2016 saw the 6th year of the Mizuno Race 2 Rockliffe which is firmly established as the premier Junior Order of Merit in the North of England.
The R2R order of merit is aimed at encouraging more junior golfers to support the junior opens and DCJGS events around the county each season and in doing so gaining valuable competitive experience in the game of golf. The R2R again attracted over 120 golfers who have played over 800 rounds of golf between them in the quest to qualify for the final at Rockliffe Hall and the chance of being crowned the Mizuno R2R Champion.
On a great day for golf at Rockliffe Hall in October, Matthew Watson from Beamish GC was crowned this year’s Champion who won the custom fit set of Mizuno irons. Adam Charlton from Ramside GC won the Nett title at the final after a very good round of golf.
The Race2Rockliffe is open to junior members of an affiliated club in County Durham with a CONGU handicap (max 28 boys/ 36 girls), we use selected Junior Opens and DCJGS events during the season as qualifiers towards an order of merit hosted by the DCJGS.At the end of the summer, the top ten players from each category (Gross, Boys nett & Girls nett) will be invited to the final at Rockliffe Hall (on Sunday 24th September 2017) to compete for some great prizes from our sponsor.Players must register for the R2R before they can collect points at any of the qualifying events and must compete in a minimum of 6 events after registering, to be able to qualify for the final.By registering for the Race 2 Rockliffe, players are NOT automatically entered into any of the qualifying events. Players must enter any of the qualifying events that they wish to play in separately via the host club or in the case of the competition been ran by the DCJGS then please contact Bernard Lee on (0191 3885730). Players are not guaranteed places at the qualifying events which are a first come first served basis so as some events have a limited entry it is advised to enter asap.