Eight players selected for U16 international

Caitlin Whitehead

A mixed team of eight will travel to Madrid to represent England in the annual U16 international against Spain on May 26 and 27.

England won the match last year, when they swept to a 15-9 victory at Preston Golf Club, Lancashire. Caitlin Whitehead (image copyright Leaderboard Photography) was a member of that team and is playing again this year.

Whitehead is a member of the England Golf girls’ squad, while Max Hopkins is from the boys’ squad. The other six players all train with regional squads.

The team:

Rafiah Banday, 14, Royal Mid Surrey, Surrey
Mia Eales-Smith, 15, Lindrick, Yorkshire
Ellie Gower, 15, Chateau des Vigiers, France
Max Hopkins, 15, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire
Rory McDonald-O’Brien, 14, Lilleshall Hall, Shropshire & Herefordshire
Morgan Radziejowski, 15, Herefordshire, Shropshire & Herefordshire
John Richardson, 15, Royal Mid Surrey, Surrey
Caitlin Whitehead, 15, Carus Green, Cumbria