Scottish Open 2007

21-22 July 2007, Meadows

Full report to follow...


Bob Burnett receiving the Moffat malletMain Event

First Round:
David Openshaw bt James Hopgood +23
Andrew Symons bt Martin Stephenson +19
Martin Prins bt Dave Nick +4
Ray Lowe bt Fergus McInnes +11
Chris Dent bt David Appleton +17
Bob Burnett bt Bill Spalding +14

Openshaw bt McInnes* +13 +17tp
Dent bt Peter McDermott +2 +26
Burnett bt Lowe +25 -11 +15
Symons bt Prins +13 +7
* drawn at random from the first-round losers for a place in the quarter-finals because David Magee (scheduled for a first-round bye) was unable to get to Edinburgh

Dent bt Openshaw -5 +11 +24
Burnett bt Symons +25 +17stp

Bob Burnett bt Chris Dent +17 +14


Spalding bt Stephenson +7
Appleton bt Hopgood +24
Nick bt Hopgood +14
Appleton bt Spalding +11
Nick bt Stephenson +15tp
Stephenson bt McInnes +4tp
McDermott bt Hopgood +14
Stephenson bt McDermott +1
Nick bt Prins +13tp
Appleton bt Prins +19
Lowe bt Hopgood +2
Nick bt Lowe +15tp
Lowe bt Stephenson +6
Hopgood bt McInnes +10
McInnes bt Prins +8 (18-point game)

Plate Knockout:

Nick bt Appleton +3
Lowe bt Stephenson +6

Ray Lowe bt Dave Nick +15

Ray Lowe won his silver award in the plate final, Martin Stephenson his gold in his plate game against Fergus McInnes. 

Dave Nick won the peeling prize with three triples.

Photographs by Ian Wright

David Openshaw referees a sweep stroke by Bob Burnett

... a clean shotChris Dent playing in the finalDavid Appleton refereeing a failed peg-out attemptPresentations made by David Openshaw: Ray Lowe receives the Edinburgh Plate ...Chris Dent gets the runner-up prize