Buttacavoli shot an even par 142 over two qualifying rounds of stroke play held on Monday and Tuesday on the links of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. After firing a two-under par 69 at Berwick during Round 1 play, Buttacavoli shot a 73 at Muirfield on Tuesday.
The tournament has attracted one of the strongest international fields ever assembled as players from the
Buttacavoli was one of just three golfers from the
In Round 2 of match play, Buttacavoli lost to Alan Dunbar (Rathbone), 2 & 1.