Scott Jamieson, the former SGU Men’s Order of Merit champion, continued his consistent season after a tie for eighth place at the BMW Masters in China.
The Glaswegian fired a final round 70 for a seven-under-par total, finishing just four strokes behind Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño in Shanghai – the first event of the Final Series on the European Tour.
Jamieson, 29, who won The Nelson Mandela Championship in South Africa last December for his maiden tour victory, has moved to 24th spot in the Race to Dubai rankings, seven places behind top Scot Stephen Gallacher.
Jamieson, pictured above supporting ClubGolf at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in the summer, is on course for his best season on the European Tour after coming 53rd in the rankings last year.
Stirling’s Craig Lee was the next best Scot in a share of 17th in China.
Meanwhile, three Scots will bid for European Tour cards at the crucial finale of the Challenge Tour next week.
Duncan Stewart, Andrew McArthur and Jamie McLeary have all finished inside the top-45 of the Challenge Tour rankings following the conclusion of today’s penultimate event in Oman.
The top 45 play for the 15 European Tour cards on offer at the conclusion of next week’s Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final hosted by Al Badia Golf Club.
Grantown on Spey’s Stewart, a recipient of sportscotland-backed funding in 2013, is best-placed at 17th, with McArthur, who finished tied 9th in Oman, in 26th spot and McLeary 33rd.
Stirlingshire Club Struggle to Shine in Portugal
Glenbervie finished 16th among 24 clubs at the European Men’s Club Trophy in Portugal.
Having won the Scottish Club Championship, the Stirlingshire club trio of Fraser Moore, Colin Mundie and Mark Hislop flew the saltire flag at Aroeira Golf Club.
Moore finished the best scorer for Glenbervie on five-over-par for 36 holes, for their combined total of 14-over. Home team Vilamoura took the title on nine-under. The first round of the event was cancelled due to weather conditions.
Meanwhile, Charleton’s Andrew Davidson finished as the leading Scot in a tie for 37th at the Faldo Series Grand Final at The Greenbrier in West Virginia, USA.