|John Rushbury & Andrew Macleod|
Pipped for national title on inward half
John Rushbury, who captained Ayrshire to the Area Team Championship title earlier in the year, teamed up with club Captain Andrew Macleod to return a 3 under par 67, which matched the best score of the day by the Tarland team.
Troon St Meddans were the next best of the four Ayrshire qualifiers for the final, John Nellany & Frank Drum finishing in joint 17th place with a 3 over par 73.
Stewarton, represented by Darren Murdoch & Tom Reid finished in joint 25th place after a 5 over par 75 whilst Ken Smith & John Boyle of Ardeer were tied 32nd with an eight over par 78.