AUSTRALIAN MEN&aposS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY AUDI National Squad members Cameron Smith (QLD) and Geoff Drakeford (VIC) will face off in the Australian Men’sAmateur Championship final at Commonwealth Golf Club on Sunday. The pair advanced through quarter and semi finals on Saturday to their first Australian Amateur final. Drakeford, a Commonwealth member, defeated Dylan Perry (NSW) in the quarter final before beating Kiwi Sam An 6&4 to reach the final. Smith defeated Kiwi Blair Riordan 3&2 the semi final after accounting for Englishman Neil Raymond in the morning quarter final. The 36 hole final begins at 8.45am with the second 18 commencing at 1.15pm The Australian Men’sAmateur champion earns an exemption into the 2013 Emirates Australian Open. AUSTRALIAN WOMEN&aposS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY AUDI It will be an all-Lee affair in the Australian Women’s Amateur final with Minjee Lee (WA) to face Jenny Lee (SA) on Sunday at Commonwealth Golf Club. Minjee, making her second appearance in the final, will be looking to go one better after her narrow loss in 2011. Jenny defeated Kiwi Julianne Alvarez in the quarter final before beating Hannah Green (WA) 2&1 in the afternoon. Minjee recorded a 3&2 win over Japan s Kotone Hori before a dominant 7&5 win over Julienne Soo (VIC) The 36 hole final begins at 8.30am with the second 18 commencing at 1.00pm. The Australian Women’s Amateur champion earns an exemption into the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Royal Canberra in February.
Author: Golf Australia