The St Andrew Society and the American Society golf teams met on 28 April 2019 to dispute the Munro Cup. This annual event now in its 29th year was played by a total of 52 golfers in 13 groups of 4 players composed of two players from each side.
Although many of the contenders commenced early on in the day the match ended in a 9x9 tie at 16:40 under a torrential late afternoon shower. A perfect Scottish touch! The golf tournament is sponsored by Doug Munro, son of the founder, Norman Munro and was hosted this year by the St Andrew Society at SFGC - São Fernando Golf Club in Cotia, SP. The American Society will host the 2020 Munro Cup and the Scots have vowed to defeat their foe on the battlefield rain or nay. The match was followed by a cocktail, speeches, prizes and a buffet supper.
Our thanks to the St Andrew Society Pipe & Drums Band for loaning Piper Joby and to President Rhonda Watters for her warm support and presence. The next event will be the 2019 Quaich, Sassenach Medal and Mackenzie Trophy to be held at SFGC on 8 June.
John F. McNaughton
St. Andrew Golf Team