Daniel earns place in final in Portugal

Daniel Whalley
Daniel Whalley
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Stonyhurst Park golfer Daniel Whalley has secured his place in the Nike Matchplay Championship Finals.

The knockout stages have taken place throughout the year, culminating in a regional final at Sandiway in Cheshire.

The 16 competitors played a full handicap stableford competition, with the top two going through to Grand Final.

Daniel plays off 15 and scored 36 points, which was enough to top the pile on a card play-off, and he will now travel to Portugal in January.