Lockerbie Cluster Golf A Fore-Midable Success

The Primary School Golf competition organised by Dumfries and Galloway Council was held at Lockerbie Golf Club on Saturday 7 May.  The competition seen pupils from 8 primary schools in the Lockerbie area compete in a number of fun and competitive games which tested the skills they have been taught within school golf taster sessions.


The competition was run by Annandale and Eskdale Active Schools and Community Sport and Lockerbie Golf Club.  It brought together children from various primary schools across the Lockerbie Primary School Cluster. The competition was supported by a number of local coaches and Lockerbie Academy Senior pupil volunteers.  The competition offered a fun and competitive mix of games that included a Texas scramble, best putt, chip and drive competition and overall school winner trophy.


After a day of fun and competitive golf the results were as follows: –



Results 1st 2nd 3rd
Best Putt Callum Scott( Lockerbie Primary) Ewan Davidson (Lockerbie Primary Faya Sloan (Johnstonebridge Primary)
Best Pitching Murray Common ( Tundergarth) James Collinge (Tundergarth) Joe Graham (Tundergarth)
Best Chipping JOINT FIRST

Ace Jamieson (Lockerbie Primary)


Neil Patterson (Hoddom Primary)


Ewan Davidson (Lockerbie Primary)


Best Drive Boys Alistair Dodd(Tundergarth) James Collinge (Tundergarth ) N/A
Best Drive Girls Katie Gibson (Hightae Primary) Abbey Stewart (St Mungo Primary).


Texas Scramble Winners Jamie Taylor, Callum Scott, Ewan Davidson, Ace Jamieson, Lockerbie Primary


Overall School Golf Competition Winners Jamie Taylor, Callum Scott, Ewan Davidson, Ace Jamieson, Lockerbie Primary
Best Girls Team Niah Notman, Milly Robson, Faya Sloan, Georgie McClelland, Katie Gibson, Johnstonebridge Primary



Chairman of the Council’s Annandale and Eskdale Area Committee, Councillor Ronnie Ogilvie said;


“It is great to see a revival in the game of golf in the Lockerbie school cluster. There are now a number of opportunities for children at every level on the participation pathway and the number of young people playing is very encouraging.


Lockerbie Golf Club Coach Lawson McLean said;

“It was great to see so many Lockerbie Primary Schools take part in this event with a great atmosphere and passion for golf displayed by all pupils taking part.”

The club has a “Golf School”, of which membership is not essential, and meets every Thursday night from 4pm to 6pm.  Everyone is made very welcome and equipment can be provided.


Image attached of participants and organisers

Left to right rear Andy Mair, Callum Scott, Murray Common, Abbey Stewart, Joe Graham, Alistair Dodd, James Collinge, Neil Patterson, Lawson McLean

Left to right front:- Ace Jamieson, Ewan Davidson, Jamie Taylor, Georgie McClelland, Niah Notman, Faya Sloan , Katie Gibson, Millie Robson.

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