Queensland has announced today the Queensland Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s team who will represent Queensland at the Australian Men’s and Women’s Senior Amateur Championships.
The players were chosen after a highly competitive year on the PresCare Queensland Senior Order of Merit (QSOOM) which concluded with the PresCare Queensland Senior Men’s and Women’s Amateur Championships.
The Queensland Senior Men’s and Women’s teams will travel to Kooyonga Golf Club, South Australia and Ballarat Golf Club, Victoria respectively to compete in the Championships in October.
Aged care provider, PresCare sponsors both the Queensland Senior Order of Merit Championships and the Queensland Senior Amateur Championships.
Golf Queensland’s golf operations manager, Luke Bates said the support of PresCare has helped the Queensland teams get to this year’s national Championships.
“The PresCare QSOOM and senior amateur, both men’s and women’s, attracts competitors from across the State and beyond,” Mr Bates said.
“Congratulations to everyone who competed and to the four men and three women who will now represent Queensland at Australian Senior Amateur Championships.”
“PresCare’s support of our QSOOM and Senior Championships is tremendous and we thank them for partnering with Golf Queensland as it helps to deliver these events as well as helps our teams compete nationally.”
Australian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship – Read more
Kooyonga Golf Club, SA 11 – 13 October
The Australian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship is open to players aged 55 years and over and is contested over 54-holes stroke play. It is an Australian Men’s Senior Ranking Event.
Queensland Men’s Senior Amateur Team:
Mario La Chiusa (Nudgee GC)
Peter Hannah (Pelican Waters GC)
Tim Deakin (McLeod GC)
Steve Toyne (Nudgee GC)
Australian Women’s Senior Amateur Championship – Read more
The Australian Women’s Senior Amateur Championship is open to players aged 55 years and over. Players contest 36-holes qualifying, with the leading 16 players progressing to elimination match play.
Queensland Women’s Senior Amateur Team:
Josie Ryan (Headland GC)
Wendy O’Connell (Wantima GC)
Cheryl Sternberg (Laidley GC)