This week's events occur in chronological order as in continuing, unbroken sunshine there was competitive golf at Sconser for six consecutive days.
The June monthly medal was played across a long weekend and was yet another well-attended competition.
Play your round on Friday evening - could that be a secret? Well, looks like it with three of the top four scores being returned from that particular time slot.
Lou Gordon continues to play inspired golf as slowly but surely strokes are being shed as his handicap reduces to a more respectable and realistic level that reflects his undoubted golfing ability.
His halves of 39/37 for a nett score of 61 earned him victory by a single stroke from Robbie Weir who also had decently balanced halves of 38/38 .
Murdo Gordon - with a very tidy 36/36 was pipped for third place on the better inward half by recent new recruit Andrew Long-the only one of the group who didn't lodge his score on Friday - whose two 'nines' were some considerable way from being 'balanced'.
Andrew required 39 shots to navigate his way to 'the turn' then some magic dust must have been sprinkled on him as a stunning run of four birdies in the next seven holes ensured that he signed off with only 32 shots being needed to complete the back nine holes. Great stuff.
At the time of writing there hasn't been a drop of rain on the course for 21 days and with the club's irrigation system having been out of action for a very, very long time now the players are finding the dry, bumpy conditions to be quite challenging.
One recalls, many years ago now, phoning businesses throughout Scotland for price quotes and being asked time after time - "Skye - why do you need an irrigation system there?"
However, wherever golf is played - even in horrendous weather conditions - somebody always manages to return a 'score' while the rest are simply overwhelmed by the conditions.
The first Monday of the month is Seniors' Day when the old boys, and occasionally some ladies of similar uncertain vintage come out to play, but with the haar enveloping our littoral layout and a stiff, cold breeze blowing it was to be a brave golfer who ventured forth.
Suffice to say that very few made the effort but Donald Bethune returned the best score on the day - a meritorious 38pts - to triumph before no doubt repairing to the clubhouse for a welcoming hot drink!
It was the ladies' turn on Tuesday when they played a 9-hole Stableford and on this occasion it was Ann Mackinnon who took top prize with Ann Jagger a very close runner-up.
Wednesday now and thanks to the wonders of modern science a 'pop-up' competition was arranged courtesy of the dreaded 'social media' (there was no competition scheduled for that day - a very rare occurrence in the summer months) so at very short notice a host of golfers appeared to try their luck. First tee time was 9am but apparently players were still coming on to the course at 6pm!
Runaway winner with a massive haul of points was Ian Marr who finished six points clear of three youngsters - Daniel Macdonald, Ryan Macaskill and Archie Macaskill who were separated by the b.i.h as all three returned the same points total.
If a player fails to compete in a prescribed number of competitions during the season the Scottish Golf Union rules require the player to re-submit scorecards for three complete rounds of golf for handicap reassessment purposes.
Ian hadn't completed the minimum quota required last season and must have been disappointed to be allocated a 26 handicap following the review (his previous 'mark' was 17) but, before you shoot the handicapper there is an official procedure and process for reallocation which applies nationwide and on this occasion, like all others, it was applied as per the rule book!
Ian's not the first player this season to win 'going away' from the field following reassessment but, as no doubt he'll be delighted to knock three 'full' shots off his handicap(when we're mostly dealing in decimal points) in one fell swoop, the downside will be the jibes he'll expect to receive when he next 'tees it up' at the course.
"Where's your mask?" (bandit) or "are your shirts specially made to accommodate the fin?" (shark) are two printable comments he can expect to receive!
Runner-up Daniel had a 'good back nine' of 36, Ryan had four birdies and Archie was just steady - and improved.
Some big competitions are now looming large on the horizon with the first and second rounds round of the Club Championship either side of the Senior Open. Shortly thereafter the Open takes place so players are starting to jostle for position.
This could be a very interesting period for the club because, to this long-time observer at least, we have more single-figure handicap players than we've had for a very, very long time. These lower handicap players are more consistent in all aspects of the game and when the going gets tough these guys usually - but not always - deliver the goods.
Historically we've had a handful of guys playing off single figures but we could have quite a few more this time round thanks to 1) some transfers from Skeabost, 2) some improved form from our 'own' better players and 3) one or two of the junior recruits who will be competing with the 'big boys' for the first time.
As previously mentioned these youngsters, thanks to a winter's top coaching, have 'all the tools' - and the distance!
Having recently completed my own 'grand slam' of partnering these boys I've seen first hand that the three oldest ones can easily reach more than a few of our shorter par four holes so two-putt birdies are there for the taking if the eagle putts fail to drop!
All these boys need to do now is learn how to compete, rather than just bashing the ball around in their many, many 'bounce' games on the course!
Tues 5th June, 9-hole Stableford.
1) A.Mackinnon 18pts,
2) A.Jagger 17pts.
Weekend 1st-3rd June Monthly Medal
1) L.Gordon 76(15) nett 61,
2) R.Weir 76(14) 62 b.i.h.,
3) A.Long 71(7) 64 b.i.h.,
4) M.Gordon 72(8) 64.
Monday 4th June,Senior Stableford.
1) D.Bethune 38pts.
Wed 6th June,Pop-Up Stableford.
1) I.Marr 47pts,
2) D.Macdonald 41pts b.i.h.,
3) R.Macaskill 41pts b.i.h.,
4) A.Macaskill 41pts.