Talented youngsters win North Skills Final

first_img Heysham Golf Club Rookie 8 yrs & under Tour 15 to 17 yrs Heysham Golf Club Tour 12 to 14 yrs Tour 15 to 17 yrs Rookie 8 yrs & under Sandburn Hall Golf Club, in Yorkshire, hosted 23 boys and girls for the England Golf North Regional Skills Final, supported by FootJoy. The youngsters qualified for the event after competing in two National Skills Challenge events at their home clubs earlier in the year. The boy and girl winners from each age group will now attend the Skills Challenge National Final on Saturday 6th September, at the National Golf Centre in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. They are: Rookie 8 yrs & under Alfred Anderson – Hornsea Golf Club, Yorkshire Amy Staveley – Kirkbymoorside Golf Club, Yorkshire Rookie 9 to 11 years Curtis Done – Heysham Golf Club, Lancashire Christina Rumbelow – Easingwold Golf Club, Yorkshire Tour 12 to 14 years Tom Thornton – Flamborough Head Golf Club, Yorkshire Heide Wellman – Southport Golf Academy, Lancashire Tour 15 to 17 years Matthew Bargh – Heysham Golf Club, Lancashire Georgina Hirst – Flamborough Head Golf Club, Yorkshire Russell Lawes, FootJoy Marketing Manager, commented: “Everyone at FootJoy would like to congratulate those players who have managed to progress through to the National Skills final and wish them every success. “We have once again been delighted to support all players who have entered the skills challenge at the varying regional events and wish all players every success with the development of their golf game. “There is a perfect synergy between the National Skills Challenge and FJ’s The Mark of a Player mantra, by teaching the next generation of golfers the key fundamentals which will enhance their enjoyment and understanding of the game of golf.” The England Golf National Skills Challenge, supported by FootJoy, has over 850 golf clubs and 6,500 juniors registered to take part.   The Skills Challenge aims to make practice fun for young golfers and consists of 10 activities, which clubs run for their junior players. These support skill development and also provide encouragement to practice.  Golf clubs which run Skills Challenge events within two specific dates input their players’ scores onto an online leaderboard, which identifies the juniors who qualify for the regional finals. The Regional Final at Sandburn Hall Golf Club turned out to be a real challenge, using the superb practice area, putting green and driving range facilities.  For further details on Sandburn Hall Golf Club and their facilities visit www.sandburnhall.co.uk.   FootJoy, the #1 Shoe and Glove in Golf, supports England Golf’s National Skills Challenge and kindly supplies products and prizes to all players who qualify for the Regional and National Finals. For more information on the National Skills Challenge please click here Please find below a list of all participating players from the North Regional Skills Final. Katy Wallis Flamborough Head Golf Club Heysham Golf Club Heysham Golf Club Rookie 9 to 11 yrs Amy Staveley Tour 12 to 14 yrs Christina Rumbelow Kirkbymoorside Golf Club Eva Woodward Rookie 8 yrs & under Rookie 8 yrs & under Ayane Butterworth Rookie 8 yrs & under Freddie Fletcher Curtis Done Ben Pritchard Adam Guest Rookie 9 to 11 yrs Rookie 9 to 11 yrs Heysham Golf Club Thomas Rogerson Close House Golf Club 13 Aug 2014 Talented youngsters win North Skills Final Age Category Rookie 9 to 11 yrs Georgina Hirst Matthew Bargh Tour 12 to 14 yrs Close House Golf Clubcenter_img Macy McKinley Alfred Anderson Southport Golf Academy Amy Buchan Niall Bowman Tom Thornton Name Heysham Golf Club Flamborough Head Golf Club Heysham Golf Club George Foulkes Heysham Golf Club Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club Golf Club Tour 15 to 17 yrs Tour 12 to 14 yrs Heysham Golf Club William Thomson Rookie 8 yrs & under Tour 15 to 17 yrs Heide Wellman Rookie 9 to 11 yrs Tour 15 to 17 yrs Tour 12 to 14 yrs Heysham Golf Club Tour 12 to 14 yrs Macclesfield Golf Club Rookie 9 to 11 yrs Bethany Fletcher Hornsea Golf Club Easingwold Golf Club Libby Bell Heysham Golf Club Heysham Golf Club Callum Done Close House Golf Clublast_img


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