Club: Nairn Area: North Birth Year: 1988 Coach: David Torrance
The Highlander burst onto the season in 2015 with three wins in just 40 days at the Stephen Gallacher Foundation Trophy, East of Scotland Championship and a dominant, wire-to-wire win at the Scottish Boys Open Stroke Play Championship at Royal Burgess. It secured Scott the Boys’ Order of Merit title and a GB&I Boys cap in the Jacques Leglise Trophy at Royal Dornoch. In 2016, Scott finished runner-up at the prestigious Links Trophy, secured a place in the Scotland senior that secured back-to-back European Team titles and made his Men’s Home Internationals bow on home soil at Nairn. Scott, who is progressing through a US golf college scholarship at Texas Tech, highlighted 2017 by qualifying for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Dundonald Links.
Individual wins: Stephen Gallacher Foundation Trophy 2015; East of Scotland Championship 2015; Scottish Boys’ Open Stroke Play Championship 2015.
Teams: Boys’ Home Internationals 2015 (winners); Jacques Leglise Trophy (GB&I) 2015; European Amateur Team Championship 2016 (winners); Men’s Home Internationals 2016.
Did You Know?
Sandy won the Adam Hunter Award, awarded to a promising player, at the 2016 Scottish Golf Awards.