Tennant Cup: McDonald hangs on
-- Scottish Golf Photo
-- Scottish Golf Photo

Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland (June 23, 2013) -- Jack McDonald stroked home from 30 feet on the final green tonight to win his first 72-hole stroke play event, the Tennant Cup on the SGU Men’s Order of Merit.

The 20-year-old from Kilmarnock Barassie closed with a final round 72 at Glasgow Golf Club to claim success by a shot from the fast-finishing Scott Crichton (Aberdour).

Recent strong finishes at the Carrick Neill Scottish Amateur Stroke Play and the St Andrews Links Trophy had suggested the University of Stirling student was nearing a victory.

And so it proved over the Killermont course today, as McDonald – the 2012 Scottish Amateur Golfer of the Year - edged home with a 284 total despite a brilliant closing 65 from Crichton to push him all the way.

Lundin’s James White produced two final day scores of 70 to finish on his own in third spot, while Neil Henderson of The Renaissance took fourth, helped by a 66 in round three.

Overnight leader Matt Clark (Kilmacolm) shared fifth on 288, along with Dollar’s Scott Borrowman, Gordon Stevenson (Whitecraigs) and Chris Robb of Meldrum House.

Results For Tennant Cup Golf Tournament
1ScotlandJack McDonaldScotland40071-72-69-72--284
2ScotlandScott CrichtonScotland30074-74-72-65--285
3ScotlandJames WhiteScotland20074-72-70-70--286
4ScotlandNeil HendersonScotland20075-75-66-71--287
T5ScotlandScott BorrowmanScotland20077-73-68-70--288

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ABOUT THE Tennant Cup

The Competition will be played over 72 holes of stroke play, with the first 36 holes being played over the Club’s links course at Glasgow Gailes on the Saturday, and the leading 40 players and those who have tied for fortieth place playing the final 36 holes over the Club’s parkland course at Killermont on the Sunday.

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