Loretto School Scottish Boys’ & Girls’ U14 Open Championship.

This Championship is for leading under-14 boy and girl golfers, first contested in 2001, and is the youngest national age group event in Scotland, which also features an under-12 category.

The event has been greatly supported by the Loretto School Golf Academy, sponsor since 2004, and attracts talented young golfers from across the UK and beyond. Bradley Neil, the former Amateur champion, 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.

For further details, please contact Mr Jonathan Hewat, Director of Communications, Loretto School - jhewat@loretto.com

Venue: Crail, Craighead

Crail Golfing Society is the seventh oldest golf club in the world which has two courses on the Fife coast. Balcomie Links, is a traditional, classic links course which was laid out by old Tom Morris while Craighead Links achieved fame in the 2001 Guinness Book of Records for the most nationalities playing in an international tournament.

Further information about the Open Championship can be found here 


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