Junior News for August and September
The second round of matches in the MNR Junior League took place at Lincoln GC on 28th July. In the morning match we lost narrowly to Lincolnshire 3 : 2 but turned it around in the afternoon to defeat Leicestershire by the same margin. Well done to all of the girls who played.
The Nippers Tour came to it's conclusion at Trent Lock on 15th August. Margaret Thorpe kindly presented the order merit trophies. The children had great fun and enjoyed the tour, many made friends as did some of the parents but the competitive spirit remained throughout. The team was announced for the Mini Ryder Cup and it included two girls; Mollie Campbell and Millie Marsh. The contest against Shropshire was played at The Shropshire on 21st August and resulted in a draw 9 : 9. - well done team!
The Finals Day for the Junior Leagues took place at Trent Lock on 19th August. The match against Derbyshire was a decider, which Derbyshire won 3 : 2 and so they took the League title. Notts were runners up and were presented with caps as their prizes.
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Leonie comes 3rd in Scottish U16 Girls
Congratulations to Leonie Muir, of Wollaton Park GC, who finished in 3rd place in the Scottish U16 Girls Open at Elgin Golf Club, with a score of 1 over par gross and only 3 shots off the lead. She also won the nett competition with a nett score of 9 under par, resulting in a drop in her handicap, to 4. It's lovely to see her proudly wearing her Nottinghamshire shirt.
Sofia Barroso Sá was crowned the winner at the Scottish Girls’ U16 Open Championship after a three-under par final round of 71 saw her overtake the overnight leaders, finishing on an overall score of two-under par. Runner-up Grace Mayo, posted the lowest round of the day; an excellent four-under par 70, but ultimately came up just short of a playoff. Overnight leaders Anna Neumayer from Austraia and Leonie Muir from England, both posted solid scores of one-over par today to finish in a tie for third.
View all of the final scores from the Scottish Girls’ U16 & U14 Championship at Elgin here.