Bedfordshire Golf Club - Juniors Section
Roisin successfully takes on the world's best junior golfers
Roisin Scanlon had an amazing week of golf in Scotland playing in the USKids European Golf Championships at the Royal Musselburgh Golf Course (6th oldest course in the World).
Roisin played in the 10 year old age category. On the first day she shot -1 and on the 2nd day shot level par. The final day she shot -3 to finish the tournament on -4 and in 2nd place overall.
The winning score was -7 from a girl from the USA who has won the event for the last 3 years and won 2 world championships. On the last day Roisin made 7 birdies and 1 eagle but was not enough to catch the american.
Third place was also an American followed by two girls from the Czech republic and Germany.
Roisin is now looking forward to the world championship at Pine Hurst, NC in August and hopefully go one better.
The world’s best young golfers, ages 5-18, will travel to East Lothian, Scotland in 2018 for the eleventh annual U.S. Kids Golf European Championship.
In 2017, a record field of over 670 players and their families traveled from more than 50 countries to compete in Europe’s premier junior golf tournament at the Home of Golf
Roisin's 2nd place in the tournament now gives her the highest priority status (Burgundy) to all USkids events around the world.
New Style Junior Newsletter - Issue 1
The Junior Organising Team have produced the first of a new style of newsletter with details of all that's been going on in the Junior Section of the Club and news of upcoming competitions and events.
To download the full newsletter, please click on the following link: March 2018 Junior Newsletter
Marshalling & Supervisory Help Needed for Junior Competitions
To all members
You may be aware that we have a new Junior Organising Team in place at Bedfordshire Golf Club and we are delighted to say that we are once again running Junior Competitions on a regular monthly basis on both courses.
Dates for 2018 competitions are in the process of being agreed, but we need some additional support from Members to provide supervision of and marshalling for our developing young players.
If you have a spare few hours once or twice a year to provide supervision on course during competitions then we are keen to hear from you.
Please send an email to Fidelma, Taneisha or Anthony to register your interest at juniors@bedfordshire golf.com
Thanks in advance and we look forward to hearing from you.
The Junior Organising Team
Bedfordshire Golf Club
Junior Par 3 Competition - Saturday 19th August
The beautiful weather brought a flurry of eager and enthuastic young golfers to the junior golf event held on August 19th.
We had a healthy entry for the Par 3 Academy course competition in incredibly testing wind conditions.
Participants were grouped into two groups (A & B) based on abilities.
Group A winners
1st Roisin Scanlon
2nd Vikram Singh
Group B winners
1st Ben Mariner
2nd Rajan Kumar
Congratulations to all who took part
Photos of the winners Roisin and Ben are featured here along with Group A runner-up Vikram Singh - all receiving their prizes from Richard Banks
The next Junior event will be on:
21st October 2017
The competition will start at 3pm for the par 3 academy course and 1pm for the main course
Eastern Region Junior County Week
A huge well done to Georgia Staroscik & Roisin Scanlon who competed in the East Region Junior County week at Colne Valley GC, Essex.
Georgia amazingly went undefeated for all her 5 matches - a fantastic achievement.
Roisin (age 9) played in two rounds against single digit handicappers and lost 2&1 in both matches gaining invaluable experience in representing the county and the Bedfordshire Golf Club.
Finally - it's great to see some of the up and coming golfing talent in the Juniors Section of the club. If you know of a young aspiring golfer who would like to play in competitons or who could benefit from some coaching support, just let one of the Junior Organising team know (see details in newsletter below).