Irish Amateur Open: Scotland's Savage wins
DOLLYMOUNT, Dublin (May 11, 2014) -- Jamie Savage (Scotland) captured the Irish Amateur Open Championship at The Royal Dublin Golf Club after finishing on level par.

He finished two shots clear of a quartet of players that included Irish Close champion Cormac Sharvin and the long time leader Gary McDermott from Carton House.

Savage's final round of 71 featured an impressive level par back nine, and gives the Scot his first major international win.

The 19 year old, from Cawder Golf Club near Glasgow is coached by Stewart Savage - his father - who is professional at Dalmuir golf club.

He is the first Scotsman to lift the title since Gavin Dear in 200

Results For Irish Amateur Open Golf Championship
1ScotlandJamie SavageScotland70074-68-75-71=288
T2Northern IrelandCormac SharvinNorthern Ireland50074-70-73-73=290
T2NetherlandsRobbie Van WestNetherlands50073-74-72-71=290
T2EnglandTom GandyEngland50071-71-78-70=290
T2IrelandGary McDermottIreland50069-71-74-76=290

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ABOUT THE Irish Amateur Open

First played in 1892 and held every year with the exception of the War Years up to 1959, and revived in 1995, the Irish Amateur Open can boast a strong history of producing great Champions including Joe Carr (three times), Jimmy Bruen, Tom Craddock, Padraig Harrington, Michael Hoey, Noel Fox, Louis Oosthuizen and Pedro Figueiredo.

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