Thursday, February 09, 2017

AYRSHIRE JUNIOR GOLF LEAGUE - Draws made for 2017 competitions

The draws were made at the ALGL meeting on Tuesday 7th February for the 2017 Ayrshire Junior Golf League competitions.

Twelve teams will contest the AYRSHIRE JUNIOR GOLF LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP this year, with two sections of six teams playing off on a home and away basis throughout the summer, with the winners of each section going forward to contest the final at Troon Darley on 17th September.

Section A features Troon Welbeck, Ballochmyle, Ardeer, Irvine, Ayr Belleisle and Largs.

Section B features both last seasons finalists, Turnberry and Kilmarnock (Barassie), alongside Prestwick St Cuthbert, West Kilbride, Caprington and Loudoun.

In the UNDER 16 KNOCKOUT TROPHY competition, title holders Ayr Belleisle face a first round match at home to Kilmarnock (Barassie) whilst the 2016 runners up, Turnberry, have a bye into round two along with Ardeer, Troon Welbeck and Caprington.

The first round ties, to be played by 4th June, are :-

West Kilbride Vs. Ballochmyle
Prestwick St Cuthbert Vs. Loudoun
largs vs. Irvine
Ayr Belleisle Vs Kilmarnock (Barassie)

The final of the competition is scheduled to be held at Troon Darley on Sunday 10th September.

There are fourteen players in the CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS TROPHY competition this year, with the draw giving the representatives from Ardeer and Ayr Belleisle a bye into round two.

The first round ties, to be played by 4th June, are :-

West Kilbride (Fraser Murray) Vs. Caprington (Jamie McKinnon)
Turnberry Vs. Prestwick St Cuthbert (Shawn McBride)
Loudoun (Elliot Spence) Vs. Kilmarnock Barassie (Robbie Muir)
Ballochmyle Vs. Ayrshire Boys Matchplay Champion (Euan Ferguson)
Largs Vs. Troon Welbeck (Blair Fleming)
Irvine (Ross McDonald) Vs. Ayrshire Boys Champion (Jack Broun)

The final will take place on Sunday 17th September at Troon Darley.

Entry forms for the AYRSHIRE JUNIOR TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP, which takes place at Caprington GC on Sunday 23rd April, have been distributed to all Ayrshire Golf Association member clubs, and AJGL representatives by email this week.

The fixtures for the WALLACE THORNTON TROPHY competition will be confirmed following the completion of the Ayrshire Junior team Championship.

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