National Male 2016-2017

Ben Chamberlain   Ben
Chamberlain
Jack Davidson   Jack
Davidson
Joshua Davies   Joshua
Davies
Owen Edwards   Owen
Edwards
Evan Griffith   Evan
Griffith
David Boote   David
Boote
Thomas Williams   Tom
Williams

Ben Chamberlain

Club: Padeswood and Buckley
Age: 18
Handicap: +3.4

How did you become interested in playing golf?
When my dad started taking me to the driving range.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
8 years old

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
11 years old

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Getting picked for GB&I team against Europe in the Jacques Leglise Trophy.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Pickala in Finland because it is a good test of golf.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Jordan Speith because it is good to see young players coming through and achieving what he has for his age.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My coach Tony Davies who has always advised me in my golfing career and has always supported me.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Chilling with my mates and watching sport.

Do you have a nickname?
Chambo

What are three words that describe you?
Laid back, friendly, funny.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Getting my Tour card and playing events.

What are your best three tournament:
1. Jacques Leglise Trophy
2. Peter Mcevoy Trophy
3. European Boys Team Championship

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Welsh Boys Champion 2014 & 2015
Jacques Leglise Trophy 2015
Mens County Champion 2013 & 2015.

Jack Davidson

Club: Llanwern
Age: 18
Handicap: +3

How did you become interested in playing golf?
I became interested in golf at the age of 7, when my dad got me involved in the sport.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
7 years old

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
At the age of 11

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
My last shot at the 2013 Home Internationals as I hadn’t lost a singles game all week and my last game was against one of Ireland’s top juniors. I have also recently entered the World’s top 600 players which is a major achievement. Representing Wales at The Men's Home Internationals At Royal Portrush in 2015.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
The Twenty Ten at Celtic Manor, as it has held the 2010 Ryder Cup, it has hosted the world’s best players, it holds life long memory and is a true test of golf.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Tiger Woods as what he can do with a golf ball is quite unbelievable and the memories he has made is just unforgettable, no one quite like him on the course.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My dad and my granddad are the two most inspirational people in my life as they are nothing but good people who try nonstop to make my dreams come true, they are just unbelievable people who will always be in my heart and I will always love.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
I like to go out with my friends and have fun with them. I like to see my family and do things with them because we have the most unbelievable time together. I also enjoy supporting Arsenal.

What are three words that describe you?
Passionate, friendly, competitive

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Close to turning Pro and if not already turned Pro, achieved a high level amateur status, played and represented Wales, GB&I and Europe

What are your best three tournament results:
1. 15th at South American Amateur
2. Tied 13th at European Boys Individual Stroke Play in 2014
3. 2nd place at the Florida Azalea which is a US men’s event

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Won Gwent Boys U16 2011 & 2012
Won Gwent Boys U18 2013
Won Llanwern Club Championship 2012
Won Welsh Schools Stroke Play 2012 & 2013
Won Welsh U16 Stroke Play 2011 & 2012

Joshua Davies

Club: Celtic Manor
Age: 19
Handicap: +2.3

How did you become interested in playing golf?
I tried lessons at a summer school.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
10 years old

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
12

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
First time playing for Wales against Yorkshire at U16 level.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
The 2010 course at Celtic Manor. It is a very tough course that tests all areas of your golf.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Jason Day because of all he has been through and he has maintained his focus and kept going.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My Grandparents, they have always been there for me and Paul, my coach, with all his advice and support.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Socialising with my friends

Do you have a nickname?
Ting Tong

What are three words that describe you?
Outgoing, focused and competitive

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Playing as a professional golfer

What are your best three tournaments:
1. Duncan Putter 2015 (Winner)
2. Clwyd Trophy 2015 (Winner)
3. Tucker Trophy 2014 (Runner Up)

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Boys Order of Merit Winner
Junior Wales Open Winner
Represented Wales at U18 and Men’s level

Owen Edwards

Club: Llanwern
Age: 25
Handicap: +3

How did you become interested in playing golf?
Through my Grandad, Dad and older Brother. They all play and introduced me to golf.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
4 years old

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
10

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Being part of the Wales team that won the 2017 Euro Nations Championship at Sotogrande.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Metropolitan GC, Australia. We played the 2016 Australian Amateur there and it was just a fantastic, tree lined layout which was a great test.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Henrik Stenson, he is so chilled out on the course and happens to be very good

Who is the most influential person in your life?
When I started golf, and growing up, my dad and older brother were the biggest influence for me, now that I am taking my golf to another level, Neil Matthews (GUW National Coach) is the biggest influence.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Very sporty person so like playing football, going to the cinema, spending time with friends and travelling when I can

