The latest achievements by 13 year old Timmy Fycun and his mum, Sally at Ross Golf Club has enabled both to continue enjoying and valuing their respective ongoing golfing journeys. Timmy was introduced to golf as a 9 year old beginner through ‘Tri-Golf’ when the Ross Club’s ‘School of Golf’ Academy administered by Head Professional Tim Hall and his Assistants visited Bridstow Primary School. Joining the Ross Club in 2013 as a 54 handicapper Timmy, now at John Kyrle HIgh School has through his own dedicated practice and hard work seen his handicap tumble to 20 and his recent runners-up success in the Club’s Juniors AD Evans Cup with a 38 stableford points score will add further encouragement and self belief as he looks forward to the 2017 season with considerable confidence. On the day Liam Greig with 40 points was the Juniors Cup Winner with Matty Dobbs 37 pts and Harry Griffiths 36 points also featuring.
Through Timmy’s involvement, his mum Sally also a beginner joined the Ross Club in 2014 as a 36 handicapper and her progress since then has been quite remarkable. Playing recently in the Ross Ladies Spring meeting in which 71 Ladies took part Sally’s gross 82 medal score which included 3 birdies and the equivalent of 42 stableford points meant that she won the competition by miles. Unarguably her best performance to date it means her handicap is now 13 and she is also in top spot in the race to win the Club’s annual Josie Powell Cup which is based upon the best two gross medal performances as the Ladies Autumn 2nd round meeting awaits Sally in October. She heads that table from the likes of the Ladies sections more experienced players Helen Palmer & Jan Armstrong who are 3 shots and 6 shots behind Sally respectively. In the Spring meeting Dinah Johnston scored 38 points followed by Lois Price and Katie Greenwood with 35 pts each with Sheila Hatherall and Jenny Reeve-Tucker gaining best gross awards in their handicap categories.
Sally told our reporter, ‘Timmy and myself owe so much to the coaching and encouragement received from Head Professional Tim Hall and his School of Golf’s continuous improvement culture. Also to Tim’s team of Assistant’s notably Oli Leett, who as an Aimpoint Putting specialist has been a great help in developing our short game play.’