Paul scores double triumph for English Deaf Golf

Paul Waring English Deaf Golf

Suffolk teenager Paul Waring has just scored a double triumph at the European Deaf Golf Championship at Kytaja Golf Club in Finland.

The 17-year-old from Felixstowe Ferry won the individual title by three shots and helped English Deaf Golf to victory in the team event, beating Sweden on countback.

It’s the first time English Deaf Golf representatives have won either an international individual or team title.

Paul had rounds of 72, 79 to finish three shots clear of Andreas Nilssn from Sweden and four ahead of third-place Hans Elgaard from Denmark.

His fellow members of the winning A Team were Martin Anderson (Malton & Norton), Michael Burris (Forest Hills, Glos) and Jay Stally (Seaford).

England B, consisting of Jason Albutt (Little Lakes) Peter Baker (Ellesmere Port), Mark Forrest (Leyland) and Ben Stephens (Rutland Water), were fourth behind Denmark.

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