The British Boys Championship this week is the third last counting event, with only Jack Broun (Ayr Belleisle) in the field for that competiton, and this leaves the destination of the 2018 title resting on the remaining two junior open competitions still to take place this year.
The remaining counting events are the Prestwick St Nicholas GC Junior Open on Sunday 9th September and the new Irvine GC Junior Open which will be held on Monday 24th September and is being included this year as a counting event alongside the previously published qualifying competitions.
|Junior Order Of Merit leader|
A second place in the Ballochmyle Junior Open on 13th August for McCracken extended his advantage at the top of the table, however Harvey Broadfoot has stormed into contention for the title
with second places at Trump Turnberry and Ayr Belleisle junior opens, a joint second place at the Prestwick Boys Open at Prestwick St Cuthbert and a sixth place at Ballochmyle.
Ewan Milligan (Kilmarnock Barassie) is extremely close to a top three place after a semi final appearance in the Ayrshire Boys matchplay Championship, joint second at the Prestwick Boys Open and a third place at Ayr Belleisle put him into fourth place , less than two points behind Sean Addie.
Also making a significant move recently, and pushing himself into contention for a top three place, is John Kelly (Ayr Seafield) who gained maximum points at both the Ayr Belleisle and Ballochmyle junior opens and a second place at the Prestwick Boys Open at Prestwick St Cuthbert to move into fifth place in the table.
The present positions with just three counting events remaining are:-