How the second-round ties were won in Paul Lawrie Match Play

Fidra Island provides a spectacular backdrop as Eduorda De La Riva plays his second shot to the fifth at Archerfield Links. Picture: PA
Fidra Island provides a spectacular backdrop as Eduorda De La Riva plays his second shot to the fifth at Archerfield Links. Picture: PA
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Here’s how the second-round matches were won in the first round of the Aberdeen Asset Management-sponsored event at Archerfield Links.

Marc Warren (Sco) bt Magnus Carlsson (Swe) 3&2

The Scot recovered from losing the opening hole to a birdie to make an eagle - at the 11th - and five birdies, including a 3 at the 14th out of a bunker.

Haydn Porteous (SA) bt David Horsey (Eng) 3&2

One down with seven to play, the South African turned the tide his way with four birdies in five holes, including three in a row from the 14th.

Michael Hoey (NIre) bt Matthew Southgate (Eng)

The former Dunhill Links winner only needed two birdies to progress, the first of those at the sixth squaring the match after he’d lost the second to a birdie.

James Morrison (Eng) bt Graeme Storm (Eng) 4&3

Helped by seven birdies, Morrison backed up his big opening-day victory over Alvaro Quiros with another comfortable triumph.

Richie Ramsay (Sco) bt Roope Kakko (Fin) 2 holes

After losing the first to a 3, the Scot reeled off seven birdies in 12 holes before clinching victory in style by rolling in a 30-foot eagle putt at the last.

Oliver Fisher (Eng) bt Simon Khan (Eng) 2&1

After winning at the 22nd in the first round, Fisher enjoyed an easier passage on this occasion after being three up after seven.

Chris Paisley (Eng) bt Prom Meesawat (Tha) one hole

Two down early on, Paisley eagled the last to win, ending Meesawat’s hopes of emulating compatriot Kiradech Aphibarnrat, last year’s winner.

Johan Carlsson (Swe) bt Robert Rock (Eng) 2&1

All square with three to play, the big Swede birdied both the 16th and 17th to clinch victory over his English opponent, who’d been ahead early on.

Anthony Wall (Eng) bt Richard Bland (Eng) 6&4

Helped by five birdies, Wall was four-under for 14 holes as he recorded a straightforward victory over his compatriot.

Richard Green (Aus) Paul Lawrie (Sco) at 19th

The tournament host was in the driving seat as he held a two-hole lead with three to play but Green birdied the 16th and 18th before winning with a 3 at the first extra hole.

Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng) bt Matt Ford (Eng) 6&5

The young Englishman followed up his big opening-day win with another comfortable victory, starting birdie-eagle as he covered 13 holes in seven-under.

Alejandro Canizares (Esp) bt Eduardo De La Riva (Esp) 4&3

The battle of the Spaniards was won by Canizares, who was always in the driving seat after getting four up after six and finished with four birdies.

Daniel Brooks (Eng) bt Chris Wood (Eng) 2&1

Six up with eight to play after making four birdies to that point, Brooks survived a fightback from his opponent to eventually squeeze through at the 17th.

Mikko Ilonen (Fin) Maximilian Kieffer (Ger)

Up against the 2014 Volvo World Match Play winner, Kieffer got his nose in front for the first time at with a birdie at the 16th before chipping in from the trees for an eagle at the last.

Alex Noren (Swe) bt Renato Paratore (Ita) 4&3

For the second round running, Scottish Open champion Noren made seven birdies and progressed comfortably despite also mixing in two bogeys on this occasion.

Nacho Elvira (Esp) bt Craig Lee (Sco) at 20th
Two down with four to play, the Scot birdied the 15th and 16th before holing a testing four-footer to stay alive at the 18th but eventually lost to a birdie-4 from his opponent at the second extra hole.