Cruden Cup 2011

Andrew Thurlow from Daniel Stewarts’ Melville College (seen here receiving the Cruden Cup from Cllr Maureen Child) won the Portobello Schools Open Golf Championship at Craigentinny on Wednesday 15th June with a score of 70.   Craigmount High School claimed the Portobello Shield team trophy with a total of 146.   The event, which is sponsored by Cruden Investments and GL Surveys, and supported by several Portobello High Street traders, has become a regular fixture on the Edinburgh junior calendar.


Cruden Cup

1st: A. Thurlow (Daniel Stewart’s – Melville College, 70

2nd: A. Young (Craigmount High School), 73 (bih)

3rd: M. Reid (Craigmount High School), 73



1st: J. Hamill (St. Thomas of Aquin’s), Net 58

2nd: S. Murphy (Portobello High School), Net 60

3rd: A. Noble (Portobello High School), Net 61

4th: K. Graham (Portobello High School), Net 62 (bih)


Girls’ Prize

Kirsty Burgess (Leith Academy), 87


Portobello Shield

Councillor Maureen Child (pictured here with the winning team), from Portobello Community Council, presents the Portobello Shield to Andrew Young, captain of Craigmount team.


1st: Craigmount High School, 146 (better 3rd score)

2nd: Daniel Stewart’s Melville College, 146

3rd: Portobello High School, 156


There were 46 entrants from 10 different Edinburgh schools, a 15% increase on 2010.


The event was sponsored by Cruden Investments and GL Surveys, with support from Portobello High Street traders and Portobello Community Council.