The new Ayrshire Strokeplay Champion, Stuart Robin of the host club, had the better of the tie against hs clubmate Kevin Brock, winning by 3 & 2 to progress to the quarter finals where he will play George Robertson (Irvine Ravenspark) who had a two hole win over Alan McLean (Kilbirnie Place).
2011 winner Michael Smyth (Royal Troon) edged through by two holes against Craig Telfer (Prestwick St Cuthbert) to set up a quarter final match against former Scotland internationalist Steven McEwan (Loudoun), who beat Walter Meiklem (Troon Welbeck) by 4 & 2 in their opening round match.
Defending champion David Wilson (Troon Welbeck) was pushed all the way by Craig Adams (Irvine) before claiming a second round place with a one hole victory. In the quarter finals Wilson will play Steven Stamper (Girvan) who beat Darren Mallinson (Irvine Ravenspark) by 2 & 1 in round one.
The 2008 matchplay Champion Craig Hamilton (Ballochmyle) had a 4 & 2 win over Brian Moore (Largs) to set up a quarter final match with the 2009 title winner Scott Brown (Turnberry), who beat John Haggarty (Loudoun) to secure his place in the last eight.
Quarter final matches are scheduled for Tuesday with the semi finals on Wednesday and the final on Thursday evening.
The quarter final ties are :-
Stuart Robin (Prestwick St Nicholas)
George Robertson (Irvine Ravenspark)
Michael Smyth (Royal Troon)
Steven McEwan (Loudoun)
David Wilson (Troon Welbeck)
Steven Stamper (Girvan)
Craig Hamilton (Ballochmyle)
Scott Brown (Turnberry)