Saturday, September 16, 2017

AYRSHIRE JUNIOR GOLF LEAGUE - Kilmarnock Barassie and Troon Welbeck win first two finals

Kilmarnock (Barassie) and Troon Welbeck were the winners last Sunday 10th September, when the first two finals of the 2017 Ayrshire Junior Golf League competitions took place at Troon Darley.

Wallace Thornton Trophy winners
Kilmarnock Barassie

In the scratch team knockout competition for the Wallace Thornton Trophy, Kilmarnock (Barassie) were involved in an extremely close encounter against Turnberry in the final.

The Wallace Thornton Trophy finalists
From Kilmarnock |Barassie & Turnberry
With Rachel Foster and Jack Broun winning for Turnberry and Ben Watson, who holed a bunker shot at the final hole for a winning birdie, and Ross McDonald putting the points on the board for Kilmarnock (Barassie) the match finished tied 2 - 2.

Under the rules of the competition, the teams selected one player to contest a sudden death play off to decide the destination of the title, and it fell to Jack Broun of Turnberry to play Robbie Muir of Kilmarnock (Barassie) in the play off, with Muir having a winning birdie against Broun's par at the first play off hole.

Match details (Kilmarnock Barassie names first):-

Robbie Muir lost to Rachel Foster by 4&3
Euan Milligan lost to Jack Broun by 6&5
Ben Watson beat Max Barclay by 1 hole
Ross McDonald beat Keiran Beauchamp by 9 & 8

Kilmarnock Barassie   2   Turnberry   2

Kilmarnock (Barassie won the sudden death play off at the first play off hole.

In the final of the Under 16 Knockout Trophy tournament, Troon Welbeck faced Prestwick St Cuthbert. With the added advantage of playing over their home course, a very strong Troon Welbeck team took the title with a 4 - 0 win in the match.

Under 16 Knockout Trophy winners
Troon Welbeck
Match details (Troon Welbeck names first):-

Liam Kirkham beat Katy Hill by 6&5
Josh Davies beat Alison Malcolm by 6&5
Rory Inglis beat Blair Rankin by 5&3
Ethan McIntyre beat Euan Jackson by 3&1

Troon Welbeck   4   Prestwick St Cuthbert   0

Under 16 Knockout Trophy finalists from
Prestwick St Cuthbert & Troon Welbeck

This Sunday, 17th September, sees the finals of the Champion Of Champions Trophy and the Ayrshire Junior Golf League Championship being contested, again at Troon Darley.

In the League Championship final, Kilmarnock (Barassie) will play Ballochmyle, whilst the Champion Of Champions final Ruben Lindsay (Ayr Belleisle) will play Blair Fleming (Troon Welbeck)

No comments: