It was Juveniles Day at Banbridge Golf Club last Sunday. The weather was kind, the course was in beautiful condition and all the prizes were on display.
Nigel Bryson and his principle helpers, Mildred Hodgett, Kieran and Susan Magennis, had everything organised to perfection.
The list of prizewinners is as follows:
The Small Cup: Jack McKerr beat Stephen Teggart 3 and 2. The beaten semi-finalists were Jamie Thompson and Scott Nelson.
The Russell Shield: (Best gross. Senior handicap): Gary McConville 77.
The Pepper Shield: Winner: Ruaire O’Neill 42 points.
Runner-up: Matthew Elliott 39 points. Third: Patrick Magennis 36 points.
Sean Broderick Cup (Best nett, Junior handicap):
Winner: Conor Weir 43 points.
Runner-up: Matthew Smyth 40 points. Third: Jack Hutchinson 39 points.
Fourth: James Whan 39 points.
John Magennis Cup: (Primary school): Winner: Matthew Hutchinson.
Runner-up: Ben Russell.
Eric Bryson Trophy (Player of the year): Jamie Thompson.
Ferguson Cup (leading juvenile in the senior golfer of the year): Callum Barnes.
Campbell Challenge Cup (Golfer of the year. Yellow blocks): Matthew Smyth.
Lockhart Cup (Girls): Megan Whan.
Rosemary Cocks Cup (Girls. 9 holes): Sarah Magennis.
Girls Novice: Lauren Sleith.
Boys Novice: Peter Sleith.
Nearest Pin (15th): Gary McConville.
Putting: Matthew Young, James Whan and Matthew Hutchinson.
Target Putting: Thomas McKibben.
The summer holidays are over. All the juveniles enjoyed their golf but it now must take second place to schoolwork. It’s only nine months until next summer. The time will fly past.