20 March 2012
Myerscough Retain BCS Open Golf Title


Myerscough College from Bilsborough, Preston Lancashire retained the coverted BCS Open Championship title they won at St. Andrews in 2011.

Myerscough Open Team Champs
The victorious team recorded a total of 4 under par 431 at the National Golf Centre Woodhall Spa 8 shots clear of 2nd place Balby Carr, Doncaster with Filton College, Bristol in 3rd place. The stars for Myerscough were England international Paul Kinnear, Alex Croston, Cameron Massey and Ben Sardo.

Balby Carr Runners Up

Massey also won the individual male title with 3 under par total of 73+69=142 over the Hotchkin and Bracken Courses from team mate Paul Kinnear 73+71=144.

The female title went to Dulcie Sverdlott SEEVIC with a great score of level par 74+71=145 from second placed Samantha Meese Kind Edward V1 Stourbridge.

Samantha also won the individual net title open to both male and female with a score of 73+68=141 from Drew Allison of Balby Carr 71+70=141 by virtue of the best score on the second 18 holes.


The BCS National Championships were also contested at the same time with the West Midlands region winning the female team event with a score of 474 from the South West on 487.

The West Midlands Team consisted of Lucy Evans TCAT, Abigail Kennedy Hartpury, Bethany Round  and Samantha Meese both of Kind Edward V1 Stourbridge.

The male team event was afar closer affair with the East Midlands returning the same score as the West Midlands 462, but winning by virtue of the best discarded score on day 2.Tim Shin Champion Mens

Both team events see the best three gross scores from the four players each day counting towards their team total. 3rd place was the North East on 467.

Dulcie Sverdlott won Dulcie Sverdlott Girls Open Championthe female individual with 74+71=145 and Tim Shin Berkshire won the male individual with 75+74=149 from Connor Chant Hartpury 73+76=149 on the best 2nd day card.

All the competitors thoroughly enjoyed the test presented by the two magnificent golf courses at the National Golf Centre Woodhall Spa, with many suggesting that the Hotchkin is one of the best courses they have ever played, it is after all rated number 36 best golf course in the world.


To see the full results of both competitions click here.