Junior Surrey Closed Sept/October 2022 at New Malden Sports Club

There were a fantastic 100 entries in to the Surrey Junior Closed 2022. Below is the list of winners and runners-up:

Mixed Under 9’s – winner Thomas Earwicker (Surbiton) R/up James Bissett (Surbiton)
GU11 – winner Maya Goel (Spencer) R/up Freya Hennings (Surbiton)
BU11 – winner Jacques Boulanger (woking) R/up Axel Moule (St Georges Hill)
GU13 – Winner Esther Chak ( DL Purley) R/up Nikita Goel (Spencer)
BU13 – winner Frankie Binns (5 Rivers) R/up Jaanshere Khan (DL Purley)
GU15 – winner Maja Leese (Ebbisham) R/up Ciara Boulanger (Woking)
BU15 – winner Toby Thomson (Woking) R/up Indie Flint (St Georges Hill)
GU17 – winner Annabelle Hill (Spencer) R/up Maja Leese (Ebbisham)
BU17 – winner Michael Chak (DL Purley) R/up Jake Johnson (Surbiton)
GU19 – winner Ellie Thomas (DL Purley) R/up Sophie Hill (Spencer)
BU19 – Winner Chris Chak (DL Purley) r/up Sonny Flint (St Georges Hill)

Trophies provided by Recognition Awards

Thanks to New Malden staff for hosting and supporting the event.

Senior Surrey Closed January 2023 at Purley Sports Club

55 entries – disappointing, a number of factors . The date has already set for 2024 as the 20th-21st January 2024.

Men’s Open -Winner Phil Nightingale (St Georges Hill) r/up Alan Taffinder (Reigate)
Ladies Open – Winner Emmeline Gale (TWC/Surbiton) r/up Clare Wright (Reigate)
B Grade – Winner Matthew Torode (Purley SC) r/up Daniel Sanches (New Malden)
C Grade – Winner Cliff Enslin (Redhill) r/up Mark Cullington (Sheen)
D Grade – Winner Phillip Barnes (Purley SC ) r/up Rob Winterhalter (Purley SC)
Over 35 – Winner James Greenhead ( WRFC) r/up John Betts (Purley SC)
Over 45 – Winner Wayne Beglan (Reigate) r/up Stuart Hibbert (Oxshott)
Over 55 – Winner Marc Aldridge (PurleySC) r/up Rob Winterhalter (Purley SC)
Over 65 – Winner Paul Ekins (Purley SC) r/up Peter Culver (Ebbisham)
Over 70 – Winner Andrew Jennings (Sutton TSC) r/up Phil Greenbrook (Horley)

Trophies provided by Recognition Awards

Thank you to all the staff at Purley Sports Club for hosting and supporting

An historic event – Phil Nightingale has supported the Surrey Closed every year for well over 12 years > Never missed this event even when playing below par. However Jan 2023 cometh the moment cometh the man… in his 11th Surrey Closed Final Phil Nightingale finally gets the title he’s been playing for.. Men’s Surrey CHAMPION 2023. An emotional moment for many.

9th Series Neil Desai Sept 2022- June 2023

Nine clubs took part in hosting a Neil Desi event

89 juniors from various (15) clubs took part, some playing in more than one event.

Liam Wingrave from Dorking played in 5 and won a trophy for participating in the most throughout the year.

Pete Smith has been along with Surrey for the whole 9 years sponsoring with trophies for every event.

Big thanks to Pete and Recognition Awards

Next season we hope to run the 10th series with eleven clubs, participating!