Sunday, September 29, 2019

SENIOR MEN'S HOME INTERNATIONALS - Scotland finish third at Alnmouth

Paul Moultrie

With Paul Moultrie (Royal Troon) in the side, Scotland finished in third place in the 2019 Senior Men’s Home International series, played at Alnmouth Golf Club in England from 17th to 19th September. 

Scotland Started the championship well with a 5.5 – 3.5 victory over wales in their opening fixture.
Paul Moultrie sat out the morning foursomes against wales but earned a half point against Nigel evans in the afternoon singles.

On the second day Scotland faced Ireland but, after only gaining a half point in the three morning foursomes, lost out by 6 – 3 overall.

Paul Moultrie was paired with Robert Smith in the morning foursomes, losing out to John Mitchell & Barry O’Leary by 4&3, but secured a second successive half point in the singles, playing in the anchor tie against Karl Bornemann.

On the final day Scotland played the eventual winners, England and succeeded in stopping a third successive win for the hosts, eventually drawing the match 4.5 – 4.5.

Paul Moultrie again teamed up with Robert Smith in the morning foursomes, earning a half point against Paul Wharton & Richard Norton, but in the afternoon singles he was soundly beaten 6&5 by Rich Jones.

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