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YUGC Golfing Achievements2023

COUNTY TEAM – Captain – David Appleyard
won the Daily Telegraph Northern Counties League. They also won the Northern Region qualifier, and thus became the holders of the Edward Bunting Trophy. They subsequently went on to win the National County final, and at last regain the Champion County title.

SENIORS TEAM – Captain – Andy King
won their Northern Counties league, but only came second in the National qualifiers.

BOYS TEAM – Captain – Jack Northgraves
managed second place in the Northern Counties league, but did win their regional qualifier, to get to the National finals, but were beaten into second place.

INDIVIDUALS
Several of our players achieved individual success;

  • international honours to Barclay Brown, Josh Berry, Dylan Shaw-Radford, for England Boys;
  • Alex Boyes, for the England Under-16’s;
  • Richard Jones for the England Seniors;
  • Barclay Brown was selected to play in the 2023 Walker Cup; and
  • Ben Brown [Romanby Golf Club] won to become the England Golf Amateur Champion.

GENERAL
County teams have had some success this year in beating the “old enemy”, Lancashire. The Seniors and the Juniors both won their matches, whilst the County team halved.

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