Saturday 15th September saw 2 youth teams of 3 travel to Ralston Golf Club for the annual Youths Area Team Championship at Ralston Golf Club Glasgow. Team one consisted of Ryan Campbell (Falkirk), Ben Craggs (Glenbervie) and Blair Carnegie (Dunblane New), team two was Greg Nicoll (Glenbervie), Peter Maxwell (Glenbervie) and Jamie Simpson (Falkirk).
Team two struggled through the day finishing well down the field, however team one was a different story altogether. With the best 2 scores from the each round counting to the total, we achieved a morning total of 144 putting us in 3rd place, counting scores Ryan Campbell 71 and Ben Craggs 73, discarded score Blair Carnegie 76. The afternoon round saw some fantastic golf from Blair Carnegie who shot 67, added to another 71 from Ryan Campbell giving an afternoon total of 138. Ben Craggs shot 74 in the afternoon.
An overall total of 282 saw us pip the hosts Glasgow Golf Union on countback for the top team prize. Ryan Campbell finished 4th in the individual competition with Blair Carnegie finishing 5th
This is the first time Stirlingshire have won this trophy, so thanks and congratulations to Ryan, Ben and Blair. Thanks also must go to Glasgow Golf Union for their hospitality on the day and Ralston Golf Club who provided a course in excellent condition.