Seeley takes the honours

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Jed Seeley walked off with an armful of prizes at Newton Green Golf Club’s annual presentation for the junior section.

Seeley, who broke the course record for adults during the year, aims to join the Professional Golfers’ Association training scheme with professional Tim Cooper.

His awards included being voted junior club person of the year, the KVR Trophy, Cooper Trophy, Junior Shield, coaching/skills Award, C List eclectic, Order of Merit and the S Woodhead doubles knock-out with Harvey Watts.

Another major award winner was James Cooper, who is following in the footsteps of his father Tim, Newton’s professional.

Other winners: Oliver Page (handicap championship and P Hawkins Salver), Ben Tatum (scratch championship), Connor and Bob Talbot (H Wordley Cup for junior-adult foursomes), Alex Iveson (four clubs trophy and A Dodds trophy), James Cooper (Bill Mills trophy, Newton salver, player of the year and most improved player), Ben Uttridge (D Salmon trophy), Kieron Heard (Arctic cup, Mary Whittle trophy and mid-week roll-up).

The presentation meeting heard Connor Talbot would be succeeding Ellie Aldous as junior captain.