Chris Carson of Innellan romped to a five shot victory in the Area Strokeplay Championship held at Cowal Golf Club on Saturday 25th July 2009. Tied with clubmate Steve Ellis after round one when both had scored 1 under par 69s, Chris repeated his morning score for a 138 totaland win his first Senior Argyll and Bute Area title. In second place was Rothesay's Graham Bolton 5 shots back with a 3over par total of 143.

In the Youths event it was Millport's Paul Robinson who emerged a six shot victor over last year's winner Gordon McClean. In third place was current Boys' champion Craig Pirie .

Innellan Golf club won the team trophy and will represent Argyll & Bute in NAC Scottish Club Championship on 27th September at Prestwick St. Nicholas

The area executive would like to thank Cowal Golf Club for staging the event and commend them on its fine condition.

Strokeplay Championship Results


1st Chris Carson 138

2 G Bolton 143

3 Steve Ellis 144

4 Stephen Renfrew 146

5 G Reynolds 147

6 P Robinson 147



1st P Robinson 147

2nd G McClean 155

3rd C Pirie 155



1st Ross Speirs 143

2nd AR Thomson 144 (Bsr)

Chris Carson & Paul Robinson pictured with Cowal club captain Craig McKechnie







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