Two Ayrshire boys made their Scotland debut on Wednesday, 30th March 2016, having been selected for the Under 16 Scotland team to contest the Quadrangular International against Ireland, wales and The Netherlands at Hilton Templepatrick in Ireland this week.
Jack Broun, a member of Ayr Belleisle and Turnberry, and Cameron Johnstone of Troon Welbeck were chosen as members of the eight man Scotland side, who got off to a winning start in their opening match.
Thanks go to Colin Farquharson for the report on the opening days play.
Young Scots beat Wales in opening match at
Hilton Templepatrick, Northern Ireland
By COLIN FARQUHARSON
Scotland made a good start to the three-day Under-16 boys' quadrangular international at Hilton Templepatrick Golf Club, Northern Ireland.
They beat Wales 7-5 after sharing the foursomes 2-2 and taking the singles 5-3.
Four of the Scottish team had 100 per cent records on the day, winning their foursomes and singles ties.
They were Jack Broun, Lewis Irvine, Cameron Dunn and Aidan O'Hagan.
In the other match, Netherlands came back from a 3-1 deficit in the foursomes to beat hosts Ireland 6.5-5.5
The Dutch boys took the singles 5.5 to 2.5.
The match went down to the 18th in the last tie to finish ... and it was halved.
SCOTLAND 7, WALES 5
R Carey and A Simpson lost to A Greville and E Price 1 hole.
J Broun and L Irvine bt H Bartley and S Mayer 1 hole.
C Black and C Dunn bt J Archibald and T Peet 4 and 2.
C Johnstone and A O'Hagan lost to A Davies and C James 3 and 1.
Simpson bt Greville 3 and 2.
Carey lost to Bartley 3 and 2.
Irvine bt Price 4 and 2.
Broun bt Mayer 2 and 1.
Black lost to Davies 3 and 2.
Dunn bt J Ashfield 2 holes
O'Hagan bt Peet 1 hole.
Johnstone lost to James 5 and 4.
IRELAND 5.5, NETHERLANDS 6.5