Three England Golf teams ready for Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters

Max Martin

Three England Golf teams ready for Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters England Golf is fielding three teams, two comprising boys and one of girls, in the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters being played at Nizels Golf Club in Kent on 19th – 22nd June.

The event, being played over the opening two rounds with the best two scores from each to count, will see Team 1 made up of Samantha Fuller (Roehampton, Surrey), Sophie Keech (Parkstone, Dorset) and Mollie Lawrence (Rochester & Cobham, Kent).

Team 2 will comprise Jamie Dick (Forest Hills, Gloucestershire), Max Martin (Ladbrook Park, Warwickshire, Image © Leaderboard Photography) and Jake Storey (Alnmouth, Northumberland), while Team 3 will be Oliver Farrell (Evesham, Worcestershire), Harry Hall (West Cornwall) and Jamie Li (Bath, Somerset).

Sammy Fuller, 15, was third in this season’s Scottish U16 stroke play and sixth in the Irish U18 stroke play. A member of England’s winning team at last year’s Girls’ Home Internationals and represented GB&I in the Junior Vagliano Trophy. She had top-ten finishes in the women’s Welsh Open, Irish Open and English Close Championships and was third on the Lorrin Golf England girls’ Order of Merit.

Sophie Keech, 18, will represent England in the European Girls’ Team Championship. She has just won the Astor Salver at The Berkshire and was leading amateur in the Roehampton Gold Cup. She won the English Girls’ Championship last summer, as well as the English Schools' and South West Girls’ titles and was a member of England’s winning team at the Girls’ Home Internationals.

Mollie Lawrence, 16, was runner-up in the Frilford Heath Salver and tied fifth in the Astor Salver this season. She tied seventh in the 2014 Scottish U16 Championship and in the Irish U18 Girls’ Championship. Last year she tied fifth in the girls’ event at the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters.

Dick, 18, won the Darwin Salver at Rye in March, finished fourth in the Welsh Youths Championship and recently lost a playoff for the Welsh Open Stroke Play.

Martin, 16, finished equal fourth in this year’s Fairhaven Trophy and represented England Golf in the recent German Boys Championship, while Storey, 18, the English under 16 champion in 2012, tied sixth in this year’s McEvoy Trophy and was a member of the team that finished third in the Fairhaven Trophy Nations Cup.

Farrell, 17, was a member of the winning Nations Cup team at Fairhaven, having finished equal eighth in the McEvoy Trophy.

Hall, 16, won this year’s Welsh Youths Championship, has been an under 16 international for the past two years, while Li, 17, another under 16 cap, was also a member of the winning Nations Cup team at Fairhaven, lost a playoff for the English under 18 Championship last year and finished sixth alongside Storey in this year’s McEvoy Trophy.