Doncaster's Josh Berry wins Yorkshire Amateur Championship

Doncaster teenager Josh Berry is the new Yorkshire Amateur champion.

Friday, 10th September 2021, 10:26 am
Updated Friday, 10th September 2021, 10:26 am
Joshua Berry. Photo: Leaderboard Photography

At just 16, he won the four round strokeplay event held at Alwoodley in Leeds by a single stroke.

Rounds of 73, 73, 71 and 74 were enough to hold off Charlie Daughtrey of Rotherham Golf Club and Ollie White of Pannal Golf Club by a single stroke.

Berry was five over for the tournament.

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In tied fourth, just two shots back, were Wath’s George Mason and Ben Rhodes of Headingley.

Berry, of Doncaster Golf Club, tweeted: “Absolutely delighted and proud to be the Yorkshire amateur champion. Thankyou to everyone involved and to @AlwoodleyGC and special thanks to everyone @YUGCUK for all your support.”

Berry, from Kirk Bramwith, is a serious prospect having twice won the Adidas Wee Wonders British Championships, played in the Junior World Championships, won multiple European titles and having represented Yorkshire and England Boys.