At just 12 years of age, Cork golf whiz is Reddy for action in Scotland

At just 12 years of age, Cork golf whiz is Reddy for action in Scotland
Sean Reddy in action in Tralee earlier this year. Picture: Niall O'Shea

TALENTED young golfer Sean Reddy is off to Scotland for the grand finals of Wee Wonders Championships next month.

Reddy is playing in the top level of the competition having qualified through the Irish Final in Lough Erne recently. He shot 90 in the Castle Hume course back in May and returned in the final and bettered his previous score by 12 shots.

Reddy, who turned 12 earlier this year, is a member in Douglas Golf Club. He started the year playing off a handicap of 15, which has tumbled to 11. He is a member of the Munster U14 training panel and earned a one-shot cut in his first Munster Championship at Tralee.

Reddy along with all of the finalists will get a taste of the history of the game, the Gullane club is one of the oldest golfing venues in the world with the earliest traces of the sport dating back to over 300 years ago in this area. The resort hosted the Scottish Open on it’s No 1 course last year and the famous club has three courses.

Just east of Edinburgh, it’s next to Muirfield, the 16-time Open Championship venue. The grand final take place on Gullane’s No 3 course which is ranked in the top 20 in the region and is well over 100 years old. It’s an undulating links that will test the young golfers

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