Round Up: Euan McIntosh wins Tennant Cup after closing 62

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Scottish champion Euan McIntosh signed off with a sensational closing 62 to clinch a dramatic victory in the Tennant Cup at 

The 50-year-old Turnhouse player was level-par after six holes in the final round before moving up a gear to card eight birdies in his blistering effort.

McIntosh, who made an early exit in the knock-out phase of the Amateur Championship at Portmarnock, sparked his burst by picking up three shots in a row from the seventh.

He then added further gains at the 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th and 18th to finish with a 272, beating Kilmacolm’s Matt Clark by a shot.

Peebles player Stephen Roger, who had led by four shots at the halfway stage after opening rounds of 70-64 at Gailes Links on Saturday, had to settle for a share of third spot.

He finished alongside former Scottish Boys’ champion Eric McIntosh (Bruntsfield Links) on 277.


Past champion Russell Knox signed off with a 65 to finish just outside the top 20 in the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

The five-under-par effort gave the Scottish No 1 a six-under total, the same as compatriot Martin Laird (72) at TPC River Highlands.

American Chez Reavie claimed his first PGA Tour victory in almost 11 years, winning by four shots from Zack Sucher and Keegan Bradley.


Colin Montgomerie celebrated his 56th birthday by claiming a top-15 finish in the American Family Insurance Championship on the Champions Tour.

In an event won by American Jerry Kelly in a play-off, Montgomerie shot rounds of 70-68-69 for a nine-under total in Wisconsin.


Gemma Dryburgh marked her major debut with a top-50 finish in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine.

The Aberdonian followed opening rounds of 75-70-73 with a last-day 74 for a four-over total, picking up a cheque for $16,317 as she tied for 43rd.

Australian Hannah Green completed a wire-to-wire win as she recorded her first major victory.

Signing off with a 72 for nine-under, she pipped Korea’s Sung Hyun Park by a shot at the 2016 Ryder Cup venue.


Thai amateur Atthaya Thitikul won the Ladies European Thailand Championship for the second time in three years.

The 16-year-old finished with a five-under-par 67 at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club to win by five shots from Germany’s Esther Henseleit.

“It feels unreal,” said Thitikul. “I’m really pleased with all the things I’ve done in this tournament. Edinburgh-based American Beth Allen finished joint sixth, securing a spot in the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn in the process.


Overnight leader Aamar Saleem slipped to ninth after closing rounds of 79 and 76 in the Sir Henry Cooper Masters at Nizel as England’s Ben Schmidt added the title to his recent Brabazon Trophy triumph.


Newly-crowned PGA Professional champion Alastair Forsyth carded a nine-under-par 62 to share top spot with Greig 
Hutcheon in the Bathgate Pro-Am.


Connor Syme lost in the quarter-finals to eventual winner Eirik Tage Johansen from Norway in the Andalucia - Costa del Sol Match Play 9 at Valle Romano Golf.