Watch: Seven-year-old from Northern Ireland tees it up with Luke Donald
A seven-year-old golfer from Northern Ireland got the chance of a lifetime last week when he played a few holes with former world number one Luke Donald.
Elliott Andrews from Holywood joined Donald, four-time European Tour event winner Alexander Levy and 10-year-old Amelia Wan from England to play a game on the historic Severiano Ballesteros course at Crans-Montana before the Omega European Masters.
Elliott started playing golf aged just three and, after Donald got a chance to see the young star's game, Luke reckoned he could even make it all the way to play on the European Tour himself.
“Elliott and Amelia both started playing at a younger age than I did so they have a few years on me," said Donald. "Both have great talent, swing really well and hit a lot of great shots. I think they’ve got a big future ahead of them and I’m sure we’ll be seeing them on the tour in a few years.”
Matthew Fitzpatrick won the Omega European Masters, beating Scott Hend on the third hole of a play-off on Sunday. Donald finished in a tie for 70th.
Belfast Telegraph Digital