Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Seeds Barry Hume and Sandy Scott are KO'd in Round 4 at Balgownie

After this morning's round of the last 32 in the 89th Scottish amateur championship, there are only three seeded players still standing at Royal Aberdeen GC  - title-holder Robert MacIntyre (Glencruitten), Connor Syme (Drumoig) and Craig Howie (Peebles).
Seeded former champion Barry Hume (Haggs Castle) and young Sandy Scott (Nairn) were toppled.
Former Balgownie club champion more than once, Mark Halliday beat Hume by 3 and 2.
Scott went down by 2 and 1 to Malcolm Pennycott (Royal Burgess) after trailing by two holes on the 11th tee.
Left-hander MacIntyre was a 4 and 2 winner against Andrew Davidson (Charleton).
Graeme Robertson, unseeded despite his World Ranking of No 98, beat last year's Scottish boys champion Will Porter (Carnoustie) by 4 and 3 and will give MacIntyre a tough match in this afternoon's fifth round for the last 16 in the championship.
Rising Banchory prospect Jack arling was two up on the seeded Craig Howie (Peebles) after 10 holes but Howie stayed the distance better and won on the 18th green.
Howie now plays the 47-year-old reinstated former Scottish assistants professional champion Euan McIntosh (Turnhouse) for a place in the quarter-finals.

World rankings of players still in the championship at the start of Day 4:

22 R MacIntyre. 30 C Syme. 71 C Howie. 98 G Robertson. 134 B Hume. 148 S Scott. 583 J Wright. 752 C Hill.  808 K Godsman. 884 A McDougall. 972 J Stewart
 (last 32)
Fintan McKenna (Royal Abdn) bt Steven Buchan 1 hole.
Jeff Wright (Forres) bt Marc Watt (Inverallochy) 5 and 4.

Andrew Burgess (Nairn) bt Chris Gaitens (Fortrose and Rosemarkie) 4 and 2.
Mark Halliday (Royal Abdn) bt  +Barry Hume (Haggs Castle) 3 and 2.

+Connor Syme (Drumoig) bt Gordon Munro (Newmachar) 5 and 4.
Stuart Easton (Irvine) bt Kyle Godsman (Moray) 4 and 2.

Euan McIntosh (Turnhouse) bt Craig Stephen (Aboyne) 1 hole.
 +Craig Howie (Peebles) bt Jack Harling (Banchory) 1 hole.

Alasdair McDougall (Elderslie) bt Calum Hill (Tantallon) 2 and 1
Andrew Gibson (Blairgowrie) bt Fraser Carr (Crail GS) 1 hole

Graeme Robertson (Glenbervie) bt Will Porter (Carnoustie) 4 and 3.
+Robert MacIntyre (Glencruitten) bt Andrew Davidson (Charleton) 4 and 2

 Malcolm Pennycott (Royal Burgess) bt +Sandy Scott (Nairn) 2 and 1.
Jamie Stewart (Old Ranfurly) v William Walker (Belton Park): Walker 3 up after 10

Craig Morrison (Haggs Castle) v George Duncan (Windyhill): Duncan 1 up after 10
Rob Paterson (Kilspindie) v Ben Murray (Portlethen): Murray 4 up after 10

1.00 McKenna v Wright
1.10 Burgess v Halliday
1.20 *Syme v Easton
1.30 McIntosh v *Howie
1.40 McDougall v Gibson
1.50 Robertson v *MacIntyre
2.00 Pennycott v Stewart or Walker
2.10 Morrison or Duncan v Paterson or Murray



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