Review 2016

A pleasure to work with Order of Merit winner

Brendan Mcdaid , , ,
Jake Whelan

Jake Whelan

The countdown to Christmas is traditionally a time to look back on the year gone by – and in 2016, one of my personal highlights was continuing to work with promising young golfer, Jake Whelan from Newlands Golf Club.

Jake enjoyed a tremendous year that saw him top the Leinster Under-21 Order of Merit with a fantastic 120 points – a full 50 ahead of his nearest rival, Conor Purcell from Portmarnock.

He achieved this by finishing as runner-up in both the Leinster Youths Open and Ulster Youths Open, by making the semi-finals of the Irish Amateur Close at Ballyliffin, and the last 16 of the South of Ireland Championship at Lahinch.

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