Cheshire Union of Golf Clubs

Cheshire Junior Golf

About Junior Golf

Read the latest news from Cheshire Junior Golf.

Junior Officers

  • Junior Committee Chairman: Mike Jones
  • Boys Team Manager: Mike Jones 
  • Boys Team Captain: Will Dodds (Styal)

A Few Facts

There are 99 golf Clubs in Cheshire and 90 or so have junior sections

The County sends a team of 6 to the EGU Northern Counties Group Boys Championship, the winners of which qualify for the annual EGU Boys Finals. Cheshire has been English Champions in the past and has also qualified for these Finals on a number of other occasions

Every year, a team of 8 players from Cheshire competes against Lancashire, Nottinghamshire and a combined team from Shropshire and Herefordshire in the ‘’round-robin’’ Four Counties Junior Tournament.  Cheshire have a record number of victories in the event.  Spectators are most welcome.

The County plays full Boys matches (up to 18 years old) against Lancashire, Yorkshire,  and North Wales. Additionally, there are mixed-age matches against Derbyshire, Lancashire, Shropshire & Herefordshire, and Staffordshire together with an annual match against Cheshire Girls

Each year the County is holding a Junior Club Team Championship.  This year it is to be played at Chester Golf Club on Thursday 1st June.

During 2016:

  •   Rhys Nevin-Wharton (Sandiway) was County Boys Champion
  •   Oscar Doran (Delamere Forest) was U16 Champion
  •   Oscar Doran (Delamere Forest) was U14 Champion.
  •   Bramhall Golf Club were Junior Club Team Champions

The Driving Range Assessment programme took place in November 2016 at Sandfield and Adlington Golf Centres.  95 boys were invited to attend of which 60 will be offered coaching in 2017 with one of the 5 County  Performance Squads for the most promising boys at Under 17, Under 16, Under 15, Under 14 and Under 12 levels.  Each squad will comprise 12 boys who will receive coaching from Peter Barber, John Heggary, Scott Booth and Daniel Haughian.

Details of all 2017 Cheshire Boys County fixtures together with all principal County Boys and Junior Championships are available on the  Fixtures  page

Aims  

  • To identify boys of all ages with golfing potential at the earliest opportunity
  • To make them known to their Club and the County
  • To facilitate coaching using their Club Professional and/or the County coaching Professionals. County and EGU coaching grants are available to Clubs (for information, contact the County Secretary)
  • To improve networking between the Clubs and the County at Junior level
  • To organise County matches and competitions






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