Wednesday, October 12, 2016



Strathmore's Alex Simpson was in sparkling form with a second-round, seven-birdie score of 68 in the Faldo Series Grand Final's Under-16 boys' category at Stoke by Nayland Golf Club today (WED).
Simpson birdied the fifth, sixth, 11th, 14th, 16th, 17th ane 18th in halves of 35-33.
With a 36-hole tally of 141 - his first-round score was a 73, Simpson has moved up to joint second, two shots behind the Under-16s' leader, Harry Goddard (England) (69-70).
Sharing second place with the Scot is Kiet an Der Weele (Netherlands) whose second-round 67 was the only score better than Simpson on the day.
Carrine Taylor (Elgin) added a 76 to her opening 79 and maintained seventh place in the Under-21 girls' section. She is12 shots behind the category leader, Sara Zrnikova (Slovakia) who has had a pair of 71s for 142.
Emily Brennan (England) (74-70) and Mary Doyle (Ireland) (75-69) are sharing second place on 144.

Leading Day 2  scores
Boys’ Under-21
139 – Adam Chapman (ENG) (67-72), Henrik Machado (BRA) (69-70) 
141 – Adam Puchmelter (SK) (70-71).   
Boys’ Under 18: 
136 – Jiri Zuska (CZE) (67-69)
138 – Nathan Longley (ENG) (71-67).  
Boys’ Under 16: 
139 – Harry Goddard (ENG) (69-70)
 141 – Alex Simpson (SCO) (73-68), Kiet van der Weele (NED) (74-67).  
Girls’ Under-21: 
142 – Sara Zrnikova (SK) (71-71)
144 – Emily Brennan (ENG) (74-70), Mary Doyle (IRE) (75-69).  
Girls’ Under-16:
139 – Nicola Slater (ENG) (69-70)
145 – Amy Taylor (ENG) (74-71).
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