Milton's Tiger sees his bold run in the US Junior Open come to an end

Milton Golf Club junior Robin '˜Tiger' Williams bowed out of the US Junior Open at the last 32 stage.

Friday, 20th July 2018, 9:06 am
Updated Friday, 20th July 2018, 9:08 am
Robin Tiger Williams.

Williams was beaten heavily 5 & 3 by home player Cameron Sisk who went on to reach the quarter-finals.

It was a great run by Williams though on the iconic Baltusrol course in New Jersey.

The Milton member qualified for the matchplay part of the event by finishing 18th in a big field after two rounds of strokeplay. He won his first matchplay game 2 & 1 against another American Logan McAllister.

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Williams has been in great form on two continents.

He was also the star man as England secured a disappointing fifth place finish in the European Boys Team Championship in the Czech Republic.

Williams shot a four under par 68 to help England qualify for the knockout stages in third place in the Czech Republic.

But, despite Williams winning his match 6 & 4, England surprisingly lost in the last eight 4-3 to Switzerland.

England were then forced into general classification matches and Williams again won 6 & 4 in a 4-3 win over Ireland.

England beat the hosts to seal fifth place 3.5-1.5, but Williams missed that match to travel to New Jersey.