Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Late Decision Leads to a Record-Breaking Day

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Late Decision Leads to a Record-Breaking Day

Article excerpt

CAMERON Wallace set two records on his way to winning the Seaton Salver - not bad when you consider it wasn't until the last minute he decided he was actually going to play.

After missing the cut at the Brabazon Trophy at Woodhall Spa on Friday, the disappointed 17-year-old almost opted out of teeing up at Seaton Carew Golf Club the following day.

However, it's a good job he gave it a go, for the Hartlepool College of Further Education student blew away the field with a stunning showing over 36 holes to win by four with a 69/67 for an eight-under total. In doing so, Wallace not only became the youngest ever winner of the prestigious competition but also set a new best for the lowest 36-hole score.

He said: "After missing the cut at the Brabazon I wasn't going to play.

"I didn't get home until late and to be perfectly honest I wasn't that bothered. …

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