Date: May 27, 2011

Stieger, Nisbet set to go at Scottish Stroke Play

Srixon Australian Amateur champion Matt Stieger and Queensland&aposs Daniel Nisbet are part of an impressive field which takes to The Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perth, Scotland for the Carrick Neill Scottish Stroke Play Championship. World No 12 amateur Stieger will be joined by Nisbet who makes his return to international competition golf at the event. A travelling army of Scots have been out on the road at the Lytham Trophy, Irish and Welsh Stroke Play Championships during the past month but will return to Scottish soil to compete over the next fortnight, with the St Andrews Links trophy following this week s event over the Lansdowne course. An illustrious list of past champions, which includes Colin Montgomerie, Bernard Gallacher, Alastair Forsyth and Richie Ramsay, have illuminated the event s rich history. Stieger and Nisbet are joined at Blairgowrie by several members of the GB&I Walker Cup squad including Darren Wright, winner of the Welsh equivalent at St Pierre, Lytham Trophy champion Jack Senior, former British boys champion Tom Lewis and England s highest world ranked amateur Andrew Sullivan. New Zealander Ben Campbell and South African Brandon Stone also among the southern hemisphere contenders. The championship runs from 27-29 May. Click Here for Draws and Scoring