Sam and Shannon win Paul Lawrie junior match-play titles

Shannon McWilliam, Paul Lawrie, and Sam Locke
Shannon McWilliam, Paul Lawrie, and Sam Locke

Sam Locke (Banchory) and Shannon McWilliam (Aboyne) won the Paul Lawrie Foundation junior scratch match-play golf events at Newmachar Golf Club at the weekend.

In the boys’ final over Hawkshill, Locke, a Foundation- supported player, beat defending Champion, Marc Watt (Inverallochy) 2 and 1.

Sam had earlier beaten Kiran Nolan (Kemnay) 8 and 7 in the semi-final and Marc had finished one up on Craig Leith in the other.

In the girls’ event, Shannon defeated clubmate Carmen Griffiths 5 and 3.

Shannon had beaten Sarah Black (Deeside) 5 and 4 and Carmet beat Chloe Henderson (Deeside) by one hole in the semi-finals.