Held on the Strathyrum course at St Andrews, Thierry came 19th in a field of 30 with two rounds of 12 over par over the weekend tournament. The field of 30 competitors had all qualified through regional events and finals.
Thierry got to the Grand Final after attending 10 qualifying and 9 regional finals around the UK over the last 14 months. He travelled 8500 miles in that time, never once complaining, with a focus to get to play at St Andrews.
As a result of getting through to the Grand Final, Thierry is through to the US Kids European Finals to be held in Scotland in May 2019. Can’t wait for that experience !
Golf is a great sport for the physical and mental challenges we have to beat. But it’s also great for the way that even in a competitive environment we get to know and make friends with our competitors.
I want to say a big congratulations to Joel for hitting a par round of 27. Fingers crossed he gets to qualify for St Andrews.
My dad and I have just been informed that I have qualified for the East Regional Final for Wee Wonders. On Sunday we went to Ingrebourne Golf Club in Essex. It was an inland links golf course, well that’s what they said and it was brand new! So we had no idea what to expect.
Below are the six regional qualifiers I’ve played at and regional finals I will play at.
In the picture below with me are my playing partners Joel & William.
Thanks to dad for photographing me with my eyes closed !
Firstly I want to say I’m coming back to this course to play it again. I enjoyed it but people told us that the back 9 were even better that the front nine we played. I had a tricky start to the round going 6 over after three holes as you can see from the card below.
Then I started to get it together with three birdies over the next four holes finishing with a score of four over.
I came second today in the Wee Wonders Midlands qualifier at Willesley Park Golf Club. We had torrential rain and finished on the seventh hole with results counting for the first five holes. I came in one over par and the winner was two under. I’m pretty happy with the result because my driving from the tee is not great at the moment.