Midland Golf Union Amateur Closed Championship

Belton Park Golf Club First Team Captain Jack Diment wins Midland Golf Union Amateur Closed Championship.


Jack Diment, Captain of Belton Park Golf Club First team won the prestigious Midland Amateur title on Saturday 9 June.

Previous winners include former Open and Masters champion Sandy Lyle and 2016 Ryder Cup player Andy Sullivan. The title has also been won by top amateur golfers Gary Wolstenholme and Peter McEvoy.

Jack scored a combined 7 under par for 36 holes around Waltham Windmill Golf Course in North Lincolnshire. Elite amateur competitors from clubs within the 10 Midland counties stretching from Worcestershire to Cambridgeshire played.

Jack was one shot lower than Charlie Soulter from Northants Golf Club and Jordan Boulton from Notts Golf Club. In his final round, Jack who was at the top of the leader board after round one, secured the win helped by an eagle on the par 4, 352 yards 16th hole, with a 90-yard chip in!

“I am delighted with this win, the biggest of my career so far. It’s amazing to be Midland Amateur Champion!” said Jack after being presented with the trophy.

Belton Park Club Captain Colin Mason commented, “All at Belton Park congratulate Jack on this fine achievement. He fully deserves it “