Reid can’t stop Thomson winning at Hopeman Golf Club.
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Fortrose and Rosemarkie’s Lewis Reid returned a 75 in a field of 84 at the North Scottish Golf Alliance fixtures at Hopeman Golf Club.
The match was won by Moray’s Kevin Thomson with 66 to record his first victory in the competition in two years.
He fended off the challenge from Inverness by beating David Joel by one shot (67) into second and Bruce Thomson (69) into third place.
There were three more Inverness members in the top six, Neil McPhie, Bob Gray and Ali Henry all finishing with 73.
Filling fourth place on his own with a 70 (37/33) was the season’s already triple winner Kyle Godsman.
Requiring a sixth score to get into the mix for the end of season Burnett Trophy was Moray’s Alex Main.
The joint first handicap winner at the recent Fortrose and Rosemarkie fixture had a repeat victory at Hopeman.
His net 66 halted a clean sweep from Inverness members Gray (67) and Henry (68).
Inverness members were also dominant in the high handicap section last weekend.
The competition was won by Bill Sanderson with a net 64 from his 13 handicap. The winner won by five shots from club mate Jimmy Rogers.
Kings Course in Inverness will host tomorrow’s Alliance fixture for the first time since it was opened last summer.
The postponed fixture at Forres Golf Club last November has been rearranged for next Saturday.
However, it has been confirmed there are no other free dates to fit in the lost Muir of Ord fixture this season.
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