DAVIES CLOSES GAP
Rhys Davies of Royal Porthcawl finished in 9th
position at the Tucker Trophy to claim 28 Order of Merit points and move
into second place on the table behind leader Mark Laskey of Brockett Hall.
Tom Light of the Rolls of Monmouth finished in a
creditable 16th place at the Tucker to add 16 points to his
total that moves him into 9th place on the table.
The next event is the Welsh Boys Championship at the
Radyr Golf Club from 24 – 26 July 2002.
NO CHANGE FOR JUNIORS
There was no change on the Welsh Golfing
Union’s Junior Order of Merit following the St David’s Gold Cross.
Most of the leading contenders were
representing Wales at the European Boys Team Championships in Iceland
where Wales finished just out of the medal positions in forth place.
The chase for points continues this
weekend at the WI Tucker Trophy over the Newport and Whitchurch courses on
20/21 July 2002
Next week James Morgan begins the
defence of his Welsh Boys titles at the Radyr Golf Club from 24 – 26
MORGAN AND WAKELY CLIMB
Greg Morgan from Belmont moved into 2nd
place in the Junior Order of Merit following the Carad Trophy last
weekend. Morgan finished in joint 4th spot to gain 38.66
Carl Wakely continued his recent good
form by finishing joint sixth at the Carad Trophy and moves into 4th
spot in the Order of Merit. Wakely recently won the Welsh Schools
Championship and the Glamorgan Junior Championship.
The next event is the St David’s Gold
Cross at The Royal St David’s Golf Club, Harlech on 13/14 July 2002.
COLE GOES 3rd
Chris Cole moves into 3rd
place in the Junior Order of Merit by finishing as the best junior at the
Welsh Open Stroke Play.
Cole from the Monmouthshire
Golf Club was the only junior to make the cut and moves from joint 9th
place to 3rd in the Order of Merit
The next event is the Carad
Trophy that is being played at the Radyr and Cardiff Golf Clubs on 6/7
MORGAN INTO 3RD
James Morgan from Alice Springs has moved into 3rd
place in the Junior Order of Merit following his 4th place
finish at the Aberconwy Trophy.
Other notable moves were Lewis James (5th)
who came third at the Welsh Open Youths and Greg Morgan (7th)
who was victorious at the South Wales Boys Open Stroke Play at Llanwern.
The next event is the Welsh Open Stroke Play that is
being played at Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club from 21 – 23 June 2002.
LASKEY INCREASES LEAD
Despite not winning the North Wales Boys Open Mark Laskey came second
and increased his lead at the top of the Order of Merit to 90 points.
The winner at Rhuddlan and Abergele was Michael Jones from Royal
Liverpool who triumphed over Laskey by 4 strokes. In third place was local
player Adam Runcie who closed with a final round of 70.
The next event is the South Wales Boys Open Stroke Play that is being
played at Llanwern Golf Club on Thursday 30th May 2002.
STILL IN FRONT
not collecting any Order of Merit points at the Clwyd Mark Laskey still
heads the table.
Cole from Monmouthshire was the only player to collect points at the Clwyd
Open finishing in a tie for 12th place.
Chris collects 3 Order of Merit points and moves into 15th
spot on the table.
next event on the Junior Order of Merit is the North Wales Boys Open that
takes place on 18/19th May at
Abergele & Rhuddlan Golf Clubs.