Grant Cup winner Marc Dingwall … Forres Five Day Open Final Day 2021 … Image: Daniel Forsyth …..
The FORRES Golf Club’s Grant Cup was won by Marc Dingwall, who defeated Ronnie MacDonald in the final and thus prevailed as the winner of a 175-strong field.
Dingwall defeated MacDonald 3 & 2 in an All Forres final on Friday afternoon and took the trophy home for the first time.
Grant Cup winner Marc Dingwall after winning the Open on the 16th hole … Forres Five Day Open Final Day 2021 … Image: Daniel Forsyth …..Grant Cup runner-up Ronnie MacDonald is gutted after missing that crucial put. Forres Five Day Open Final Day 2021 … Image: Daniel Forsyth …..
His win came at the end of a rain-stricken Five Day Open, where Tuesday’s game was canceled due to an evening thunderstorm, while action didn’t start on Wednesday.
The round of 16 and the quarter-finals were completed on Thursday, with 12 players fighting for three trophies on Friday.
After the semi-finals in the morning, the Capri Tray final in the afternoon came first, with Steven Charles Grant knocking out the winner against Colin Cruickshank.
The Fraser Cup Final was next and saw Clinton Maxwell defeat Forres’ Campbell Falconer 2 & 1 in a ding-dong fight that Falconer led for a long time.
In fact, Maxwell only took the lead for the first time with two holes to be played.
Fraser Cup winner Clinton Maxwell … Forres Five Day Open Final Day 2021 … Image: Daniel Forsyth …..Fraser Cup winner Clinton Maxwell … Forres Five Day Open Final Day 2021 … Image: Daniel Forsyth …..
The main event ended last, and it was up to Marc Dingwall to win the Grant Cup final on the 16th hole and come home as a 3 & 2 winner against Ronnie MacDonald.
Dingwall had defeated Maurice Lindsay 2 & 1 in the semifinals to serve the final with MacDonald who defeated Jake Carpenter.
For the week as a whole, Sean Blacklaw, General Manager of Forres Golf Club said, “It was really good. After last year’s member tournament, it was great to invite visitors back and almost to get back to normal. Hopefully the evening entertainment will return next year. “