A battling performance in round two of the strokeplay qualifying on Tuesday, the 15th of June, saw him finish with a level par 71 and a two round total of 147, 5 over par, to secure the 55th qualifying place, just one shot inside the cut.
In the first round of the matchplay on Wednesday,he faces England's Callan Barrow (Royal Lythan & St Annes), teeing off at 12 Noon.
Stuart Easton (Irvine) agonisingly missed qualifying for the matchplay rounds by virtue of the countback after a one over par round of 72 on Tuesday left him right on the qualifying mark of 148, 6 over par, for 36 holes.
Alyx Murray (Prestwick St Nicholas) finished on 154, 12 over par, after a second round of 73, whilst Robbie Muir (Kilmarnock Barassie) was 3 shots further back on 157 after a second round score of 77.
Jack Broun (Turnberry) closed with a second successive round of 80 for an 18 over par total of 160.