South East to host 2016 Country Junior Championships

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.

GSA Country Jnr Champs 2016

South East SAPSASA team selected

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.

SE WOMEN DOMINATE AT GOLF SA 2016 COUNTRY WEEK

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.

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SE Juniors make Brett Ogle Final

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.

6/4/16

Millcent Golf Club Ladies 6.4.16
Competition – Stroke, Monthly Medal, 1st Round International Bowl, 1st Round Captains Trophy, 1st Qualifying Round Club and B Grade Championships, Putting Competition and Long Drive for all Grades.
A Grade:  Kirsty Bailey 68, Val Williams 76 c/b, Mary Winser 76.
B Grade:  Julie McKenzie 77 c/b, Karen Altschwager 77, Mary Warneke 80.
C Grade:  Michele Smith 75, Pam Packer 78, Marg Baker 80.
Nearest to Pin –
3rd – Lyn Watson
13th – Kirsty Bailey
2nd Shot to 17th – Margaret Young
Hole In One – 5th Hole – Kirsty Bailey
Long Drive –
A Grade – Kirsty Bailey
B Grade – Bronny Clarke
C Grade – Michele Smith
Putting Competition – Kirsty Bailey – 26 putts
Monthly Medal – Kirsty Bailey
Birdie on the 13th – Kirsty Bailey

World No 1 Comes to Adelaide

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 .