Council colleagues win this year’s Pro-Am 2019 golf tournament
Provost William Hendrie presents the prizes to the winning team (left) and to Gavin Hay, the leading pro, at Dalmuir.
By Moira Rodger
A team of colleagues from West Dunbartonshire Council are celebrating after winning this year’s 2019 Pro-Am golf tournament.
Despite the rain, James Docherty, Dany Cavan, Kai Pavlik and their designated pro Christopher Kelly, of Scotland for Golf, tee’d off at the popular event, at Dalmuir Golf Course, Clydebank.
The tournament in its 33rd year saw 35 teams take part with each team of three amateurs joined by a professional player.
Alongside plaudits for the winning team, there is also a shot at glory for the professional with the best individual score. This year the prize went to Gavin Hay from Mearns Castle Golf Academy with a score of five under par.
Amateur awards were also presented to Gary Murphy for being Nearest the Pin; Alan Crawford for the Longest Drive; and Paul Kelly for being Nearest the Line.
Provost William Hendrie was on hand to congratulate all of the competitors and especially the winners.
Provost Hendrie said: “This popular tournament was again very well supported by teams who played on the day. Congratulations to the winning team who performed exceptionally well and thoroughly deserved their win.
“I would like to thank all of the professionals who took part and made the 2019 competition a great success. It’s also important to recognise the team behind the scenes who deserve immense credit for their continuing efforts to successfully deliver the Pro-am.
“I would also like to thank our partners the Scottish Professional Golfers Association for their support.”