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JUNIORS COMPETE 36 HOLES AT SHANKLIN & SANDOWN

L-R: Joe Green, Gary Meszynski, Jon Exon-Taylor, Campbell Laird and Harvey Simpkins

Junior Isle of Wight golfers played 36 holes in testing conditions as they competed to be Junior Champion 2018 at Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club recently.

The morning showed a steady 71 for Jon Exon-Taylor, with Joe Green 5 behind on 76. The best nett and taking home the W ‘Bill’ Churchill Trophy was Campbell Laird with a 67.

The afternoon was close with another steady round of 70. The best afternoon Nett round and winning the Lyn Guy Trophy was Harvey Simpkins with a nett 67.

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Jon Exon-Taylor won The Ken Guy Trophy for best gross of the day with 70. He also took the overall Junior Club Championship ‘The Jimmy Tarbuck’ with gross 141! Second with a gross 153 was Junior Captain Joe Green, with Nick Matthews coming third with 156.

The Keith Wickham trophy, for best 36 gross, was also won by Jon Exon-Taylor with a nett 137. Campbell Laird was close behind on 139 and Harvey Simpkins came in third on 141.

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