Ellis makes English Amateur final

Harry Ellis (© Tom Ward)

Harry Ellis (© Tom Ward)

First published in Golf

Meon Valley teenage ace Harry Ellis has stormed into the final of the English Amateur Championship.

The Hampshire star beat Wiltshire's Jordan Smith on the first extra hole at Silloth-on-Solway, after their semi-final had finished all square.

Ellis, 16, had earlier claimed a two-hole victory against England international Seb Crookall-Nixon in a last-eight encounter.

He will contest the prestigious title tomorrow against Henry Tomlinson, of Royal Lytham & St Annes, who also needed sudden death to win his semi-final.

Tomlinson had also beaten Corhampton's Neil Raymond in the quarter-finals this morning.

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