Championship title for The Mere's golf ambassador | Knutsford Times

Championship title for The Mere’s golf ambassador

By on August 25, 2019

The Mere Golf Resort & Spa’s golf tournament ambassador, Jack Brooks, has won first place at The Royal Birkdale Silver Goblet 2019. The prestigious competition, which took place at Royal Birkdale Golf Club on Sunday 11th August, saw Brooks win by 4 shots with scores of 68 and 73, placing him 155 points clear at the top of the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit. 

The tournament was linked with The Hillside Pines Trophy which took place on Saturday 10th August at Hillside Golf Club. Here, Brooks took third place, making up a 4 round World Amateur Golf Ranking 72-hole Event, The North West England Links Trophy, in which he won by 10 shots, obtaining The North West of England Link Championship title. Brooks is currently ranked 249th in the Official World Golf Rankings 2019.  

Gary Johnson, general manager at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, commented, “2019 has been a fantastic year for Jack Brooks and we are delighted to have him represent The Mere during his worldwide golf competitions. We look forward to being part of Jack’s continued success.” 

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