Golf: Rotherham girl gets England Euro call

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Rotherham golfer Olivia Winning has been selected for England at a major European team championships.

Olivia, 18, and a member at Rotherham Golf Club, is in the England girls’ team to compete at the European girls’ Team Championships at Linkopings GC in Sweden.

A member of England’s team in the Home Internationals, Olivia enjoyed her finest hour when she won the 2012 Scottish Women’s Open title at Royal Troon shooting a five under par, three-round score of 220 to win by two shots. She will be part of a six strong team in Sweden.

The European Ladies Team Championships is at Fulford GC, York from Jul 9-13.

n Richard Jones, long-time Wath GC member, has shot a new course record of 63, seven under, at Wath which included ten birdies.