Wickersley School are South Yorkshire Schools Golf Champions
The Wickersley School team of Jonathan Thomson, Nathan Muffett and Liam Peacock ran out easy winners of the prestigious South Yorkshire Schools Golf Championship held at Hickleton Golf Club.
Two handicapper Jonathan Thomson from Rotherham Golf Club also won the best gross score for the under 16 category with a superb two over par 73.
The team competition which uses the best two out of three scores saw the Wickersley team combined to produce a stableford score of 77 points with Sitwell Park Golf Club’s Liam Peacock scoring 40 points, Phoenix Golf Club’s Junior Captain Nathan Muffett scoring 37 points and Jonathan Thomson pitching in with 36 points.
Jonathan accepted the Winner’s Shield on behalf of the team and gave a speech thanking the organisers, the host course and congratulated his team-mates.
The team now go on to play against winners of North, West and East Yorkshire regions on 19th April 2012 at Low Laithes Golf Club to determine who goes on to represent Yorkshire in the national finals.