Do you have a nickname?
Owzie

What are three words that describe you?
Individual, Calm, Confident

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Playing professional golf on the European Tour

What are your best three tournaments?
Won 2017 West of England Strokeplay
Strokeplay winner 2016 Spanish Amateur
T2nd 2016 Euro Nations Individual

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Representing Wales at the 2016 World Amateur Championships in Mexico
Member of the 2016 GB&I Squad
Member of the 2017 Walker Cup squad

Evan Griffith

Club: Conwy
Age: 21
Handicap: +3

How did you become interested in playing golf?
My dad took me for a lesson as a 10 year old, my dad is a hugely keen golfer

At what age did you begin playing golf?
10

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
11

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Playing as an amateur at the Wales Open. After the first round I went to hit balls at the range and ended up between the Molinari brothers and Lee Westwood!

What is your favourite golf course and why?
County Louth in Ireland. It was my first Home International’s as a Boy and the course was fantastic.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Jason Day beacuase he plays golf how I want to Swing, hitting and putting.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My Dad. He introduced me to the game and has supported me financially and emotionally ever since.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Have a coffee (caramel latte at Caffe Nero) with my friends, watching Llandudno RFC as my brothers play for them.

Do you have a nickname?
Wee man

What are three words that describe you?
Strange, Fun, Loud

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Playing on tour, top 100 in the Race to Dubai

What are your best three tournaments?
1. Welsh Amateur Champion 2014
2. Order of Merit winner 2014
3. T5 at Irish Amateur

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
I have been made an Honorary Member at Conwy GC

David Boote

Club: Walton Heath / Kingswood / Prestatyn
Age: 23
Handicap: +4

How did you become interested in playing golf?
I used to watch videos of Tiger Woods and Seve Ballesteros when I was young and that got me hooked.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
My Dad took my down the range at Kingswood when I was 6.

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
I was playing in Junior competitions at Kingswood when I was 8.

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Playing a college matchplay event at Cypress Point in Carmel, California. Teeing off the 16th hole to an island green out in the ocean was made even tougher considering with the fog we could only see 20 yards ahead of us!

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Nanea golf club - on the big island in Hawaii. It's set halfway down a slope running down from a volcano to the ocean. There's lava rock around and you can watch whales breach out in the ocean whilst you play. Besides the views, it's actually one of the best layouts I've ever played.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Henrik Stenson - nicknamed the "Ice Man", he's just a very cool customer.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My father, he is my biggest supporter and has been a great mentor for me.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Well, I used to enjoy studying but now I'm finished with that, I enjoy watching TV and going to the gym.

Do you have a nickname?
Lots. Dai Dapp, Bootey, Booted, Booter, Bootilicious. The list goes on...

What are three words that describe you?
Calm, focused, driven.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Still playing golf, preferably somewhere hot.

What are your best three tournaments?
Quarter finalist US amateur 2016
Third place individual finish NCAAs 2014
Welsh Amateur Champion 2015

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Welsh international (Men's 2011-2016, Boys 2009-2011)

Tom Williams

Club: Wrexham
Age: 18
Handicap: +2.6

How did you become interested in playing golf?
I went for a game with my father on a 9 hole par 3 golf course and had a lot of fun.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
6 years old.

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
I entered my first competition aged 6yrs at Clays Golf Club and was encouraged to play by my coach Gareth James. My first handicap was 25 at the age of 6.5

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Playing at Pinehurst U.S.A in World Kids Junior championship 2007 representing team GB&I Wee Wonders team.Playing in the Men's Home Internationals and representing GB&I boys in 2015

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Pinehurst U.S.A because of the condition and setting.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Tiger Woods because he has achieved so much in the game and plays with style and flair.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My Mother because she is always positive and says I can achieve anything if I work hard enough.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
I like to go fishing, hunting and play most other sports like tennis, 5 aside football and snooker. I also like to spend time with my friends.

Do you have a nickname?
Tommo.

What are three words that describe you?
Energetic, fun, competitive.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Playing Walker Cup and maybe on the PGA Tour

What are your best three tournament results?
1. Winner of Welsh Open Youths 2015
2. 3.5pts out of 5 at Men's Home Internationals
3. 14th in the world at Junior World Open at Pinhurst in 2007

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Denbighshire Golfing Union Junior Player Of year 2010.
Member of Wrexham Men’s Scratch Team that won Welsh Team Championship 2013.
Represented Wales at the European Boys’ Team Championship and Home Internationals.
Boys Order of Merit winner 2014 & 2015.

