Glenelg Boys & Girls Junior Championship & Anne Smerden Invitational

Sunday 13th October

A thank you to Club Captain Mr Bevan Roberts who  greeted all the competitors on the first tee before they teed off in their afternoon rounds.

Also a thank you to Women’s  President, Cheryl Franzi and Vice President Annette Rienets  who  followed the last few groups and helped to  present the Trophy’s at the conclusion of play.  

The Boys Junior Club Championship was won by Harry Edwards. Harry has represented the club in Sharp Cup over the last few years and has been part of the Simpson and Bonnar Cup squad training the last two seasons.  In perfect  conditions Harry breezed through his morning  semi-final match  finishing  1 under the card from the black tees, eventually  shaking hands on the 11th green.

Harry played Alex Manton in the final who had a great run of golf in the holidays with strong performances shooting 77 off the stick at  Murray Bridge on Friday. The Final was tight with Harry being 1 up after 11 holes however Harrys experience proved the difference as he closed out the match 4 &3.

Boys Junior Handicap Championship

The  Final was played in great spirit by Harry Leaf-Milham and  young Jack Leonard. Jack played a memorable semi-final finishing in style by holing a 40 foot breaking putt on the 18th to win 2 &1 against Noah Collison, they will both remember that putt for a long time.

Harry played very solid golf  in the final and was always in control of the match  winning 3&2.

The Glenelg Trophy was won by Kade Bryant as the best nett qualifier with a score of 145 over 36 holes.

 

Junior Girls Championship

Charley Jacobs was hot favourite to win the 18 hole event playing from a handicap of plus 4 . Charley didn’t have it all her own way though shooting 75 off the stick and  winning by only one shot from fellow Sanderson Cup and State Team  player  Shakira Kuys.

The win was Charleys 4th consecutive Junior Championship, an outstanding effort and a club record.

 

Ella Cole Trophy

The Ella Cole Trophy is awarded to the player with the best nett score. The event was won for the second year in succession by Zoe Manton with a great score of nett 69.

 

Anne Smerdon Invitational

Anne Smerdon invitational under 21 is open to players from all clubs. The 18 hole event attract 12 young golfers with an age range from 8 to 17 years old.

The event was won by Carley Jacobs who shot 75,  second place went to Shakira Kuys on 76 with Amelia Whinney from Grange coming in 3rd place with a score of 78

 

Shane Robinson,
Head Professional & Director of Golf Operations