‘Most improved’ girl golfers head to national final

Amelia Williamson

Twenty-three youngsters are heading to the final of the Abraham Trophy to find the most improved girl golfer in the country.

They’ve all qualified on the basis of handicap reduction and they’ll play off in the 18-hole final at Royal Cromer in Norfolk on Sunday, July 26.

The field is made up of eight area winners plus the next best 12 players and ties. There are three players from the host county of Norfolk, including Amelia Williamson (Image © Leaderboard Photography) from the England Golf East region U16 squad, who will be playing on home ground at Royal Cromer.

Three of the other finalists are also members of regional squads: Ella Crang of Durham, Louisa Brunt of Lancashire and Megan Evans of Worcestershire.

The area winners are:
Roseanne McSharry of Workington, Cumbria
Libby Kilbride of Renishaw Park, Yorkshire
Charlotte Hazelwood of Notts Ladies’, Nottinghamshire
Georgia Pritchard of Beau Desert, Staffordshire
Chloe Gibbs of Royal Norwich, Norfolk
Zainab Jeppe of Mill Green, Hertfordshire
Iris Wang of Stanmore, Middlesex
Laura Curtis of Whitley, Wiltshire

The other finalists, listed by county, are:

Buckinghamshire
Nathalie Warke of Stoke Park
Georgina Bowers of Beaconsfield

Dorset
Georgina Wrixon of Ashley Wood

Durham
Ella Crang of Darlington

Essex
Ashley Chalmers of Thorndon Park
Sophie Wheeler of Orsett

Hampshire
Charlotte Dack of Meon Valley

Lancashire
Louisa Brunt of Royal Birkdale

Leicestershire
Emily Dunne of Park Hill

Norfolk
Maisie Farrelly of Dereham
Amelia Williamson of Royal Cromer

Somerset
Amelia Matthews of Lansdown

Surrey
Rafiah Banday of Royal Mid-Surrey

Worcestershire
Megan Evans of Gaudet Luce

Yorkshire
Christina Rumbelow of Easingwold

Click here for more information about the Abraham Trophy