8 August 14:40 (BST)

GO: SLATTERY, SHINKWIN (GBR) - 'I miss a putt and I think he's going to kill me'

GLASGOW - Comments from Lee SLATTERY (GBR) and Callum SHINKWIN (GBR) after their halved match with Spain's Santiago TARRIO BEN and David BORDA in their opening group A golf match at the PGA Centenary Course on Wednesday.


On their concerns about letting the match slip after being three up:

"I had a three putt at the wrong time, we were three up then. I let them get back in the match a little bit and then they holed some great putts on top of that."

On how he and Callum SHINKWIN performed as a team:

"We didn't do much wrong.We needed to hole those putts."

On how he felt:

"I felt a bit nervy out there at times. Match play is different. I never get like that in stroke play events. I miss a putt and then I look at him and I think 'Terrible. He's going to kill me now'."

"I probably care too much about other people. I have a conscience. If I'm doing it for myself I'm OK, but for other people I'm not OK."


On being three up with six to play:

"We were cruising then. But at the end we finished with a half. I wouldn't say we were nervous coming to the last, but it's about the green on that last hole, it falls off everywhere."

On the pressure of being top ranked for the event:

"You put that pressure on yourself. There are top class players here."

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