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Written by web   
Sunday, 20 May 2018 08:49

For Member information if you require a secure connection to the site use https://islaygolfclub.co.uk instead of http://islaygolfclub.co.uk

If you have set up a shortcut or favourite remember to update  the URL.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 May 2018 16:54
Hotel Open for Cross Week
Written by Scott Currie   
Friday, 04 May 2018 16:05

I am delighted to say that the Machrie will be open for accommodation for Cross Week this year - you can book via their website


This means that the Cross Dinner will also be held in the hotel - details nearer the time.

Gordon MacMillan Memorial Raffle Prizes
Written by Scott Currie   
Friday, 20 April 2018 08:27

Thanks to all who have offered to sell tickets (and even more thanks to those who have bought them. Tickets can be sourced from the secretary.

The following prizes are all confirmed - more will be added!

      Star Prize : 2 nights B&B plus Golf at the Machrie Hotel

       2nd Prize : Scotty Cameron putter (donated by Lorna MacMillan)

Order of the following other prizes to be decided..

     Weekend's self catering for up to 8 people

     Four-ball round at the Carrick, Loch Lomond(Donated by Lorne Kennedy)

     Deluxe Whisky Tasting day with lunch at Coal Ila and Lagavulin. (One prize visiting both venues)

     8 Bottles of whisky - one from each of Islay's distilleries (8 prizes)

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 April 2018 10:38
Insurance and Use of Buggies on the Course
Written by Scott Currie   
Thursday, 26 April 2018 14:45

There is now a small card for you to take away re the members and signed-on visitors insurance cover we now have - they are in Cottage 2.  Remember that any claim has to be made promptly and through the secretary who will issue claim forms. It should also be noted that "the ownership, possession, maintenance or use by any member or visitor or on behalf of any member or visitor of any buggy"is SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDED.

The Machrie have introduced a Buggy & Trolley Policy which I understand you have to sign to take a buggy out - mostly common sense, but it states "Any person who operates a buggy on the course....will be fully accountable for their actions and the consequences thereof". It does not mention insurance, so if you are a regular buggy user you may wish to investigate taking out personal cover for buggy use. Carrick Neil, through whom we have our insurance, can offer this on a per person basis - there are advertising cards for this in Cottage 2. No doubt there are many other people offering such cover and this is not an endoresement from the club for Carrick Neil's policy.



Gordon Macmillan Memorial Team Competition
Written by Scott Currie   
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 07:52
As you are aware, the above competition will be held on the opening Saturday of Cross Week 2018.  The day will provide us all with the opportunity to honour the memory of our Cross Champion.

The Committee is keen to use the day to raise funds for 2 charities / organisations selected by Gordon's wife, Lorna.  To assist with this, a raffle will take place with proceeds being distributed between the Royal Marsden Hospital and the 'Islay and Jura Palliative Care fund'. 

5000 tickets have been printed for sale at £1 each with the star prize being a 2 night stay with golf at Machrie. Other prizes include a Scotty Cameron putter (donated by Lorna), a weekend self catering accommodation on Islay, a deluxe Whisky Tour and numerous bottles of local produce.

To assist in the fundraising the Committee is asking all members to take an allocation of tickets to sell.  It is hoped that we will sell close to the 5000 printed tickets so I would ask that you make an effort to sell as many tickets as possible.  If, for example, every member was to sell a minimum of 25 tickets we would comfortably reach our target.  I am sure the prizes on offer will make it an easy sell!!!

of the number of tickets you would like to sell and we will get them posted / delivered to you.

Thanks in advance

Kenny Swan
Islay Golf Club
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 07:54

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