Junior Prize Presentation Night 2015
The Junior prize presentation night was held on Monday 16th Nov2015. It was attended by 45 juniors parents plus the President,Captain , Charles Haines and Jamie Taylor. Prizes were presented by The Captain,The President and Cathy McMaster.
Mike Bowen gave a resume of the successes during the year including wins for the junior team in the Central Warwickshire League, The John Hudson OltonTrophy and The President's Hickory Shaft competition.
The oustanding player of the year was Joe Macilwraith who won 5 Olton Trophies and 3 Warwickshire Championships. To see Photos of the winners click on the junior gallery
Joe Macilwraith wins the Warwickshire Junior Order of Merit
Joe Macilwraith completed an oustanding season season as a Junior Golfer and Captain of the Olton Junior Team by winning the season long Warwickshire Golf Union Junior Order of Merit. Points are awarded for successes in Club matches, Junior Opens and County matches.
Joe did well across all events and went into the final play off at the West Midlands Golf Club with 9700 points leading by 590 points over James Scagell from Ladbrook Park Golf Club. It all came down to the wire with James finishing 3rd on the day, one shot behind Joe narrowing the gap to just 80 points!
Well done Joe! A great season long performance and a great junior captain 2015.
Joe Macilwrath wins the Presidents Junior Trophy
19th July 2015
Junior Presidents Trophy
Played the day after the AM/AM with slick pin positions, the course was presented in great condition, this was going to be a good test for those that took part, the end result came down to a count back between Joe Macilwraith and James Bowen both returning nett 71’s, with Joe Macilwrith taking the victory ,In third Place Tom Averill took the spoils from Niyamal Ali on count back,Many Thanks to Dennis Pick the President for organising the prizes
The Presentation was carried out by Captain Dave Bennett
Thanks to all that took part
Sunday 14th June
A Good turnout for the Captains Junior Trophy, excellent scoring with most players scoring under 80 . Winner for the day making his 1st Appearance in Junior Competitions William Rigg Nett 66 ,closely followed by the quickly improving Ronan Holbeck Nett 68 who has now seen his handicap reduce from 32 to 17 in the last two months, thanks to some great scores and exceptional cuts as recommended by the handicap system !! with Reece Wyatt 3rd with a Nett 72 it all made for a great day,
Many Thanks to Captain Dave Bennett for presenting the Trophy
Andy Hooper is the Junior Champion for 2015
Junior Championship May 28th 2015
The 2015 junior championship was held on a great day at OGC, we had a brilliant turnout of players put together by by junior captain Joe Macilwraith. The weather was excellent, the course looked fantastic, the greens were like lightening.
With Div 1 & 2 playing 36 holes and Div 3 18 holes we were set for a fantastic day. The first 18 holes produced some excellent scores with James Bowen 74 leading the field at the halfway stage by two shots from Andy Hooper 76 and Joe Macilwraith 76. As the the other two leaders faultered Andy closed in on the lead to be level with James at the turn with a score of 1 over par, another one over par back nine seeing Andy romp home to post the best score of 148 and become the junior champion for 2015 by 6 shots.
The competition for the Macmaster div1 nett was won by Sam Bissell continuing his recent good form on 137.
The Macmaster div 2 nett trophy was won by Reece Wyatt with a fantastic score of 123 nett.
The 18 holes competition for Div 3 players produced outstanding results. Ronan Holbeck scoring the round of his life with gross 80 nett 48. Ben Wort gross 99 net 59, Joel Powney net 60 Ryan walters nett 62 Emily Hung nett 66 and Tom Averill 74.
Junior Club Champion Andy Hooper Gross 144
2nd Joe Macilwraith Gross 154 Count Back
3rd James Bowen Gross 154
Div 1 Best Nett Sam Bissell Nett 137
2nd Josh Beer Nett 138
Div 2 Best Nett Reece Wyatt Nett 123
2nd Joe Geoghegan Nett 145
Div 3 Best Nett Ronan Holbeck Nett 48
2nd Ben Wort Nett 59
Joel Powney Nett 60
A Big Thank you to the Captain , Ian and Cathy McMaster for presenting the prizes .
Juniors' Short Game Challenge
The Juniors' short game challenge was held on Friday 1 Nov. The event consisted of 5 challenges using the putting green ,short game area, practice ground and the driving range.The challenges covered various putting chipping pitching and driving tests for which points were allocated depending on achievments. Nine of the younger juniors took part assisted by Paul Williams, Dermott Geoghegan.The overall winner and Junior Short Game Champion for 2013 is 12 year old Joel Powney.