National Female TIER 1 2016 - 2017

Alice Barnes   Alice
Barnes
Lucy Jones   Lucy
Jones
Georgia Lewis   Georgia
Lewis
Ffion Evans   Ffion
Evans
Kath O'Connor   Kath
O'Connor
Jordan Ryan   Jordan
Ryan

Alice Barnes

Club: West Sussex
Age: 23
Handicap: 0.6

How did you become interested in playing golf?
My cousins play over in Canada and when they came to visit us, they went to a driving range and I went along with them.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
10

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
12

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
My first ever under par round was at Woburn on the Dukes Course and I made an up and down on the last to stay under par.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
St Andrews Old Course because of the history and it’s the home of golf

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Seve Ballesteros because he could see and execute any shot!

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My coach, Neil Plimmer. He offers me really good advice on all aspects of the game

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Like watching films (favorite is Shawshank Redemption) and spending time with my friends

Do you have a nickname?
Longun

What are three words that describe you?
Tall, Quiet, Fun

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Playing golf still and enjoying life

What are your best three tournaments?
1. South Region Ladies Champion 2013
2. Sussex County Champion 2014
3. Good performance in the British Ladies

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Gained a R&A scholarship at Exeter University

Lucy Jones

Club: Wrexham Golf Club
Age: 17
Handicap: 2

How did you become interested in playing golf?
I used to watch my brother having lessons with Paul and back then I used to copy everything he did, so my parents got me a plastic set.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
When I was 4.

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
When I was 8.

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Playing for wales U18 for the first time in Slovakia for the European team championships. I remember getting all the kit and thinking Christmas has come all over again.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
My favourite course is Cardigan due to the fact it really suited my game and I have only good memories of the place.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Suzann Pettersen because of the passion she shows on the course and that she never stops fighting even when things aren’t going well.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My Nan, she always used to tell me how proud she is of what I am achieving, she was such a strong person who I aspire to be like.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
I love to hang out with friends/spend time with family, play other sports, go to the gym and take my dog for a walk.

Do you have a nickname?
Luce.

What are three words that describe you?
Competitive, passionate, determined.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Pursuing a golf career on tour and making a living for myself.

What are your best three tournaments?
T10 place in Welsh Ladies Open strokeplay 2016
5th place in English under 15s 2014
2nd place in Welsh girls 2016

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Welsh northern counties champion 2015, D+F county champion 2014, Wrexham ladies club champion 2014, 2015, 2016

Georgia Lewis

Club: Llanishen & Southerndown
Age: 20
Handicap: 0

How did you become interested in playing golf?
Both my dad and sister, Rachel play, so I wanted to experience what they were doing.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
I joined Llanishen golf club at 10 years old, and started from there.

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
11 years of age.

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Winning my first cap for the Girls Home Internationals in Gullane, Scotland, at the age of 14, after a successful week at the Welsh Girls Championship at Clays.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Whitchurch, Cardiff because it suites my eye, and it also tests your skills.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Tiger Woods because he is always pushing himself to improve and he is great mentally as well. He is a great model to look up to, because he's just so confident in everything he does.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My dad, Simon. He introduced me to the game, without him and my mum, Bev I wouldn’t have the opportunity to be in the position that I am in. He taught me how to play, and is always there to help me.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
I like to play hockey and badminton whilst I'm not playing golf. I hang out with my friends, go to the cinema and to the gym.

Do you have a nickname?
Mini Lewis/ George

What are three words that describe you?
Bubbly, enthusiastic, ambitious

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Being a successful amateur golfer, and being introduced to a golf career

What are your best three tournament results:
1. Finishing 15th in qualifying rounds of the British girls open in Ireland 2014
2. Welsh ladies open 2014 at Prestatyn
3. Welsh schools championship 2011

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Placing 15th in the British girls open 2014 stroke play, finishing with an eagle at the 36th hole, after holing a 123 yard shot.
Playing in the girls home internationals in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Playing in the European girls team championship 2012, 2014
Winning the welsh ladies team championship with southern down in 2012, 2013, 2014
Making the cut in both the British Girls open and the British Ladies open 2014

Ffion Evans

Club: Newport Links (Pembs)
Age: 16
Handicap: 2

How did you become interested in playing golf?
They began giving free lessons for girls at my club so I went along and I enjoyed it so much that I just stuck to it.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
8 years old.

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
I was 10 years old when I played my first junior competition at my club. I was 11 years old when I played my first competition away from home which was at the Principality junior open qualifier.

