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Worcestershire Junior Mini Tour & Order of Merit 2015 - REPORT

Hagley G&CC Junior Open 2015

The Hagley G&CC junior open was a closely fought contest, won by Hagley G&CC Junior Captain Nick Johnson. The best Gross prize going to Dan Doyle of Stourbridge GC.

County Junior Organiser, Mark Ralphs, thanked both Ian Chambers and Wayne Mason of Hagley G&CC for their organisation of today's event, and in the help given in compiling the final results.

Worcestershire Junior Order of Merit 2015

With respect to the OOM, Elliot Mason of Hagley G&CC tried to make inroads into Jake Kelly’s lead, finishing fifth on the day, and fifth in the OOM. However, Jake cemented his OOM win with a seventh place in today’s open.

Mark Ralphs was to thank Adrian Price for his help in securing some of the prize sponsorship, Paul Johnson and Nike for sponsorship of the second and third prizes, and David Westwood and Galvin Green for donating the first prize.

Thanks were also given to the clubs for their enthusiasm in supporting the OOM and promptly sending in the results of their junior opens.

Mark invited Felicity Johnson, two time Ladies European Tour winner, to present the prizes.

Overall 1st place in the Worcestershire Junior OOM 2015 went to Jake Kelly from Ombersley GC who thanked all the junior organisers, their clubs, and the County officials for the organisation of the OOM. Jake also thanked Hagley G&CC for the use of the course, and spoke on behalf of all the players when he commented on the excellent condition of the course.

2nd place in the OOM went to Nathan Grant from Bromsgrove GC, and 3rd place was taken by Ben Wadley from Worcester G&CC – both having had fantastic seasons in 2015.

(L-R) Ben Wadley (Worcester G&CC) 3rd Overall, Jake Kelly (Ombersley GC) Winner, Nathan Grant (Bromsgrove GC) 2nd Overall.


Please keep an eye out on the County Website for the launch of the 2016 OOM – hopefully sometime early in 2016.

Mark Ralphs
WUGC Junior Organiser and Coaching Officer