Sam Osbourn, a 14 year old, originally from the USA and now living near Cambridge won the September Junior Tournament at Stonham Barns with an excellent score of 34 (5 over par). In 2nd place was regular at Stonham, James Cook from Thorpness Golf Club with a score of 36 (7 over par).
On a bright autumn day scoring was made difficult by the fresh breeze but the juniors still managed some excellent golf.
In the Age categories the Under 12’s was won by 12 year old Megan Aves from Stonham Barns. The Under 10 Age Group was won by another Stonham Barns player, Jack Harris, a 9 year old in only his second junior tournament. The Under 8’s was won by 8 year old Sawyer Osbourn, the brother of Sam Osbourn, the overall winner. Sawyer had an excellent score of 36 which was only beaten by his brother’s score.
There are eight junior events every year at Stonham Barns on their short 9 hole golf course. Usually they are held on the last Sunday of each month from April to November. The next junior event is on Sunday 27th October. For more information visit the website www.stonhambarnsgolf.co.uk or call 01449 711545
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The next Footgolf event at Stonham Barns will be on the Sunday 22nd Sept between 3.00pm and 5.00pm. Come and have a go at this great new sport on Suffolk's first Footgolf course.
Everyone is welcome, there are no dress rules and footballs will be provided. The cost will be £6 per person for a round of Footgolf and £10 per head for those wishing to enter the tournament.
Footgolf is a recognised international sport that can be enjoyed by everyone of any age. The player just kicks the ball around the course in the least number of kicks into larger football sized holes. The rules are pretty much the same as golf. Its great fun and good excercise.
Please book you tee time now by calling call Joe or Tony on 01449 711545.
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