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Being selected to represent Wales to play in the European Young Masters in Switzerland and also the girls home internationals where I won my foursomes match with Carys against England.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
One of my favourites would have to be Ashburnham due to the fact I enjoy playing links courses and its always in good condition and is one of the best links courses in Wales.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Henrik Stenson – I enjoy watching him play and watching his great attitude on course and is funny off the course.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My dad because he takes time off to take me everywhere and has supported me all the way over the years.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
I like to spend time with my friends and family, and also playing other sports especially hockey.

Do you have a nickname?
Ffi, Evsy.

What are three words that describe you?
Athletic, determined, competitive.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Pursuing a golf career on tour and making a living for myself.

What are your best three tournaments?
6th at Welsh Ladies Closed 2016
8th at Scottish Girls U16 Open 2016
16th English girls U16 Open 2016

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Represented Wales in girls home internationals at Conwy 2016
Represented Wales in the European Young Maters in Switzerland 2016
Welsh Schools International 2015 and 2016
West Wales Ladies champion 2015
Club champion x4

Katherine O'Connor

Club: West Byfleet
Age: 26
Handicap: +2

How did you become interested in playing golf?
My Dad and brother had just started playing, so I joined in!

At what age did you begin playing golf?
11

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
12

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Playing in the World Amateur Team Championships in Mexico.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Mayakoba in Mexico, where we played the World Amateur Team Champs. Each hole is very different and the views are incredible!

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Henrik Stenson – I admire his attitude and how he handles himself on the course in all situations; and how he enjoys a joke off the course!

Who is the most influential person in your life?
Both my Mum and Dad as they always support me in everything I do.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Gym, seeing friends and work!

Do you have a nickname?
No, although Nigel Edwards calls me the Taddy Bomber!

What are three words that describe you?
Hard-working, committed, team player

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Still playing golf at a high amateur level having further developed my career with the European Tour.

What are your best three tournaments?
Playing in the 2016 World Amateur Team Championships in Mexico
Winning the Welsh Ladies’ Closed in 2015 & 2016
7th in European Young Masters 2006

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
2015 Winner of Ping Welsh Ladies Order of Merit
2007 Oxfordshire Junior Sportsperson of the Year
2007 S4C Junior Girl Golfer of the year

Jordan Ryan

Club: Newport Golf Club
Age: 19
Handicap: 0

How did you become interested in playing golf?
My dad has always played golf, so I used to go to the driving range with him and hit the odd shot now and again, until I finally got into it myself.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
12

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
14

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Playing Ladies Home Internationals in 2014 at Aberdovey will always be a special memory because it was my first Ladies cap. However playing Ladies Europeans in Iceland in 2016 was also a very memorable experience both topped off by getting points in the events.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Whitchurch Golf Club has got to be one of my favourites, I always seem to play well round there and it’s always in great condition.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Rory McIlroy – he has achieved so much at such a young age and has the potential to achieve so much more.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My Parents, they do everything for me and if it wasn’t for their constant support I wouldn’t have the opportunities that I have in life.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Going out or socialising with friends and family.

Do you have a nickname?
Jord, Jordy or JR.

What are three words that describe you?
Competitive, sociable and hardworking

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Hopefully in my second year on the Ladies European tour.

What are your best three tournaments?
1. Welsh Girls Stroke Play Champion 2014.
2. Finishing 4th in the Frilford Heath Scratch Salver.
3. Winning points in both Girls and Ladies Home Internationals, along with points in the Ladies Europeans.

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
- Two time Newport Golf Club Ladies Club Champion.
- Being part of the Winning Welsh team Championship team the past 2 years with Newport Golf Club.
- Being Part of the Winning Welsh Ladies County Championship team for the past 3 years.
- Winning the Girls Order of Merit 2014.
- Played Girls Home internationals 2014 and 2015, Ladies Home internationals 2014 and Ladies Europeans 2016.

National U21 2016-2017

Matthew Harris   Matthew
Harris
Billy Truman   Billy
Truman
Luke Harries   Luke
Harries
Ben Hicks   Ben
Hicks
Aled Greville   Aled
Greville
Oliver Brown   Oliver
Brown
Jacob Davies   Jacob
Davies
Tom Roberts   Tom
Roberts

Matthew Owain Harris

Club: St Mellon's
Age: 17
Handicap: 0.0

How did you become interested in playing golf?
I went on a family holiday to Dubai to visit my Mums friend who had two sons aged 12 and 10 both of whom had taken up golf very seriously. I went with them to a driving range at the Dubai Creek and kept asking my dad if I could have a go. My Dad went into the Pro Shop and bought me a junior wedge - and straight away I could hit the ball. Which was surprising considering I was only 2.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
2 years old

