Rutland Junior Open 2015

Rutland Junior Open – sponsored by Savvi Travel

Ellie Haughton and Kay Batley of Savvi TravelEllie doubles up on Theme Park win

Fifteen year old Ellie Haughton won the 2015 Rutland Junior Open with a magnificent gross 71 to take first prize of a family day out at Drayton Manor Theme Park.

Playing off a handicap of 11, Ellie’s nett 60 also took first place for the nett prize; originally the same prize, Open sponsor Oakham based Savvi Travel kindly offered to swap this prize for another Theme Park of Ellie’s choice.

The Rutland Junior Open, hosted at Greetham Valley on Wednesday 5th August, witnessed a superb display of golf from a strong field of talented junior golfers. Prizes were offered for the top three in both the gross and nett competitions as well as nearest the pin prizes.

Gross Winners

1st        Ellie Haughton (Greetham Valley) 71
2nd     Sanjay Nithiyalingham (Burghley Park) 75
3rd      Joe Carr (Burghley Park) 77

Nett Winners

1st       Ellie Haughton (GV) 60
2nd     Joe Carr (BP) 61
3rd     Tom Haynes (GV) 63

Nearest the Pin winners

3rd          Ellie Haughton (Greetham Valley)
8th          Luc Affleck (Greetham Valley)
13th        Ben Templeman (Thorney Lakes)
16th        Tom Mowforth (Burghley Park)

Savvi-Travel-worldwide-logoKay Batley of Savvi Travel was present, with Greetham Valley Junior Organisers Liz and Darren Haughton, to hand out the prizes. The event was a great success, benefitting from the superb presentation of The Valley course by the greens staff and the excellent array of prizes. Juniors interested in participating in the event next year should contact Liz or Darren to register their interest now.