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RYA Junior Match 2016

RYA 2016 The Teams

Inverness Golf Club
IGC Team versus Rya 2016
IGC Team with Coaches.
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RYA Team versus IGC 2016
RYA Team with Coaches.
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International Challenge Match

Our strong relationship with RYA from Sweden continues where every two years the junior team from Inverness Golf Club play a friendly challenge match with their counterparts from RYA Golf Club. The location this year was in Inverness. The matches tend to be extremely friendly and highly competitive and 2016 matched up to previous encounters.

Igc Captain jamie-penwright-with-friendship-quaich

Jamie Penwright with the Friendship Quaich

Inverness narrowly defeated Rya from Sweden by 8.5 points to 6.5 points in this year’s biennial international challenge match.

The clubs played three foursomes and 12 singles over the weekend.

The winning Inverness side was Jamie Penwright (captain), who won his 3 matches, Craig Davidson, Iona Roska, Logan Gillies, Calum Daun and Ewan Cuthbert.
This was the fifth match in the series which began in 2010. Inverness lead 4-1.

Thanks to junior convener Robert Farquhar and coaches Ian Tweedie, Robert Boardman ,Gordon Ross and Rikki Selkirk for their supervision of the team and arrangements as well as Assistant professional David Grindell for his coaching support.

Thanks also to the sponsors: Murdo Macleod for sponsoring the Junior Kit, Don Campbell from Highland Insurance Brokers and N E Hair Salon.

A special thanks to RYA Golf Club for visiting us and contributing to such a great match enjoyed by all and we look forward to 2018 in Sweden!

Here are the team below photographed with their respective RYA singles match compatriots and the sponsors. (Hold your mouse over the picture for the names and double click on any photograph to increase size and see the gallery).

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