Greg Paterson of St Andrews New Golf club leads the 2009 Fife Mens Amateur Golf Order of Merit with 280 points, 40 points ahead of his nearest rival James White of Lundin Links Golf Club.
Both players qualified for today's matchplay stages with Greg Paterson, New Club v John Carroll, Huyton & Prescot in the top half of the 2nd round draw and James White, Lundin v Jake Amos, Kilworth Springs, also in the lower half of the same section of the draw.
The Amateur Golf Championship is a Fife O.O.M event and should see both players greatly extend their lead over their nearest rivals.
2009 Fife Mens Amateur Golf Order of Merit - Mackay Bowl (17 June 2009) :-
1 Greg Paterson (St Andrews New) 280 points
2 James White (Lundin) 240points
3 Colin Loveday (Scotscraig) 170 points
4 Alister Hain (Ladybank), Lee Stewart (Canmore), Geoff Marshall (Kirkcaldy), Colin Martin (Balbirnie Park), 125 points
8 Danny Somerville (St Andrews), Paul Stewart (Ladybank), Gary Fotheringham (Canmore), David Mitchell (Leven Thistle), Brian Young (St Andrews) 100 points