Lewis ties for third place in Brabazon

PUBLISHED: 14:40 29 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:53 26 October 2009

Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis

WGC golfer Tom Lewis tied for third place in the Brabazon Trophy at Trevose in Cornwall. The teenage Mannicotts member shared the Henriques Salver awarded for the best scores by British and Irish players aged under 20 at the English Stroke Play Championsh

WGC golfer Tom Lewis tied for third place in the Brabazon Trophy at Trevose in Cornwall.

The teenage Mannicotts member shared the Henriques Salver awarded for the best scores by British and Irish players aged under 20 at the English Stroke Play Championship.

Lewis and playing partner Paul Cutler, from Northern Ireland, came to the final hole needing a birdie to take the trophy outright.

Cutler was bunkered, but got up and down for a round of 67.

Lewis missed the green, chipped to 6ft and holed the putt for the pair to finish level and settle for the trophy share.

The championship was reduced to 54 holes because of the wet weather.

The opening round was completed and the second round started, only for it to be cancelled with the course flooded, and 36 holes were then played on the final day.

Lewis, 17, opened with a five under par 67 on the first day and followed with 68, 69 for a 204 total, 12 under par.

The winner was 24-year-old Yorkshireman Steven Uzzell on 197, 19 under par, after rounds of 66, 64, 67.

Cutler had rounds of 67, 70 , 67, also for 204.

Brookmans Park's Ryan Newman, the only other Herts entrant, had rounds of 71, 77, 76 for 224.

Lewis, who finished runner-up in the Herts Boys' Championship in April and won the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters last year for his first national title, said: "It was a great last day, and I was happy to finish eight under for the two rounds."

* Brookmans Park golfer Thomas Rogers was among 16 players who qualified for the final of the Powerade PGA Assistants Championship.

Rogers shot a three under par round of 68 in the PGA East Region qualifier at Benton Hall.

Redbourn's Noel Quinn also made the final cut with a round of 74.


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