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Junior Captain 2018/19

Junior Captain Profile

Josh Caffyn - Handicap 3
Age 16.

Josh started his golf at the Club’s Saturday morning coaching sessions at the age of 7. At that time his first love was football and he quickly attracted the interest of the scouts at Bournemouth FC. At the age of 12, however, he switched his focus to golf and competed with growing success in the club’s Junior Section competitions. By the age of 13 he had reduced his handicap to 18 and was playing regularly in the Men’s events, winning his first Major Club Competition, The Clarke Trophy, in 2016. His prowess did not go unnoticed by the County Golf Coaches and he has since represented Hampshire in Inter County matches at U14, U16 & U18 levels. In 2018 Josh added The Child Cup and The Scratch Knockout Cup to his growing list of Major Club Honours.

Josh Favourites
Tour Player: Justin Rose
Football Team: Southampton
Ambition: Pro Tour Golfer

Junior Vice Captain 2018/19

Junior Vice Captain Profile

Sam Waite – Handicap 12
Age 16.

Sam started playing golf with his father Tim at North Shore GC Skegness at the age of 10. After moving South to the Isle of Wight he played at Cowes GC until the family moved to Barton-on-Sea in 2017 where his mother, Kate, took on the position of House Manager. Sam immediately joined the Junior Section and played in every competition he could, in the process reducing his handicap from 28 to its present level of 12. In his first year he won the Junior Centenary Medal competition, earning himself a place on the clubhouse honours board. In 2018 he won the season’s Junior Order of Merit and has represented the club in the Hampshire Junior League for the last 2 years.

Sam Favourites
Tour Player: Jordan Spieth
Football Team: Wolverhampton Wanderers
Other Interests: Windsurfing/Sailing

 

Spooky Fact
Josh & Sam are the same age and share the same Birthday. (Sam is the eldest by approx 3 hours!)

 

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