Kooringal Senior Amateur

14 - 15 February 2017

The Kooringal Senior Amateur will be played over 36 holes stroke (Men) and stableford (women) play at Kooingal Golf Club. The event is part of the Victorian Men's & Women's Senior Order of Merit and will comprise of gross/nett trophies for men and stableford/stableford trophies for women.

Player Information

Date: Tuesday 14- Wednesday 15 February 2017
Venue: Kooringal Golf Club
Format: 36-Hole Stroke (Men), 36-Hole Stableford (Women) - scratch & nett
Age Limit: 55 years and above as on Tuesday 14 February 2017
GA Handicap Limit: 24.4 (Men) & 45.4 (Women) at date of entry
Entry Fee: $88 (Non-Kooringal Members), $55 (Kooringal Members)
both inc. GST & $2 charity donation
Inclusion: Lunch Pack (Rd 1) & Presentation Lunch (Rd 2)
Entries Close: 5pm on Friday 3 February 2017 or prior if a capacity field is reached

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News & Results

Women's Leaderboard (Gross Stableford)
Women's Nett Leaderboard (Stableford)

Men's Leaderboard (Gross)

2017 Winners
L-R: Ian Frost, Sue Mawhinney, Jill Morrison & Paul Gooley

Final Round - Wednesday 15 February
Ian Frost (Rich River) has capitalised on his overnight lead and claimed victory at the Kooringal Senior Amateur, whilst Jill Morrison (Midlands) has taken out the women’s championship. Frost put together two consistent rounds of 74 to finish on a 36-hole total of 148, one shot clear of the nearest competitors Kym Olsen (The National) & Rob Wallace (Midlands).

Familiar face Paul Gooley of Chirnside Park secured the nett trophy with a two round nett total of 142 from a daily handicap of five. In the runner-up position was Kooringal local Grant Arnold on 143 c/b just one stroke shy.

In the women’s nett championship, Portsea’s Sue Mawhinney capped a fine event taking the nett crown with a two-round total of 70 stableford points from a daily handicap of 15. Local Debbie Gorin (Kooringal) finished runner-up on 66 points.

Jill Morrison came out on top in the women’s gross championship, edging local favourite Heather Harley by three points finishing with a two round gross stableford total of 52 points to Harley’s 49 points.

The next event on the calendar will take place at Gardiners Run next Thursday 23 and Friday 24 February.

Rd1 one 2017
Ray Walker (Gardiners Run) watches his putt on 18

Round 1 - Tuesday 14 February
Morning cloud cleared up for the afternoon field for the first round of the Kooringal Senior Amateur. A bumper field of 58 men and 30 women participated in the second combined event on the Victorian Senior Calendar.

Ian Frost of Rich River is the leader after the opening round with a score of 3 over par 74, carding front and back nines of square and 3 over respectively. Leading the chasing pack is recent Surfcoast champion Kym Olsen (The National), Kew’s Steve Valentine & local William Findlay (Kooringal) who all returned rounds of 75.

Coming in with the best nett score of the day was another local Brian Masters with a 69 nett from a daily handicap of 15. Valentine sits second in the nett event as well as the gross event after a round of 70 nett, with Findlay also in the nett running with an opening round 71 nett.

Wodonga’s Judy Langford fired the day’s best gross round in the women’s championship returning a score of 31 gross stableford points. Midlands member Jill Morrison sits in second place after a round of 27 gross stableford points.

Portsea’s Susan Mawhinney leads the women’s nett championship after a round of 37 stableford points with Langford & Morrison in second & third place respectively in the nett event.

Players will be back tomorrow morning for the final round via an 8:30am shot-gun start.

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