Club: Peebles Area: Borders Date of Birth: 07/09/1999 Coach: Stewart Savage
With sibling rivalry with big brother Craig driving him on, Darren enjoyed one of his best years in 2017. The Peebles player stormed to the Scottish Boys’ Order of Merit Under-18 crown, helped by topping strokeplay qualifying at the Scottish Boys and the Boys’ Amateur, as well as finishing second in the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters. His success came a year after lifting the prestigious Stephen Gallacher Trophy at Macdonald Cardrona. Darren also achieved notable GB&I team honours in 2017 after earning selection for the Jacques Leglise Trophy.
Individual wins: Scottish Schools 2015; Stephen Gallacher Foundation Trophy 2016; Scottish Boys’ Order of Merit 2017.
Teams: European Boys 2016, 2017; Boys’ Home Internationals 2015, 2016, 2017; Jacques Leglise Trophy (GB&I) 2017.
Did You Know?
Darren and Craig remarkably shot scratch 61 on the same weekend in 2016.