Full field of youngsters enjoy Shires event

Four gross pars and a birdie on the short course at Brampton Heath helped secure the Gold Division first prize for Northants County’s Oliver Golby in The Shires Junior Golf Tour’s opening winter event of 2023.

In a competition which attracted a full field of boys and girls, Golby carded a five-under-par score of net 22 to claim a three stroke victory from County colleague Jack Meakin.

Fellow Northamptonshire youngsters Oliver Chalmers and Edie Connolly both shot net 20 to finish two off the lead in the Silver Division, while Niall Goodridge was third in the non-handicap category.