The 2019 Ping Welsh Junior Tour Final took place at the superb Newport Golf Club and was a fitting finale to the 2019 season. Despite the poor weather forecast it didn’t damped the spirits of the 80 junior golfers who had qualified for the final by virtue of their performances across the year.
As with the order of merit events the competition comprised of the normal U14s, U12s, U10s and U8s age groups. In the U14s age group Tomos Evans (Ashburnham Golf Club), was delighted to take home the U14’s title with a superb performance seeing Tomos notch up 42 stableford points. Joseph Nand-lal (Milford Haven Golf Club) came home in an excellent 2nd position with 39 points. Kian Orford (Llanwern Golf Club) completed the podium with a score of 37 just beating Kian Evans on count back. Rhiannon Lewis (Glynhir Golf Club) took the top girl award with 36 points.
The U12s category has been hotly contested over the course of the year and the final continued this trend with the top four separated by just the single point. Thomas Edwards (Builth Wells Golf Club) pipped his rivals to the victory with 63 points, followed by Aaron Mohun (Wrexham Golf Club) who came out on top of a three way tie of players on 62 points. Owen Williams (Glamorganshire Golf Club) completed the podium with serial event winner William Pontin unlucky to be edged out into 4th position. Jemma Nand-lal (Milford Haven Golf Club) played well to take home the top girl award at the final with a fine 56 points.