Congratulations to our junior captain Scarlett Duthie who has hit a fantastic run of form.
Scarlett, aged 16, was runner up in Market Drayton Ladies Club Championship, playing off 23 she scored a gross 183 over two 18-hole rounds.
Hilary Taylor, off 10, won with a gross with a score of 180.
However, Scarlett had the best nett results with 72 in the morning round and 65 in the afternoon – a amazing total of just 137 which gave her the Market Drayton Handicap Championship.
Then on Monday July 24 at Wrekin Golf Club, Scarlett, in the Shropshire Junior Girls Championship, won the Handicap Championshio with a nett 66 in the first round and a nett 70 in round two.
The outcome of these great performance is that Scarlett’s handicap has been cut by seven shots to 16 because of her wins and exceptional scoring.
On Saturday June 17, our junior team won a second round match against Denton GC in the Poppy Competition.
This is a national competition and they are now through to the last 32 teams.
Pictured here with the away team are junior captain Scarlett Duthie, Georgia Anderson, Tom Hawkins and Dan Astbury.
The day was made extra special with a hole in one on the 7th by Scarlett, pictured here retrieving her ball.
In the handicap league, the team are firing on all guns. They won their first two handicap league matches, home and away against The Wrekin.
On Friday June 23, it was another great victory 4-1 against a very strong team from the Shropshire. Tom Hawkins lost on the 18th, Georgia Anderson won 4&3, Dan Astbury ground out a win winning by 1 hole, Scarlett Duthie won 6&5 and Matt Clarke won 3&2.
Then the following day the team took on Hawkstone playing on the Championship Course. A great result of 4 -1 saw a super team performance with Evie Anderson, playing in place of Tom Hawkins, winning convincingly 5 and 4.
There is a fantastic team spirit amongst the juniors, they have fun together and enjoying their golf.
Good luck in your year of office Scarlett.
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