Loretto Golf Academy has won the inaugural Desert Springs European Schools Team
Championships in the Almeria region of south-east Spain held on 16/17/18
competition, organised jointly by the exclusive Desert Springs Golf resort and
Millfield School, was an open event to all schools in the UK, and attracted a
total of 19 teams of four players from schools such as Wellington, Bradfield,
Reeds, Durham and hosts Millfield.
finished first and second in a very close final day, with 16 year old John-Paul
Ralph from Prenton in Cheshire winning the individual gross and net with a
level par final round in a very strong field with handicaps ranging from +3.
Valentine, Director of Golf at Loretto, said, “It was a fantastic way to start
the season, rewarding the players for all the hard work through the winter and
this new event is a great addition to our tournament schedule.”
further details, please contact Mr Jonathan Hewat, Director of External Affairs
at Loretto School on 0131 653 4413 or email email@example.com
Set in a leafy campus just outside Edinburgh near East Lothian's
coastline, Loretto provides an all‐round education for around 630 boys and girls – boarders and day pupils ‐ aged 3‐18. The School is
made up of two parts: the Junior School ('The Nippers') for children aged 3‐12, and the Senior
School for those aged 12‐18.
Founded in 1827 as Scotland's original boarding school, Loretto is well
known for its relaxed family atmosphere, traditional values and emphasis on the
development of the whole person, mind, body and spirit.