2017 Royal Liverpool Report

2017 Royal Liverpool Report

In brutal conditions at Hoylake and with only five sub-par rounds all week, Ben Jones (England) was the worthy overall and boys winner of The 2017 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy. With winds averaging around 30 mph on all three days, and with two delayed starts due to excessive wind, Jones played his last…

Day 2 Report – A Stormy Beginning …

Day 2 Report – A Stormy Beginning …

Storm Aileen battered Hoylake overnight and into the morning, with winds of up to 75mph delaying the start of play until 09:30. Teeing off first in the harsh conditions were Vasilis Samakovlis of Greece, Nikolas Pitiris of Cyprus and Serena Mackenzie from Trinidad and Tobago. With some unpredictable weather, it was a tough challenge for…

Day 1 Report: It’s all to play for

Day 1 Report: It’s all to play for

After an exciting first day at Royal Liverpool, there are 3 players in the lead with a score of 71 – Felix Van Dijk from The Netherlands, Keita Nakajima from Japan and Maja Stark from Sweden.

Canada’s Chloe Currie takes victory at Royal Birkdale

Canada’s Chloe Currie takes victory at Royal Birkdale

Chloe Currie is the first Canadian to win The Duke of York Young Champions Trophy after an excellent final round at Royal Birkdale. 16 year old Currie shot a round of 68 to end the Tournament two under par, winning by a one shot margin from Norway’s Markus Braadlie. Speaking after her success, Currie said:…

Day Two Report: Markus Braadlie remains in the lead at Royal Birkdale

Day Two Report: Markus Braadlie remains in the lead at Royal Birkdale

Markus Braadlie maintained his lead after Day Two of The Duke of York Young Champions Trophy. Norway’s Braadlie had a difficult start to his round but fought back to lead by one shot from Sami Valimaki. Speaking afterwards, Braadlie said: “I started off badly and had two lost balls so I lost some shots but…

Day One Report: Norway’s Markus Braadlie leads the way at Royal Birkdale

Day One Report: Norway’s Markus Braadlie leads the way at Royal Birkdale

Norway’s Markus Braadlie is the leader after a day of changeable conditions at The Duke of York Young Champions Trophy. 17 year old Braadlie finished with a score of 69, ending the day three under par. Speaking in the Clubhouse after his round, Braadlie said: “I played very well. I was six under through 14…