For the second successive year, the clampionship was decided by a 3 hole play off, after Jervis and John Anton (Tayside) tied on a total of 148.
Competitors enjoyed good weather throughout the championship, although a strengthening breeze on the second day, coupled with fast greens and hard ground conditions made scoring difficult.
In the play off for THE CHAMPIONSHIP, over the Ladybank course, Jervis held a one shot lead as the players approached the final play off hole, the 9th at Ladybank. With both players taking three to reach the green, it was Anton who had to putt first for par. Knowing that he required to hole, Anton gave his putt every chance, but missed and ran some distance past. Anton then missed the return, leaving Jervis with two putts for the title. Jervis made no mistake, and secured the Championship title.
The FIRST CLASS HANDICAP title was won for the host force by Gary Chrystal (Fife), an excellent nett 67, 4 under par, over Balbirnie Park being augmented by a 74, 3 over par, in the closing round at Ladybank, for a 141 total and the trophy by a margin of 4 shots.
The SECOND CLASS HANDICAP was won by S. Nicolson (Lothian & Borders) on 142, 2 strokes better than his closest challenger.
The LADIES CHAMPIONSHIP was a clean sweep for Strathclyde, Alison Gemmill and Linda Robertson taking 3rd and 2nd respectively, behind Carol Collins, whose 147 total was 3 clear of Robertson and 4 ahead of Gemmill.
The RETIRED OFFICERS competition was won by past Secretary and Honorary Member of the S.P.G.A., Peter Nevans (Strathclyde) who recorded an excellent nett 69 on the second day at ladybank, for a 2 round total of 145, which gave him the retired officers trophy by two strokes, and was also good enough to give him runners up spot in the first class event.
The CHIEF OFFICERS competition saw former Chief Constable, William Wilson taking the trophy with a nett score of 72 over Ladybank.
The COMMITTEE COMPETITION, played over Ladybank on the practice day, Monday 5th September, was won by Jim Stevenson (Strathclyde) with an excellent nett score of 66, 5 under par.
The SCRATCH TEAM COMPETITION was extremely close, Lothian & Borders team number 1 taking the trophy by virtue of the better 4th scores, after a tie with Tayside team number 1 on 462.
The HANDICAP TEAM COMPETITION was also won by Lothian & Borders, team number 3 returning a total of 446, to edge out Fife team number 1 by a single shot.
M. Smith (Lothian & Borders) merited a special award after recording a hole in one at the 7th hole at Balbirnie Park during the championship.
At the conclusion of the Championship, Peter M. Wilson, Chief Constable of the host force Fife Constabulary, and his wife attended the closing ceremony, and Mrs. Wilson presented prizes and trophies to the successful participants.