LEE Westwood was surrounded by ‘future champions’ on Monday at Worksop Golf Club, after handing out the prizes at his and the Worksop Guardian’s annual junior championship.
The 15th running of the event was blessed by glorious weather and a course in immaculate – but challenging – condition.
More than 60 juniors battled it out for top prizes from PING, Titleist and Dunlop and the two prestigious trophies for the scratch and stableford competitions.
Westwood was on hand to give an insight into life as one of the world’s best golfers, his experience at The Open at the weekend and his planned move to America, in a question and answer session with Guardian sports editor Graham Smyth. Around 150 golfers, friends and family packed the clubhouse on Windmill Lane to applaud the prize winners and show their appreciation to Worksop’s most famous export.
Seventeen-year-old Bondhay member Oliver Breeze was crowned scratch champion, while Connor Stansbury, 15, defended the stableford title he won last year on his home course.
In our special eight page supplement we have all the action from the fairways, greens and bunkers, the prize presentation and the thoughts of Westwood, the winners and the secretary of Worksop Golf Club.
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