Congratulations Matt Housley – Derbyshire Amateur Champion 2017
Massive congratulations to Matt Housley – Derbyshire Amateur Champion 2017 & Horsley Lodge for winning the Derbyshire Shield
The Derbyshire Amateur is a scratch event played over 36 holes. The top 8 players over 36 holes, also qualifying for the Derbyshire Match Play later in the year.
Horsley Lodge member, Matt Housley shot rounds of 70, 70, +2 for over 36 holes which forced a play off with Ryan Wesselingh from Kedleston Park GC. The play off was played over 3 holes. The 1st, 2nd and 18th. Matt started with a bogey 5 at the 1st hole, but par at the 2nd hole and final par at the 18th was enough to clinch victory. He is the Champion golfer for 2017.
Horsley Lodge also won the Derbyshire Shield and will represent Derbyshire later in the year in the English Champion Club event later in September – Representing Horsley Lodge in this event will be Matt Housley, Chris Drabble and Sam Glossop.
Well done to everyone involved and Good Luck!