Date: January 20, 2013
Author: Golf Australia

Aussies in medal contention at Youth Olympics

Brother-sister combination Kevin and Celina Yuan have put Australia within touching distance of its first Australian Youth Olympics medals at Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club. Kevin Yuan, from Bankstown, holds a four stroke lead in the Boys Championship at 15-under par following his third round 8-under par 64. China s Zecheng Chou is at 11-under par in second place following his third round 69. Great Britain s Ashton Turner is in the bronze medal position at 10-under par. Australia s Brett Coletta is in a tie for fourth place at 9-under par and wil need a good round on Sunday to move into medal contention. In the Girls Championship, Kevin Yuan s sister Celina is in outright second place. Celina fired a 3-under par 69 on Saturday to move to 2-under par, three strokes behind Great Britain s Georgia Hall who leads at 5-under par following a third round 68. Fellow Great Briton Georgia Crowley is in third place at even par. Australian Amy Walsh is in 11th place after a third round 75. The Australia Green team leads the teams event after three rounds. The final round takes place at Twin Creeks on Sunday with the medal presentation to follow.