Clitheroe golf starlet Sophie celebrates international call

INTERNATIONAL CALL: Sophie Lamb
INTERNATIONAL CALL: Sophie Lamb

TEENAGE golf sensation Sophie Lamb has received a call up to represent England Golf in the Scottish U16 open stroke play championship.

The 15-year-old Clitheroe starlet will be among a talented squad of six players to compete in the tournament at Strathmore on April 4th and 5th.

The group, consisting of English U15 champion Sophie Madden, will be spilt in to two for the international team event, which is played in conjunction with the 36-hole individual championship.

Sophie, who won the North Region foursomes and the Lancashire girls’ championship as well as representing Lancashire at County Finals, winning eight out of nine matches and playing for England U16s against Spain last year, will be joined in Team B by Meon Valley’s Emma Allen and Sutton Coldfield Ladies’ Victoria Mallett. Meanwhile Eloise Healey and Alice Hewson will make up Team A alongside Madden.