‘Most improved’ girl golfers target Abraham Trophy

Sophie Wheeler

Talented youngsters from across the country will play off in Monday’s national final of the Abraham Trophy for England’s most improved girl golfers.

The field of 21 competitors includes last year’s winner, Sophie Wheeler of Orsett Golf Club in Essex (Image © Leaderboard Photography) who is defending her title.

The players have all qualified for the final on the basis of handicap reduction. It takes place on the Masters course at The Nottinghamshire on Monday, 25 July.

The Abraham Trophy immediately precedes the English girls’ championships for U18, U16 and U14 age groups which will all be played at The Nottinghamshire from 26-28 July.

The Abraham Trophy finalists, from 14 different counties, will play an 18-hole medal competition, off handicap. They are:

Bedfordshire
Caitlin Thomas, John O'Gaunt Golf Club

Buckinghamshire
Chanel Fontaine-Geary, Woburn Golf Club

Devon
Lexi Dart, Churston Golf Club

Dorset
Scarlett Williams, Parkstone Golf Club 

Essex
Sophie Wheeler, Orsett Golf Club

Hampshire
Olivia Ripiner, Meon Valley Golf & Country Club

Hertfordshire
Rebecca Earl, Bishops Stortford Golf Club

Middlesex
Julia Kerrigan, Hendon Golf Club

Lancashire
Chloe Fazackerley, Leyland Golf Club
Emily James, Rossendale Golf Club

Norfolk
Ellie Brown, Barnham Broom Golf & Country Club
Chloe Gibbs, Royal Norwich Golf Club
Maisie Farrelly, Dereham Golf Club 

Northamptonshire
Katie Amos, Northamptonshire County Golf Club

Northumberland
Rosie Belsham, Whitley Bay Golf Club
Jess Baker, Gosforth Park Ladies Golf Club
Holly Hardy, Alnmouth Village Golf Club,
Kate Anne Herron, Bedlingtonshire Golf Club 

Staffordshire 
Georgia Ann Pritchard, Beau Desert Golf Club

Worcestershire
Constance Brooks, Gaudet Luce Golf Club
Rosanna Halls, Gaudet Luce Golf Club