Conor Gough
6 July 2018

Two England teams to defend Nations Cup title

Two teams will defend England’s title in the Nations Cup at the U16 McGregor Trophy at Kedleston Park, Derbyshire, from 17-19 July. 

The players selected are: Conor Gough, Max Hopkins and Ben Pierleoni in team one; Dominic Clemons, Tom Gregory and Taylor Paul in team two. 
 
The Nations Cup is played over the first two rounds of the 72-hole English U16 boys’ open championship, with the best two scores counting in each round. England’s teams took first and second place in last year’s competition. 
 
The players: 
Conor Gough, 15 (Stoke Park, BB&O) won the boys’ title at the Fairhaven Trophies. (Image copyright Leaderboard Photography).
Max Hopkins, 15, (Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire) was runner up in the 2017 McGregor Trophy.
Ben Pierleoni, 16, (Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire) was joint runner-up in the men’s Berkhamsted Trophy.
 
Dominic Clemons, 16, (Hanbury Manor, Hertfordshire) tied third in the Midland U16 boys’ championship. 
Tom Gregory, 15, (Stoke Park, BB&O) tied fifth in last year’s McGregor Trophy.
Taylor Paul, 16, (Stoke Park, BB&O) won the Midland U16 boys’ championship. 

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