Gardiners Run Senior Amateur

23 - 24 February 2017

The Gardiners Run Senior Amateur will be played over 36 holes Stroke and Stableford play at Gardiners Run Golf Course. The event will be part of the Victorian Senior Order of Merit for the Doug Bachli Trophy and includes a women's senior section.

Player Information

Date: Thursday 23- Friday 24 February 2017
Venue: Gardiners Run Golf Course
Format: 36-Hole Stroke (Men), 36-Hole Stableford (Women) - scratch & nett
Age Limit: 55 years and above on Thursday 23 February 2017
GA Handicap Limit: 24.4 (Men), 45.4 (Women) at date of entry
Entry Fee: $80 Non Gardiners Run Members ($60 Gardiners Run Members) (inc. GST & $2 charity donation)
Inclusion: Light Lunch and all trophies
Entries Close: 5.00pm on Friday 10 February 2017 or prior if a capacity field is reached

Version 2: 21/02/2017

Round 2 Draw

Event Organiser: Michelle Hui (Golf Events Coordinator)
Phone: (03) 8545 6207


News & Results


Round 2 - Friday 24 February

Men's Final Results
Women's Final Results

Men's Leaderboard (Gross)
Women's Leaderboard (Scratch Stableford)
Women's Leaderboard (Stableford)

Photo Gallery

2017 Gardiners Run Champions
L-R: Sue Lush, Heather Harley, Kym Olsen & Keith Finkelde

The Gardiners Run Senior Amateur has concluded today in cool and overcast conditions.

Kym Olsen has capitalised on his round 1 lead to blitz the field and take out the men’s title. The +2 marker from The National carded an impressive round of 5 under par 67 for a total of 139 to win by 7 shots from runner-up Malcolm Barnes of Neangar Park. Barnes finished on a total of 146 to claim second prize on a count-back from Rossdale’s Ken O’Brien.

In the nett section it was Keith Finkelde of Latrobe in the hot seat. The 8 marker had a solid round of nett 65 today for a total of 135, winning by 5 shots from Metropolitan’s John Kelly who took out second place on a count-back from Wayne Aigner of Sandhurst.

Heather Harley of Kooringal was the best in the women’s scratch stableford section. The 7 marker carded a 36-hole total of 56 scratch points to take the title by 2 points from round 1 leader Judy Langford of Wodonga.

Eastern member Sue Lush had a day out, posting a great score of 40 points today for a total of 71 points to win the stableford section by a mere point. Local member Christine Rodgers of Gardiners Run was runner-up on a count-back from Dorset Ladies' Helen Drake.

The next event on the men’s Senior Calendar will be the Cranbourne Senior Amateur next Monday and the women will look forward to the Alpine Senior Masters at Bright which will feature both men and women on March 16 & 17.

Round 1 - Thursday 23 February

Gardiners Run Rd 1

Round 1 of the Gardiners Run Senior Amateur was played in perfect conditions today in Lilydale at the Gardiners Run Golf Course. Extended to 36-holes this year, the event saw 63 players tee it up this afternoon in brilliant sunshine.

Frank Palinkas (Woodlands) and Kym Olsen (The National) are tied for the lead after even par rounds of 72. John Kelly of Metropolitan and Rossdale’s Ken O’Brien are hot on their tails a mere shot behind with a pair of 73s.

Wayne Aigner of Sandhurst brought home the best nett score. The 6 marker carded a 74 off the stick for a nett 68 to be a single shot ahead of Paul Fink (RACV Cape Schanck) and Simon Marsh (Green Acres) on 69.

In the women’s field it was Maureen O’Flaherty coming in with a magnificent score of 41 stableford points. The Rossdale member’s impressive score is leading Dorset Ladies' Helen Drake by 3 points.

Judy Langford of Wodonga had the best scratch stableford score on 28 points. Langford is leading the scratch field by 2 points from Kooringal’s Heather Harley on 26 points.

Round 2 starts at 8:30am tomorrow morning.

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