Date: March 28, 2012

Chris Brown claims 2012 SA Medal

Chris Brown from the Grange Golf Club has claimed the SA Medal by 3 shots ahead of Heath Riches (Kooyonga). In perfect conditions at Flagstaff Hill Golf Club, Brown finished seven-under with rounds of 72, 71, 67, 71 (281). In Round 1, Matthew Whittenberg (Avondale) equaled the Flagstaff Hill course record with score of 65 (7-Under) however Chris Austin (TTG) broke the record in the final round shooting an 8 under 64. His round included 1 Eagle, 7 Birdies and 1 Bogey. The top 16 players move through to the Match Play section commencing on Thursday at The Grange Golf Club. In the Women’s Stroke Play, Caitlin Roberts (Royal Adelaide) has hit top form, claiming the Vesta Cup as leading qualifier. With a first round score of 73 at Mt Osmond, Roberts carded 2-over 75 at Flagstaff Hill to claim the Cup, 7 strokes ahead of Nadina Smith (Royal Perth). In the Women’s Event the top 8 qualifiers commence the Match Play rounds on Thursday at The Grange Golf Club. The Match Play Finals of both the Men’s& Women’s South Australian Amateur Championship will be play on Sunday 1 April at The Grange Golf Club. Both Finals will be played over 36 holes with the Men’sFinal commencing at 8.00am and Women’s 8.10am. For all results and draws click on the link. Event Details