(Pictured L to R) Cameron Warne, Jack Screech, Adam Curtis, Tom Valentine and Sam McWilliam
The Autumn Junior Meeting took place at Mullion GC on Sunday 9th September 2012 and saw 46 youngsters tackle the coastal links course in what was for most a 36 hole event. The day started benignly but the wind steadily increased the challenge facing the field.
The major winner of the day was Bude’s Adam Curtis who scored 74 and 75 (149) to win the Penhale Cup for the best U18 gross score of the day. This win for Adam keeps up the pressure on the 2012 Junior Order of Merit leader Niall Hutton (St Mellion) with Adam now just a single point behind with one counting event to come. Hutton (77 and 76 = 153) picked up the prize for 2nd best scratch score of the day. Third prize in this category went to County Junior Captain Justin Barnard (Tehidy Park) with 75 and 78 =153, a performance that also keeps him nicely in the hunt for the Order of Merit title.
Carlyon Bay’s in form Tom Valentine won the Jubilee Tankard for the best U16 gross of the day with his two rounds of 75 and 77.
The Reg Curtis Salver for the best overall nett score of the day went to Cameron Warne also of Carlyon Bay with a morning 75 (90-15) followed with a 9 shot improvement in the afternoon for a 66 (81-15).
The Brian U14 Trophy for the best U14 gross 1st round score was won by Truro’s Jared Mortimore with a gross 81. First in the U14 nett category was Mullion's Daniel Ferrie who scored a 73 (83-10), Second place went to Mike McKelvey (St Enodoc) also with a 73 (83-10) followed in third place by Jack Andrew (Truro) with a nett 74 (94-20).
The John Dingle Trophy awarded to the best gross score recorded by a Mullion junior went to Sam McWilliam who shot rounds of 77 and 79.
Truro’s Matt Williams was the winner of the 0-9 Handicap category with nett scores of 71 and 70 (77-6 and 76-6) with second place going to his club mate Ryan House with 72 and 71 (78-6 and 77-6). In third place was China Fleet’s Jack Screech with 73 and 72 (78-5 and and 77-5).
In the 10 -18 Handicap category, the winner was Mullion’s Callum Alexander with nett scores of 68 and 74 (78-10 and 84-10). Second place went the way of Jake Sanders (St Enodoc) with scores of 75 and 71 (86-11 and 82-11) whilst third was Killiow’s Ben Keane with 68 and 80 (79-11 and 91-11).
In the 19-28 handicap bracket Joe Reynard of Truro took the prize with 74 and 71 (102-28 and 99-28).
At the conclusion of the competition the prizes were presented by CGU Junior President Phil Linaker who congratulated all those taking part. He expressed gratitude on behalf of all present to Mullion GC for hosting the event.