Close House set to host biggest Junior Masters yet in 2022

The 2022 Junior Masters is set to be the biggest to date, with qualifying events in eight counties across the UK leading to the event’s final at Close House in October. 

The Junior Masters began in 2017 as part of the British Masters. Since then Close House, with the support of attached professional Lee Westwood and PING, has grown the event to make it as accessible and exciting as possible for junior golfers from across the UK. 

The 2017 event was won by Close House’s Henry Joynson while Eaglescliffe’s Solomon Canning lifted the trophy in 2018, and Delamere Forest’s Aaron Mohun won in 2019.

“I am a really proud supporter of the Junior Masters,” said Lee. “They are great events to grow the game and are played at some top courses in the UK. Providing young golfers with competitive opportunities is invaluable, and everyone involved in these events is extremely committed to growing the game. It is a privilege to be involved.”

Nine qualifying events will take place across the UK, with one girl and two boys from each age group (12 and under, 15 and under, and 18 and under) qualifying for the event’s final at Close House in October.

The nine qualifying events are at: Worksop GC (Nottinghamshire) on May 30; Close House (Northumberland) on May 31; Middlesbrough (Yorkshire) on July 22; Lancaster (Lancashire) on August 4; Durham City (Durham) on August 22; Brampton (Cumbria) on August 23; Bradford (Yorkshire) on August 25; Ladybank (Fife) on September 4; and Thonock Park (Lincolnshire) on September 4.