Sophie is named in England team

Sophie Lamb
Sophie Lamb

Clitheroe golfer Sophie Lamb will be part of a strong England women’s team to challenge for onbly the second time for the European Nations Championship in Spain later this month.

The women’s team is Gemma Clews of Cheshire, Sammie Giles of Cornwall and Lamb of Lancashire, who were all in the winning England team at last year’s women’s Home Internationals.

The European Nations Championship will be played at La Reserva Golf Club in Sotogrande, Spain, from February 24th-27th.

It is contested over 72 holes of stroke play, with the best two cards each counting towards the team event.

An individual competition runs simultaneously with the Nations Championship.

Lamb, 18, was runner-up in the 2015 England Girls’ Order of Merit for 2015 and sixth on the women’s table.

She was also runner-up in the ANNIKA Invitational Europe 2015 in Sweden.

She was also England’s leading scorer in the recent Portuguese Amateur, finishing 21st.