Ten clubs entered this year's Province Medal and the final result went right down to the wire.
After the first round of games Troon Portland was in the lead with a score of +9 followed by Ayr with +5 and Galston and Gangrels on +4. In the second round Troon Portland were pegged back to a combined score of +4, Ayr slipped back to +2 and Galston to level. Gangrels won both their games and increased their combined score to +5 and Dalmellington increased their score of +1 from the first game by a further 4 shots to share top spot with Gangrels.
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The rules of this competition are such that, in the event of a tie, the winner is adjudged to be the club which has scored the most shots and Dalmellington had scored 16 - 1 shot more than Gangrels.
Accordingly, the winner of this year's Province Medal, for the second year running, is Dalmellington.
Final placings -
Dalmellington +5 (16 shots)
Gangrels +5 (15 shots)
Troon Portland +4 (20 shots)
Stewarton +4 (14 shots)
Ayr & Alloway
There were some really tight games and a close finish - what more can you ask for ? Thanks to all those who took part.