WELCOME TO ISLE OF MAN GOLF
The Dandara Junior Golf Championships were held this Sunday at Mount Murray Golf Club, with the conditions being again a hot and sunny day. The sun tan lotion and liquid refreshments were a must in the golf bag that day.
This championship competition is split into 5 categories with the Boys competing in the u’18s, u16’s over 36 holes and the u’14s Boys, u’18s and u14’s Girls playing 18 holes.
The Boys U14’s Competition for the Will Kirkpatrick Trophy over 18 holes and local knowledge of the course shone through on the day with 2 club mates taking the top 2 spots. With Mount Murray’s Freddie Dancox taking 1st place with a round of 80 Gross, from Sam Crawford who shot 91 Gross for 2nd place.
The U’16 Competition for the Trustum Cup was played over 36 Holes, with the top places going to home players again. It was Tom Cain who just missed out on 1st with a round of 79/81 – 160 Gross to the inform Freddie Dancox who had a great round of 80/78 – 158 Gross.
The U’18s Competition for the Wyon Smith Trophy was again played over 36 holes. After the 1st round it was Douglas’s Tommy Fenlon was top of the leader board with a round of 75 Gross over Mount Murray’s Freddie Dancox on 80 Gross. At the end of 2nd round Freddie’s 78, taking his total rounds to 158 Gross, was no match for the defending champion Tommy who 2nd round of 72 taking his total to 147 Gross and thus retaining the U18’s Trophy for another year.
The Girls U14’s and u’18s competition over played over 18 holes. The Girls U’14s championship went to up and coming Junior Jenna Crawford from Mount Murray, who with a round of 98 Gross. In the U18’s Girls Championship if was last year’s runner up Emma Noon also from Mount Murray who took the honours with a round of 96 Gross.
The President from the Golf Union Roy Clague was on hand to give out the prizes to the winners along with Mount Murray’s Captain Colin Halsall, who both had been out watching some of the Juniors during the day.
Many thanks were given to Dandara for their continued support of the Junior Golf on the island and for supporting the championships again this year.
The next round of the Dandara Junior Order of Merit is Sunday 5th August, at Douglas Golf Club.
RESULTS DANDARA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018
1st Tommy Fenlon 75/72 - 147 Gross
2nd Freddie Dancox 80/78 - 158 Gross
1st Freddie Dancox 80/78 - 158 Gross
2nd Tom Cain 79/81 - 160 Gross
1st Freddie Dancox 80 Gross
2nd Sam Crawford 91 Gross
1st Emma Noon 96 Gross
1st Jenna Crawford 98 Gross