KirkwoodGolf: ENGLISH U-13, U-15s

Friday, August 04, 2006

ENGLISH U-13, U-15s


Manchester's Kelly Tidy has won the English Under-15 girls championship by nine shots and Nottinghamshire's Alexandra Peters has also scored a runaway victory in the English Under-13s tournament, winning by 13 strokes.
Kelly won her new title at her first attempt - and despite tumbling downstairs at her digs before playing her final round at Kidderminster Golf Club. She added a final round 80 to her three earlier 77s for a total of 311. This is Kelly's third national title. She has been the English U-13 champion for the past two years.
Runner up on 320 was Katie Burman (John O'Gaunt), followed by Sian Evans (Faversham) on 324. Helen Searle (West End) and Holly Clyburn (Kenwick Park) both scored 325.
The round of the day came from Nikki Foster (Accrington & District) who shot four-under par 69 for 333 and soared up the leaderboard from 30th to 12th place. and came home in one-under.
Alexandra Peters (Notts Ladies') led throughout the U-13 championship and rounded off her week with a one-under par round. She was the only player in the field to break 80 in each of the four rounds. Her scores of 78, 79, 79, 72 gave her a total of 308. to win the U13 title.
Runner-up was Elizabeth Mallett of Sutton Coldfield Ladies who scored 79, 80, 81, 81 for a total of 321. The 12-handicapper also won the prize for the best net score of 273.