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Eriskay Whisky Galore Golf Club

Hosted by Tain Golf Club

2021 was another great year for The Eriskay Whisky Galore Golf Club.

History was made...

The Eriskay Whisky Galore Golf Club is delighted to announce our first competitive hole-in-one during the Ferret Trophy competition on the 16th of May 2021 at Nairn Dunbar, Roddy MacGregor aced the 15th!  

Here's Roddy showing off his reward, a fine bottle of 12 year old Highland Park!  Well done Roddy!







Over 20 years of competitive golf without a hole-in-one and along comes another!  Sandy Cuthbert aced the 11th at the Piper Trophy at Nairn Dunbar on the 5th of June 2021! 

Here's Sandy showing off his weapons and his prize, a fine bottle of Talisker single malt. Well done Sandy!







Eriskay Whisky Galore Golf Club entered the Northern Counties Cup  on 17/09/21 and emerged victorious against Wick.  The following day they fought gallantly but lost by 3 holes against the then tournament favourites Nairn 1.  It was Brora who emerged winners after beating Murcar1 in a tense final.

Taking the selfie is the Dark Destroyer, with Fairway Bob on his right, The Beast in the centre and the Legend himself, our illustrious captain.  Well played gents! 





Competition Results - 2021

Robbie Loughlin was the clear winner of 
The Politician 

Results were as follows;

1st Handicap. Robbie Loughlin. 66
2nd Handicap. R. H. Stewart. 67
3rd Handicap. Ewan (the Puffin) Donaldson. 69

1st Scratch. Gary Ross (The Dark Destroyer). 69




Eddie Morrison - the Seagull - was the clear winner of 
The Silver Jubilee Trophy 

Results were as follows;

1st Handicap. Eddie Morrison. 66
2nd Handicap. Adam Crawford. 69
3rd Handicap. Sandy Cuthbert. 71

1st Scratch. Gary Ross. 71




Jimmy Christie was the runaway winner of the prestigious Green Jacket played at Nairn Dunbar Golf Course with a superb 65 on Saturday 14th August.

The Scratch prize could not be separated and for the first time it was shared by two of the club’s stalwarts, Phillip Bannerman and Robert H. Stewart with gross 77.

The full results were,
1st Handicap.  J Christie.  65
2nd Handicap. N Riddoch.  68
3rd Handicap.  W Rusk.  69

1st Scratch.  P Bannerman & Robert H. Stewart.  77



The Eriskay Whisky Galore Golf Club Championships were held over Maverston Golf Course on Friday 30th July and Forres Golf Course on Saturday the 31st.  Great conditions and great scoring returned with Gary "the dark destroyer" Ross emerging as the Scratch Champion with a record-breaking 65 returned in the 2nd leg at Forres.

The results are as follows
1st G Ross - 71+65  136
2nd C Cuthbert - 74+72  146
3rd S Crossley - 79+75  154





In the handicap section Adam Crawford returned a terrific score of 64 nett, also in the 2nd round at Forres.

1st A Crawford - 75+64  139 (Best 2nd round)
2nd R McGregor - 70+69  139
3rd R Stewart - 70+70  140






The Rubycom sponsored Orkney Cog was won by David Oates, the Eriskay Whisky Galore Golf Club secretary with a tremendous score of 42 points, followed closely by Graeme Stewart on 40 points.  Full results are...

1st David Oates - 42 points
2nd Graeme Stewart - 40 points
3rd Martin Rich - 39 points
4th John R Wilson - 39 points





Results for the Eriskay Whisky Galore Seniors Open are as follows - 

1st - Shuan Smith, Nairn Dunbar 
2nd - Robert H. Stewart, Eriskay Whisky Galore 
3rd - Rennie Spence, Nairn Dunbar

Handicap up to 14
1st - Colin Farquhar, Duff House Royal
2nd - Iain Henderson, Nairn Dunbar
3rd - George Anderson, Nairn Dunbar

Handicap 15-28
1st - Stewart Gillies, Nairn Dunbar
2nd - James Grant, Nairn Dunbar
3rd - Robert Stewart, Eriskay Whisky Galore



The Piper Trophy was played out on the 5th of June in stunning conditions.  The results are

1st  Handicap  Graeme Stewart.       65
2nd Handicap  Adam Crawford.        68
3rd  Handicap   Robert Stewart.      69
1st Scratch      Robert H. Stewart.      74






The Duncan Fraser Fishmongers of Inverness sponsored stableford "The Ferret Trophy" was held on the 16th of May at the splendid Nairn Dunbar Links - glorious weather lead to some great scoring, with Adam Crawford claiming victory with a better inward half.

1st - Adam Crawford - 42pts BIH
2nd - Peter McCann - 42pts
3rd - Eddie Morrison - 39pts
4th - Ewan Donaldson - 38pts BIH






The Donaldson Butchers Orkney sponsored Bonnie Prince Charlie Shield was played on 02/05/21 at Tain Golf Course and in a closely fought contest Phillip Bannerman emerged victorious.The full result as follows..........
1st Handicap Phillip Bannerman 68.
2nd Willie Moore 69 B I H.
3rd Graeme Stewart 69.
1st Scratch Robert H Stewart Gross 73