Lewis in action against England
Burnside teenager Lewis Irvine was part of the Scotland team that placed second behind England in the Home International tournament last week.
The English were crowned the 2016 Boys Home International Champions after a strong final day performance on August 4, to defeat holders Scotland 9-6 in the deciding match at Ballyliffin Golf Club in Donegal.
Lewis and his teammate Graeme Greer were defeated by Michael Gilbert and Harry Goddard, who added England’s fourth point of the morning , with their two-hole win.
The English pair had been comfortable but the Scottish duo came back to force the match to the 18th. An errant tee shot cost them in the end.
Lewis’dad Ian said:“He only got half a point but he was very competitive and he enjoyed it. England beat Scotland on the final day but Lewis came back and said he had played well.
“He wasn’t too downhearted but when he came up against the English he knew they were a standard ahead.
“It was howling with rain so it wasn’t great conditions to play in.”
Driving rain Lewis Irvine