Sam bottom right pictured with Dad Andrew, brother Ben and other members of the last Stowmarket Hambro Trophy winning team in 2009
Former Stowmarket Golf Club Junior, Sam Forgan tees off in the first round of the 149th Open Championship at Royal St Georges Sandwich at 12.42 today playing with former two-time Champion Padraig Harrington and Australian Brad Kennedy. The same group will go out tomorrow morning (16th July) at 7.41 for the second round.
Sam, now 31, has worked so hard to hone his skills and members at Stowmarket will have seen the great effort and practice that he has put in to get to this fantastic opportunity on the biggest golf stage.
Sam qualified for this years Open at Princes Golf Club at Sandwich adjacent to Royal St Georges at the end of last month.
“Sam is now assistant Professional at Felixstowe Ferry but to us will always be a Stowmarket boy to everybody at the Club”, said former Chairman and Club Captain Ian Duncan. “Sam was in the last Stowmarket Team to win the Hambro in my year as Captain in 2009 and also played and won the Pro prize in our Theatre Royal Pro- Celebrity events”.
Good luck Sam enjoy the spotlight!