Jones Cup date for student golfers Hall and Wicks

Harry Hall

Student golfers Harry Hall of Cornwall and David Wicks of Sussex will represent England in the 2017 Jones Cup Invitational in the USA.

The prestigious 54-hole event takes place at Ocean Forest Golf Club, Georgia, from 3-5 February and is contested by 84 top amateurs from the US and around the world. Previous players include Luke Donald, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson, while Patrick Reed is among the past champions.

Harry Hall, 19, pictured top (West Cornwall) is an England international and a member of the England Golf men’s squad. He is a second year student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and was his Conference’s Freshman of the Year. During 2016 he reached the last 16 in the Amateur Championship match play and also played in the Jones Cup, with a top 30 finish.

David Wicks, 23, pictured right (Sedlescombe) is a student at Jacksonville University in Florida and has won four times on the US college circuit. He previously spent two years at junior college in Texas where he won seven times and was ranked number one nationally in his first year and number two in his second. He tied third in the Berkshire Trophy and was runner-up in the South East men’s county qualifier.

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