On Sunday 5 May, Ayrshire narrowly defeated South of Scotland by 9.5 points to 8.5 points, in the re-arranged Centenary Trophy match, at Brunston Castle Golf Club.

South of Scotland had a successful morning foursomes to lead by 3.5 points to 2.5. In the afternoon singles matches the four Under 16 boys got the South of Scotland off to great start with 3 wins and a halved match but the four Under 18 boys only gained a half point. In the four Youth singles ties, Ayrshire came out on top in three, giving them a winning total of 9.5 points to ensure the Trophy returned to Ayrshire for 2013

Match results, South of Scotland names first:-


Matthew McCulloch & Fraser Hughes beat Jack Thomas & Connor McKay by 4/3;

Duncan McNeill & Alex Chalk beat Murray McCrone & Ross Donald by 6/5;

Brandon Burgess & Robert Hughan beat Louis Murray & Stewart Easton by 6/5;

Kyran Jackson & Alex Mackie lost to Darryl Lynch & Stewart Russell by 3/2

Stewart Fisher & James Caldwell lost to David Wilson & Greg Telfer by 6/5

Alan Birdsall & Gregor Cannon halved with Jack McCluskey & Greg Vernon


Matthew McCulloch halved with Jack Thomas;

Fraser Hughes beat Connor McKay by 4/3;

Alex Chalk beat Ross Donald by 2 holes;

Duncan McNeill beat Murray McCrone by 6/4;

Robert Hughan lost to Louis Murray by 2/1;

Brandon Burgess lost to Darryll Lynch by 4/3;

Alex Mackie halved with Stuart Easton;

Kyran Jackson lost to Stewart Russell by 8/6;

Alan Birdsall beat Greg Telfer by 1 hole;

Gregor Cannon lost to David Wilson by 5/3;

James Caldwell lost to Greg Vernon by 3/2;

Stewart Fisher lost to Jack McCluskey by 4/2.

The South of Scotland team at Brunston Castle