Date: September 20, 2019
Author: Golf Australia

15th Qualifier Shannon Matthews claims SA Country Championship

Shannon Matthews, from Tanunda Pines Golf Club, has won the 2019 Men’s Country Championship.

Matthews, the 15th qualifier for the match play, knocked out the 2018 Champion, Tim Atze, with a 1up victory in round 1. He then went on to beat Brodie Whitbread with a 7/6 triumph on Thursday afternoon at South Lakes Golf Club.

Matthews dominance continued Friday morning at Links Lady Bay with a 1up win over Darren Bilney before firing a 5/4 victory in the final round over Mark Pretty from Millicent to be crowned the Champion.

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