An excellent win yesterday away from home at Letham Grange in the 2nd round of the Annodata Matchplay Championship. The match was all square after the 5 singles matches. Keith Walker won 3&1 and Simon Gray won his match 8&7. Graham Forsyth lost 6&4 and Craig MacLellan also lost 3&2. Iain Michie managed to half his match. The match had to go to a sudden death playoff and Simon Gray managed to pull of the victory by holing a tricky 3ft putt to win the first playoff hole with a par
Unfortunately another defeat in an inter club match away to Dunkeld where we lost 3-1. Well done Simon Gray and his partner Graham Forsyth who won their match 4&3. Roddy Thomson and his partner Scott Reeves lost 6&5, Iain Michie and Craig MacLellan who was making his debut for the club lost 2 down and Keith Walker playing with Charlie Forbes lost 1 down.
A valiant effort by Strathtay Golf Club narrowly losing 3-2 away to Blairgowrie Golf Club in the first round of the Bell Trophy. John MacBeth And Simon Gray won their matches 2&1 and 7&6 respectively. Keith Walker narrowly lost 3&1, Iain Michie lost 5&4 and Jim Wilson finished 1 down.
Strathay lost away from home to Dunning Golf Club in an inter club match 3 1/2 -1/2. Simon Gray and his partner Keith Walker managed to half their match. Roddy Thomson and Iain Michie narrowly lost 2 and 1, Brian Brown and Rob Cairns lost 6 & 4 and Scott Reeves playing alongside Stephen Ross making his debut for the club were well beaten.
Strathay lost away from home to North Inch Golf Club in an inter club match 3-1. Simon Gray & Keith Walker, Brian Brown and Scott Reeves and Jim Wilson playing with Greg Reynolds all lost closely contested matches. Rob Cairns and Graham Tinto were our only victorious pair winning 2&1. A great evening was had by all and the buffet was first class!
Strathtay Golf Club lost away from home against Pitlochry Golf Club in an inter club match 4 matches to 0.
Strathtay Golf Club lost in the 2nd round of The Mail on Sunday National Golf Classic away to Aberfeldy Golf Club 3-2. Keith Walker and John Macbeth both halved their matches, Jim Wilson won his match 5&4 but unfortunately Brian Brown and Mac Fraser both lost their games.
Saturday 22nd August 2015
After an excellent run, Strathtay Golf Club lost in The Bell Trophy final losing to Pitlochry Golf Club 3 1/2 matches to 1 1/2.. All the matches were very close and played in a great spirit. Brian Brown was our only winner 2&1 with Iain Michie securing the half. Keith Walker, Simon Gray & Mac Fraser were all second on the day with the first two both losing 2&1 and Mac 4&2. A terrific achievement for such a small club like ours to reach the final and all we can do now is go and win it next year
Strathtay Golf Club had a fine win away from home last night against Aberfeldy Golf Club in an inter club match 2 matches to 1. Well done Mac Fraser and David Roy who won their match 3&2. Jim Wilson and his partner Brian Brown and Simon Gray with his partner Rob Cairns both got halves.
Strathtay Golf Club have reached the final of The Bell Trophy for the first time by defeating Alyth Golf Club in the semi finals at home 3-2. Very well done to Simon Gray who went down to 5 handicap and won 2&1, Iain Michie who won 2&1 and Brian Brown who was victorious 5&4. Keith walker lost 5&4 and Mac Fraser lost 2 down.
A terrific win for John Macbeth & Simon Gray who won away at Letham Grange 3&2 in round 6 of The Daily Mail Foursomes. If they win their next match at home to Keith Golf Club they qualify for the finals at The Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club.
Strathtay Golf Club have reached the semi finals of The Bell Trophy for the second year in a row with an excellent victory away from home in the quarter finals against Perth Academy FP's at Craigie Hill golf course. Well done Keith Walker who won 2&1, Ian Michie 3&2 and Brian Brown who also won 2&1. John MacBeth & Simon Gray both lost 5&4.
Well played Simon Gray & John MacBeth who defeated Dun Whinny (Gleneagles) Golf Club at home 5&4 in the 5th round of The Daily Mail Foursomes. They are now through to the last 64 for the second year in a row.
