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Junior News 2018  Events & Matches

JUNIOR GIRLS SPRING MEETING April 13th 2017

 

Wheathill Golf Club hosted the Junior Girls Spring Meeting.  Although entries were disappointing the seven girls who played the 18 hole stableford had a glorious day playing some wonderful golf.  Regaining the Trophy she won last year, the winner of the Chivers Trophy, with a magnificent score of 44 points, was Abby Gray of Farrington Park, runner-up with 35 points on count back was Amelia Matthews of Saltford and third, playing in her first County competition, was Frankie Dezis of Farrington Park. Whilst the Performance and Developement girls were playing the 18 hole course, 6 Futures girls played the 8 hole Par 3 Academy course and then took part in a putting and chipping competition.  Libbie Dezis of Farrington Park won the stableford competition with 31 points and Laura-Ann Marshman of Isle of Wedmore won the putting and chipping competition.  Congratulations to all winners. A huge thank you to Wheathill Golf Club staff for making us very welcome, the County Competitions Secretary Sandra Ford and her assistant Jane Pitcher for checking the scores and Sally Irlam a Junior Committe member for presenting the prizes. Finally a big thank you to all the parents for ferrying the girls around to these county competitions.

Results

Full report and results on Championship below.  Gross and Nett scores on the right.

JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP AT ENMORE PARK 23RD APRIL

 

Scottish girls’ championship 2017

 

Mimi Rhodes, (Burnham & Berrow)  has won the U16 trophy at the Scottish girls’ championship at Montrose Golf Club.

On 23rd April at  Enmore Park Golf Club, 16 players took part in the 2017 SLCGA Junior Girls Championships.  Spectators were enthralled by the wonderful golf played by these young girls, some entering a major competition for the first time. My thanks to the Management and Staff at Enmore Park for making us so welcome, Sandra Ford and Jane Pitcher, our County Competition Secretary and Assistant, for their hard work in sorting out entries, start sheet and results. and to our County President, Ellie Harper, who started the girls on their round this morning and presented the prizes this afternoon.  The 2017 County Junior Champion is Patience Rhodes of Burnham & Berrow GC with a magnificent  Gross Score of  77.  The Under 15 Champion is Davina Xanh  of Mendip Spring GC with a Gross score of 81.  The Nett prize went to Carys Parker of Saltford GC with Nett 70 and the best Stableford score was 38 points by Jo Champion of Burnham & Berrow GC.  It was a wonderful Championship played in the best spirit of the game helped by the lovely weather and a stunning golf course.  Congratulations to all the winners and well done to everyone for making it a memorable day'.

VAGLIANO TROPHY June 2017

 

Many congratulations to Mimi Rhodes from Burnham and   Berrow who has been picked for the Junior Vagliano Trophy. Read all about it here.

http://www.englandgolf.org/news.aspx?itemid=12034&itemTitle=English+players+selected+for+GB&I+Vagliano+Trophy+teams&sitesectionid=38&sitesectiontitle=News

SOMERSET GIRLS  The Junior Committee and the Coaching Committee are organising and running the Junior Girls until a CJO is appointed.  Any matters relating to the girls should be referred to Carole Paterson at slcgajo@somersetladies.org.uk and any coaching matters to Eileen Binding at eileen.binding@gmail.com.

 

From left to right: Margaret Allen (The Mendip). Cathy Olive (Isle of Wedmore), Gill Brown (The Mendip) and Carole Paterson (Long Sutton

Junior Committee Dates for 2018

We encourage the Junior girls to enter as many competitions as possible - particularly National and SW Regional competitions being held locally. There is a comprehensive list of dates  for 2018 on the right hand side of this page  that can be downloaded and printed off.  We would encourage you to consider entering any of these  but especially the  following:

 

April

22 SLCGA Girls Spring MeetingMendip Spring

27-29 English Girls Under-16s Open Championship Fulford

 

May

4-6 SLCGA County Championships Weston super Mare

20 SLCGA Girls Championships   Isle of Wedmore

 

June

10  Harper Salver  Bath (Performance squad coaching  due to be held on that day will be rearranged)

 

July

31-2 Aug English Girls Open Amateur Championships East Devon

 

August

7-9 English Girls U14/U16 Open ChampionshipsLyme Regis

15 SW Girls Buchanan Cup U 14s       Gloucester GC

16 SLCGA Silver Meeting      Saltford

21-22 West of England U18 Stroke Play            Burnham & Berrow

 

September

2 SW Girls & Ladies Championships  Broadstone Dorset