Golf: Turnhouse leave it late

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TURNHOUSE picked up a valuable point at Kingsknowe as the West Edinburgh Winter League cranked into action again after the fetive break.

A strong pairing of Allyn Dick and Graham Muir for the home team comfortably saw off Steven Armstrong and his partner Lee McCathie 5 and 4 in the top match.

The old and new guard of the away team, Neil Anderson and Leigh Lawson, levelled the scores as they beat David McCann and Alan Crabbe.

The home team regained the advantage as Scotland captain Scott Knowles joined forces with junior Thomas Grant to beat Doug Imrie Mikey Reid 2 and 1.

But Turnhouse rescued their crucial away point thanks to Stevie Robb and Gordon Leitch beating Donny Munro and Bill Buchan in the anchor match.

Results: Kingsknowe 2, Turnhouse 2; Bruntsfield 4, Ratho Park 0: Mark Kernaghan and Euan Paterson bt Mark Lee and John Thomson one hole; John Liddel and Stuart McLaren bt Colin Binnie and Graham Binnie one hole; Ally Ritchie and Murray Paterson bt Robert Dobbie and Josh Cullerton 4 and 3; Keith MacKenzie and Bruce Scott bt Stuart Imrie and Drew McIntosh 5 and 4; Swanston New 1, Royal Burgess 3: J Muir and R Fergus bt J Fraser and V Varadharajan 3 and 2; R Muir and M Pollock lost to J Yuille and R Hughes 2 and 1; S Fergus and A Ellis lost to I Park and G Pollock 2 and 1; J Bell and G Millar lost to I Taylor and S Collings 3 and 2; Baberton 1.5, Dalmahoy 2.5: No details reported.