Quartet named for Dutch Junior Open

Todd Clements

Four players will represent England in the Dutch Junior Open at Toxandria Golf Club from July 19-22. 

They are Todd Clements of Essex (image copyright Leaderboard Photography), Bailey Gill of Yorkshire, Laird Shepherd of Sussex and Tom Sloman of Somerset.
 
Todd Clements, 20, (Braintree) set a course record of seven-under 66 on the Hotchkin course at Woodhall Spa during the Brabazon Trophy, where he finished 25th. He tied seventh in the Lytham Trophy, 24th in the St Andrews Links Trophy and payed all four rounds of the European Amateur. 
 
Bailey Gill, 20, (Lindrick) won the U21 Darwin Salver at Rye, tied seventh in the Portuguese amateur and reached the last 16 in the match play of the Spanish amateur. He also shared 10th place in the St Andrews Links Trophy. He was in Yorkshire’s winning team at the 2016 English men’s county championship. 
 
Laird Shepherd, 19, (Rye) has enjoyed a run of high finishes this season starting with 13th place in the Portuguese amateur and continuing with 9th place in the Scottish men’s open and fourth in the St Andrews Links Trophy. 
 
Tom Sloman, 20, (Taunton & Pickeridge) was runner up in the Irish amateur open and took third place in the Darwin Salver. Other high finishes include 10th place in the Welsh open stroke play and 14th in the Duncan Putter in Wales.