AFTER a week’s break for the Scottish Championship, the Midland Golfers’ Alliance season resumed with a meeting at Downfield on Thursday.
Panmure Golf Club assistant professional Craig Knowles tied for first scratch prize with Edzell amateur Gary Tough on two-under-par 68.
Steve Blady, Monifieth, playing off five, won first handicap prize with a net 69.
Leading scores were:
68 - G. Tough, Edzell; C. Knowles (AP), Panmure.
69 - C. Matheson (AP), Falkirk Tryst.
71 - A. Webster (P), Edzell; P. Jamieson (P), Dunblane New.
72 - B. Webster, Edzell; G. Finlay, Ballumbie Castle.
74 - S. McKendrick (AP), Elie; S. Blady, Monifieth.
75 - R. Stewart, Tulliallan; G. Collins, Ballumbie Castle.
69 - G. Tough, Edzell, (+1); S. Blady, Monifieth, (5).
70 - B. Webster, Edzell, (2); G. Miller, Carnoustie, (11).
71 - M. Niven, Alloa, (7); R. Lind, Glenbervie, (14); W. Barclay, Downfield, (6); G. Wilkie, Muckhart, (14).
72 - I. Butchart, Strathmore, (6); R. Barton, Alloa, (10); J. McCormack, Kirriemuir, (5); H. Salmond, Tulliallan, (6).
Qualifiers for the JTC Interiors Express MGA Championship at Crieff in April were B. Webster, Edzell, S. Blady, Monifieth, and S. McKendrick, Elie.
McQueen Shield qualifier was S. Blady, Monifieth.
Next week’s meeting at Kirriemuir on Wednesday, October 31, is sponsored by A. Herd. Tee-times are from 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.