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Hopeman Golf Club member Allan Reid (82) scores under his age with a stunning round


By Craig Christie

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It's not often that a golfer posts a score lower than his age, but a Hopeman octogenarian has achieved the feat on his home course.

Hopeman Golf Club.
Hopeman Golf Club.

Not only did Allan Reid record a score lower than his 82 years, he went six shots under with an incredible round of 76.

His landmark 18-hole effort was witnessed by playing partners Billy Young and Allan Rodger.

Hopeman results.

Stableford Eclectic round 4, class 1, scratch: I. MacKenzie (1) 32.

Handicap: A.J. Reid (14) 42; S. Leggat (13) 41; D. Grant (12), T. Walber (12), M. Fairlie (14) 39; W. McIntosh (12) 38; J. Campbell (10), N. Malone (9), A. Duncan Jr (6) 37; N. Paton (10), C. Grant (7) 36.

G. McKenzie (5), Andy Reid (7), M. Alexander (9), M. Cruickshank (10) 35; D. Ettles (11), S. Murray (5), A. Stewart (6), D. Reid (12), C. Adams (11) 34.

D. McCallum (9), D. Rudland (13), A. Hunter (12), M. Paterson (6), J. Begeman (12), B. Attridge (6), E. Leggat (10), T. Mearns (9) 33; D. Marshall (9), G. Fidler (13), R. More (13) 32.

J. Muir (9), J. Meichan (9), M. Grant (11) 31; T. Naylor (11), L. Huyton (11), A.J. Main (12) 30; D. Godsman (11) 29; M. Brown (13) 28; C. Young (6) 26; G. Croudace (13), E. Hayes (13) 25; R. Dingwall (8) 21.

Class 2, scratch: R. Hamilton (16) 29.

Handicap: R. Johnston (23) 47; A. Ralph (23) 45; G. Bentley (28) 44; P. Conn (34) 42; J. Whyte (20) 41; M. Lapka (16) 40; R. Main (17), J. Sinclair (15), M. Cumming (15), P. Pettengell (15) 39.

J. Black (20) 38; W. Cumming (15), V. O'Reilly (38) 37; S. Keith (18), C. McGrath (21), S. Atkin (16) 36; D.G. Ash (16), D. Gordon (18) 35; A. Munsie (22), D. Ash (24), I. MacDonald (27), R. Greathurst (17), A. Rodger (21) 34.

A. Chisholm (16), J. Wright (20), N. Borrie (16) 33; N. MacDougall (15), C. Smith (27), C. MacDougall (18), I. Litster (17) 32; N. Robertson (19), R. Stewart (21), M. Croudace (17), D. Tazey (15) 31.

J.W. Taylor (23), B. Robertson (28), C. Burton (15), W. Young (21) 30; W. Davidson (23), C. Hesketh (36) 28; P. Rudland (23), Z. McPherson (25), D. Innes (24) 26; E. Thompson (18) 22; G. Borthwick (23) 19.


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