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Royal Dornoch shock Tain in Connon trophy


By SPP Reporter

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Angela Ross, Cynthia Stewart, Audrey Duncan pictured with Mary Hayden.
Angela Ross, Cynthia Stewart, Audrey Duncan pictured with Mary Hayden.

After breaking a 15-year domination by the women golfers of Tain Golf Clubat Bonar Bridge two years ago, Royal Dornoch unexpectedly won back the G AConnon Trophy at Tain in the Inter Club women’s team competition for theclubs of Ross-shire and Sutherland that has been ongoing every year since1953.

During the 65-year history of the competition, Tain have won the trophy41 times and with home advantage were expected to win again lastSaturday.

But missing their regular third low-handicap player, ClaireBannerman, who was attending a family wedding, sisters Anne Ryan andMary Smith were unable to carry Fiona Brand and Mairi Orr to a retentionof the Salver and on this occasion had to settle for second place behinda strong quartet from Royal Dornoch.

Read more in today's Ross-shire Journal.


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