Junior title for Callum

by Marketing

on Sun August 27, 2017

Lindrick's Callum Macfie lifted the U16 North of England title with a 9 under par total of 279 in the championship held at Pannal GC.

After a first round 71, a 68 followed a 69 to put him into a five shot lead going into the last round where a 71 was enough to clinch the title by one shot despite a tournament best of 67 from second placed Matthew Jackman pushing Callum all the way to the line.

A very pleased Callum said "I'm delighted to have finished my last U16 event with a win. It's been a tough year with both injury and exams however, I've been working really hard on my game for the last 3 to 4 weeks so I'm pleased it all came together for this event. I was fourth last year and really wanted to win it this time".


Final round flourish for John King

by Marketing

on Mon July 31, 2017

Lindrick's senior professional John King enjoyed a successful week at the PGA British Seniors Open at Royal Porthcawl. While eventual winner Bernhard Langer was enjoying a comfortable start to his week John was in South Wales attempting to qualify for the main event.

A score of one under par ensured he would start the event alongside legendary players including major winners Sir Nick Faldo, Tom Watson, Ian Woosnam and John Daly to name just a few. Very high winds on the first two days made scoring very challenging yet John stuck in and a birdie on the 18th in his second round ensured that he made the cut. 

Scores of 78,77,78,72 saw John finish in 73rd position a fantastic performance considering his lack of playing time preceding the competition. "We hosted the English Ladies Championship last week so I didn't get to hit any balls at all and going into Monday this was only my fifth competitive round, I was considering pulling out as my form was not good. Then I just found something, played well and on the 18th in qualifying hit a 230 yard tee shot over the water and on to the green which gave me a lot of confidence for the main event later in the week. I really enjoyed playing with the big names again and hope to be back again next year."

Lindrick pair take the Turner Shield

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on Sun July 30, 2017

Rothermam's Pheonix golf club staged the Turner Shield and witnessed a win for the Lindrick pairing of Richard Hodgkinson and Tom Osborne. It was a tense affair in the scratch foursomes event with four teams recording the lowest score of 70, a brace of birdies on the back nine ensured that Richard and Tom clinched the trophy on countback.

The pairing was a perfect mixture of youth and experience with Richard playing in the same event 16 years before his 15 yo partner (pictured above) was born! A 71 was just not enough for the other Lindrick team where Steve Rose partnered Bailey Gill.

England debut success for Bailey

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on Mon July 24, 2017

Lindrick's Bailey Gill made a successful debut for England in the Dutch Junior Open at Toxandria golf club on the outskirts of Breda. The three man English team had virtually guaranteed victory in the team event for England with one round to go so the fourth round became a battle for individual honours.

Bailey had been chasing team mate Tom Sloman all week and the back nine turned out to be a thrilling match play shootout, Bailey with an eagle on 14 and a birdie on 18 forced his opponent to sink a tricky four footer to take the honours. Bailey finished runner up by one shot with a 12 under par 276 (70,68,68,70).

Lily May wins title at Lindrick

by Marketing

on Sat July 22, 2017

Lindrick hosted England's top event in ladies golf which was won by one of the youngest winners in its history. 120 of the countrys best women golfers, all with handicaps of 5 or less competed on Lindrick's newly redesigned course and it was fifteen year old Lily May Humphries from Stoke by Nayland in Essex who won the English Women's Amateur Championship by one shot after leading on all three days finishing one over par with 289.

Lindrick's own youngsters were also prominent, 14yo Mia Eales Smith narrowly missed the cut while 17yo Nicola Slater finished in 19th spot with a 307 score.

The picture shows the new champion flanked by Marian Rae (Immediate Past President of England Golf) and Suzie Moir (Lindrick Ladies' Captain).

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