Strathtay Golf Club won against Pitlochry Golf Club in an inter club match 2 1/2 to 1 1/2. Well done Keith Walker (who birdied the 16th and 17th) and Simon Gray who won their match 2&1. Graham Forsyth and Brian Brown also won by the same score. Graham Tinto and Rob Cairns who holed a seven footer on the last managed to get the half. Mac Fraser and David Roy lost 1 down
A great win in the 2nd round of The Bell Trophy defeating Taymouth Castle Golf Club at home 5-0. John MacBeth won 6&4, Keith Walker won 4&3, Simon Gray 2&1, Mac Fraser 3&2 and finally Iain Michie won 2&1.
Unfortunately another defeat in an inter club match away to Dunkeld where we narrowly lost 2-1. Well done Mac Fraser and his partner David Roy who won their match 3&2. Roddy Thomson (stand in captain) and his partner Keith Walker lost 3&2. Also losing by the same score was Brian Brown & Rob Cairns.
Strathay lost away from home to Taymouth Castle Golf Club in an inter club match 2-1. Roddie Thomson and his partner Rob Cairns where our teams winners finishing 2up. Simon Gray and Graham Forsyth narrowly lost 2 down after never being down until the 17th and Keith Walker along with his partner Mac Fraser lost 2&1.
Congratulations John MacBeth & Simon Gray who won against Forfar Golf Club 2&1 away from home in the third round of the Daily Mail foursomes.
Strathtay Golf Club defeated Crieff Golf Club at home 3 1/2 to 1 1/2 in the 3rd round of the Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic. Congratulations to John Macbeth who won 2&1 (was 1 down with 3 to play), Graham Forsyth 3&2, Simon Gray 6&5, Keith Walker lost his match and Iain Michie managed a hard fought half.
Strathtay Golf Club defeated Taymouth Castle Golf Club at home 3 1/2 to 1 1/2 in the 2nd round of the Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic. Well done John Macbeth who won 3&1, Mac Fraser 2&1, Simon Gray 4&2, Keith Walker who got a half and Iain Michie who unfortunately lost.
Congratulations to Strathtay Stores who won The Sponsors Day Texas Scramble. Everyone had a great day, the course was in superb condition, the food was brilliant and the weather was fantastic. Full results (net scores)
1st Strathtay Stores 43
2nd Fraser Construction 46
3rd D & J Thomson Timber Services 47
4th Barhaul 47.5
5th M & N Landscapes 47.5
6th The Grandtully Inn 47.5
7th Williamsons Florists 48
8th Spirit of Wood 49.5
Well done Simon Gray & Jim Wilson who scored a net 73 and finished a respectable 12th (highest placed Perthshire club) out of 40 clubs in the Belhaven Best Captains & Secretaries at Crail Golfing Society's Craighead Links Course. Both players enjoyed the experience but found the greens very tricky.
Well done Strathtay Golf Club finishing 3rd losing out of being 2nd by the 5th score in the Cowan Cup.
Blair Atholl 278
Individual players scores where Keith Walker 66, Simon Gray 69, John MacBeth 71, Graham Forsyth 72, Mac Fraser 73 & Iain Michie 83.
Sunday 17th August 2014
Strathtay Golf Club who where at home defeated Comrie Golf Club 5-0 in the quarter finals of The Bell Trophy. Keith Walker was unable to make the match so in came Jim Wilson who won 4&3. The other results where John MacBeth 7&6, Simon Gray 6&5, Iain Michie 2up and Brian Brown 7&5.
Strathtay Golf Club had a fantastic result, defeating the 2012 winners Kintore Golf Club 5-0 in the 6th round of The Mail on Sunday. Well played Keith Walker who was 1up, John MacBeth 3&1, Iain Michie 4&3, Graham Forsyth 1 up and Simon Gray 3&2.
Friday 27th June 2014
Congratulations John MacBeth & Simon Gray who are now through to the last 64 after defeating Dollar Golf Club 3&1 at home in the fifth round of the Daily Mail foursomes.
Thursday 19th June 2014
Strathtay managed to get a 2-2 draw away from home against Pitlochry Golf Club. Well done Keith Walker & Graeme Hume who won 3&1 and Jim Wilson with his partner Mac Fraser who also won 1up. Graham Forsyth & Simon Gray lost their match 4&3 and Rob Cairns with his partner Brian Brown also losing 5&3.
