GREG TICKELL

DERBY STUDENT WINS ICT ORDER OF MERIT TO QUALIFY FOR PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

 

Derby College student, Greg Tickell won the Inter Collegiate Tour (ICT) regional Order of Merit to qualify for the ICT Players Championship.

 

Greg secured the first place in the Order of Merit following round 6 of the ICT played at Shirland Golf Club on Wed 28th March. Greg who will be joined by Tom Bolger and Chloe Stokes, all members of the Performance Golf Academy Derby, will play 36 holes over the challenging Hawstone Park Golf Club Park lay out against the best college players from around the British Isles. They have earned their places in the Players Championship by finishing in the top twelve of the order of merit in the Midlands region of the Inter Collegiate Tour.

 

The Inter Collegiate Tour is a national series of events that sees colleges from all over the British Isles competing against each other on a regional and national basis. The Midlands region was contested by colleges from Birmingham, Burton on Trent, Marple in Cheshire, and Solihull. Each college hosts an event where 8 players represent each college in an 18 hole stroke play format. The best 6 scores from the 8 count at each event, with an individual order of merit running across the series of events.

 

Greg won the order of merit with gross scores of 71-72-74-72-69-76.

 

Performance Golf Academy programme director Nigel Furniss explained; “Greg has performed consistently well over the series of ICT events and deserves his victory in the Order of Merit. Chloe and Tom have performed well also and deserve their places in the Players Championship. They are all looking forward to competing against the best college players in the British Isles and will be looking for good performances at Hawkstone Park”.

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