Date: January 17, 2010

Lake Macquarie three-peat for Boland

Golf Australia National Squad member Julia Boland fiired an impressive final three under par round of 70 to to claim her third consecutive Women&aposs Lake Macquarie Amateur Championship at Belmont Golf Club near Newcastle. Boland, who moved to Texas A&M College in the later part of 2009, has had an outstanding start to life in US collegiate system with her form including two wins and a fourth placing from her opening five starts. The Tamworth local shot rounds of 72, 74, 71 and 70 to finish at five under par for the tournament and three shots ahead of National Squad team mate Stacey Keating. 16 year old NSW amateur Chantal Hodson finished in outright third after a final round 77. Western Australian Jessica Speechley finished in fourth place. National Squad member Justine Lee held the overnight lead but a final round three over par 76 left her in fifth place. FINAL LEADERBOARD (Top 10) 1. Julia Boland (287) -5 2. Stacey Keating (290) -2 3. Chantal Hodson (293) +1 4. Jessica Speechley (294) +2 5. Justine Lee (295) +3 6. Emily Perry (297) +5 7. Caroline Bon (299) +7 8. Christina Mew (300) +8 9. Ashley Ona (301) +9 10. Elissa Orr (302) +10 Click here to view Full Results