Andrew Davidson of Charleton has won the Faldo Series Scotland Championship by two shots to secure a spot in his second successive Grand Final in the USA.
The 20-year-old closed with a one-over par round of 71 to win by two from overnight co-leaders Niall Mcmullen and Calum Fyfe.
"This win gets me a World Amateur Golf Ranking."
“I’m buzzing to be going back to The Greenbrier, I can’t wait,” said Davidson.
“This win gets me a World Amateur Golf Ranking, too, which was one of my main goals at the start of the season.”
Matthew Dalrymple of Lochwinnoch, who won the Boys' Under-16 division, will join Davidson at The Greenbrier. Niall Mcmullen will also be there after he birdied the fifth extra hole in a sudden death play-off, beating Calum Fyfe to the Boys’ Under-18 title.
The final two qualifying spots went to 2013 Faldo finalist Shannon Williams of Aboyne, who recorded a hole-in-one en route to a second-place finish in the Girls’ division, and Minto’s Tara Mactaggart, the winner by one shot.
Faldo Series history
Established in 1996, 40 Faldo Series tournaments now take place in 30 countries worldwide, with more than 7,000 golfers participating each year. Past winners include major champions Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng.
Faldo series final scores
Boys’ Under-21: 212 – Andrew Davidson (Charleton) 72-69-71; 215 – George Duncan (Windyhill) 73-70-72; 223 – Ben Craggs (Glenbervie) 76-73-74, Cameron Buist (Glenbervie) 70-76-77.
Boys’ Under-18: 214 – Niall Mcmullen (Lundin) 68-71-75, Calum Fyfe (Cawder) 69-70-75; 215 – Michael Brodie (Strathmore) 73-68-74.
Boys’ Under-16: 219 – Matthew Dalrymple (Lochwinnoch) 74-73-72; 220 – Glen Burrett (Haggs Castle) 75-74-71; 224 – Callum Bruce (Duff House Royal) 72-73-79.
Girls: 234 – Tara Mactaggart (Minto) 75-79-80; 235 – Shannon Mcwilliam (Aboyne) 82-75-78; 240 – Kirsty Brodie (Strathmore) 79-80-81, Natasha Slater (Furness) 76-83-81.
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