Cousins in England under 16 team to face Wales

Jack Singh Brar

Cousins Arrun and Jack Singh Brar (Brokenhurst Manor, Hampshire, IoW & CI) have been named in the eight-strong England team to face Wales in the annual under 16 international at Llanwern on Sunday 2nd September.

They will be joined by Lewis George (Delamere Forest, Cheshire), Harry Hall (West Cornwall, Cornwall), Callum Hannay (Mendip Spring, Somerset), Matty Lamb (Hexham, Northumberland), Marco Penge (Worthing, Sussex), and Bill Spooner (Boston, Lincolnshire)

There are four newcomers to international team golf, they are George, Hall, Hannay, and Lamb.

Arrun Singh Brar made his England debut in the recent international with Spain at Pannal as did Penge and Spooner.

Last year Jack Singh-Brar (image © Tom Ward) won the Hazards Salver for the best performance by a GB&I player aged under 16 in the Carris Trophy. He has also been prominent in the Douglas Johns Trophy in the past two years, finishing second in 2010 and tie third this year and earned his first under 16 cap in last year’s under 16 match against Spain.

Moore was England under 14 champion in 2011 and this year has finished fourth in the McEvoy Trophy and fifth in the European Young Masters. He was an England Schools cap last year.

Penge, who won the Hazards Salver at the Carris Trophy last month has also enjoyed several top ten finishes over the past two years, while Spooner was a member of the winning Lincolnshire side in last year’s Boys County Championship and finished tied sixth in this year’s English under 14 Championship for the Reid Trophy.

The match with Wales will consist of four foursomes and eight singles.