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English Mens Amateur Championship

The English Mens Amateur Championship is being played at Formby and Hesketh Golf Clubs between the 31 st July and 5th August. there were 287 entrants playing 36 holes of stroke play, 18 at each course, with the top 64 players and ties progressing to a match play competition.

7 Suffolk Players took part.The cut fell at 2 over par leaving only James Biggs (Diss) with rounds of 71-71-142 (-1) and Calvin Sherwood (Rookery Park) with 70-75-145 (+2) qualifying. Other scores- Sam Byford (Ipswich) 76-78-154, Alfie Halil (Flempton) 82-75-157, Habebul Islam (Ipswich) 79-77-156, Jed Seeley (Newton Green) 82-75-157 and Paul Waring (Felixstowe Ferry) 72-77-149

Sherwood lost in a preliminary round of the match play to Olly Huggins (Frilford) 3 & 2.

Biggs won his first round of Match play by 3 & 1 over Connor Byers (Langley Park) but was unable to repeat this achievement in Round 2 where he lost 2 & 1 to Oliver Farrell ( Evesham)