OBAN golfer Robert MacIntyre fulfilled a dream when he represented Great Britain in the Walker Cup last weekend.
OBAN golfer Robert MacIntyre fulfilled a dream when he represented Great Britain and Ireland in the Walker Cup last weekend.
The 21-year-old Glencruitten golfer joined a team of 10 who took on the USA at the Los Angeles Country Club. The only other Scot in the team was Connor Syme from Drumoig
The GB&I team hoped to retain the bi-annual competition, which they won back in 2015, but unfortunately were trounced 19-7 by the Americans.
Robert didn’t play in the opening foursomes on the Saturday morning which ended two matches apiece.
In the afternoon singles Robert was one of only two GB&I players to win when he had a comprehensive 6 and 4 win over Cameron Champ.
The Americans took the singles 6-2 which gave them an 8-4 overnight lead.
On Sunday morning Robert was paired with Mathew Jordan in the foursomes, but unfortunatley they went down 3 and 2 to Doug Ghim and Maverick McNealy.
The American team won the foursomes 3-1 to give them an 11-5 lead going into the afternoon singles.
Although Robert halved his singles match with Cameron Champ the Americans blew the GB&I team away winning the singles 7-1 to give them an overall 19-7 win to reclaim the Walker Cup.
Glencruitten Golf Club’s Robert MacIntyre fulfilled a dream by playing in the Walker Cup.