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Loretto Golf Academy's Junior Championship Attracts Record Entries
15th October 2014

THURSDAY, 18th September saw 150 talented young golfers converge on Craigielaw Golf Club in East Lothian for the 17th playing of the Loretto Golf Academy Junior Championship and Simmers Cup - the United Kingdom's largest schools and club competition for boys and girls in three categories - Under 15, Under 13 and Under 11 age groups.

 

Over the last few years, the prestigious Loretto Golf Academy Championship has grown in popularity, attracting the very finest of budding young golfing talent from Sussex to Aberdeen and everywhere in between. Such is the clamour for places, this year's competition was heavily oversubscribed and saw a waiting list of over 50.

 

Jonathan Hewat, Director of External Affairs at Loretto, said, “There was some quite remarkable golfing talent on display at our competition and I do congratulate all the competitors on their focus, enthusiasm and skill. We are delighted with the number of youngster who wish to take part. We have plans to run this competition over 2 days in 2015.

 

Loretto Golf Academy Junior Golf Championship and Simmers Cup 2014

 

Prize Winners

 

Under 11

 

Gross 3rd

Thomas Clark (George Watson’s)

Gross 2nd

Daniel Bullen (Craigclowan Preparatory School)

Gross Champion

Rory Cockburn (George Watson’s)

 

 

Under 13

 

Stableford 3rd

Alex Fraser (Merchiston)

Stableford 2nd

Joseph Cookson (Gullane GC)

Stableford Champion

Archie Anderson (Loretto School)

 

 

Gross 3rd

Alex Fraser (Merchiston)

Gross 2nd

Archie Anderson (Loretto School)

Gross Champion and winner of The Simmers Cup

Joseph Cookson (Gullane GC)

Team Champions

Loretto School – Archie Anderson, Evdokios Demitrios, Ben Muncaster

 

 

Under 15

 

Stableford 3rd

Aaron Hall (Preston Lodge)

Stableford 2nd

Zoe Morton (Morrison’s Academy)

Stableford Champion

Robert McNaught (Glasgow Academy)

 

 

Gross 3rd

Yannick Artigolle (Loretto School)

Gross 2nd

Aaron Hall (Preston Lodge)

Gross Champion

Zoe Morton (Morrison’s Academy)

Team Champions

Loretto School – Yannick Artigolle, Lou Tan, Dimitar Dimov

 

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