Date: November 27, 2010

Australia wins Asia-Pacific Senior teams event

Taimur Amin from Pakistan has won the 2010 Asia-Pacific Senior Amateur Championship, with a 54 hole total of 215 – one under par. The best placed Australian was Greg Corben who finished in equal fourth position on a total of 226. Better news came Australia&aposs way in the Team component of the Championship, with Australia re-claiming the Trophy with a three stroke victory over New Zealand. Australia had entered the final round tied for the lead with New Zealand and two strokes in front of the Indian team. At the end of play the Australians had a narrow three stroke margin over the Kiwis with India another 5 strokes away in third place. In this championship each team has 6 players with the best 4 scores to count. The key to Australia&aposs victory was consistent rounds with the highest score counted on any of the days being a 77. Every day several of the team produced scores in the low to mid 70s and they did it again under the pressure of the final round. 902 AUSTRALIA Rick Oliver 74-72-82, Grahame MacDonald 75-77-79, Greg Corben 75-75-76, Stefan Albinski 76-DQ-74, P. King 80-79-75, John Beaumont 81-76-77 905 NEW ZEALAND Arthur Parkin 73-74-80, Murray Martin 73-73-78, H. Harrison 77-79-82, Tony Treen 80-76-77, John Sanders 80-77-77, Rod Barltrop 82-74-73 910 INDIA Vijay Bhadana 71-73-76, G. Khaitan 73-75-78, Ips Mann 76-81-80, Lakshaman Singh 77-79-76, V. Date 79-78-78, Krishna Bajoria 84-81-79 914 THE PHILIPPINES J Hechanova 74-78-75, Iggy Clavecilla 76-82-79, D Hernadez 77-79-73, R Garcia 78-85-75, F Gaston 80-76-80, Tommy Manotoc DQ-76-77