Oceanico golf celebrates world kids golf championship

Following three rounds of competitive play, the 2012 Oceânico World Kids Golf Championship at the stunning Amendoeira Golf Resort was the most successful ever

World Kids Golf Championship U18 winners

The Oceânico World Kids Golf Championship (OWKG) enjoyed yet another stellar week of competitive junior golf, entertaining 94 young golfers from 11 different countries, competing over 18 categories.

The stars of tomorrow descended on two of Oceânico Golf's finest championship golf courses, designed by Ryder Cup legends, Sir Nick Faldo and Christy O'Connor Jnr.

Juniors between ten and seventeen years of age competed over 18 holes on each of the three competition days, while children under ten played 9 holes.

Creating the feel of a professional ‘Tour' event, the tournament counted each player's gross score towards their Championship total and prizes were awarded to the first three competitors in each age category, for both boys and girls. The results were as follows:

Boys under 9 net: Miguel Krowicki (POR) +5 Boys under 9 gross: Tom Farrer (UK) +35 Girls under 9: Megan Williams (UK) +172 Boys under 10 gross : Sam Meeds (UK) +10 Boys under 10 net: Stepen Cambell (IRL) +32 Girls Under 10: Charlotte Heard (UK) +162 Boys under 12 net: Laurids Lohr (GER) +12 Boys under 12 gross: Tom Farrer (UK) +35 Girls Under 12: Megan Simmons (UK) +172 Boys under 14 Gross: Nathan Brader (UK) +7 Boys under 14 Net: Aidan Osobase (UK) +36 Boys under 16 Gross: Ross Steedman (UK) +19 Boys under 16 net: Jamie Tharmaratnam (NIR) +30 Girls under 16: Anastasia Bektimirova (RUS) +60 Boys under 18: Tomás Melo Gouveia (POR) +3 Girls under 18 Gross: Joana Mota (POR) +20 Girls under 18 Net: Danielle Palmer (IRL) +60

"We are delighted that this year's event has been so popular and has run so incredibly smoothly, showcasing our fantastic facilities." commented Chris Stilwell, Oceânico Golf's CEO.

"This has been the most special week of my golfing life and I would like to thank everyone involved from Oceânico Golf for putting on such a fantastic tournament," commented Tomás Melo Gouveia winner of the senior boy's category.

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