Mitchelstown teenager Sean Leonard won the Ford Junior Scratch Trophy in Muskerry this afternoon, completing Cork’s toughest test in golf. Leonard won all six of his matchplay games over the past three days to win the famous trophy.
This morning he beat Muskerry’s Michael O’Callaghan and this afternoon he beat another Muskerry man, Bernard Twomey. Leonard had a good start, going three up after 8 holes, but Twomey cut the deficit to just one hole by the time they had reaches the 13th tee. Leonard hit back with some very impressive golf, and won the next three holes to close out the match on the 14th, winning on a scoreline of 4&3.