Jack Broun (Ayr Belleisle) was a 4 & 3 winner away from home against Gregor Mackintosh (Girvan) to book his third round place, whilst Derek Ballantyne (Ardeer) used home advantage to defeat Jack Purdie (Largs) by 6 & 5.
Martin Moore (Tam O Shanter) had a 2 & 1 away win against Campbell McCluskie (Crosshouse) and will be at home in the last sixteen to Alan Oliver (Caprington) following Oliver's 6 & 5 home win over David Power (Troon St Meddans) in round two.
The remaining outstanding result was a notable victory at home for John Sloan (Doon Valley) who beat the new Ayrshire Matchplay Champion John Shanks (Irvine) by 5 & 4.
The full draw for the third round is :-
|Played By:- 19th June 2016|
|Gary Steele (Brunston Castle)|
|Jack Broun (Ayr Belleisle)|
|Derek Ballantyne (Ardeer)|
|Craig Hamilton (Ballochmyle)|
|Martin Moore (Tam O Shanter)|
|Alan Oliver (Caprington)|
|Gordon Boyle (Turnberry)|
|John Sloan (Doon Valley)|
|Iain MacDonald (Largs)|
|Gordon Johnston (Kilbirnie Place)|
|Paul Denim (Loudoun)|
|Mark Gallacher (Rowallan Castle)|
|Ricky Tait (Chase)|
|Sandy Riddell (Skelmorlie)|
|Del Chamberlain (Troon Welbeck)|
|Robbie Stewart (Troon Portland)|