"For a memorable golfing experience using traditional hickory clubs,
come to Leith Links and play on the very turf where golf's earliest rules
The Foulis Medal was presented to the Society by our President, Douglas Foulis,
in 2007 and is competed for by Leith-based organisations.
This year 11 teams took part, by far and away the highest number of
entries we have had for the event. The weather was kind to us and the
competition was keenly fought.
In presenting the medal to the winners, Douglas commented that it was a
delight to again be able to play golf on this historic and unique stretch
The winners were South Leith Church, represented by Andy Ferrier and Alastair Chalmers
(pictured with President Douglas Foulis) who narrowly pipped Leith Lynx by one
stroke. In conversation at the 19th hole (or to more accurate the
11th hole!), it transpired that Leith Lynx had taken a 7 at their
last hole whilst the winners had holed a good long putt on their
last green. South Leith duly expressed their sympathy to the Lynx
team at their misfortune and we are sure they were totally sincere