Date: August 22, 2011
Author: Christy Collier

2011 Men’s & Women’s NSW Foursomes Championship

Sunday 28 August Photo Gallery It was a fantastic turnout in the 2011 NSW Men’sand Women’s Foursomes Championships held at Oatlands Golf Club today with 114 participants teeing off. They were put through their paces over 36-holes, with both morning and afternoon rounds. The first 18-holes saw two pairs shoot fantastic rounds of one-under 69 to share the lead in the Men’sChampionship – Jordan Zunic (Bonnie Doon GC) and Anthony Brunero (Shellharbour GC) as well as Jake Higginbottom (The Australian GC) and Kyle Grant (Mona Vale GC). Liverpool pairing John McMiles and Daniel Nichols were hot on their heels with 70, while Grant Booth and Adam Downton from Ashlar were one shot further behind with 71. In the Women’s Championship it was also a close affair. Pennant Hills duo Lauren Hibbert and Ashley Cramond, and The Australian pairing of Carly Beck and Chantal Hodson both finished the first round with three over par, 76. There were a number of pairs just behind them on 78 and 79, ensuring an exciting final round. The second 18-holes was hotly contested in the Men’sChampionship, however a fantastic round of two-under 68 from early leaders Zunic (Bonnie Doon GC) and Brunero (Shellharbour GC) saw them finish the day with 137, four ahead of their nearest rivals. It was an outstanding day s play from the pair, and they were duly rewarded with the Championship. Runners up were Jake Higgibottom (The Australian) and Kyle Grant (Mona Vale) finishing the day with 141, while Liverpool pair John McMiles and Daniel Nichols finished third overall with 143. It was a thrilling finish in the Women’s Championship, with a play-off between Pennant Hills duo Ashley Crammond and Lauren Hibbert and NSW State Team pairing Julia Boland (Tamworth GC) and Cathleen Santoso (The Lakes GC), both pairs finishing their rounds on 154. The play-off was on the par three 18th. Boland and Santoso had a bogey, however it was the steady play and a par hole from Crammond and Hibbert which secured the victory. They were ecstatic with the win. Congratulations to all those who participated, and thank you to Oatlands Golf Club for hosting. Prize Winners Results – Men&aposs Results – Women&aposs Jordan Zunic & Anthony Brunero, 2011 Men&aposs NSW Foursomes Champions Ashley Crammond & Lauren Hibbert, 2011 Women&aposs NSW Foursomes Champions Pre-event article The 2011 Men’sand Women’s NSW Foursome s Championship is being held at Oatlands Golf Club on Sunday 28 August 2011. The Championship will be stroke play over 36 holes, with both morning and afternoon rounds. There are over 100 competitors, with members of the men’s and women’s senior and junior representative squads all participating. 2011 is the first year the men’s and women’s events have been held together. Previously they were held separately, however with the merger of the men’s and women’s organisation in 2010, it paved an opportunity to unite the two events, and be held together on the same day. Prizes awarded for the Championship will be: Men’sFoursomes 36 Holes Scratch Winners (Bruce Nairn Trophy) 36 Holes Scratch Runners-up 36 Holes Scratch Third Place 18 Holes (am) Winners 18 Holes (pm) Winners Women’s Foursomes 36 Holes Scratch Winners 36 Holes Scratch Runners-up 18 Holes (am) Scratch Winners 18 Holes (am) Nett Winners 18 Holes (pm) Scratch Winners 18 Holes (pm) Nett Winners DRAW PLAYER INFORMATION Results, prize winners and images will be available online at the completion of play on Sunday. For all enquiries please contact Christy Collier