Heydon Grange hosts junior tour

PUBLISHED: 19:48 17 June 2008 | UPDATED: 15:47 11 May 2010

HEYDON GRANGE ladies, with Broadley Bowl winner Tina Broadley third from right in the back row

HEYDON GRANGE ladies, with Broadley Bowl winner Tina Broadley third from right in the back row

HEYDON Grange will be hosting the British Junior Golf Tour. The competition, which takes place on Wednesday, August 6, will see some of the best eight-year-old golfers battle it out in an 18-hole competition. The tour, which is building on a very succes

HEYDON Grange will be hosting the British Junior Golf Tour.

The competition, which takes place on Wednesday, August 6, will see some of the best eight-year-old golfers battle it out in an 18-hole competition.

The tour, which is building on a very successful format from last winter, gives youngsters the opportunity to pit their skills against others from around the area.

The organisers will also be putting on a nine-hole short course event for those children just starting to learn, and who have yet to receive a handicap.

Tina Broadley carried on the family name by deservedly winning the Broadley Bowl.

The trophy was donated by her mother Margaret, in memory of her father, with Tina impressing all the way, despite being the lowest handicap player in the field.

Tina finished with a gross 77, needing countback to see off Wendy Osbourne, who was one of the highest handicap players.

Club captain Arian Patterson and ladies captain Linda Williams led a raiding party of seven pairs to the Suffolk Golf Club in Bury St Edmunds, and came away with a hard-fought 4-3 victory.

Fresh from her previous success, Tina Broadley teamed up with mixed pairs partner Malcolm Knoble-Forbes, to set Heydon on the road, with Wendy Osbourne and club vice-captain John Black also nabbing a win.

Patterson then teamed up with Elaine Knobel for another Heydon victory, with Williams and Paul Chamberlain securing the win with another impressive display.

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