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Congratulations to the Ayrshire Junior team who won the West of Scotland Boys League in their last match against Stirlingshire on Sunday. The match, which was played at Falkirk, ended with a 4.5-3.5 win for Ayrshire securing them the title. The Glasgow Boys team also ended their campaign, but unfortuately with a 6-2 defeat at the hands of Dumbartonshire. Team Manager Gordon Jamison who was only able to field a team of 3 boys for the match, however singled out Josh Millan for praise, having a win on his debute game. The current results and league table may be viewed here

Pault Gault of Haggs Castle Golf Club is the winner of this year's Order of Merit. His consistent performances in the first five events of the competition and a good finish in the final event at Cathcart Castle giving him the title. Paul's points total for the ten events was 635. In second position was Brendan McKenna  of Pollok Golf Club who has also had a fine season, particularly his Glasgow Amateur Championship win back in early August. Finishing in third place was Greg Brown of Cathkin Braes Golf Club who had a fine win at East Kilbride in the West of Scotland Championship in May ( note: Greg won that competition in the countback against Paul and Brendan ! ). So congratulations to all three players on their achievements so far this season.

The final Order of Merit table may be viewed here

Glasgow 4 Lanarkshire 4.  Another good result for the boys with a well earned draw in yesterday's match at Kirkhill. The course was in excellent condition. 

The individual results may be viewed here

You can also view all the league results to date and the current league table placings here

Brendan McKenna is the new Glasgow Open Amateur Champion after a sudden death playoff at Pollok Golf Club yesterday. The competition had to be restricted to 18 holes due to the heavy rain and adverse conditions. After the first round both Brendan and Willie McMillan of Bonnyton had tied with fine scratch scores of 66, but Brendan went on to win at the 1st extra hole with a birdie. Congratulations to Brendan and to all the players who braved the persistent rain, and thanks to Pollok Golf Club for presenting an excellent course despite the very poor weather.

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Andrew Forbes of Haggs Castle Golf Club is the new GGU Junior Matchplay champion. He defeated his fellow club member Louis Fleming in the final held at Sandyhills Golf Club on Friday 2nd August. In the semi-finals, Andrew won 1up against Chris McMillan of Bishopbriggs, and Louis won 3&2 against Josh White also of Bishopbriggs.  In the afternoon, Andrew came out on top in the final with a 3&2 win. 

Well done to all the competitors especially Leah Bryce Sandyhills The first girl to play in a Glasgow Golf Union event ( a glimpse of the future hopefully )

Pictured here is Andrew receiving his trophy from Sandyhills Club Captain Carole Mason.

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After a hard fought final played in a great spirit by both first time finalists, Craig Harper of Cowglen Golf Club defeated Clark Nelson of Glasgow Golf Club 2/1.
Excellent golf was played by both players with under par golf required to win the competition.
Congratulations to our new Match Play Champion Craig Harper and all the competitors for a great weeks golf.
View the full story here

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