Dunblane New Golf Club Champion for 2012, Blair Carnegie was defeated in the final of the Merchant Cup at St. Andrews.
Blair qualified for the Merchant Cup as number 30 seed scoring 2 over par 72 in the qualifying round on Monday. In his 1st round match he defeated Ross Dallas (Kirriemuir) who was number 3 seed, in round 2 he defeated Benjamin David (Colchester) who was number 14 seed, round 3 saw him beat number 6 seed Jake Hogg (Dukes).
the semi-final was a fantastic victory against an England U18 player Louis Tomlinson (West Lancashire), who had defeated Stuart Irving (Falkirk) in round 2.
The semi-final and the final took place on the Old Course. The final was against Liam Sutton another England U18 player. It was a very closely fought match with Blair eventually losing out on the 22nd hole.
The Stirlingshire County Executive would like to congratulate Blair on his achievements, this year and wish him all the best for the remainder of the season.