BMGA Hemsby Lost World Pro Am 2010

Sean Homer and Mitch Swann win the Lost World Classic ‘Pro-Am’ Charity Doubles Competition in Hemsby

On Friday 4th June the BMGA and Hemsby’s 9-hole Lost World Adventure Golf Course co-organised a pre-BMGA British Championships warm-up Charity Pro-Am doubles event. The competition helped to raise Ł100 for the The Jay Cubbins Appeal Fund.

Twelve teams took part in the Lost World Classic ‘Pro-Am’ Charity Doubles Competition and the event was won by the team of Kent’s Sean Homer and Hemsby’s Mitch Swann with a team score of 94.

Two teams tied for second place after both pairs finished with 18-hole totals of 97. After a sudden-death play-off it was London’s Nick Chitty and Kent’s Marion Homer who defeated London’s Brad Shepherd and Luton’s Emily Gottfried at the fifth extra hole.

Lost World Adventure Golf owner James Gray said after the event "It was a pleasure to host the first 'Hemsby Pro-Am', and I hope it will become an annual event. I really enjoyed meeting the BMGA members who came along. It was nice to put a face to the names, and I really appreciated that they took time out of a busy weekend to support the competition."

Lost World Classic ‘Pro-Am’ Charity Doubles Competition - Results

1) Sean & Mitch - 94
2) Nick & Marion - 97
3) Brad & Emily - 97
4) Marc & David - 101
4) Michael & Damien - 101
4) Chris & Peter - 101
7) Scott & Ryan - 102
8) Alan & Tom - 104
8) Gareth & Jack - 104
8) Richard & Owen - 104
11) Kevin & Sasha - 105
12) Paul & Richie - 112

The format of the event saw the 18 players split into two pools by ‘Pro’ and ‘Am’ status, alongside current BMGA rankings. A draw was then made to see who would be paired with each other, before playing in a two-round 18-hole competition, with both players scores combined to make up the team score.

For more information on the Lost World Adventure Golf course in Hemsby please visit http://www.freewebs.com/lostworldgolf/

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