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27 October 2011
East Midlands Golf Championship


The event hosted by the East Midlands Colleges attracted a field of 72 players and forms part of the British Colleges Golf Championship with the top 4 players male and female progressing to the National finals next spring.

Derby College student, Chloe Stokes was crowned Girls East Midlands Collegiate Golf Champion on Wednesday 12th October 2011 at Morley Hayes Golf & Leisure complex.
Chloe returned a solid round of 78 over the demanding par 73 championship courses at Morley Hayes to finish 2 shots ahead of Rebecca Hovell from Wigston College.
 
Chloe will now go forward to the BCS National Championships to represent the East Midlands region next Spring.
 
Performance Golf Academy Derby programme manager Nigel Furniss commented;  "Chloe deserves her win, she has been working very hard on her game recently, both technically and physically which has seen her handicap reduce form 8 to 4 since she started the Performance Golf programme. We wish Chloe well in the National Finals next year."
 
Sam Pollard from Loughborough College came in first place with a 73, one shot ahead of Sam Brackenbury (Lincoln College) with 74.
 
The 3 man team event, best two net scores to count, was won by Bilborough College.