2016 Junior Championship

Hole in One for Jade as she retains the Junior Championship

In ideal conditions Jade Guest (Gogs) put in a solid performance at Girton Golf Club to successfully retain the Junior Championship title she won for the first time last year. In doing so Jade becomes a double County Champion having won the County Championship in May.

In the morning Jade had a steady round of 74 which left her just five shots ahead of her younger sister Anna who put together a stunning round of 79 (nett 65).

In the afternoon round of the 36 hole competition Jade played some excellent golf, which included birdies at the lst and 10th holes and a hole in one on the 158 yd 8th hole for a gross afternoon score of 70. Her total gross score of 144 gave her a winning margin of 18 shots. Lindie Tapping (Gogs) had two consistent rounds of 81 for a total of 162 to finish in second place. Jade’s victory saw her qualify for the Daily Telegraph Junior Championship.

St Neot’s Chloe Neal won the prize for the best morning round with a score of 69 and Olivia Dyson (Barkway) won the prize for the best afternoon round with a score of 72.

The Handicap Cup was won by Anna Guest (Gogs) who followed up her stunning morning round of nett 65 with a solid round of nett 70 for a total nett score of 135. Second place went to Ella Mason (Ely City) with rounds of 72 and 73 for a total nett score of 145.

In the 18 hole Stableford Competition Girton’s Jessica Hollingsworth took top spot with an excellent score of 41 points, just one point ahead of Issy Routledge (Gogs) who scored 40 points.

In the 9 hole stableford competition Lila-Belle Nacca (Kingsway) came first with a stunning 33 points with Kingsway’s Olivia Wynne second with 28 points.

The Biddy Wade Trophy for the most improved player, with a score of -17 shots under par for her four best scores of the year went to Olivia Dyson (Barkway) with Ella Mason (Ely City) in second place with a score of -16.