2019 AGM

Welcome to the 2019 AGM of Glasgow University Staff Golf Club.

 Held in The Bothy, Ruthven Lane on Friday 13th March 2020

Apologies : Ian Gardner (golf in Turkey), Hugh and Mary McLean (Holiday), Brian Eden, Iain Thayne, Bruce Robertson, Gavin (quarantined), James McGoldrick, Colin and Joyce McGregor.

Last year’s Minutes

Minutes of the 2018 AGM, held on 8th March 2019 having now been posted on the Club’s website where read in full and then Proposed by Anne Terry and Seconded by Henry Elliott as a full and faithful record.

 Matters arising

1. Increase of yearly subs to £30.  To keep in line with our Ferguson Bequest funding it was proposed that our yearly subs should be increased by £5 to £30.  This was agreed unanimously around the table.

Captain’s Report:


Gleneagles (Queens):

Chris Taylor 40pts, Bruce Robertson 39pts, Ian Gardner and Graham Stewart 38pts.  NTP Chris Taylor and Brian Eden.


Bruce Robertson 39pts, Cam McIntyre 39pts and Jim Steele 37pts.  NTP Lesley Porter and Bernie Hoey.

Lundin Links:

Chris Taylor 37pts, Gavin Halbert 36pts, and Henry Elliott 27pts.  NTP Stuart Mackenzie and Gavin Halbert.


(Joint Edinburgh outing)

Douglas Park:

Colin McGregor 35pts, Keith Torrance 35pts and Alex Hepburn 31pts. NTP Gavin Halbert and Chris Taylor.


Ian Gardner 37pts, Chris Taylor 37 pts, and Cam McIntyre 36pts.  NTP Colin McGregor and Keith Torrance.

Irvine Bogside:

Ian Gardner 33pts, Jim Steele 30pts, and Chris Taylor 29pts.  NTP Craig MacDonnell and Keith Torrance.

Treasurer’s Report:


Balance Feb 2019£1819.82  
subs X53£1325balance for AGM/dinner£10
Ferguson Bequest£1000Balance Outing Subs (1)£1378.40
green fees finals£384
Deposit '19 AGM (held March '20)£200
Website (3 year fee)£0
Balance C/F Feb 20£2102.44
(1) Outing subs Notes£1378.40
Lundin Links£275
Douglas Park£85
Irvine Prestwick£280
Anne Terry (Treasurer)Year to: Mar 2020


Secretary’s Report:

Ancient Universities Golf Match

The 80th Scottish Ancient Universities match took place on Sunday 14th & Monday 15th April 2019.

Day 1 result (Royal Montrose): Glasgow 4 v 2 Aberdeen.

After the match, the Glasgow team headed to The Burn in anticipation of an exciting climax to The Masters on TV.  However due to weather warnings at Augusta, The Masters was brought forward and finished soon after we arrived.  A fun evening was had, with a meal, a few drams in the lounge and MOTD on the TV.

Day 2 result (Edzell): Glasgow 2.5 v 3.5 Edinburgh.

Glasgow team: Ian Salt (Captain), Alistair Gracie, Chris Taylor, Neil Bulleid, Ian Reid, and Gordon Lindsay.

Thanks to Ian Reid as always for organising the event.

Senate Match:     

The Senate Match was played on Friday 29th May 2019 at Newmachar.

Glasgow team : Iain Thayne (Captain), Anne Terry, Laurie Hunter, Alistair Bonnington, Neil Bulleid, John Oliver, Hugh Elder, Gavin Halbert and Ian Salt.

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

East v West

 The match was played at Glen Bervie on Tuesday 27th August 2019.

Result: East 3.5 v 10.5 West

Team: Chris Taylor, Ian Gardner, Brian Eden, Stuart Fair, Stuart Mackenzie, Cam McIntyre, David Still, Moira Still, Gavin Halbert and Bob Lamb.

Election of Office Bearers:


Presentation of Prizes:

Club Championship – Colin Gribble Cup

To be played:

Michael Stratigos vs Bernie Hoey

Gents Singles – Rutherglen Cup

Winner: Bernie Hoey

Runner up: Bruce Robertson.

Ladies Singles – Ferguson Rosebowl

Winner: Lesley Porter

Runner up: Anne Terry

Fourball – Hetherington Cup

Winner: Craig MacDonnell and Cameron McIntyre

Runners up: Chris Taylor and Campbell Griffith

Jubilee Quaich

Ian Gardner

Outings Eclectic Winner

Chris Taylor


Hugh Elder spoke about The Senate Match and made aware that it is open to everyone in the staff golf club (not just senate members), and encouraged members to take part in this historic and fun event.