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Squad of six to seek European honours

21st June 2013

Squad of six to seek European honours

England Golf is sending a squad of six players to the European ladies' amateur championship at Aura Golf in Turku, Finland, from July 24-27.

Sarah-Jane Boyd, 21, (image © Leaderboard Photography)

They are: Sarah-Jane Boyd (Truro), Hayley Davis (Ferndown), Georgia Hall (Remedy Oak), Bronte Law (Bramhall), Meghan MacLaren (Wellingborough) and Alex Peters (Notts Ladies').

Sarah-Jane Boyd, 21, (image © Leaderboard Photography) has recently added the English amateur championship to the British women's stroke play title which she won last year. Her British win secured her place in this year's Ricoh Women's British Open over the Old Course at St Andrews.

Hayley Davis, 20, is a past winner of the English women's and girls' championships She is currently a student at Baylor University, Texas, and has won on the US women's college circuit.

Georgia Hall, 17, was Europe's number one woman golfer for 2012 and is the reigning British girls' champion. She won two gold medals at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival and successfully made the cut in an LET event in Holland.

Bronte Law, 18, helped GB&I win the 2012 Curtis Cup and also made the cut in last season's Women's British Open. She won the Cartier Trophy at the French Lady Junior Championship earlier this season.

Meghan MacLaren, 19, is the new Irish stroke play champion and has won three times in her freshman year at Florida International University in the USA, including her conference championship.

Alex Peters, 19, is the English women's stroke play champion and was runner-up in the recent English amateur championship. Alex, who is also the Nottinghamshire champion, has played for England since she was 14.

Notes for Readers:-
England Golf is the governing body for amateur golf in England.
England Golf was formed on 1st January 2012 following the merger of the English Golf Union Ltd. and the English Women's Golf Association and is one of the largest sports governing bodies in England looking after the interests of over 1,900 golf clubs and 770,000 men and women club members.

Responsible for the training of the country's top amateur golfers, England Golf also organises all the major English amateur championships. England Golf works to actively encourage new golfers and increase the continued interest and participation in golf through its golf development initiative ‘Get into Golf'.

England Golf is a member of The England Golf Partnership (EGP) together with the PGA and supported by the Golf Foundation and Sport England. Their Whole Sport Plan for golf identifies how England will achieve its vision of becoming ‘The Leading Golf Nation in the World by 2020' from grass roots right through to elite level.

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