Junior golf champion Ella retains her title

Ella Mason being presented with the Junior County Girls Golf Championship trophy by Sally John, the

Ella Mason being presented with the Junior County Girls Golf Championship trophy by Sally John, the lady Captain of St Neots Golf Club. - Credit: Archant

After early morning mist the sun slowly came through to provide near perfect conditions for the Junior County Girls Championships at St Neots Golf Club.

Ely City’s Ella Mason fought valiantly in defence of the title she won last year despite fighting against a virus.

In the morning round she posted a solid score of 84, just two shots clear of Natasha Bamford (Ely City).

In the afternoon round Ella tightened up her game to produce a round of 80 for a total of 164, which gave her a winning margin of nine shots over Natasha Bamford whose afternoon round of 87 gave her a total score of 173 for second place.

Natasha won the prize for the best morning round with an excellent gross score of 86.

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Saffron Walden’s promising young golfer Alex Sparrow won the Handicap Cup with two excellent rounds of 74 & 70 for a total nett score of 144.

Second place went to Olivia Dyson (Barkway Park) with rounds of 74 and 73 for a total nett score of 147 on countback from Natasha Bamford.

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In the 18 hole stableford competition Olivia Wynne (Kingsway) scored 28 points to win the trophy with Bourn’s Immy Longstaff-Biggs taking second place with 24 points on countback from Ruby Davis.

The nine hole stableford competition was won by Elizabeth Wynne (Kingsway) with a score of 16 points.

The Lesley Ford Trophy, held over from the Spring meeting, was won by Jessica Hollingsworth with a magnificent score of 72.

The Biddy Wade Trophy for the most improved player, with a score of -13 shots under par for her four best scores of the year went to Ella Mason.

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