Local bowlers competed in the Southfield Open Triples competition on Saturday 31 August, following cancellation on 12 May due to bad weather. Following a showery start, the afternoon was sunny and warm, the final taking place place between the triples of Tom Getgood, Anne Bryce & Christine Getgood (Girvan), and Stevie Carlisle, Ian Aitken & Peter McArthur (Maybole & Crosshill), the rink skipped by Tom Getgood coming out winners after a very close game.
At the presentation, President Gary Milne thanked all those who contributed to the success of the day, with special thanks to Sandra Horne of the Southfield Hotel for her continued sponsorship of the event.
On Sunday 1st September, 38 members of Girvan Bowling Club competed for the Rita Wallace Memorial Trophy. With the ladies playing skip in a pairs format, the final took place between the pairs of Eva Nisbet & Eric Stewart, against Sadie Bonner & Ian Ross, with the team skipped by Sadie winning the trophy.
At the presentation President Anne Cooper thanked everyone who had contributed to the successful day, and paid tribute to the memory of Rita Wallace, thanking the family for their continued support of the competition. Daughter Brenda and granddaughter Siobhan made the presentations, and afterwards Brenda thanked everyone who participated on behalf of her Mum, congratulating this years winners Sadie & Ian.