Ely junior students ‘on top form’ at Silver Salver golf competition at Wellington College

Three Kings’s Ely Junior pupils were “on top form” at golfing competition at Wellington College – Pa

Three Kings’s Ely Junior pupils were “on top form” at golfing competition at Wellington College – Paul Collington (pictured), aged 12, achieved best score and won the ‘Team Nett Prize’. PHOTO: Submitted - Credit: Archant

Three ‘Golf Academy’ students from Ely were said to be “on top form” at a golf competition held at a Berkshire college where one claimed ‘best score’.

Paul Collington, Ben Collier and Thomas Jackson, pupils at King’s Ely Junior, took on the Independent Schools Golf Association (ISGA) Wellington College Silver Salver competition.

Paul, aged 12, achieved the best score, scooping the ‘Wellington College Silver Salver Team Nett Prize’.

Richard Whymark, head of King’s Ely Junior, said: “We are delighted that these three members of our Golf Academy combined their talents to secure their win at the Wellington competition.

“The determined hours invested on the driving range and local courses to develop their skills have undoubtedly contributed to the outstanding success of our team, and we are very proud of their achievements.”


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Ben, aged 13, won the ‘Nett Division, on the day alongside Thomas, aged 12, who claimed second in the ‘Individual Division’.

A spokesman for the school said: “Golf is a popular choice of sport at King’s Ely, and as a school we firmly believe that students of all abilities should enjoy a wide a range of sporting experiences, whilst at the same time making the most of every opportunity to excel.”

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