Andrew Oldcorn rolls back years in Hinton Bootland Trophy

Andrew OldcornAndrew Oldcorn
Andrew Oldcorn
Capital ace Andrew Oldcorn rolled back the years to card a stunning round at Dalmahoy to be a worthy winner of the Hinton Bootland Trophy.

Playing in the latest East Alliance event of the season, the Kings Acre touring pro fired an eight-under-par 64 to finish five shots clear of the field.

Oldcorn, who is keeping his game sharp for the last three events of the Staysure Tour season, started with a birdie before making an eagle at the fourth as he went out in 34.

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The former PGA champion then stormed home in 30, picking up five birdies in the last six holes in a grandstand finish.

The brilliance of Oldcorn’s effort was illustrated by the fact that only two other players in a 77-strong field managed to break par.

Daniel Flannery (Renaissance Club) finished second on 69, a shot ahead of the host club’s Ross Munro.

Kingsknowe’s Donny Munro topped the handicap section with a 71 off three, beating Murrayfield’s Alan Loughran by a shot.

Top trainee on 74 was Marc Owenson while Brian Chrystal (Baberton) and Willie Laing ( Prestonfield) shared the senior spoils on 74.

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