Bishop's Stortford Golf club youngsters put in good performances
George Wright went close to winning the Midlands Under-16 Boys’ Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship.
The Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club member, above, who plays off a handicap of 1.9, was the joint leader after 54 holes at Hawkstone Park, before losing to Royal Liverpool’s Matthew Dodd-Berry on the second extra play-off hole.
Max Hopkins came fifth in the prestigious Peter McEvoy Trophy for under-18s at Copt Heath. He got better and better after a sluggish opening round of 76 to register a 70, 69 and 67. His handicap is now +2.8.
And BSGC came second in the Hertfordshire Junior Champion Club competition for under-18s at Chesfield Downs. Ben Sessions, 11, Ruby Esterbrook, 13, and Sam Bemister, 14, were not intimidated as they returned stableford handicap points of 36, 38 and 40 respectively.