9th December 2013 | Alps Tour Golf

Meet Alan Dunbar

Alan Dunbar, 2012 British Amateur Champion, is one of seven Irish players to play the Q School this week to play the Alps Tour in 2014.

Alan Dunbar, 2012 British Amateur Champion (c) Getty Images

Northern Ireland Alan Dunbar is one of the 226  players to attend the Qulifaying school this week. Portrush native is 23 year old and turned pro just after the 2013 Masters.

Dunbar was a member of the winning GB&I team in 2011 Walker Cup and his greatest achievement as amateur is his British Amateur win in 2012 in Royla Troon. With this win, Dunbar get an exemption to play the Open, The Masters and the US Open, altough he forfeited the latter as he turned pro.

Dunbar and his compatriots, six this week, one from Northern Ireland and 5 from Ireland hope to walk in Gareth Shaw’s footstep. Shaw won the Alps Tour ranking in 2012 and had a great season on Challenge Tour in 2013. He also had two great results on European Tour thanks to invits : he finished 13th at the Alstom Open de France and 5th at the Irish Open.

Agathe Séron

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