Emily sets sights on world event following British tour success

Emily Slater

Emily Slater - Credit: Archant

Golf Ely’s Emily Slater has secured her place to play at the Callaway Junior World Championships in America next summer.

Emily, 16, played in the British Junior Golf Tour two-day event in Lincolnshire where she shot an impressive 1 under par on the Hotchkin Course on Saturday to give her the overnight lead by three shots.

She followed her opening round up on Sunday with a two over par round on the Bracken Course which gave her a total lead of 9 shots for the event. The win secured a place for her to play in the Callaway Junior World championships at Torrey Pines in San Diego in July. This event attracts juniors from all over the world and is a world ranking event.

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