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The Askernish Open Weekend

The Flagship Event Of Askernish's Golf Calendar

2017 Open Champions James MacDonald & Karen Ravenscroft

 The Askernish Open is an annual event held in August that is, as the name might suggest, open to members & non-members; locals & overseas visitors alike. 

It comprises three days of separate competitions on one of the most uniquely natural and challenging courses in golf. 


If you are a golf enthusiast looking for a true test of skill or a budding amateur wishing to experience an exciting and friendly event surrounded by a captivating and dramatic landscape, you can book your place for the 2018 Open now by clicking here or by phoning: +44 (0)1878 700 101. 


2018 Askernish Open: 24th-26th August

Friday 24th:      MacKenzie & Ebert Quaich

  • Stableford format
  • £30 entry

Saturday 25th:   Askernish Open

  • Strokeplay format
  • £50 entry

Sunday 26th:      Texas Scramble

  • Informal team competition
  • Free entry for those who took part in the Friday or Saturday events. 



The 2017 Askernish Open was held on 25/26/27th August. With the weather being kind to us again it was a fantastic 3 days of golf out on the course.

History was made on Friday when James MacDonald equaled the amateur course record with a score of 70 to win the MacKenzie & Ebert Quaich. He followed this up on Saturday by winning the Askernish Open. Karen Ravenscroft added the Open title to the MacKenzie  & Ebert she won last year. On Sunday the Club Champion Donald MacInnes led his team to a famous victory in the Team Texas Scramble.

Well done to all the winners and thanks to everyone who attended, played and helped out at the competition.

Competition Winner  Score
 Mens' Scratch James Macdonald  75
 Ladies' Scratch Karen Ravenscroft 93
Mens' Handicap Allan Louis Macdonald 69
Ladies' Scratch Jane Mackinnon 71
Mackenzie & Ebert Stableford Quaich Mens'  James Macdonald 40pts
Mackenzie & Ebert Stableford Quaich Ladies' Jane Mackinnon 31pts
Texas Scramble Team Event 1st Donalds Marines 61.3


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