Monday 2 February 2015 – Semi Finals
Both the Quarter and Semi Finals kicked off today at Avondale for the Men’s and Women’s Amateur Championships.
The morning rounds for the Men’s Quarter Finals found some upsets with the first match number 9 seed, Brayden Petersen (NSW) defeating top seed Cameron Davis (NSW) 1up. Victoria’s David Micheluzzi (28th seed) defeated Korea’s Sung-jae Im (29th seed) 1up. Number 2 seed, England’s Paul Howard came through with a 2/1 win. Andrew Tharle (ACT) and 22nd seed defeated young gun Justin Warren (NSW) 4/3.
Semi Finals were played this afternoon with David Micheluzzi (VIC) defeating Brayden Petersen (NSW) 3/1 to secure his position in the final. Another close match for the second spot in tomorrow’s final was between England’s Paul Howard and Andrew Tharle (ACT) with Howard winning 3/2.
Quarter finals for the Women’s matchplay also saw number one seed So-young Lee (KOR) go down to her team mate Eun-bin Lim (KOR) in a tough match on the 19th. Celina Yuan (NSW) defeated her opponent A-eun Cho (KOR) on the 18th, 1up. Queenslander’s Robyn Choi and Eunice Kim battled it out for Kim to win 2/1. Korea’s Eun-jeong Seong upset Olivia Wilson (NSW) on the 19th.
It will be an all Korean final for the Women’s NSW Amateur Championship with both Semin Final matches going to extra holes. Eun-bin Lim (KOR) defeating Celina Yuan (NSW) on the 19th. Eun-jeong Seong (KOR) defeated Queenslander Eunice Kim on the 19th.
Men's NSW Amateur Semi Final Results
Women's NSW Amateur Semi Final Results
Men's NSW Amateur Quarter Final Results
Women's NSW Amateur Quarter Final Results
Sunday 1 February 2015
Men's NSW Amateur Round of 16 Results – Sunday PM
Women's NSW Amateur Round of 16 Results – Sunday AM
Men's NSW Amateur Round of 32 Results – Sunday AM
Friday 30 January 2015
The visiting Korean's dominated the Women's 72-Hole Stroke Play Championship, with 7 of their 'team' qualifying for the match play. So-Young Lee (Korea) won a play-off against Woodlands' Julienne Soo after both players finished on scores of 139, being one round at each of Killara and Monash Golf Clubs.
Cameron Davis held his form in the second round with a three under par, 69 at Killara Golf Club and extending his lead to win the Men’s NSW Medal by three shots. The NSW Club Champion of Champions event was also played in conjunction, the winner was Justin Warren from The Australian Golf Club with scores of 67 at Killara and 71 at Monash, a total of 138 and winning by five strokes.
A score of 150 qualified for the match play component of the NSW Amateur Championship, with 16 players qualifying. The match play commences on Sunday morning at Avondale Golf Club.
A total of 146, 3-over-par for the 36-holes qualified for the matchplay. 11 players were tied on 146 and Mitchell Venables won a 5-hole play-off for 32nd place with a chip in for birdie on the 2nd hole at Killara GC.
Presentations for the Men’s NSW Medal and Women’s NSW 72-Hole Stroke Play Championships will now be held in conjunction with the Men’s & Women’s NSW Amateur at Avondale Golf Club on Tuesday 3 February 2015.
Thursday 29 January 2015
After long rain delay’s yesterday, play resumed today under a revised 36-hole format. Rounds have now been completed without any disturbance at both Monash and Killara Golf Club’s for the 2015 Men’s NSW Medal and Women’s NSW 72-Hole Stroke Play Championships.
Leading scores for today at Monash was local Cameron Davis with an impressive round of a five-under 66. Two shots behind with a three-under 68 was Avondale’s Ryan Smith. Lynwood’s Nicholas Ward highlighted his round with a hole-in-one on the Par 3 17th at Monash.
At Killara, Justin Warren and Douglas Klein both came in with five-under, 67’s. Warren had a bogie free round and an eagle on the Par 5, 10th hole. Killara also hosted the Women’s event with two players having rounds of 66, six-under-par, Korean players So-young Lee and Eun-jeong Seong.
