It wasn’t quite the highland fling nor was it the caber toss, but more than 100 Glengarry Highland Games fans donned their kilts to participate in one of Scotland’s favourite sports; golf.

On Friday, August 6, the Games held one of its few in-person events this year – the annual golf tournament at the Glengarry Golf and Country Club. Players enjoyed the opportunity to join their friends on the course, which was decked out with Games flags on every green. Also enjoyed were the special treats at many of the holes – oat cakes, butter tarts and homemade pies that were quickly devoured, while the liquid samples were welcome in the heat.

Director Bill Shields, organizer of the tournament, was thrilled that more than $3,000 was raised for the Games from the tournament. He also wanted to thank the many volunteers and sponsors who made the day such a success, with a special thanks to Helen Shields for baking the homemade treats, the volunteers on the event holes, and the sponsors who provided prizes for closest to the pin on the par three holes.

The Games Tournament returns next year on its usual date, the Wednesday before the Games, which will take place on July 29 and 30. See you at the Games!

Jen Shields and daughter Avery offered gas cards to the closest to the pin on hole 17. Avery also was dancing the highland fling for the golfers.