Lothians golf round-up: Historic win for Craigmillar’s Conor O’Toole

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Rising star Conor O’Toole has earned a place in the Craigmillar Park record books as the club’s first male to win a national event.

His ground-breaking victory came in a Scottish Junior Tour event at Turnhouse, where O’Toole shot two 72s for a six-over total in the under-16s’ category.

“Great result, first ever @cpgolfclub male to win national event,” tweeted the Capital club.

Adam Cameron (Royal Burgess) finished runner-up in the under-14s’ section with rounds of 72 and 73.

• Murray wins Willie park Open

David Murray made home advantage count to win the Willie Park Open at Musselburgh.

The host club member shot rounds of 73 and 68, the latter included a bogey at the last, for a one-under-par total.

He won by two shots from Craigielaw’s Kenneth Glen, who pipped another Monktonhall man, Benn McLeod, on a countback for second spot.

Kilspindie teenager Aaron Hall finished two shots further back in fourth in the Lothians Order of Merit event.

• Green success

Two Lothians players topped the leaderboard in the Galvin Green PGA Assistants’ Championship Scottish qualifier at West Linton.

Gullane’s Marc Owenson and Chris Curran (Bathgate) shared the honour of leading 15 qualifiers for the £32,000 final after carding level-par 69s.

Also through to that title shootout, which takes place at Coxmoor in Nottinghamshire in August are Cameron Donaldson (Craigielaw) and Scott Ross (Turnhouse).

• Loretto’s Yannick Artigolle wins

One of the Loretto Golf Academy pupils has chalked up a notable success.

It came for Yannick Artigolle in the Intercollegiate Tour National Finals at Moortown in Yorkshire, where the 17-year-old emerged as the new champion.

Artigolle, who finished with a six-over-par 219 total over 54 holes, qualified for the tournament after a competitive season along with fellow Loretto pupils Lou Tan, Harry Austin and Caroline Zolg.