Chorley duo on top

Emily Taylor third right picks up her Lancashire Rising Star Award.
Emily Taylor third right picks up her Lancashire Rising Star Award.

FORMER Chorley Golf Club professional Paul Wesselingh cruised into this week’s PGA European Senior Tour final when he won the qualifying stage at Portugal’s Vila Soll.

FORMER Chorley Golf Club professional Paul Wesselingh cruised into this week’s PGA European Senior Tour final when he won the qualifying stage at Portugal’s Vila Soll.

Rounds of 73 and 72 in tough conditions left his two shots ahead of the chasing pack.

Meanwhile, Chorley-based girl international Emily Taylor, pictured, is among 10 top teenage players who will represent England in the French Lady Junior Championship at St Cloud, near Paris, from April 5-9.

The championship is contested by the cream of Europe’s U21 golfers and England players have a fine record in the event, with two wins and a success in the U18 event in the past five years.