"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 each year by Leith-based organisations. This
year 8 teams took part, the winners being South Leith Parish Church,
represented by Alastair Chalmers and Alex Fleming. Alastair and Alex go
under the name of "AlandAl" when competing in the Hickory Open, so are
well acquainted with the twists and turns of hickory golf at Leith
Links, as well of course with each other's "foibles" on the course!
They started off in fine form with 3s at the first two holes, but then
scores of 6 & 7 brought them back to earth; however, they rallied and
did the next 6 holes in level 4s for a very creditable 43.
The full list of scores were:-
The teams together, all smiling as they imagine the
excellent golf they are
about to play!
Winners, South Leith Church (Alastair Chalmers and
Alex Fleming) with
Douglas Foulis (still smiling!)