South Western Counties Golf Association

South Western Counties 2018 Boy's Championships

held at

Perranporth Golf Club


Thursday 12th July 2018


Perranporth Golf Club were this year's hosts for the South Western Counties Boy's Championship and following a very hot and dry spell of weather and a strong breeze on the day, the conditions proved to be a challenge for the field of forty-nine golfers.


The morning round produced some fine scoring, however with:-

Joe Reynard from Trevose Golf Club (Cornwall) leading the way with an excellent score of 72 a further shot back was George Leigh, also from Trevose Golf Club (Cornwall) with a 73.

A further shot back on 74 were Huxley Howell Saltford G C (Somerset), Jay Scott Tiverton Golf Club (Devon), and Thomas Kollberg of Broadstone Golf Club - (Dorset)


SWCGA Boys Round 1.docx


 Although the strength of the wind increased during the afternoon round the scoring was slightly better with George Leigh returning a 72, as did Cameron Gurd, playing his home course.


Their were three players returning 74's in the afternoon:-

Craig Passmore- Torquay Golf Club (Devon), James Reed - Exeter Golf & Country Club (Devon) and Fred Bishop -Exeter Golf & Country Club (Devon).


SWCGA Boys Championship 2018.docx


The South West Counties Boys Amateur Championship


The winner was George Leigh of Trevose Golf Club (Cornwall) returning scores of 73 + 72 for a total of 145 and a four stroke victory over Runner-Up Craig Passmore of Torquay Golf Club (Devon) with a 75 + 74 Total 149 on count-back from Joe Reynard of Trevose Golf Club (Cornwall) 72 + 77 = 149.


   George Leigh      Craig Passmore


SWCGA Boys Amateur Championship.docx


 England Golf Team Qualifier


The home county (Cornwall) recorded a 28 stroke victory over the runners-up Devon.

       Cornwall Team

Cornwall, represented by Cameron Gurd, George Law, George Leigh, Joe Reynard, Thomas Stephens and Liam Wilson recorded a total of 756 and will represent the South West Region at the England Boys County Finals at Rockcliffe Hall Golf Club.


Runners-Up Devon represented by Lewis Beer, Harrison King, Matt Millar, Craig Passmore, James Reed and Jay Scott totalled 784.


Other County totals:- 3rd Dorset 795, 4th Wiltshire 799, 5th Somerset 801 and 6th Gloucestershire 841


 EG Champions Qualifier.docx


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