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Eltham golfers make national team finals
12:27pm Wednesday 31st October 2012 in Sport
SIX young Eltham golfers braved wind, rain and bitter cold to compete against the best in the country in the England national final of the junior team inter-club championship.
The boys, aged 13 to 18 from Eltham Warren Golf Club, finished in the middle of a field of 12 teams in the Nigel Dolton Trophy event held at the Five Lakes Crowne Plaza resort course near Colchester.
They had qualified by winning a local league and then a regional final.
Henry Saunders recorded the lowest individual gross score of the day with 76, four over par.
And the Eltham Warren members were also filmed and interviewed by Sky Sports for a programme to be broadcast next year.
Eltham Warren president Cyril Mervin braved the Essex elements with club captain Chris Jennings and supporters on October 28.
He said: “The boys have made club history by even getting to the national final.
“It was a fantastic achievement.
“The members and the committee are very proud of them and we really appreciate the work junior organiser Jean Morrison has put in for them.”
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