The 2009 Ayrshire Matchplay Championship will be held at Prestwick Golf Club from 4th to 7th May 2009.
The field for the event was decided at the Strokeplay Championship at Irvine with the cut being at 151, one player on that score gaining a place in the field of 16. By virtue of the best second round score, Malcolm Pennycott (Whiting Bay) secured the last qualifying place and faces Strokeplay Champion John Shanks (Irvine) in the first round.
Matches commence at 5.00 p.m on Monday 4th May.
The first round ties are :-
JOHN SHANKS (Irvine) Vs. MALCOLM PENNYCOTT (Whiting Bay)
STEPHEN SPENCE (Irvine) Vs. GARETH LAMB (Irvine)
JOE GILLIGAN (Troon Welbeck) Vs. SCOTT BROWN (Turnberry)
JOHN HAGGERTY (Loudoun) Vs. PAUL MOULTRIE (Troon Portland)
STEPHEN MURRAY (Troon Welbeck) Vs. WALTER MEIKLAM (Troon Welbeck)
CRAIG McLAUGHLIN (Largs) Vs. IAN WALKER (Turnberry)
RICKY BLACK (Irvine) Vs. TOM McINALLY (Loudoun)
GRAHAM ROWAN (Ballochmyle) Vs. BILLY HUNTER (Troon Welbeck)
Any players who are unavailable are asked to contact Alasdair Malcolm (01292 477657 / mob 07912 026341) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, to allow for a replacement to be arranged.
Full details of the draw can be accessed via the link under the RESULTS heading on the left of this page.