Golf: Murcar Hyperlinks clinch Junior Pennant title after dramatic end
The Bridge of Don children defeated McDonald Ellon on countback within the remaining at Balgownie.
Joe Murray gave Murcar the proper begin by beating Alister Hunter by 5&4 within the opening singles however Finlay Simpson squared the match by overcoming Nathan Begg by 3&1.
Murcar Hyperlinks have gained this 12 months’s Aberdeen and District Junior Pennant League after a dramatic end at Royal Aberdeen.
Murcar duo Aidan Buckley and Evan Walker teamed up within the first pairs match to defeat brothers Joseph and Matthew Zanre by 4&3.
Nevertheless, Ellon pair Cole Struthers and Kieran Mess beat Jack Kidd and Zack Don by one gap to make the ultimate match rating 4-4.
Murcar took the title on countback for the primary time since 2014 courtesy of higher tie outcomes.
Junior convenor Jim Ramsay stated: “Now we have struggled for a number of years, as each membership does periodically, with skilled gamers changing into too previous.
“Nevertheless, their spirit has at all times been sturdy, and their dedication even stronger.
“All was going effectively, then alongside got here the pandemic which cancelled all the pieces for 2020
“We resumed final 12 months, and though we remained undefeated, we misplaced out on qualifying for the ultimate as a consequence of video games gained and misplaced.
“This 12 months has been very comparable, not having misplaced any matches however we did safe a spot within the remaining.
“The final pairs match had Ryder Cup standing for rigidity.
“Jack and Zack had been 5 holes down after 9 holes however fought again to solely lose by one gap which proved essential.
“Clearly, we’re delighted to win however the remaining was contested in very sturdy five-club wind towards very sporting opponents.
“Congratulations to everybody who performed and to all the spectators who braved the weather.”