Scottish Golf Croquet Championship 2009

1 August 2009, Glasgow

This year's championship was played at a new venue (Alexandra Park) and attracted two newcomers - regular Association Croquet player and SCA Match Secretary Fergus McInnes, and New Zealand player Graham Edwards - plus four regulars of the Scottish Golf Croquet scene.  Handicaps ranged from 2, held by Fergus and Graham and Bill Spalding, to 6, held by Jola Jurasinska and Jackie Shannon, with Jamieson Walker in between at 3.

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Scottish Open 2009

18-19 July 2009, Meadows

Bob Burnett from Southport won the Scottish Open for the third time, prevailing over his arch-rival Dave Nick (Crake Valley) in four games in the best-of-five final.  Dave could console himself with the peeling prize, and first-time entrant Andrew Winn (Bowdon) gained the Edinburgh Plate to complete the clean sweep of the trophies by players from the northwest of England.

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Jersey v SCA 2009


25-26 July 2009, Jersey

The Scottish team of James Hopgood (-0.5), Bill Spalding (4), Alan Wilson (4) and Jamieson Walker (8) arrived on Friday afternon and were quickly taken to Les Quennevais to allow us to practise for the afternoon before being taken for a meal (and drinks) at the Old Portelet Inn.


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Wilkinson Sword 2009

12 July 2009, Meadows and Glasgow

This year's Wilkinson Sword competition (interclub handicap doubles) was almost a rerun of last year's: again the players were Fergus McInnes and Allan Hawke (Edinburgh), Jamieson Walker and Jola Jurasinska (Meadows), and Bill Spalding and Robert Lay (Glasgow); and again the event was slated for Glasgow but the Edinburgh v Meadows game was relocated to Meadows, with a 9am start, as this suited the players better.

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