Roundwood Alumnus , Sam Claridge [class of 2009; aged 22] has just returned from a two month spell in Australia where he won his first tournament: the Flagstaff Hill Cup. Sam is a Harpenden Common Golf Club member and an England Amateur international. Whilst down under gaining valuable experience he came close in three other tournaments. He is hoping to make the GB & Ireland Walker Cup team to take on the Americans in September. The Walker Cup is the amateur version of the Ryder Cup [after Sir Samuel Ryder of St Albans] and will be played in New York this year.
More details/full report can be found in the Herts Advertiser [11th April].