Ghyll golfer Matt wins Bradford championship

Matt Stevens receiving the trophy from Bradford Union President Charlie Cox
Matt Stevens receiving the trophy from Bradford Union President Charlie Cox

Ghyll Golf Club Junior Matt Stevens wins the Bradford Union of Golf Clubs Under 16s Boys’ Championship.

Competing along with juniors from 27 clubs in the Bradford district at Northcliffe Golf Club, Matt, aged 13 and playing off 21 handicap, carded 42 poimts to become the under 16’s boys champion.

Luke Airdrie, also of Ghyll, came third with 39 points.

Ghyll’s junior squad of Josh Carlos, Spencer Datkiewicz, Freddie Paxton and Matt Stevens rounded off a successful season by becoming champions of the Bradford Union Junior League Division Two.

l Ghyll members competed for the Windle bowl on Sunday. The winner with a score of 80-13-67 was Anthony Foulger.

Div 1 winner was Andrew Harling with 77 – 4 = 73

Div 2 winner was Ian Heald with 85 – 15 = 70

Div 3 winner was Ken Inman with 96 – 25 = 71