Monday, May 16, 2016

DOC THOM AYRSHIRE ORDER OF MERIT - Hillhouse Cup win puts Macneal out in front

Order Of Merit leader
Charlie Macneal

Charlie Macneal (Prestwick) moved to the top of the Doc Thom Ayrshire Order Of Merit table after three events, following his win on Sunday 15th May in the Hillhouse Cup at Royal Troon.

In perfect conditions, with the added attraction of the Open Championship stands in place, the Hillhouse Cup attracted a bumper quality field this year and Macneal overcame any serious challenge with an excellent score of 73 which left him three ahead of his nearest rivals.

Leading scores :-

73 - Charlie Macneal (Prestwick)

76 - Alan McLean (Kilbirnie Place, Gavin Nimmo (Troon St Meddans), Alistair Belford (Prestwick St Nicholas), Keith hamilton (Ayr Belleisle), Ian Smith (Troon Welbeck)

77 - Shaun Hedger (West Kilbride), Steven Stamper (Turnberry), Scott brown (Turnberry), Colin Gray (Irvine).

The win leaves Charlie Macneal just ahead of Greg telfer (Prestwick St Cuthbert) and Michael Smyth (Royal Troon) with the first three of the eighteen counting events now completed.

The next counting events are the West Of Scotland Strokeplay at Loudoun Gowf Club on Sunday 22nd May, followed by the Scottish Strokeplay Championship at Gullane No 1 from 27th to 29th may and the West Kilbride Open which is on the 29th of May.

Present positions in the 2016 Doc Thom Ayrshire order Of Merit are :-

175 CHARLIE MACNEAL Prestwick  
150 GREG TELFER Prestwick St Cuthbert
150 MICHAEL SMYTH Royal Troon
66.75 KEITH HAMILTON  Ayr Belleisle
38 ALAN McLEAN Kilbirnie Place
38 GAVIN NIMMO Troon St Meddans
38 ALISTAIR  BELFORD Prestwick St Nicholas
38 IAN SMITH Troon Welbeck
35 CRAIG  HAMILTON Ballochmyle
35 ADRIAN  ORTON Kilmarnock Barassie
28.75 GRAEME GIMSON Prestwick St Cuthbert
28.75 CRAIG TELFER Prestwick St Cuthbert
28.75 STUART MILLER Kilmarnock Barassie
1.25 SHAUN HEDGER West Kilbride
1.25 STEVEN STAMPER Turnberry
1.25 SCOTT BROWN Turnberry
1.25 COLIN GRAY Irvine

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