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
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.
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.
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 the 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