England, Ireland & Scotland have all qualified for the match-play stages of the 2014 European Men’s Amateur Golf Team Championship at Linna Golf Club, Finland.

The English Golf Team led the qualifiers with a total score of 700, spearheaded by Ryan Evans who won the bragging rights as the leading individual after posting scores of 68 and 65. The top seeds will now face Switzerland in the Round of 8 of the championship flight match-play.

Evans score of seven-under-par 65 was matched by Grant Forrest which secured Scotland’s place in the match-play. As sixth seeds, Scotland will first play Sweden (707), third qualifiers behind England (700) and Spain (703).

Ireland finished fourth leading qualifiers but the Welsh Golf Team failed to qualify.

Championship Flight Qualifiers

700 England, 703 Spain, 707 Sweden, 709 Ireland, 710 Germany, Scotland, 711 France, 715 Switzerland

Individual Scores (Par 72):-

133 R Evans (Eng) 68 65
134 C Long (Ger) 68 66
135 G Forrest (Sco) 70 65

Scottish Scores:-

140 G Robertson 71 69
142 B Neil 69 73
146 J Savage 73 73
147 J Ross 71 76
152 J McDonald 76 76

Match-Play Draw

England v Switzerlad, Sweden v Scotland, Ireland v Germany, Spain v France


Graham J Gordon, The Editor and Owner, GolfblogspotUK

The GolfblogspotUK website is owned and run by former Walker Cup player and European Tour card holder, Graham J Gordon, from Scotland, the Home of Golf. The owner is a golf fanatic who had to retire early from competitive tour play due to a back injury that required surgery. Graham wishes to share his knowledge and own experiences of the game with the GolfblogspotUK community and to receive your feedback on all aspects of the sport. Graham has been playing the game for over 20 years and received a great deal of pleasure from the sport. He has met several friends and visited many different places around the world, thanks to playing the great game of golf. Time to put a little back into the game to help others.

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