Clean sweep for Belvedere boys in Junior Open at Driffield

Bradley Marshall
Bradley Marshall

There was a clean sweep of trophies for Bridlington Golf Club youngsters when they competed in the Driffield Junior Open.

The annual competition, combines with the Weston Cup, which is the Junior Championship of the East Riding and District Winter Alliance.

Matthew Raybould

Matthew Raybould

Around 80 players from around Yorkshire headed to Driffield and the top performer on the day was the Belvedere club’s Bradley Marshall, who carded an excellent nett 67 to take home the Weston Cup.

His club-mate Matthew Raybould also returned home with silverware, as he claimed the Thompson Cup for the best gross score in the competition.

The Yorkshire Juniors team captain shot a 73 to complete a double for Bridlington.

Jim Howbridge, captain of Bridlington Golf Club, said: “It is an amazing achievement to have the Yorkshire Junior team captain coming from our club and doing so well in competitions.

“We are also proud that Bradley, another junior at our club, is winning important trophies as well.

“Congratulations to them both.”

○Bridlington Golf Club hosted a Texas Scramble on Sunday.

Barrie Maull, David Fraser, John Parkinson and Derick Taylor took top spot with a score of 61.5. Second were Trevor Slassor, Steve Cooper, Mike Matthews and JC Wilson ahead of Rory O’Neill, Dan Metcalfe, Steve Wilkins and Heath Simpson.