Ramside juniors win national Champion Club title

Ramside Hall’s juniors won the 2021 England Golf Junior Champion Club tournament with a two-round stableford total of 148 points.

The Durham team – comprising Thomas Southwell, Hayden Pragnell and Jamie Jopling – edged out Somerset’s Mendip Golf Club and Lees Hall from Yorkshire, who came third on countback, over two rounds at the Bracken Course at Woodhall Spa.

On each day, the best two nett scores from three were counted towards the team total. A total of 25 clubs from all over England took part in the championship having progressed through regional qualifiers.

At the end of day one, Ramside were in a tie for fifth place with 68 points before an excellent second round score of 80 points saw them climb up the leaderboard into top spot.

Speaking about winning the event, Thomas said: “It’s very special. It’s a really good course and everyone enjoyed it. The team are really pleased. It’s a massive score between us and it’s the biggest event we’ve ever won, so everyone is really happy.”