Spring Weekend 2019

4-5 May 2019, Meadows

Hamish Duguid presenting the trophy to Roger BinksHeld at Meadows CC, the Spring Weekend attracted eight players prepared to accept colder conditions.  Saturday had some sun and a hint of rain and Sunday was cooler, but dry.  Recent weather and fertiliser had encouraged grass growth to an excessive length for some, and runs near hoops were evident; generally the surface played well, despite noticeable undulations.

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SCA Handicap Doubles 2019

The players in each match are jointly responsible for arranging it, but the first-named pair has the casting vote in the choice of venue.  The time limit is 3 hours, unless both sides agree otherwise before the start of the match.  The winners should report the result without delay to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This year we are also collecting statistics on the time taken for matches, so please include that with the score, as well as whether the match was single- or double-banked.

Matches should be arranged as soon as possible. Deadlines will be strictly enforced. If a result is not obtained and reported to the manager by the stated date then both pairs are liable to be eliminated. In case of difficulty in arranging a tie, contact the manager promptly (well before the relevant deadline).

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Glasgow Open 2019

13-14 April 2019, Knightswood

James Hopgood receiving the trophy from John SurgenorJames Hopgood won the Glasgow Open.  The weather was rather on the cold side.  In fact it was bitter on Sunday.  Eight players braved the weather and handicaps ranged from -2 to 12.

Kevin Wright failed to win any matches but managed to hold up both James and John to time in both games.  James blamed carrying the baby about on one arm, therefore making one arm stronger than the other, for causing his shooting to be out of balance.  I on the other hand was just too cold on Sunday and could not do anything.  James eventually sorted out his problems and won all his games but with only one TP, against Rosemary.

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SCA Handicap Singles 2019

The players in each match are jointly responsible for arranging it, but the first-named player has the casting vote in the choice of venue. The time limit is 3 hours, unless both players agree otherwise before the start of the match.  The winner should report the result without delay to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This year we are also collecting statistics on the time taken for matches, so please include that with the score, as well as whether the match was single- or double-banked.

Matches should be arranged as soon as possible. Deadlines will be strictly enforced. If a result is not obtained and reported to the manager by the stated date then both players are liable to be eliminated. In case of difficulty in arranging a tie, please contact the manager promptly (well before the relevant deadline).

* These rounds may be revised ("married") depending on the number of different players remaining.

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