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Double joy for Harry on his home course

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: June 28, 2012

West Cornwall's Harry Hall with his Cornwall Junior County Championship and Under-16 scratch prize trophies.

West Cornwall's Harry Hall with his Cornwall Junior County Championship and Under-16 scratch prize trophies.

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WEST Cornwall Golf Club's Harry Hall, 14, became one of the youngest winners of the Cornwall Junior County Championship when he was the only player in the 72-strong field to beat par over 36 holes on his home course at West Cornwall on Sunday, writes Peter Heyman.

Playing off a handicap of one, he opened with a level par gross 69 and went one better in the afternoon with a one under par round of 68 for a total of 137 that saw him to a two shot victory over nearest rival Justin Barnard, of Tehidy Park, with Adam Curtis, of Bude and North Cornwall, third on 144.

Harry also lifted the Under-16 scratch prize by a massive 13 shots from runner-up Sam Church (China Fleet) on 150, with Truro's Jake Finn third on 153.

Truro's Anvesh Kumar took the Under-18 handicap prize with a net total of 131 (67+64), but had to settle for the runners-up spot in the Under-16 net category behind West Cornwall's Noah Badcock on 126 (61+65).

After the presentation of prizes the team that will represent Cornwall at the South West Boys Championship at Tehidy Park on Wednesday, July 11 was announced.

Cornwall team: Justin Barnard (capt, Tehidy), Adam Curtis (Bude & N Cornwall), Harry Hall (West Cornwall), Niall Hutton (St Mellion), Max Irwin, Kyle Fraser (both Mullion), Jake Finn (Truro), Sam Chivers (Perranporth).

Cornwall Junior Championship prizewinners. U18 Gross: 1, Harry Hall (West Cornwall) 69+68=137; 2, Justin Barnard (Tehidy Park) 70+69=139; 3, Adam Curtis (Bude & N Cornwall) 71+73=144. U18 Net: 1, Anvesh Kumar (Truro) 67+64=131; 2, Kyle Fraser (Mullion) 68+70=138; 3, Josh Small (Carlyon Bay) 69+70=139; U16 Gross: 1, Harry Hall (West Cornwall) 69+68=137; 2, Sam Church (China Fleet) 74+76=150; 3, Jake Finn (Truro) 84+69=153. U16 Net: 1, Noah Badcock (West Cornwall) 61+65=126; 2, Anvesh Kumar (Truro) 67+64=131; 3, Jordan Musitano (West Cornwall) 66+66=132; 4, Tomas Newman (West Cornwall) 72+62=134.

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