South Western Counties Golf Association

South Western Counties Golf Association

Boys Under 16's and Under 14's Championship

The Kendleshire Golf Club, Gloucestershire

Friday 2nd June 2017

This year's Championship, by rotation was hosted by Gloucestershire at The Kendleshire Golf Club.

The course was in excellent condition and the weather was, in the most part, very kind. The Club Captain, David Gover, made everyone very welcome when he spoke at the prize-giving, as did all the Club staff.


With the format of seven out of nine scores counting, Devon (pictured)

won the David King Salver with the team of Lewis Beer, Jack Dart, Haydon McCance, Matt Millar, Max Parsons, Craig Passmore, James Reed, Luke Tooley and Fred Bishop with an aggregate score of 537.

Wiltshire were runners-up with a score of 548. 3rd were Cornwall on 555, 4th Gloucestershire on 571, 5th Dorset on 575 and 6th Somerset on 578.


Under 14's Championship

Thomas Scullion from Upavon Golf Club (Wiltshire) won the Ray Lawford Trophy with a gross score of 76. Runner-Up Rhys Harrison from Broadstone (Dorset) on 78 and 3rd was Zac Cook from Perranporth Golf Club (Cornwall) on 80.

Max Parsons from Exeter Golf & Country Club (Devon)

won the Ian Clark Trophy with Nett Score of 70 from Runner-Up Stanley Richardson from Burnham & Berrow Golf Club (Somerset) on 72 and 3rd was Benjamin Wakely of Broome Manor Golf Club in Wiltshire on 75.

Under 16's Championship

Craig Passmore from Torquay Golf Club (Devon)

was the winner of the Eric Scott Cooper Cotswold Ram, seen in the picture being presented with the trophy by the Club Captain of Cotswold Hills Golf Club Mr Alan Taylor. Craig's fine score of Gross 70 securing him a two stroke victory from Runner-Up Lewis Beer of Exeter Golf & Country Club (Devon) on 72, one shot further behind was Joshua Grobler of Manor House Castle Combe (Wiltshire)

The Nett prizes went to:- Winner Oliver Jeans (Wrag Barn) 70, runner-up Joe Reynard (Trevose) 72 on count-back from Sebastian Pender (Minchinhampton) also recording a 72.

The 2018 Championships are scheduled to be held at Truro Golf Club in Cornwall

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