South Western Counties Golf Association

South Western Counties Golf Association

Boys Under 16's and Under 14's Championship

Knighton Heath Golf Club, Dorset

Friday 1st June 2018

This year's Championship, by rotation was hosted by Dorset at Knighton Heath Golf Club.

The course was in excellent condition and the weather was very kind with little wind and although early on overcast, improved as the day progressed.

The Club Captain, Andy Groom, made everyone very welcome when he spoke at the prize-giving, as did all the Club staff.

TEAM TROPHY for the David King Salver:

With the format of seven out of nine scores counting, Devon (pictured) retained the trophy with the team of:-

Fred Bishop, Jack Dart, Danny Lewis, Alfie Messias, Matt Millar, Max Parsons, Craig Passmore, James Reed & Luke Tooley with an aggregate of 523.

Cornwall were runners-up with an aggregate of 525

3rd were Dorset 526, 4th were Wiltshire 534, 5th were Somerset with 540 and in 6th place were Gloucestershire with an aggregate of 545.


Under 14's Championship:

Rhys Harrison from Dorset won the Ray Lawford Trophy & Iceberg replica with a fine score of 74 Gross on count-back from Jake Moore of Dorset also on 74.

In third place was Max Parsons from Devon also on 74.

The Nett Prizes went to: Winner Charlie Ward (Cornwall) Nett 67 on count-back from

Runner-Up Stanley Richardson (Somerset) Nett 67 

3rd was Dewi John (Somerset) scoring a 68 Nett

U16/U14's Championship

The Winner with an excellent score of 70 Gross was James Reed (Devon) who was presented with Eric Scott Cooper Cotswold Ram by Mr Brian Griffiths Past President of Cotswold Hills Golf Club who gave an excellent background to the origin of this highly original trophy.

Runner-Up (on count-back), also with a score of 70 Gross was George Leigh (Cornwall) and 3rd was Oliver Park (Dorset) with a gross 72.

The Nett Prizes were won by Lewis Coward (Somerset) winning the Ian Clark Trophy with a fine score of 66 Nett. Runner-Up was Thomas Stephens (Cornwall) on 68 and 3rd was Milan Reed (Gloucestershire) on 68.

Individual Scores

Team scores

Next year this event will be held at Truro Golf Club on Friday 31st May 2019

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