Friday 13th June 2014
Strathtay Golf Club won in the 2nd round of the Bell Trophy defeating Scone Golf Club at home 4 matches to 1. Well done John MacBeth who won 6&4, Simon Gray 3&2 and Iain Michie 2 up. Jim Wilson had a walk over and Keith Walker lost on the last hole.
Sunday 1st June 2014
A very good win against Brechin Golf Club in the 5th round of The Mail on Sunday 4 matches to 1. Keith Walker won 4&3, John MacBeth won 3&2, Roddy Thomson won 4&3 and Ian Michie 5&3. Simon Gray lost 2&1.
Thursday 22nd May 2014
Strathtay lost to Dunkeld & Birnam in an inter club match 2 and a half matches to one and a half. Well done Mac Fraser and his partner David Roy who won their game and Ian Michie and Roddie Thomson who managed a half. Simon Gray with his partner Graham Forsyth where comprehensively beaten and Rob Cairns with his partner Brian Brown lost on the last hole.
Sunday 11th May 2014
Strathtay Golf Club defeated Milnathort Golf Club 3 matches to 2 in The Bell Trophy away from home. John MacBeth won 2&1 against their club champion, Keith Walker who dropped down to a handicap of 5 to play in this competition also won 2&1, Simon Gray won 2up after being 2 down with 4 to play. Iain Michie and Brian Brown lost 6&5 and 4&3 respectively.
Friday 9th May 2014
Strathtay Golf Club won against Dunkeld & Birnam Golf Club in the 4th round of The Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic. After the match ended all square at 2 1/2 to 2 1/2, our designated number 5 player Iain Michie (after halving the 1st extra hole in 7) won on the 22nd hole in a sudden death playoff.
Very well done Keith Walker (half), John MacBeth (loss 3&1), Brian Brown (loss 1 down), Simon Gray (win 4&3) and Iain Michie (win 5&3)
Monday 5th May 2014
John MacBeth & Simon Gray who where one down with two to play won on the last hole against Dunkeld & Birnam in the 3rd round of The Daily Mail Foursomes.
19th April 2014
Strathtay Golf Club defeated Taymouth Golf Club at home 3 1/2 to 1 1/2 in the 3rd round of the Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic
Well done Graham Forsyth (2up), Keith Walker (half), Jim Wilson (3&1), Simon Gary (2up) and Iain Michie.
7th April 2014
John MacBeth and Simon Gray won against Killin Golf Club 2&1 away from home in the 2nd round of The Daily Mail Foursomes.
17th March 2014
Strathtay defeated Braemar 5-0 in the 2nd round of the Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic.
John Macbeth won 2&1
Keith Walker won 5&3
Iain Michie won 4&2
Jim Wilson won 6&5
Simon Gray won 2&1
Congratulations and well done the above.
4th March 2014
The team to face Braemar Golf Club on Sunday 16th March in the Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic is:
John Macbeth, Simon Gray (Captain),Keith Walker, Ian Michie, Graham Forsyth
Reserves Jim Wilson & Ian Ramsay
Due to Braemar Golf Course being closed until 5th April 2014, we now have a home time.
26th February 2014
The draw for the second round of the 2014 Men’s Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic has been completed. Strathtay Golf Club has been drawn to play away against Braemar Golf Club.
On Sunday 26th of August 2012 the Gents team won the prestigious Cowan Cup for the first time since 1990 by a margin of 8 shots. This annual event rotates around seven Highland Perthshire courses - teams of 6 gents compete with the lowest aggregate four scores per team declared the winner. The winning team pictured left to right were:
Roddy Thomson, Mac Fraser, John McBeth, Graham Forsyth, Simon Gray (Captain), Ian Michie
Lowest Scratch score overall was John McBeth, Strathtay (65) and lowest net score was Brian Park, Kenmore (60).
The full result was: 1st Strathtay (257), 2nd Dunkeld and Birnam (265), 3rd Kenmore (266), 4th Blair Atholl (272), 5th Pitlochry (276), 6th Taymouth (278). Aberfeldy were unable to send a team.
Secretary Jim Wilson told the Courier “It was a fantastic day for the club and the lads showed a lot of character to pick up the trophy after such a long time. The course is in great condition and Bongo our green keeper does a fine job turning the course out like that on his own”.