The sun came out to welcome President Robert Grant, invited guests and members to the official opening of the greens for 2008. Robert's Wife, Margaret delivered the first bowls and after the presentation and opening speeches, 64 players took to the greens to play 8 ends of bowling.
Two rinks finished 11 shots up to claim the honours. They were as follows- Nan Cameron (skip), Alice Kelly, J Mc Ilravey and C Nettleton.
Robert Grant (skip), John Peden, Jean Bradley and J Cameron.
Several members gave up valuable time to carry out work to the Club over the winter months including construction of this splendid
Robert's Wife, Margaret delivers the first bowl with the invited guests and members looking on.
President Grant with two icons of bowling in the Greenock & District area, John 'Basher' Freeburn and George Bryden
Gourock Park Ladies President, Maureen McKillop and President Grant's Wife, Margaret were both presented with beautiful flowers, which were supplied once again by Club sponsors Studio Flowers
Mr & Mrs President Robert Grant
Opening day attracted an excellent turn-out of bowlers from around the district
'Words of wisdom' from Robert during the after match refreshments
G&D Secretary, John Freeburn, President Grant, G&D President Kenny Morrison and Kerr Livingston, immediate G&D Past President,
Some of the invited guests
President meets President!
Gourock Park's Robert Grant with the current G & D President Kenny Morrison
Thanks to Norma and Hamish Ramsay for the photos supplied for this page