Heathcote Senior Amateur

18 June 2017

The Heathcote Senior Amateur will be played over 18 holes stroke (Men) and stableford (women) at Heathcote 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: Sunday 18 June 2017
Venue: Heathcote Golf Club
Format: 18-Hole Stroke (Men), 18-Hole Stableford (Women) - scratch & nett
Age Limit: 55 and above on Sunday 18 June 2017
GA Handicap Limit: 24.4 (men) and 36.4 (women) at date of entry
Entry Fee: TBA
Inclusion: Light lunch and all trophies
Entries Close: TBA

Event Organiser: Stephanie Wearne (Golf Events Officer)
E-mail: stephanie.wearne@golfvic.org.au
Phone: (03) 8545 6214

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2017 Heathcote Winners
LtoR: Vera Lund (Kooringal), Stan Davis (Bendigo) and Shane Hearps (Heywood).

The Heathcote Golf Club hosted its 10th annual Senior Amateur tournament today with a 72 player field taking to the course in beautiful golfing weather. Heathcote is the first of three events this week, with Shepparton and Tocumwal also hosting Senior tournaments in the coming days.

While an overnight frost and some lingering fog kept the ground moist underfoot for nearly half a round, it kept its country charm with players walking amongst the kangaroo’s at the foot of scenic Mount Ida.

Stan Davis from Bendigo has prevailed as the 2017 Champion, his first title at this event, carding a three-over par 74, edging out Metropolitans John Kelly who shot a 74 off the stick. Davis cruised around the front nine with an even par score which set him up for his great round, returning to the clubhouse with a three-over par back nine. Kelly’s card was identical on the back nine, but one extra shot on the front handed Davis the win.

It was an all Kooringal show in the women’s Stableford event, with members Vera Lund and Heather Harley taking out first and second places respectively. Lund posted 34 points off a 15 handicap, while Harley was just a shot behind with 33 points from her 6 handicap. In the men’s handicap section, Shane Hearps from Heywood took the main prize with a nett 67 (handicap 15), with Buninyongs Kevin Robinson finishing second, one shot behind and off a countback from gross winner Stan Davis.

Many of today’s competitors will make the short trek to Shepparton in the Goulburn Valley when the opening round of the 2017 Shepparton Senior Amateur commences at 11:00am.

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