A three figure attendance at the dinner, representing many of the member clubs of The Association, were also addressed by the main guest of the evening, Captain of the Royal And Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, and Prestwick Golf Club member, Keith Mackintosh.
After enjoying an excellent meal and speeches, the company applauded the season's winners from last year, with trophies and awards being presented by the Ayrshire Golf Association President John Rushbury.
The awards presentation included presentation of medals to the 10 players present from the squad of fourteen players who successfully defended the West Of Scotland Inter County League Championship in 2016.
The medal recipients present were :-
Tommy McInally (Loudoun), Stuart Robin (Prestwick St Cuthbert), Stuart Miller (Kilmarnock Barassie), John Shanks (Irvine), Scott Brown (Turnberry), Keith Hamilton (Ayr Belleisle), Greg Telfer (Prestwick St Cuthbert), Michael Smyth (Royal Troon), Craig Hamilton (Ballochmyle) and Steven Stamper (Turnberry).
|Tommy McInally (Loudoun) with the |
West Of Scotland Strokeplay Trophy
After the presentation of trophies and prizes, the evening concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Ayrshire Golf Association Vice President John W. Watt.
|The A squad management team of|
Gordon Boyle, Allan Muir, John Rushbury & James McMurdo
with The West Of Scotland Inter County League Trophy
|Brothers Iain and David Macdonald |
with the Ayrshire Fourball Trophy
|The winning Ayrshire Club Championship team|
from Prestwick St Cuthbert
Craig Telfer, David Glass & Greg Telfer
|Inaugural winners of the Gary Bryden Memorial Salver|
Loudoun Gowf Club
|The Scratch League Division 5 winners from Moorpark|
|Scratch League Division 4 winners from Troon Portland|
|Scratch League Division 3 winners|
|Scratch league Division 2 winners|
|Prestwick St Cuthbert team manager Steven Guillies|
with the Scratch League Division 1 trophy
|Two times winner Allan Merry (West Kilbride)|
with the Ayrshire Seniors Trophy
|Ayrshire Matchplay Champion John Shanks (Irvine)|
|Ayrshire Strokeplay Champion|
Greg Telfer (Prestwick St Cuthbert)
|Winner of the Ayrshire Order Of Merit|
and Doc Thom Salver
Steven Stamper (Turnberry)
The 2016 runner up was Michael Smyth (Royal Troon)
with Stuart Robin (Prestwick St Cuthbert) in third place
Prizewinners who were unable to attend the dinner to receive their awards were Champion Of Champions Trophy winner John Sloan (Doon Valley) and President's Putter winners Brunston Castle GC.