Kate chips in with golf title

A young golfer became the first girl to win a ladies competition at her club.

Kate Herron, ten, took the honours at Bedlingtonshire Golf Club’s Ladies competition with a score of 69 net.

Kate, who attends Meadowdale Middle School in Bedlington, started playing golf at the age of six and over the past four years has made remarkable progress.

She is part of the Northumberland County Golf Partnership where she is coached by Sally Hinton. She also receives regular coaching from the Golf Club professionals, Marcus and Mark.