Grant Forrest records best professional result

Lothians star Grant Forrest recorded his best performance so far in the paid ranks after setting Royal Waterloo on fire with a storming finish in the KPMG Trophy on the '¨Challenge Tour.

Monday, 12th June 2017, 6:30 am
Grant Forrest
Grant Forrest

The 23-year-old carded two eagles and six birdies as he closed with a sensational 64 to finish joint-fourth on 16-under, three shots behind Austrian Martin Wiegele.

It was Forrest’s second eye-catching effort of the season on the second-tier circuit, having finished fifth in the Turkish Airlines Challenge in April.

He earned just under £6000 for this performance and also jumped 16 spots to 24th in the Road to Oman, which sees the top 15 earn cards for the European Tour.

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On the women’s front, North Berwick’s Clara Young fell at the final hurdle in her bid to win the Scottish Championship for the second time in three years. The 20-year-old fought back to square her title shoot-out with Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) at Royal Aberdeen before eventually losing by two holes.

Young now turns her attention to the British equivalent, which starts tomorrow at Pyle & Kenfig in Wales.