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Feast of awards are served up to young aces at Blackwood

Published 08/07/2014

The roll of honour includes Toby Sloane (left) and Charlie Parke of Orangefield PS
The roll of honour includes Toby Sloane (left) and Charlie Parke of Orangefield PS
Connor McCracken from Castlerock
Molly O'Hara of Clandeboye Golf Club and Olivia Snoddy from Greenisland
Forest Feast Marketing Manager Deirdre Burns says well done to competitor Ryan Thompson from Greenacres
Forest Feast Marketing Manager Deirdre Burns says well done to competitor Rosie May Neenan from Killough

Young golfers have been showcasing their talents at the Forest Feast Junior Golf Festival 2014 tournament.

School teams and individuals battled it out in the popular competition backed by the Belfast Telegraph and PING.

Orangefield Primary boys Charlie Parke and Toby Sloan grasped the Primary Schools Cup after seeing off the challenge of Campbell College duo Hugh Minford and Paddy Elmore with 30 points on a better back six.

Templepatrick Primary School came home in third position with 27 points.

More than 80 young golfers of all ages and abilities converged on Blackwood Golf Course for the popular event.

Results: Forest Feast Primary Schools' Cup 2014 Results (Hamilton Course 9 holes – Junior Tees): 1, Orangefield Primary School (30 pts BB6) Charlie Parke and Toby Sloan; 2, Campbell College Junior (30 pts) Hugh Minford and Paddy Elmore; 3, Templepatrick Primary School (28 pts) Ewan McArthur and Alex Darrah

Individual Primary School Results: 1, Charlie Parke, Orangefield Primary School 29 pts BB3; 2, Hugh Minford, Campbell College Junior School 29 pts; 3, Joshua Wilson, Bush Primary school, Dungannon 27 pts

Forest Feast Junior Golfer of the Year (Hamilton Course)

Boys Aged 12-16 years Handicap 28 and under: Winner: Ryan Thompson, Greenacres (41 pts BB9); Runner Up: Jamie Stewart, Bangor (41 pts)

Girls' Handicap Aged 12 -16 years Handicap 36 and under: Winner: Rosie May Neenan, Spa (39 points); Runner-Up: Ellen Rodgers, Portrush (33pts BB9)

Boys Aged 11 and Under with Handicap: Winner Connor McCracken, Castlerock (40 pts); Runner-Up: Jude Devlin, Bangor (37 pts)

Girls Aged 11 and Under with Handicap: Winner: Molly O'Hara, Clandeboye; Runner-Up: Olivia Snoddy, Greenisland

Temple Course Par 3 results

Boys and Girls 13-16 Non handicap (Temple Course): Winner: Michael Smyth; Runner-Up: Thomas Parke

Boys and Girls 7-12 Non handicap (Temple Course 9 holes): Winner: Thompson Gedge (28 pts); Runner Up: Ethan Barnes (27 pts)

Mini Golfers 5 hole Competition 4-6 year olds: Winner: Harry O'Hara (11 pts bb3); Runner Up: Conail Fitzsimmons (11 pts).

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