Friday, August 10, 2018

BOYS' HOME INTERNATIONALS - Scotland avoid the wooden spoon at Royal Dornoch

The Scotland Boys' team avoided the wooden spoon at the 2018 Home Internationals on Thursday 9th August, when they defeated wales by 11 - 4 in their final match.

Scotland won the morning foursomes by 4 - 1 and won six of the singles on the afternoon, halving two more and losing only two to finish above Wales in the table.

Ruben Lindsay (Ayr Belleisle) won his morning foursomes tie, partnering Andrew Thornton, by 2&1 but lost his afternoon singles by 4 & 2 whilst Jack Broun (Ayr Belleisle) sat out the morning foursomes before securing a 3&2 victory in the anchor singles tie in the afternoon.

England won the series after an 8 - 7 win over ireland on the final day.

The match details of Scotland's final day match were:-


C McKinney & G Heath lost to A Davies & T Matthews by 1 hole
G Dalziel & C Wilson beat J Ashfield & D Thomas by 4&3
R Lindsay & A Thornton beat C Owen & R Bather by 2&1
C Scott & A O'Hagan beat A Forsyth & M Sandoz by 1 hole
D Walsh & L Waldron beat S David & T Peet by 1 hole


C McKinney halved with A Davies
G Dalziel beat T Matthews by 3&2
G Heath halved with J Ashfield
C Wilson beat B Davies by 2 holes
L Waldron beat R Bather by 2&1
R Lindsay lost to M Sandoz by 4&2
D Walsh beat C Owen by 3&2
A O'Hagan beat D Thomas by 1 hole
C Scott lost to A Forsyth by 4&2
J Broun beat T Peet by 3&2

SCOTLAND    11   WALES   4

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