Monday, 24 September 2018

Scholarships awarded to 20 youngsters

HENLEY Golf Club has awarded 20 new scholarships to up-and-coming golfers.

HENLEY Golf Club has awarded 20 new scholarships to up-and-coming golfers.

The club was inundated with applications from children aged between six and 15 for this year’s scholarships.

The scholarship scheme has been running for more than six years and has given the club some good golfers and formed the core of the Thames Valley junior league team, including the league winning team of 2011.

This year the club awarded four membership, four coaching and 12 mini scholarships.

The club pro and recent British Senior Open qualifier, Mark Howell, assessed the candidates on nine different attributes including posture, grip, back swing, follow through, balance, naturalness and shots with a range of clubs.

The successful candidates will all benefit from coaching from Mark Howell and his team.

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