GOLF: Peterborough’s Tiger claws his way to a big win in America

Robin Tiger Williams after his big win in America.
Robin Tiger Williams after his big win in America.
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Peterborough Milton member Robin ‘Tiger’ Williams won a big tournament in America yesterday (April 24).

The 14 year-old from Hampton Hargate won the 36-hole America Junior Golf Association Junior All Stars tournament at The Virtues Golf Club in Nashport, Ohio.

Williams fired a one-under-par 71 in the first round to start the second day in third place and then shot a 70 to finish level at the top of the leaderboard with Americans Trent Tipton and Alrik Pan.

That meant a sudden-death play-off and Williams kept his cool to card a birdie and seal the win.

Williams’ final round included six birdies and 78 top young golfers took part in the competition,

Williams is into the third year of his scholarship at the Bishops Gate Golf Academy in America.