The Golf Foundation President’s Awards exist to acknowledge and reward the achievements of those working to develop and support grass roots junior golf. The awards were presented to the winners at the Annual General Meeting held at The Forest of Arden on 7th May by John Uzielli, Chairman of the Golf Foundation.
The winners of the 2003 Awards are listed below:
The Sir Henry Cotton Award
Presented to an individual who has demonstrated meritorious service to junior golf for a sustained period.
2003 Winner: Hugh Hunter, President of the Scottish Golf Union
For the support he has given to the furtherance of junior golf in Scotland and the contributions he has made to the development of national initiatives.
The Gallacher Award
Presented to a volunteer who, as a direct result of their efforts, has made a significant impact in the development of grass roots junior golf.
2003 Winners: Peter and Sharon Moyle
For the work they have done to expand the opportunities for young people at Mullion Golf Club in Cornwall.
The Sinclair Award
Presented to a PGA Professional who, as a direct result of their efforts, has made a significant impact in the development of grass roots junior golf.
2003 Winner: Mike Dodd, PGA Professional, Ferndown Forest Golf Club
For the extensive programme he has established in the Dorset area, which has included schools coaching, leadership training and facility development.
The Critchley Award
Presented to a major partnership project that, through co-ordinated effort, has made a significant impact in the development of grass roots junior golf.
2003 Winners: North Lanarkshire Project, Scotland
For an extensive development project that secured social inclusion partnership funding to encourage golf amongst primary school children.
The ‘Laddie‘ Lucas Award
Presented to a local junior golf development initiative that has created access opportunities within a particular facility or locality
2003 Winners: Dudley Area Youth Golf Group
For the establishment of a successful golf programme co-ordinated through a Specialist Sports College which involved primary schools and local Golf Clubs.
The Burroughs Award
Presented to an individual who has made particular progress in golf in the face of adversity
2003 Winner: Frankie Jones
For competing in the Wee Wonders competition and overcoming the difficulties Cerebral Palsy presents.
The Gus Payne Trophy
Presented to the Golf Club that has raised the most amount of money to support the Golf Foundation’s activities and initiatives.
2003 Winners: Royal West Norfolk Golf Club
For raising a substantial amount of money to support the development of national grass roots junior golf initiatives.
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