2022 AGM

Welcome to the 2022 AGM of Glasgow University Staff Golf Club.

Held in The Bothy, Ruthven Lane on Friday 17th March 2023

Apologies: Henry and Alison Elliott (New Zealand), Robert Frame, Greg Brown, Andy Smith, Jim Steele, Don Spaeth (up north), and Gavin Halbert

Last year’s Minutes

Minutes of the 2019 AGM, held on 13th March 2020 having now been posted on the Club’s website where read in full and then Proposed by David Still and Seconded by Moira Still as a full and faithful record.

Matters arising

  1. Weekend outings: There was no support for weekend outings.
  2. Competition Rules and Draws: With new handicap system in place since last AGM, new handicap allowances were confirmed for each competition and can be found under competition rules on the website. Draw format was discussed including top player getting continuous home advantage. It was decided to continue with current format, however each competition winner would be bottom of the draw next season.
  3. Members data: For data protection, members emails and phone numbers will not be displayed on the website. A file will be sent to the members with the relevant information at the time of competition draws.
  4. Increase of yearly subs to £35.  To keep in line with our Ferguson Bequest funding and increases in outing costs and deposits it was proposed that our yearly subs should be increased by £5 to £35.  This was agreed unanimously around the table and will commence in season 2024.

Captain’s Report:



Ian Gardner 37pts, Craig MacDonell 36pts and Chris Taylor 35pts.

Nearest the Pin at 6th Mary McLean and 11th Calum Hill.


Chris Taylor 40pts, Craig MacDonell 36pts, and Keith Torrance 35pts.

Nearest the Pin at 8th Alex Hepburn and 18th Cam McIntyre.


David Still and Chris Taylor 42pts and Cam McIntyre 37pts.

Nearest the Pin at 3rd Jim Steele and 15th Scott Bryson.


(Joint Edinburgh outing).

The Dukes:

Keith Torrance 41pts, Jim Steele, David Still and Fiona Dunagan all 36pts.

Neaerst the Pin at 3rd Ken Terry and Hole in One at 16th Fiona Dunagan.


Winner of Jubilee Quaich Ian Gardner 40pts, Bobby Gault and Alex Hepburn both 39pts.

Nearest the Pin at 1st Keith Torrance and 15th Bobby Gault.


Craig MacDonell 39pts, Ian Gardner and David Still both 36pts

Nearest the Pin at 8th Chris Taylor and 14th Craig MacDonell.

The 2022 Outings Eclectic winner is David Still with a combined best 3 stableford scores of 117. This consists of 42pts at Hamilton, 39pts at Peebles and any 36pts you like from either Peebles again, The Dukes or Largs. Well Played David.

Treasurer’s Report:


Balance Feb 2020£2102.44  
subs X 24£715Balance for AGM/Dinner£50
website (3 year fee) £0
Balance C/F Feb 2021£2645.44
(1) net cost of outings£0
Due to Covid no activities took place in season 2020-2021.
Balance Feb 2021£2645.44  
subs X 19£570Balance Outing Subs (2)£1167
Ferguson Bequest £1000Prizes£160.90
website (3 year fee) and annual domain£0
Balance C/F £2887.54
(2) net cost of outings£1327
West Kilbride£380
(1) 24 memberships carried forward from 2020
Balance Jan 2022£2887.54  
subs X 45£1350Balance Outing Subs (1)£1864.15
Ferguson Bequest (2)£2000Prizes£299.55
Return of deposits (ancients)£520website (3 year fee) and annual domain£398.43
surplus from senate match£56.50Green fees for finals£234
Deposit 2023 AGM£200
Deposits 2023 outings£476
Balance C/F £3191.91
(1) net cost of outings£1864
The Dukes£500
(2) Ferguson Bequest for 2022 and 2023 seasons

Secretary’s Report:

Ancient Universities Golf Match

The Scottish Ancient Universities match took place on Sunday 10th & Monday 11th April 2022.

Day 1 (Royal Montrose): Glasgow 4.5 v 1.5 Aberdeen.

Day 2 (Arbroath): Glasgow 4 v 2 Edinburgh.

Glasgow team: Ian Salt (Captain), Keith Torrance, Cam McIntyre, Craig MacDonell, Neil Bulleid and Wai Kwong Lee.

Next match sun/mon April 16th/17th 2023.

Senate Match:

The Senate Match was played on Friday 10th of June 2022 at Glasgow Gailes.

Glasgow 7 v 3 Aberdeen.

Glasgow team : Iain Thayne (Captain), Anne Terry, Chris Taylor, Cam Mcintyre, Craig MacDonell, Alistair Bonnington, John Oliver, Keith Torrance and Ian Salt.

Thanks to Glasgow captain– Iain Thayne and Aberdeen captain Jamie Weir for bringing the event together.

Next match: Newmacher on Friday 2nd of June 2023.

East v West

 The match was played at Lanark on Monday 29th August 2022.

Morning 4Balls East 2 v 2 West

Afternoon singles East 1 v 7 West

Result: East 3 v 9 West

Team: Chris Taylor, Brian Eden, Craig MacDonell, David Gordon, Calum Hill, Lesley Porter, Ian Reid (am) and David Still (pm).

Next match: Monday 28th of August 2023 at Lanark.

Election of Office Bearers:


Presentation of Prizes:

Club Championship – Colin Gribble Cup (Dundonald)

Winner: Craig MacDonell

Runner up: Alistair Bonnington

Gents Singles – Rutherglen Cup (Cardross)

Winner: Keith Torrance

Runner up: David Still.

Ladies Singles – Ferguson Rosebowl (Strathaven)

Winner: Anne Terry

Runner up: LesleyPorter

Fourball – Hetherington Cup

Winners: Chris Taylor and Campbell Griffith

Runners up: David Gordon and Calum Hill

Jubilee Quaich

Ian Gardner

Outings Eclectic Winner

David Still