TAUNTON and Pickeridge Golf Club Junior Section rounded off a highly successful 2023 season with a 9 hole competition just before Christmas.

It was a  very windy day but thankfully remained dry and despite this everyone who took part enjoyed themselves.

The winner of the non qualifying stableford competition with 19 points was Lewis Walters, one point ahead of second placed Freddie Jarrett with 18. Everyone who took part enjoyed a hot chocolate and Christmas sweets afterwards.

Alfie Sully has been appointed as the T&P Junior Captain for 2024 and he took up his post on 1st January.

The first Junior Club Night of the 2024 season will be Monday 8th April and the dates for all the club nights and the competitions being played can be found by logging onto the T&P junior website tpgcjuniors.co.uk

On Junior Club Nights there are competitions for both girls and boys over 6,9 and 18 holes of Stableford and Medal Tournaments, Texas Scrambles, Pairs, Matchplay with many trophies to play for during the year.

These nights also give the Cubs a chance to move from the coaching area to the main course, under the supervision of willing volunteers and dedicated PGA professional coaches, Ali Williams and Jason Avery from our Junior Academy

To join the club or to find out more please contact the pro shop by ringing 01823 421790 or just call into the club.

This year the Junior Open is taking place earlier in the summer on Sunday 9th June this year instead of August and entries are now being taken through the link on the main T&P website. Entries for the Junior Open must be under 18 on 1st January 2024.

There will an 18 hole medal and 9 hole Stableford for both boys and girls Gross, Nett and Spot prizes.  The closing date in Thursday 6th June 2024.

For further details please contact the junior organiser- janhillholmfirth@hotmail.com