Tom Slattery proudly represented Sitwell Park in The Junior European Open in southern Spain last week.
Taking on 120 of Europe’s best juniors he made the cut after the second round and competed in the final day at La Alcadeisa links course near Gibraltar. His last round was one of extreme mixed fortunes featuring an incredible nine birdies, culminating in a +1 finish.
Tom completed the tournament with a top 20 finish, and was proud to represent our club at the highest level.
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Sitwell Junior Tom Slattery, has just competed at Longhirst Hall Golf Club in one of a number of regional qualifiers where the top two scores in each win an invitation to the European Junior Open.
Following in the footsteps of Luke Donald, Justin Rose, and Danny Willett, Tom playing some great golf, managed to finish first and has therefore qualified (for the second year running), and will be off to Southern Spain next month representing Sitwell Park.
He will be competing against 110 juniors from all over Europe hoping to make the cut as he did last year. This year all finalists can be seen on a special Sky Sports program hosted by David Livingstone, Sky’s long-standing golf host.
Congratulations Tom and best of luck in Spain.
At the September Committee meeting it was agreed to introduce a winter league comprising of 16 Stableford competitions with the following details:-
- Run on Saturdays from 11th November 2017 to 17th March 2018
- Best 10 scores from 16
- To be played on the course of the day (including winter greens) over 12 holes
- No putts conceded
- NO tee times booking is required, simply enter the competition on the day if you want to compete.
- £2 entry fee, this will be split between £1 sweep, 50p to the prize fund and 50p to the golf section with the prize fund dependant on numbers and to be paid out at the end of the league in March to the top 10 players.
- The overall winner to receive a trophy donated by the Vice Captain and to be presented at the 2019 Annual Dinner & Presentation
Under difficult playing conditions Tom Slattery returned a magnificent gross 72 to become the SUGC Junior Champion of Champions at Lees hall on Sunday. It was a fine reward for Tom who in order to take part had earlier in the day returned a gross 75 in the second round of the Gough Cup before dashing across Sheffield.
In second place was 13 year old Freddie Parlby of Hallowes with a really impressive 74, and Luke Gregory of Doncaster third with a score of 75.