.
Following on from last year, Muckhart Golf Club Junior Section has further embraced the ClubGolf Academy Model for coaching. On Thursday nights, Juniors (aged 9 or over) will be allocated to one of 3 sections according to their level of golfing skills. The 3 sections are:
Stage 1 Beginners (Entry Level) (Development)
Stage 2 Intermediate
Stage 3 Advanced
Our volunteer coaches are registered with Disclosure Scotland and have been briefed in Child Protection procedures.
Junior Coaching can be a very rewarding experience which is highly valued by the Juniors and by the Club itself. Contact the Junior Convener if you'd like to become a trained junior coach or simply help out.
From left to right.
Ian Hill, Ogilvie Robertson, Jennifer Saxton, Jamie Roberts & Jamie Fulton beat a very strong team from Strathmore Golf Club 3.5 to 1.5 to win the County Final.
"Congratulations" to you all.
Finlay Hamilton, Jamie Roberts & Andrew Thornton who played as a team in the Stanley Morrison Team Championship at Dumfries & County Won the under 14 Championship. It was double Delight for Jamie as he also won the under 14 Scratch competition.
The Junior Booklet answers many of the frequently-asked questions parents have.