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Royal Dornoch shock Tain in Connon trophy


By SPP Reporter


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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