Gough named in GB&I Jacques Leglise team

Conor Gough, the new Boys’ Amateur Champion, is one of five England players in the nine-strong GB&I team for the Jacques Leglise Trophy against the Continent of Europe.

Gough, who also won the McGregor Trophy this season, will be joined by: Carris Trophy winner Barclay Brown, who captains the side, Max Hopkins, Joe Pagdin and Robin Williams. All five were in England’s winning team at the recent Boys’ Home internationals.

The match takes place at Kytäjä Golf in Finland on 31 August and 1 September. GB&I last won the trophy in 2014, followed by a tied match in 2015. The Continent of Europe have won the last two encounters.

Full team:

Barclay Brown (17) (Captain), Hallamshire, England

Archie Davies (17), Carlisle, Wales

Conor Gough (15), Stoke Park, England

Max Hopkins (15), Bishops Stortford, England

Tom McKibben (15), Holywood, Ireland

Connor McKinney (16), Joondalup, Scotland

Joseph Pagdin (16), Lake Nona, England

Mark Power (18), Kilkenny, Ireland

Robin Williams (16), Peterborough Milton, England

 

Reserves:

1 Harry Goddard (17) Hanbury Manor, England

2 Harrison Arnold (18) Castle Royle, England

For scoring and reports from the matches please visit RandA.org

 

Image of Conor Gough holing the winning putt at the McGrgeor Trophy, copyright Leaderboard Photography.