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Elgin Golf Club's Five Day Open winners are presented with awards


By Jonathan Clark

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WINNERS have been crowned at Elgin Golf Club's Five Day Open.

All of the winners of each category in the Elgin Five Day Open on the 18th hole. Elgin Five Day Open 2022. Picture: Beth Taylor
All of the winners of each category in the Elgin Five Day Open on the 18th hole. Elgin Five Day Open 2022. Picture: Beth Taylor

After a week of golf, played from Monday to Friday last week in perfect conditions, Alan J Duncan was crowned as the men's Kynoch Shand winner, with Shona Lees winning the Ladies' Scratch trophy.

Winner of the Kynoch Shand Cup, Alan J Duncan, on the 18th hole...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Winner of the Kynoch Shand Cup, Alan J Duncan, on the 18th hole...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Shona Leese being presented with her trophy, The Ladies Scratch Trophy, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Shona Leese being presented with her trophy, The Ladies Scratch Trophy, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Alan J Duncan beat Michael Mann in the final of the Kynoch Shand, with the two of them making the last two after beating the father-and-son duo of Cameron and Steven Milne in the semis.

The moment Alan J Duncan became champion and congratulating Michael Mann on the close game...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
The moment Alan J Duncan became champion and congratulating Michael Mann on the close game...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

In what was a real Milne family affair, Cameron himself made the semi-final by beating his brother Jordan – who qualified for the matchplay in first place – in the quarter-final.

The Ladies Scratch Trophy was won by Shona Leese, who beat Louise Marshall in the final.

Shona qualified for the final after beating Emma Borthwick, of Nairn Dunbar Golf Club, in the semi-final, while Winnie Ross was defeated by Louise at the last four stage.

There were five other winners at the end of the week.

The W J Clark Cup was won by Alex Brand, who defeated Imlach Farquhar in the final, while the Engineers Salver was won by Strathlene Golf Club's Mark Stringfellow, who beat Ryan McPherson in the final.

Fiona Black was the winner of the Ladies Handicap Vase, beating Barbara Lock in the final. Craig Mills won the JAG Innes Cup.

Winner of the Ladies Scratch Trophy, Shona Leese (left) and the winner of the Ladies Handicap Vase Fiona Black (right) on the 18th hole...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Winner of the Ladies Scratch Trophy, Shona Leese (left) and the winner of the Ladies Handicap Vase Fiona Black (right) on the 18th hole...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

The final of the Seniors Shield was contested by two golfers from clubs outwith Moray, with Patrick McNamara (Alloa) beating Ross Hardie (Fleetwood) in the final.

Kynoch Shand Cup

Winner: Alan J Duncan

Alan J Duncan being presented with his trophy, Kynoch Shand Cup, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Alan J Duncan being presented with his trophy, Kynoch Shand Cup, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Runner-up: Michael Mann

Michael Mann being presented with a bottle of whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Michael Mann being presented with a bottle of whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Ladies Scratch Trophy

Winner: Shona Leese

Shona Leese being presented with her trophy, The Ladies Scratch Trophy, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Shona Leese being presented with her trophy, The Ladies Scratch Trophy, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Runner-up: Louise Marshall

Louise Marshall being presented with a bottle of prosecco by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Louise Marshall being presented with a bottle of prosecco by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

W J Clark Cup

Winner: Alex Brand

Alex Brand being presented with his trophy, The W J Clark Cup, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Alex Brand being presented with his trophy, The W J Clark Cup, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Runner-up: Imlach Farquhar

Imlach Farquhar being presented with a bottle a whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Imlach Farquhar being presented with a bottle a whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Engineers Salver

Winner: Mark Stringfellow (Strathlene)

Mark Stringfellow being presented his trophy, The Engineers Salver by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Mark Stringfellow being presented his trophy, The Engineers Salver by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Runner-up: Ryan McPherson

Ryan McPherson being presented a bottle of whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Ryan McPherson being presented a bottle of whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Ladies Handicap Vase

Winner: Fiona Black

Fiona Black being presented her trophy, The Ladies Handicap Vase, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Fiona Black being presented her trophy, The Ladies Handicap Vase, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Runner-up: Barbara Lock

Gents Alan Milne Seniors Shield

Winner: Patrick McNamara (Braehead (Alloa) Golf Club)

Patrick McNamara being presented with his trophy, Gents Alan Milne Seniors Shield, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Patrick McNamara being presented with his trophy, Gents Alan Milne Seniors Shield, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Runner-up: Ross Hardie (Fleetwood Golf Club)

Ross Hardie being presented with a bottle of whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Ross Hardie being presented with a bottle of whisky by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

JAG Innes Cup

Winner: Craig Mills

Craig Mills being presented with his trophy, JAG Innes Cup, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Craig Mills being presented with his trophy, JAG Innes Cup, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

Runner-up: Ryan Cameron

Ryan Cameron being presented with a bottle of whisky, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.
Ryan Cameron being presented with a bottle of whisky, by Martin Grierson...Elgin Five Day Open 2022...Picture: Beth Taylor.

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