Tuesday, September 21, 2010

AYRSHIRE JUNIOR GOLF LEAGUE - Ayr Belleisle win Under 16 trophy

The final of the Ayrshire Junior Golf League Under 16 Knockout Trophy was held at Largs GC on Sunday 19th September with Ayr Belleisle (pictured right) beating Prestwick St Cuthbert by 3 - 1 to win the trophy.

Jack McCluskey led the Belleisle side by example in the first tie, eastablishing a three hole lead over Greg Telfer at the turn before closing out his opponent on the 15th.

Darryl Lynch and Mark Reid were square at the turn in the second tie but Reid had a run of five successive winning holes to take his tie and square the match at 1 - 1.

The final two ties were very close throughout with the two Ayr belleisle players leading by one hole, through nine, and in both cases the Belleisle players held on for 2 & 1 wins in their respective ties to take the trophy back to Ayr Belleisle

Match details  (Ayr Belleisle names first) :-

Jack McCluskey beat Greg Telfer by 4&3
Darryl Lynch lost to Mark Reid by 5&4
Ross Cameron beat Daniel Webster by 2&1
Jordon Sweeney beat Nathan Galloway by 2&1

The finalists

At the presentations following the final, AJGL Chairman John Nordbo congratulated the teams on their considerable efforts to reach the finals and also thanked Largs Golf Club for providing the courtesy of the course, which was in outstanding condition. He also commented on the fairly sizeable contingent of parents and club supporters following their teams.

On Sunday 26th September Largs will once again be the venue for the Junior League final featuring Kilmarnock (Barassie) and Ayr Belleisle and also the Junior Champion of Champions final between Joseph Howie (Ardeer) and Craig Telfer (Prestwick St. Cuthbert) and spectators will be most welcome.

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