Making it big in the USA!

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Making it big in the USA! thumbnailRicky Elliott has been crowned ‘Caddie of the Year’ in the US after helping Brooks Koepka to a remarkable season.Wk46002.

IT'S not just at home that sports stars from the north coast are successful.
Across the pond, two hugely talented sports people have been acknowledged by their peers as being among the very best.
Former pro' golfer Ricky Elliott from Portrush has just been crowned 'Caddie of the Year' by the world's leading golfers and his fellow bagmen.
It follows a remarkable 12 months in which Ricky helped 27-year-old Brooks Koepka win the US Open at Erin Hills, the biggest win of the Floridian's career. Also making the news is Coleraine footballer Lauren Wade who is currently regarded as one of the hottest talents in college football in the United States.
Lauren has scooped a host of individual and team trophies this season and is spearheading her college's attempt to win the NCAA National Tournament this Friday.
They are just the latest success stories and prove that when it comes to sport, the north coast produces its fair share of greats.
*Read the full story in this week's Chronicle


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