George MacMillan of the host club Machrihanish emerged as winner of the 2011 Area matchplay championship after a titantic battle with Rothesay's Graham Bolton in Sunday afternoon's final. Two down with two to go, George turned it round to beat Bolton at the 22nd hole in dazzling sunshine at the world famous links.
The beaten semi finalists were Rothesay's George Reynolds and Millport's Les Pirie.
The Area Executive would like to thank Machrihanish Golf Club for hosting the event and commend them for its fine condition.


First Round

G. Bolton bt K.Mapes 8&6
AR Thomson bt G Lundie 3&2
K. McCallum bt A O'Neill 1 hole
L.Pirie bt S.Ellis 8&7
C.McKirdy bt J.Jack 3&2
G.Reynolds bt C.Pirie 1 hole
G.MacMillan bt G.Tyre 5&4
A.McKie bt A. Finlayson 3&2

Quarter Finals

Bolton bt Thomson at 21st
Pirie bt McCallum 2&1
Reynolds bt McKirdy 3&2
MacMillan bt McKie 1 hole

Semi finals
Bolton bt Pirie 4&3
MacMillan bt Reynolds 1 hole


MacMillan bt Bolton at 22nd




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