Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club hosted the 10th Anniversary Annual Warwickshire Young Masters Tournament in association with WUGC and WLCGA on Thursday 28th March 2015.
With a total of 48 young golfers taking part in the Par 3 medal and putting competitions, there were 13 players in the 8 years & under category who played 9 holes and 35 in the 9/10/11 years age group who played 18 holes.
The WYM competition was open to all young golfers, boys and girls, living in Warwickshire aged under 12 years of age. This incorporated players from all affiliated Warwickshire County Golf Clubs as all County Driving Ranges. The Tournament is a showcase for Junior talent, with County Officials observing throughout the day.
Congratulations to Owen Shaw from Hatchford Brook, who was awarded the "President's Cup" and a John Reay voucher for £25 for the "Best Overall Score" of 70
After count back for 3 way tie of 84, the "WLCGA Cup" was presented to Katie Drew along with a John Reay voucher for £15 for winning the 'Best Girl' category. Katie's back nine score was 40 and also from Hatchford Brook. In 2nd place in the 'Best Girl' category was Laura Smitten from Robin Hood GC with her score of 84 with her back nine score of 42. Laura also received a John Reay voucher for the value of £10. After count back between Phoebe Machin and Victoria Beard (Shirley GC) both scoring 90, Phoebe Machin from Kenilworth with back nine score of 43 was awarded 3rd prize in the 'Best Girl' category and was presented with a John Reay voucher for the value of £5.
In the 9-10-11 Age Group, after count back for 1st and 2nd places with scores of 71, Alex Morrison from Robin Hood GC was presented with the "Cup" plus a John Reay voucher for the value of £20 as 1st prize winner, with 2nd place awarded to Liam Scagell from Ladbrook Park GC who received John Reay voucher for the value of £15. Sachin Kohli from The Warwickshire GC won 3rd prize of John Reay voucher for the value of £10 for his score of 72.
In the 8 Years & Under Group, (9 holes only), Noah Topping from Leamington & County GC was presented with the "Cup" and a John Reay voucher for the value of £20, for his score of 44. In 2nd place was Aran Everill from Robin Hood GC who scored 45 received John Reay voucher for the value of £15. 3rd prize of a John Reay voucher for the value of £10 was awarded to Harry Hartle from Ladbrook Park GC with his score of 46.
The winners of the Putting Competition each received a sleeve of golf balls as prizes. All Age Groups, in joint 1st place with 34 were Robyn Sharp (Leamington & County GC) and Alex Morrison (Robin Hood GC). In joint 2nd place the winners with 35 were Luie Bould (Copt Heath GC), George Beaumont (Coventry GC) and Laura Smitten (Robin Hood GC).
In the 8 years & under category Ryan Gavin (Coventry GC) won 1st prize with 38 and after count back Aran Everill (Robin Hood GC) took 2nd place with 39.
Thank you to Jeanette Jackson (SDPGC Junior Organiser), all of the Helpers and Chaperones from SDPGC and other Golf Clubs and the representatives from the WUGC and WLCGA. Attendees for the presentation were Brian Tasker (President SDPGC), Ralph Hiatt (Junior Vice Captain, SDPGC), Sheila Rennolds (Lady Captain, SDPGC), John Jewsbury, John Simpson, Dick Ferry (WUGC), Jane Dennick (President WLGCA) and Karen Kean (County Captain WUGCA). John Jewsbury presented trophies to the boys and Jane Dennick to the girls.
A very big Thank you goes to all of the competitors who took part and for making the day possible. We hope to see you back again in May 2016.
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Winners photos courtesy of Ann Jones, SDPGC