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HARMER MEETS GOLF LEGEND FOLLOWING HAMPSHIRE WIN

Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club’s Ryan Harmer has had the opportunity to meet the sport’s Justin Rose following Hampshire’s second English County Championship title win at Trevose earlier this month. Justin has been on a winning European Ryder Cup team and won the US Open, but that hasn’t stopped him appreciating what it took for Hampshire to claim the County Championship. The …

HARMER DETERMINED TO HELP HAMPSHIRE END THEIR HOODOO

Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club’s Ryan Harmer is determined to make good use of the experiences gained during his debut at last year’s English County Finals when he tries to help Hampshire end their hoodoo after 7 appearances in the last 15 years without a victory. Harmer is 1 of only 2 players under the age of 25 in the …

SUNDBORG BECOMES FIRST ISLAND STONEHAM TROPHY WINNER SINCE 1983

Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club’s county champion Jordan Sundborg went one better than 12 months ago by claiming the Stoneham Trophy for the first time on Saturday. Having become the first player from the Island to win the Solent Salver for the best 72-hole aggregate in the Stoneham and Mike Smith Memorial Trophy 12 months ago, having been runner-up in …

SUNDBORG CROWNED HAMPSHIRE AMATEUR CHAMPION

Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club’s Jordan Sundborg has broke a record that has stood for 78 years by becoming the first player from the Isle of Wight to be crowned Hampshire Amateur Champion. Sundborg, who began a golf scholarship at Stirling University in September and has been playing top international college tournaments in California, Dubai and Connecticut, announced his arrival …

COWES SEEK SECOND SEVENS TITLE AT STONEHAM

Cowes will attempt to claim the County Sevens for a second time when they travel across the Solent to Southampton’s Stoneham Golf Club this weekend. The 2003 winners have reached the finals 6 times since the 1990s but their only victory came 13 years ago. Captain Ian Graham will take a 9-man squad for a practice round on Saturday before …

HAMPSHIRE LOSE TO YORKSHIRE DESPITE ISLAND DUO’S EFFORTS

Despite efforts from an Island duo, Hampshire’s English County Golf Finals hoodoo extended to 20 years of hurt as defeat against Yorkshire handed their rivals a record 21st title, at Sandwell Park on Sunday (25th September). The Northern Counties champions claimed the morning foursomes 21/2-1/2 after Hampshire captain Martin Young and Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club’s Ryan Harmer were unable …

HARMER HEADING IN RIGHT DIRECTION AFTER TAKING COURAGE

Ryan Harmer became just the second Isle of Wight player to win the Courage Trophy in 54 years with a stunning second round 65 at Hockley last Sunday (4th September). The 20-year-old had been intending to turn pro this month and undergo a degree course with the Professional Golfers’ Association under the guidance of Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club’s head …

SOLENT SALVER TITLE FOR SUNDBORG

Shanklin & Sandown’s Jordan Sundborg became the first player from the Isle of Wight to land the Solent Salver after finishing 2 shots clear of record-breaking English Amateur Champion Harry Ellis over the weekend. Ellis, who took the country’s matchplay title at just 16, breaking Sir Nick Faldo’s record set as an 18-year-old back in 1975, claimed the Mike Smith Memorial …

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