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
10 years old

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Difficult to choose between meeting and talking to Rory McIlroy at the 2010 Ryder Cup and having a hole in one in front of my family at a Pro Am.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Tough decision but the twenty ten course at Celtic manor because it was in perfect condition having hosted some of the best players in the world during the Ryder Cup.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Ian Poulter because he has shown that you might not have the best swing in the world or be the longest hitter but if you work hard enough and set your mind clear on what you want to achieve you can and will achieve at the highest level.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My Dad because he works his butt off to make it possible for me to play in tournaments and all he asks for in return is for me to work hard and enjoy it. So he inspires me to give 110% all the time.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Play football, watch rugby, going out with my friends, movies

Do you have a nickname?
Postman

What are three words that describe you?
Funny, calm, unassuming

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
To have represented Wales at every possible level and to have played for GB&I. I then hopefully see myself having turned pro sitting on a beach in Florida after playing a tour event.

What are your best three tournament results:
1. Homes – winning two from three singles
2. Fairhaven – making cut first time
3. Henry Cooper – making cut first time

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Welsh Under 13 Champion – 2011
South Wales Boys Under 15 – 2012
Gwent Under 14 Champion – 2011 and 2012
Gwent Under 16 Champion – 2013
Selected for European Young Masters - 2014
South Wales Boys Under 18 Champion – 2015
Boy’s homes – 2015

Billy Truman

Club: Trefloyne Golf Club
Age: 17
Handicap: 1

How did you become interested in playing golf?
Tennis coach moved away when I was 9, won a free golf lesson and nearly hit the pin with first swing.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
9 years old

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
At 9 my club team were short so I had my first Dyfed League match and then I became a regular in the team

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
Representing Wales in the British Junior Open at West Lancashire in 2014

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Burggolf in Holland, playing in my first U16 Quadrangular. The scenery was amazing and each hole had its own set of challenges. It was also the first time I represented Wales so it was pretty special.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Tiger Woods, he brings flare, excitement and he isn’t just a golfer, he is an athlete.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My Dad.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Training in the gym, swimming, and pretty much participating in all sports

Do you have a nickname?
Smiler

What are three words that describe you?
Stubborn, blonde, dedicated

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
On the tour making a living.

What are your best three tournament results:
Reaching the Semi finals of Welsh U18 Boys 2016, Semi finals of South Wales U18 Boys 2016, Semi finals of Victory Shield all in the space of two weeks

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Representing Wales in the British Junior Open 2014
3RD Wales Under U 15 Boys 2014
South Wales Boys U 15 Champion 2014
Representing Wales in the Quadrangulars in Holland & Scotland 2014 & 2015
Representing Wales U 16 v England in 2014 and 2015
Representing Wales Schools U18 2015 and 2016
Representing Wales U 18 v Ireland 2016
Wales U 18 Home Internationals Ballyliffin, Ireland 2016
Making the cut in the Henry Cooper 2016

Luke Harries

Club: Tenby Golf Club
Age: 17
Handicap: +1

How did you become interested in playing golf?
I picked up a club at the driving range whilst my brother was having a lesson and from thereon was hooked on the game.

At what age did you begin playing golf?
I was 4 years old

At what age did you begin playing competitively?
I played my first competition when I was 6 years old.

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?
My opening tee shot in my first Boys Home Internationals at Conwy GC, 2015.

What is your favourite golf course and why?
Pinehurst No.2. This is because of its history, layout and perfect condition of the course when I played there just before the US Open.

Who is your favourite golfer and why?
Rory McIlroy – he dedicates so much time to the game and has worked extra hard to get to the position he is in now. Also the amount of tournaments he has won at such a young age making him someone to aspire to be.

Who is the most influential person in your life?
My dad as he was the person who introduced me to the game and taught me from a young age. Also due to the support he offers me whilst always encouraging and backing me throughout every choice that I make.

What do you like to do when not playing golf?
Play football, socializing with my friends and watch sport on TV.

Do you have a nickname?
Lukey

What are three words that describe you?
Dedicated, Tenacious, Out-going

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Finished college in USA with a good degree and hopefully working to secure a tour card.

What are your best three tournament results:
Tied 1st at North Wales Boys Championship 2016, Runner up in Welsh Boys Championship 2014 & 2015, Getting through to the last 16 at the Welsh Amateur.

Please tell me about any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:
Dyfed Mens County Champion - 2014
Represented Wales at Boys Home Internationals – 2015 and 2016
Representing Wales in Boys Quadrangular tournament 2015
Wales U15s, U16s and U18s international
Dyfed U14 champion – 2010/2012
Dyfed Junior county champion – 2016
Welsh Schools International 2015 and 2016

Ben Hicks

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Aled Greville

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Oliver Brown

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Jacob Davies

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Tom Roberts

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