A quest to win Europe’s biggest pro-am begins for Matthew Turner and his Kirton Holme PGA Professional Jason Hadland when they tee up in a forthcoming Lombard Trophy regional final at Little Aston Golf Club on June 7, one of 14 regional finals being staged across the UK.
They will be up against 64 other clubs with the winning club going through to compete in the 36-hole final at Portugal’s luxurious Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Hotel resort on the Algarve in September.
Turner landed a chance to have a tilt at qualifying for the grand final when he won his club qualifying competition with a nett score of 66.
The tournament attracts entries from upwards of 700 clubs across Great Britain and Ireland.
Matthew Turner, is a 20-year-old estate agent from Donington.
He has been playing golf for three years and plays off a handicap of 10.
Jason Hadland, 43, has been a professional at Kirton Holme for four years.
Kirton Holme Golf Club held it’s 2016 Presidents Day 2016 with more than 50 golfers competing in the sun.
The winning gent was Michael Vaughan, with Richard Thompson in second.
Sarah Hawkesworth was the winning lady while Mary Piper finished in runners-up position.
The nearest the pin winner was Jason Hadland, the resident PGA Professional.
Nearest the line winner was Vivian Rouse.
Prizes were awarded by president David Smith.