The new format will now be a 36-hole Championship, 18-holes played on Thursday 29 January and 18-holes played on Friday 30 January. The top 32 Men and top 16 Women (who have nominated to play in the NSW Amateur) will advance through to the NSW Amateur on Sunday 1 February at Avondale Golf Club.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
Rain has had a significant impact on play in today's 1st Round of the NSW Amateur Championships.
At Killara, the women's strokeplay competitors managed to complete 9 holes while the men failed to commence play. At Monash, play was suspended with the first groups having played 6 holes only.
Monash CC: Play at Monash CC has been suspended for the day.
For those who have commenced play, play in round 1 will resume tomorrow at Monash CC at 7:30am. For those that did not start, the starting times will be at Monash CC will be the same as scheduled today. (NB. All players due to play at Monash Wednesday will play at Monash Thursday). It is anticipated that Rd 2 will be at Killara on Friday. The stroke play component of the tournament will be 36 holes only.
Killara GC: Play has commenced at Killara GC for the women, although only 9 holes were completed. Play will re-commence at 8:00am. Round 2 of 36 holes only will be played at Monash CC on Friday utilising the tee times scheduled for Monash CC Thursday.
For the men due to play at Killara GC today, play has been postponed until Thursday, from 9:00am. It is anticipated that these men will play round 2 at Monash CC on Friday utilising the same tee times as sheduled for Thursday. .
Tuesday 27 January 2015
After a successful year in 2014, the Men’s and Women’s NSW Amateur Golf Championships will be played together for the second year in 2015. A host of the world’s leading amateur golfers will contest the events, with players competing from all over Australia, as well as Canada, Cook Islands, England, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Taiwan and USA.
This year will see Sydney’s Inner West play host to this prestigious event, with Monash Country Club, Killara Golf Club and Avondale Golf Club being utilized. The event is held over six days from Wednesday 28 January to Tuesday 3 February (no play on Saturday 31 January).
The oldest major event conducted by Golf NSW, the Men’s NSW Amateur Championship was first played in 1898. The list of former winners contains a who’s who of NSW and Australian Golf greats including the likes of Bruce Devlin, Jack Newton, Tony Gresham, Brett Ogle, Peter O’Malley, Michael Campbell and Brendan Jones. It is the first men’s state Championship of the year, one of the major national amateur tournaments, and is a National and World Ranking Event.
“This championship attracts the best amateur golfers in the state, both young and old, plus leading golfers from other states and internationally. With the final two players having played six grueling days of golf, it really is a test of skill, mental strength, and endurance”, remarked Graeme Phillipson, General Manager – Golf, Golf NSW.
A strong field of 250 competitors will tee up in this year’s event. Of the Interstate visitors, West Australian’s Jarryd Felton will be back to defend his NSW Amateur title.
England’s Nick Marsh,Paul Howard and Ben Stow will be joined by a strong contingent of Swiss, American and New Zealand players.
From NSW the ones to watch include National Squad member and newly crowned 2015 Australian Amateur Cameron Davis, who continues to impress and 2013 Champion of Champions Harrison Endycott (Avondale GC).
The Women’s NSW Amateur Championship was for the first time last year held alongside the Men’s NSW Amateur Championship.
Over 70 women will compete in the event this year, which is one of the major national amateur tournaments, and is a National and World Ranking Event.
Like the men’s, the Women’s Championship is steeped in tradition, having been first played in 1903 and the trophy bearing the names of Edwina Kennedy, Rachel Hetherington, Karrie Webb and Nikki Campbell.
Players to watch in the field include West Australian Hayley Bettencourt and Victoria’s Jo Charlton. Locals are National Squad member, world number 15 and recently crowned 2015 Australian Amateur, Shelly Shin and defending champion and fellow national squad member Doey Choi. Visitors have taken out both titles in recent years however a host of NSW youngsters hope to utilize their local knowledge to stop that trend.
Draws, results and reports will be available daily on the Golf NSW website.
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