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Elgin Five Day Open qualifying rounds come to a close


By Jonathan Clark

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THE qualifying rounds at Elgin's Five Day Open have come to a close – with a competitive field being whittled down ahead of matchplay action starting.

In total, 114 men and 16 ladies posted scores on both Monday and Tuesday.

Sixteen men will go on to compete in the Scratch Matchplay, with 32 going into each of the Handicap 1 and 2 competitions. Four women have qualified for Scratch and Handicap Matchplays respectively.

In the Gents Aggregate Gross, former Forres Mechanics midfielder and 2020 champion Jordan Milne led the way by five shots – posting a 69 and a 70.

Jordan Milne tees off the sixth...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Jordan Milne tees off the sixth...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

Alan Duncan finished in second place, with Michael Mann and Elgin City midfielder Rory MacEwan tied for third. Danny Edwards, 2018's champion, was tied for fifth.

Elgin City player Rory MacEwan on the tenth hole. ..Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Elgin City player Rory MacEwan on the tenth hole. ..Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

The Gents Aggregate Nett was won by Ross Campbell (handicap 28) who finished a whopping 19 shots clear, having posted nett scores of 58 and 59.

Ross Campbell plays out of a bunker onto the green on the fifth hole...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Ross Campbell plays out of a bunker onto the green on the fifth hole...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

Scott McRitchie (19 handicap) came in second with a nett score of 68 on both days, while James Tough and Martin Stringfellow tied for third.

The Ladies Aggregate Gross and Nett were both led by Louise Marshall, who was seven clear of Shona Leese in the Gross and one ahead of Barbara Lock in the Nett.

Gents' Aggregate Gross

1 Jordan Milne (-1) 69 + 70 = 139; 2 Alan J Duncan (0) 72 + 72 = 144; 3 Michael Mann (1) 75 + 71 = 146; 4 Rory MacEwan (1) 69 + 77 = 146; 5 Danny Edwards 1 76 + 71 = 147; 6 Kyle Paterson (3) 74 + 73 = 147; 7 Fraser Baillie (0) 70 + 77 = 147; 8 Dean McPherson (1) 75 + 73 = 148; 9 Andrew Fyvie (0) 72 + 78 = 150; 10 Cameron Milne (4) 75 + 76 = 151; 11 Scott R Little (3) 75 + 76 = 151; 12 Steven Buchan (-2) 76 + 76 = 152; 13 Steven G Milne (1) 76 + 76 = 152; 14 David Hector (1) 77 + 76 = 153; 15 Gary Ross (1) 79 + 76 = 155; 16 Alasdair Shirkie (4) 76 + 79 = 155.

Darren Munro drives off the 15th...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Darren Munro drives off the 15th...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

Gents' Aggregate Nett

1 Ross Campbell (28) 59 + 58 = 117; 2 Scott McRitchie (19) 68 + 68 = 136; 3 James Tough (10) 69 + 69 = 138; 4 Mark Stringfellow (16) 66 + 72 = 138; 5 Craig Fletcher (16) 72 + 69 = 141; 6 Kyle Paterson (3) 71 + 70 = 141; 7 Jordan Milne (-1) 70 + 71 = 141; 8 Jamie McKnockiter (13) 62 + 79 = 141; 9 Garry Mcintyre (18) 69 + 73 = 142; 10 Ryan McPherson (28) 67 + 75 = 142; 11 Marcus Mann (10) 75 + 68 = 143; 12 Cameron Milne (4) 71 + 72 = 143; 13 Darren Munro (24) 67 + 76 = 143; 14 Paul Cantlay (6) 67 + 76 = 143; 15 Michael Mann (1) 74 + 70 = 144; 16 David McConachie (9) 74 + 70 = 144.

Ross Morrison plays on to the tenth green...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Ross Morrison plays on to the tenth green...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Ross Lumsden on the 11th fairway...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Ross Lumsden on the 11th fairway...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Elgin City centre back Darryl McHardy plays himself out of a bunker on the 14th...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Elgin City centre back Darryl McHardy plays himself out of a bunker on the 14th...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

Ladies Aggregate Gross

1 Louise Marshall (10) 84 + 82 = 166; 2 Shona Leese (6) 84 + 89 = 173; 3 Emma Borthwick (13) 88 + 89 = 177; 4 Winnie Ross (11) 81 + 96 = 177; 5 Fiona Black (15) 91 + 91 = 182; 6 Marian Evans (10) 92 + 92 = 184; 7 Audrey Gill (13) 92 + 93 = 185; 8 Barbara Lock (20) 92 + 95 = 187; 9 Karen Dawson (23) 112 + 99 = 211; 10 Tracy Hales (24) 105 + 106 = 211; 11 Kathy McKay (25) 107 + 105 = 212; 12 Edna Cameron (25) 99 + 113 = 212; 13 Diane H Massie (22) 115 + 101 = 216; 14 Ginny Hardie (26) 114 + 108 = 222; 15 Christine Merga (30) 117 + 117 = 234; 16 Sarah Riley-Evans (33) 121 + 114 = 235.

Ladies Aggregate Nett

1 Louise Marshall (10) 74 + 72 = 146; 2 Barbara Lock (20) 72 + 75 = 147; 3 Emma Borthwick (13) 75 + 76 = 151; 4 Fiona Black (15) 76 + 76 = 152; 5 Winnie Ross (11) 70 + 85 = 155; 6 Audrey Gill (13) 79 + 80 = 159; 7 Shona Leese (6) 78 + 83 = 161; 8 Kathy McKay (25) 82 + 80 = 162; 9 Edna Cameron (25) 74 + 88 = 162; 10 Tracy Hales (24) 81 + 82 = 163; 11 Marian Evans (10) 82 + 82 = 164; 12 Karen Dawson (23) 89 + 76 = 165; 13 Sarah Riley-Evans (33) 88 + 81 = 169; 14 Ginny Hardie (26) 88 + 82 = 170; 15 Diane H Massie (22) 93 + 79 = 172; 16 Christine Merga (30) 87 + 87 = 174.

Tracy Hales on the fifth tee...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Tracy Hales on the fifth tee...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Marian Evans on the second fairway...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Marian Evans on the second fairway...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Teeing off the third is Christine Merga...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Teeing off the third is Christine Merga...Elgin Golf Club 5-Day Open 2022...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

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