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PICTURES: £30,000 raised by the Black Isle branch of Cancer Research UK after event hosted hosted by Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club.


By Hector MacKenzie


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Fraser Patience, James Stewart, Lesley Reid and Mike Macbeth. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Fraser Patience, James Stewart, Lesley Reid and Mike Macbeth. Picture: James Mackenzie.

The Black Isle branch of a cancer charity is set to chip in a remarkable £30,000 from a record-breaking charity golf drive.

Twenty teams took part in the event organised by the Black Isle branch of Cancer Research UK and hosted on Friday by Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club.

Daniel Maciver lines it up. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Daniel Maciver lines it up. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Ali Nisbet. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Ali Nisbet. Picture: James Mackenzie.

The charity paid tribute to the generosity of participants and sponsors. It was the eighth time the event had been staged and many of the teams taking part have already booked for next May's planned event.

Bruce Main. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Bruce Main. Picture: James Mackenzie.

First placed was a team led by Fraser Patience – who was also named top individual player. It comprised James Stewart, Mike MacBeth and Leslie Reid.

Calum Mackay in the swing. Picture: James Mackenzie
Calum Mackay in the swing. Picture: James Mackenzie

Placed second were Ronald McCallum, Donnie Paterson, Alan MacBean and Ryan Nelson.

Third placed were John Jack, Rory MacLeman, Mike MacDonald and Fraser Hutchison.

Davie Tuach.
Davie Tuach.
Bruce Main, John Hermon, Christopher Young and Philip Taylor.
Bruce Main, John Hermon, Christopher Young and Philip Taylor.
John Jack, Rory Macleman, Mike Macdonald and Fraser Hutchison. Picture: James Mackenzie
John Jack, Rory Macleman, Mike Macdonald and Fraser Hutchison. Picture: James Mackenzie
Rory Macleman. Picture: James Mackenzie
Rory Macleman. Picture: James Mackenzie
Ali Nisbet, Calum Mackay, Andrew Staples and Daniel Maciver. Picture: James Mackenzie
Ali Nisbet, Calum Mackay, Andrew Staples and Daniel Maciver. Picture: James Mackenzie

Companies represented included Global Energy Group, Ross-shire Engineering, Ark Estates and Aird Motors/Burnside Garage.


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