Bordertown Golf Club will be hosting this years Country Junior Championships on 17th & 18th September. This is a great opportunity for our local Junior golfers to play with the top players from across regional South Australia. The event caters for all levels of golfer with a 9 hole non – handicap, 36 hole Invitational and 54 hole Championship. Click on the link below for the Event Details and Conditions.
Ten students from across the region have qualified to represent the South East in this years SAPSASA Golf finals to be held at Adelaide Shores Golf Park on 1st and 2nd of September. Millicent district is well represented with former Mt Burr PS student Mitchell Handford of St Martins School and Corey Carlson of Rendelsham PS. Congratulations also go to the other qualifiers Hamish Case, Sam MacLeod, Seth McRae, Joel Bryant, Byron Colls Mitchell Angel, Arabella Bhutia and Abbey Knowles.
The South East was well represented in the winners circle at last weeks Womens Country Week. Held over 3 days at four different venues across the state SE representatives managed to win three of the four events.
In the Silver (0-16HC) held at Tumby Bay, Lana Barlow of Millicent took out the Country Championship from defending champion Deb Christie of Lameroo. The Bronze Salver (16.1-21 Hc) at Whyalla was won by Kay Rasheed of Kingston SE and the Bronze Shield (21.1-28Hc) at Ardrossan was won by Lesleigh Edwards of Keith.
Golf SE Brett Ogle Cup team played well in Port Augusta this week and fought hard for their position on the final day taking it right down to the wire only to lose in a play off against Yorke Peninsular. As a considerably young team compared to their competitors our SE team performed extremely well. Luke Sandford of Bordertown got the organisers attention with 3 out of 3 wins under his belt. Luke was closely followed by team mates Mitch Handford and Ben Thiel both with 2 comfortable wins. Well done boys.
Next SE Futures Junior Golf Day will be held at Mt Gambier GC on Sunday May 15th at 9.30am. Enquiries to Mary Winser 0438 057 435 or Craig Davis 8725 1619.
The Annual General Meeting of the Millicent Golf Club will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the Somerset Hotel, 7.30pm. All members are encouraged to attend.
World No 1 Golfer Lydia Ko will be in Adelaide this week to compete in the world ranked LPGA event Australian Women’s Open at The Grange GC West Course.
Starting this Thursday Lydia will be accompanied by the likes of Australian players multiple winner and former No 1 Karrie Webb of Queensland and newcomer Minjee Lee from Perth.
ABC TV will be televising the 4 day event each afternoon from Thursday to the final on Sunday. With the course being lengthened to well over 6000m it should be a great display of world class women’s golf.
For more information on the Open go to http://www.womensausopen.com .
1st Bruce Packer 38pts c/b 2ndKevin Rainey 38pts c/b 3rd Tim Driver (Mount Gambier)37pts
9 Holes 1st Bruce Packer 19pts c/b 2nd Kevin Rainey 19pts c/b 3rd Brian Thomson 19pts
NTP 5th-Chris Agnew