Golf Vic U18 Junior Pennant- South Gippsland Team Win
Sunday 23rd October was the opening of the Golf Vic Under 18 Junior Pennant Competition for 2016. Again this year a combined side of junior golfers from Leongatha, Lang Lang and Wonthaggi Golf Clubs have been entered under the team banner name of South Gippsland, and the team is playing in Region 5 this year.
Opponents include Patterson River, Settlers Run, Sandhurst Eagles, Cranbourne and The National.
Our first game was against Patterson River who hosted the game. For those who don’t know the Course it is a beautiful layout, full of undulating fairways, water courses and large bunkers. Acurracy is important in your game here and knowing when to lay up often pays dividends.
The Patterson River team has a handicap range from their No. 1 player Kasey Cathcart (1) through to their number 6, Pheonix Diaz (just 7 years of age) off 32 (a rising star of the future).
Our SG Team, comprised Charlie May (13) our No. 1 through to Jessica Harry our No. 6 off 41.
The Matches were played in great spirit and some awesome golf was played with the overall contest going down to the last putt of the day by PR (and our) Ryan Thomas, which slid past the hole and given the next shot, halved the 18th, which gave SG Will Christensen a win 1 up to make the final matches score 4-2 to South Gippsland.
Patterson River – v – South Gippsland
Kasby Cathcart (1) d Charlie May (13)7/6
Matty Edwards (5) lost to Jacob Taberner (19) 3/1
Josh Kelly (13) lost to Charlie McKenna (21) 2/1
Ryan Thomas (15) lost to Will Christensen (23) 1 up.
Mitchell Woods (26) d Oscar Harry(31) 2 up.
Pheonix Diaz (32) lost to Jessica Harry (41) 6/5.
Well done to all.