Talented girl golfers target national final

Ciara Kelly 2011 Abraham Trophy

Talented youngsters from across the country are heading to the national final of the Abraham Trophy for England’s most improved girl golfers.

The 21 girls have all qualified for the final on the basis of handicap reduction. They will aim to succeed 2011 winner Ciara Kelly of Worcestershire when they play off for the England Golf title at Delamere Forest Golf Club in Cheshire on Sunday, July 29.

They include 12-year-old Amelia Williamson of Royal Cromer in Norfolk, whose mother, Tracey, won the Abraham Trophy in 1983.

The Abraham Trophy immediately precedes the English girls’ U13 and U15 championships and is played on the same course.

The finalists are:

Bedfordshire – Clare Wilkie, 15, of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands
Cambs & Hunts – Jade Guest, 11, of Gog Magog
Derbyshire – Aimee Wilson, 16, of Mickleover
Devon – Emily Morey, 14, and Maddie Stone, 13, both of East Devon
Durham – Alexandra Stevenson, 11, of Beamish Park
Lancashire – Rachel Morgan, 14, of West Derby
Norfolk – Chloe Rowswell, 11, of Eaton and Amelia Williamson, 12, of Royal Cromer
Northamptonshire – Millie Billson, 13, of Northamptonshire County and Thalia Martin, 15, of Peterborough Milton
Oxfordshire – Victoria Hart, 12, of Hadden Hill
Shropshire – Molly Barker, 13 of Horsehay Village
Suffolk – Lottie Whyman, 17 and Lily Kent, 17, both of Ipswich
Sussex – Fenella Buss, 13, of East Brighton and Anya Olsen, 12, of Worthing
Worcestershire & Herefordshire – Alice Brooks, 13, and Phoebe Stanley, both of Gaudet Luce
Yorkshire – Bethany Acey, 15, of Sandburn Hall, Kirsty Beckwith, 15, of Moortown

Image shows 2011 Abraham Trophy winner, Ciara Kelly of Hagley (Image © Leaderboard Photography)