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Dandara Junior Order of Merit
The first round of this year’s Dandara Junior Order of Merit was held on Sunday 22nd April at King Edward Bay Golf Club. The sun came out for the juniors in the afternoon with some good golf played in all categories and age groups.
Leading the way in the U18’s 18 holes was Douglas’s Tommy Fenlon with 75/73 Nett from Rowany’s Jack Gilbert who hit 76 Gross/73 Nett. Tommy’s round included a hole in one on the 11th!
Tommy Fenlon hole in one at KEB
In the Under 14’s 18 holes it was 2 club mates from Mount Murray Golf Club that took the top spots. Freddie Dancox shot 80 Gross/68 Nett to take the 1st place, with 2nd place going to Sam Crawford with a round off 95 Gross/79 Nett.
The 9 Hole Competition saw another Mount Murray member, Jenna Crawford take the honours on the day with 21 points. In the 6 Hole Competition, it was again a member of Mount Murray that took 1st place. Shannon Hands 14 points just pipped Douglas’s Finley Richards with 13 points.
In the Flag Competition, Cameron Benham from Douglas came out on top with his 36 shots completing 8 Hole. Second went to Claire Egan from King Edward Buy who just started the 7th Hole with here 36 shots. These 2 junior players along with Zara Benham from Douglas who just missed out on 2nd will now receive their Junior Handicap of 54 which will enable them to play in the 6 Hole Competition next time. An enjoyable day was had by all who competed and those that watched the junior sections.
A big thank you to the new Isle of Man Golf President, Roy Clague for presenting the prizes to the junior winners. The next Dandara Junior Order of Merit is at Peel Golf Club on Sunday 6th May.
Isle of Man Golf would like to thank our hosts – King Edward Bay for providing the venue for the first Order of Merit competitions of the season.
The next competitions are being held at Peel Golf Club on Sunday 6th May. Men teeing off from 07.00am, Ladies from 11.00am and Junior’s from 12.00pm.
The second round of the Dandara Junior Order of Merit for this year was held at Peel Golf Club in beautiful sunshine with a little bit of rolling mist thrown in early on into the competition.
In the Under 18’s, 18-hole competition it was again Douglas’s Tommy Fenlon who took 1st place with a round of 74 Gross/71 Nett from Peel player Lea Dawson who shot 80 Gross/76 Nett.
It was certainly a family affair in the Under 14’s Competition with brother and sister taking the top 2 places. It was Mount Murrays Jenna Crawford with a score of 109 Gross/73 Nett who took the 1st place from brother Sam Crawford who’s round of 88Gross/ 74 Nett rounded of the prizes.
The 9 Hole Competition was a close fought contest with only 1 point separating 1st and 2nd. Mount Murray’s Kase Phinney with 12 points just pipped Owen Dooley from Douglas with 11 points.
Whilst in the 6 Hole Competition a score of 15 points from Benjamin Ramsey from King Edward Bay took 1st place. And after a countback between 4 players who all had 13 points, Nathaniel Denton from Mount Murray came out on top for 2nd.
The flag competition was a close-run race with Rowany player Theo Kiernan nearly completing 8 holes to take 1st place from Peel’s Jacob Turner.
Competitors and caddies in the glorious sunshine at Peel last Sunday
The next round of the Dandara Junior order of Merit is Sunday 20th May at Mount Murray, we hope to see you all there.
The 3rd round of the Dandara Junior Order of Merit was held this Sunday at Mount Murray Golf Club. The weather was quite as kind to the juniors as it had been the previous round, but with some windy conditions some great scores were recorded.
In the Under 18’s, 18-Hole competition it was Peel’s Anna Dawson with a 73 Gross/73 Nett who took 1st place on the day from Douglas’s Tommy Fenlon with a round of 75 Gross/72 Nett.
It was another win for Jenna Crawford from Mount Murray, in the Under 14’s, 18-hole Competition with a round of 101 Gross/67 Nett from club mate Freddie Dancox who shot 84 Gross/73 Nett for second.
In the 9 -hole Competition it was Jack Higgins from Ramsey who came out on top with 15 points, from Mount Murray’s Kase Phinney on 13 points.
Whilst in the 6 Hole Competition 4 players tied for the top spot with 15 points each, after a count back done on the last three holes played it was Ramsey’s Lewis Hartley who took the honours from Emily Dooley from Douglas.
The flag competition was a very close contest with Theo Kiernan from Rowany finishing just an inch from the 7th Hole with his 36 Shots just piping Daniel Keiver from Peel who was on the 7th green.
The President Elect of the Golf Union Niall Keenan was on hand to give the prizes to the winners and many thanks again went to Dandara for sponsoring the competition. There is a break now for a little while and the next Dandara Junior Order of Merit is on Sunday 5th August at Douglas Golf Club, we look forward to seeing you all there.