Date: February 13, 2013
Author: Golf Tasmania

Seniors tee off in Tasmania

The Men’sSenior Amateur Championship of Tasmania tees off today at the Mowbray Golf Club in Launceston. This year s championship has seen 65 competitors enter to chase the prestigious title currently held by local golfer Michael Leedham. Leedham won the championship last year when he defeated defending champion and Victorian Ross Percy by seven strokes. Unfortunately Leedham won t be defending his title this year as he will be undergoing surgery. However the likes of two-time champion Stefan Albinski from New South Wales is back and hoping to capture a third crown. As are Queensland s Michael Peeck, Victoria s Alan Bullas and New South Wales David Limbach. Tasmania s Tony Bailey and Geoffrey Leary, Royal Hobart s Barry Roberts and Claremont s Anthony Sansom are also likely contenders. The event has been running since 1995 and this year marks the fourteenth time that Mowbray has hosted this official Australian Senior Order of merit championship. The 54-hole Australian Senior Order of Merit event is contested over three days and will conclude Friday. Draws & Results can be found here