Golf: Rothesay’s McAlister set for Scottish boys’ title tilt

Scott McAlister, three times Rothesay Golf Club's junior champion, tees off in the first round of the Scottish Boys' Championship on Monday, April 4.
Scott McAlister, three times Rothesay Golf Club's junior champion, tees off in the first round of the Scottish Boys' Championship on Monday, April 4.

Scott McAlister of Rothesay Golf Club will line up against Craigielaw’s Lewis Reid this Monday in the first round of the Scottish Boys’ Championship.

The tournament is being played over six days at Murcar Links near Aberdeen and will feature 234 players, representing 129 clubs - all hoping to join a list of champions including Andrew Coltart, Scott Henry, David Law and Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup players Grant Forrest and Ewen Ferguson.

Daniel Sommerville, events manager with Scottish Golf, said: “The Scottish Boys Championship remains one of our flagship events and we are looking forward to staging a fantastic competition at Murcar Links.

“We have a really strong field of Scotland’s best young junior male golfers taking part which we are confident will produce some top class golf throughout the week.

“We are working hard to ensure our national championships meet the needs of golfers of all ages and abilities and they get a great experience by taking part. Scottish Golf is very grateful to Murcar Links and all of our host venues in 2016 for providing their courses for use in our championships, allowing us to provide fantastic courses on which the players can test their skills and showcase their talent.”

Follow all the latest scores and news from the Scottish Boys Championship at www.scottishgolf.org, with regular updates on Twitter @ScottishGolf and on Scottish Golf’s Facebook page.