On a rare dry day, sandwiched between two downpours on the Wednesday and the Thursday evening, our 32nd Pro-Am took place with an excellent field of 40 teams. The event was in aid of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland and our Headline Sponsor on the day was Just Employment Law. Many thanks to both of them for their commitment to our […]
Congratulations to past Captain Ian Letford who won the Douglas Park Trophy at the Seniors Open on Tuesday 4th July. Rain started at 4am and continued unceasingly until 1pm resulting in a number of late withdrawals and a reduced field of 72 players. Surface rain appeared on some greens about 10am but thanks to the efforts of Drew and his […]
On what turned out to be a glorious day of weather, we held our Opening Shotgun events on Saturday 22nd April. The morning Camel Trophy Shotgun, was won with 45 Stableford points (3 pairs achieved this score) by Scott Wallace & Adam Bisset. The afternoon event, The Captain v. Past Captain challenge, was won by Past Captain Brian Henry Thistle’s […]
[slideshow_deploy id=’9578’] A superb evening’s entertainment was had on the evening of 2nd December. Captain Brian Thistle and Vice Captain Alistair Forrest hosted Headline Speaker Eric Davidson of Newtongrange who was more than ably matched by oor ain Bob Marshall in amusing an enthusiastic audience. Some photos below of the participants and an edited video Presentation of Bob’s “act” will […]
Pictured are Runners-Up (Steven McEwan & partner – 62) and Winners, with Hugh MacIntyre, Graeme White & Steven MacIntyre – 62 bih) An excellent days golf on one of the Red Letter Days of our Summer calendar.
A history of Douglas Park you didn’t know! Joe Louis, “The Brown Bomber” Visits Douglas Park American Joe Louis was arguably the greatest boxer of all time. His professional career spanned a period of seventeen years from 1934 to 1951. His record is impressive, 68 professional fights, 65 wins (51 by knockout), and only three losses. His other sporting love […]
A history of one of our members – Willie Tulloch (article courtesy of Past Captain Harry MacAnespie) William Tulloch 1898-1980 Willie Tulloch, as he was known, was a member of Douglas Park Golf Club in early days of the club. There is a reference to him in the book of Douglas Park’s history, but few nowadays will know of him […]