Loretto School Scottish Boys & Girls U14 Open Championship
8, August 2016
This Championship is for leading under 14 male and female golfers, first contested in 2001, the event is the youngest national age group championship in Scotland, which also features an U12 category within.
The event has been greatly supported by the Loretto School Golf Academy who have been sponsors since 2004 and attracts talented young golfers from across the UK. Bradley Neil, one of the rising stars of the Scottish amateur game, won back-back titles in 2009-10. Having started its life as an 18-hole event, the championship was extended to 36 holes in 2012 with an expanded field size.
The Loretto Golf Academy, established in 2002, is unique amongst independent boarding and day schools in the United Kingdom. It offers pupils an exceptional opportunity to develop their sporting talent in tandem with a first-class, all-round education for boys and girls up to the age of 18. The golf school operates from the School's state-of-the-art practice facilities and local golf courses in East Lothian, and is directed by a team of top class external coaching professionals.
Craigielaw GC is located on the south east coast, only 30 minutes from Edinburgh. A Championship links course designed by Donald Steel, with former Scottish Amateur champion Grant Forrest among its members.
|Start||8, Aug 2016|
|End||9, Aug 2016|
|Age Requirement||Under 14|
|Format||36 holes of stroke play over two days.|