Carys Irvine, 15 next month, is a pupil at one of our local high schools. She was introduced to golf at the age of 9 and obtained her first official CONGU handicap of 33 at the age of 12. Now, as she approaches her 15th birthday it sits at 7. She has won many junior and ladies competitions at club, regional and national levels. Here are a few of her achievements from 2014 to date.
Handicap winner of the Stephen Gallacher Foundation U18 order of merit.
Runner up of the scratch order of merit and East lothian U18 girl’s champion.
Overall winner at U18 girls competition at Carnoustie.
Member of the Scottish Golf Academy.
Represented Scotland against a very experienced England team, and was the only Scottish player to win her match.
Winner of the first two ladies competitions of the season at Baberton Golf Club; The Jubilee Cup and The Dunedin trophy.
Winner handicap prize at the Ladies Munross Trophy at Montrose links.
Made the cut to the final of the U18’s Stephen Gallagher Foundation Vase at Macdonald Cardona golf Course. Finished 12th.
Winner of the Milne Cup and Hawthorn Cup and leading qualifier in the junior championship at Baberton Golf Club.
More events still to come this year; East of Scotland Girls Championship and Midlothian Junior Championship, Scottish Girls Amateur Championships, The Faldo Series, Scottish U16 Girls Open Championship and Scottish U16 Junior Tour.