Ryder cup visits Midlothian

Melville Golf Centre, Lasswade, the Clubgolf 2014 Ryder Cup Tour, the trophy has been taken to ClubGolf summer camps where participants have been taking part in Ryder Cup themed  activities throughout this week.  Midlothian kids - LtoR Josh WAlker, Connor Murdoch, Matthew Gracie, Archie Stone & Amy-May Ritchie.

Melville Golf Centre, Lasswade, the Clubgolf 2014 Ryder Cup Tour, the trophy has been taken to ClubGolf summer camps where participants have been taking part in Ryder Cup themed activities throughout this week. Midlothian kids - LtoR Josh WAlker, Connor Murdoch, Matthew Gracie, Archie Stone & Amy-May Ritchie.

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Youngsters taking part in a Midlothian golfing summer camp got an unexpected treat when the Ryder Cup dropped in en route to Gleneagles.

Children at Melville Golf Centre happily interrupted their coaching session when the Ryder Cup was brought to their camp as part of the ClubGolf 2014 Ryder Cup tour of the national junior golf programme’s week-long camps.

The 89 nationwide camps have adopted a Ryder Cup theme this year ahead of Europe taking on the US at Gleneagles in September. The children at Melville had the bonus of actually getting to see the cup up close and have their photos taken with it.

ClubGolf camper Connor Murdoch (10)said: “I thought it was a great opportunity to see the real one, and not just a fake one! It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

Fellow camper Adam Cooper (12) added: “It was brilliant to see the Ryder Cup as it’s the biggest golfing trophy there is, so it was an amazing chance to see it in Scotland.”

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