Shaye Marx and Nasya Sohail have taken out the final of the 2013 Victorian Primary Schools Championship at Kooringal GC. Played over 18 holes using the 100, 200, 300 format, Shaye returned a great round of 67, 5 under par.
Shaye won by 2 strokes over Andy Kim and David O'Donnell who had fine rounds of 69. Nasya returned a round of 75, with runners up on the day being Stephanie Clark and Keeley Marx.
Visit the Golf Vic website for all the scores from the event.
ROOKIE SERIES FINAL - November 27, 2013
The Rookie Series Final for 2013 will be contested over 9 holes at the picturesque Yarra Bend Golf Course in Fairfield. The date for the final is Friday, January 17.
Play will be in the morning, with presentations around lunch time in the newly refurbished function space.
Players have qualified for their place in the final through the SAJG and Club based Rookie events throughout the 2013 year. The overall winners of the final will be our Rookies of the Year.
Invitations and entry forms will be sent out to all qualifiers by the end of November.
The tenth SA Signature Tournament was played in difficult conditions at The Hertiage Golf and Country club. The Boys Championship saw a playoff between James Wendel and local member Scott Maizels. James prevailed to take out his first major SAJG event.
In the girl's section, Soo Bin Park proved too strong with a three stroke victory over Kallista Do.
The beautiful St John course will once again was the host venue and SAJG thanks Garry Burness and his team at The Heritage.
The Victorian team of Kay Bannan, Stephanie Clark, Kai Shipp and Nasya Sohail have won the Brenda Carnavas Cup at the recent School Sport Australia U13 championships. The Cup is a teams nett competition played over 2 rounds with all 4 player's scores counting towards the team total.
In the gross team championship for the Craig Parry Cup, NSW proved too strong with Victoria finishing second.
AUST MASTERS WEEK - November 12, 2013
The Australian Masters tees off this week at Royal Melbourne GC. It is a great opportunity to get to see some of your favourite players or even support some fellow juniors, like Ryan Ruffels, pictured here during practice.
Entry is free for those Under 16, so go to the Tournament website for all your Masters information.
VICTORIA GC JUNIORS LEAD THE WAY - November 12, 2013
Kono Matsumoto and Ryan Ruffels have recently won the Women's and Men's Club Championships at Victoria GC.
At just 14 and 15 years of age respectively, this talented pair of junior golfers, are both the youngest winners of the championship in the history of the club.
Congratulations to both players and also to Victoria GC in the development of their junior program.
ROOKIE NEWS - November 9, 2013
Nivethan Kanthan highlighted his growing talent by returning a score of 32 to take out the Rookie Series event at Oakleigh, played today. Nivethan at just 8 years of age is pictured teeing off on the first hole.
The other boys gross winner was Tom Jemison (U15 Boys) who travelled all the way from Bright to play. Tom returned a fine score of 37.
The best girls score of 37 was returned by Ashni Solanki (U11 Girls), with Cassie Wicks taking out the U15 girls with 47.
The final Rookie Series event will be played at Box Hill in January before the qualifiers battle it out for Rookie of the Year honours.
The inaugural Peninsula Junior Open was played at Sorrento and Portsea Golf Clubs on October 3-4. Conditions on day 1 were blustery, but day 2 was good for scoring, with a number of really strong performances. The highlight was a fine 67 at Portsea by Boys Champion Ted Donoghue. Ted won with a total of 140, to edge out state team player Brett Coletta on 143.
Kallista Do won the Girls Championship with a total of 151, including a fine round of 74 at Sorrento.
Overall nett honours were taken out by Shaye Marx returning a nett total of 131, with rounds of 63 and 68....great golf.
Aashish Sudarsanan hit the perfect shot on the 7th at Portsea, with his hole in one being recognised by the club who awarded him a framed picture of the hole.
Championship information and entry forms are now available for the 2013 Club Teams Championship. The event will be contested as a one off championship played on December 17 at Huntingdale GC.
Defending champions Victoria GC will again provide strong competition to club and district teams from around the state. It is the first time the event has been played at Huntingdale and SAJG looks forward to providing a great test of golf and a worthy winning team.