Golf: Prestonfield hit top spot in league

PRESTONFIELD are the new leaders of the South East 
Edinburgh Winter League after beating Liberton in their top-of-the-table clash.

In a keenly-contested encounter – three of the four matches went the full distance – Prestonfield won 3-1 to leapfrog their opponents.

After four matches, Prestonfield are now a point clear of Liberton, with Craigmillar Park two points further back after they won at Duddingston, who are now bottom.

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Prestonfield have also 
replaced Liberton at the top of the junior table after beating them 2-0.

Duddingston are stuck at the foot of that league as well and have yet to record a victory in either event.


Prestonfield 3, Liberton 1: M Crombie and I Highley bt S Doyle and K Cantley one hole; S Johnston and L Blyth bt J Hunter and C Munro one hole; J Riddel and K Smith lost to I Neilson and G Scott 4 and 3; A McHardy and R Myles bt D Kerr and R Munro one hole.

Duddingston 1½, Craigmillar Park 2½: J Shepherd and D Gilmore halved with A Robertson and C Murison; S Speakman and M Hymers lost to S Scott and A McDonald 6 and 5; J Malone and S Dickson lost to P Mackay and B Love two holes; S Knox and D Brogan bt D Walker and D Michie 5 and 3.