Order of Merit

Mitchell Cowie (Dumfries & County) cemented his place as the top men’s amateur golfer in Dumfries & Galloway by winning this years South of Scotland Order of Merit. After the conclusion of the final event Mitchell had accumulated 645 points, helped with wins in the Dumfriesshire Strokeplay and South Matchplay and other strong finishes in the Southerness Challenge and South Strokeplay. Last years OOM winner William Squires (Southerness) finished second and put up a good fight in trying so to hold on to the title, taking it all the way to the last event. Previous OOM winners David Brodie (Newton Stewart) and Iain Rae (Dalbeattie) were 3rd and 4th respectively.
Final standings
1 . Mitchell Cowie (Dumfries & County) 645
2. William Squires (Southerness) 568
3. David Brodie (Newton Stewart) 488
4. Iain Rae (Dalbeattie) 481
5. Clark Riddick (Southerness) 410
6. Craig Milby (Portpatrick) 345
7. Andrew Kerr (Southerness) 338
8. Adam Scott (Lochmaben) 330
9. Ross Murray (Southerness) 303
10. Michael Grunwell (Dumfries & Galloway) 260