Date: September 13, 2010

Day 1 Report – 2010 Australian Interstate Series

Men&aposs Round 1 Results Women&aposs Round 1 Results Colts Round 1 Results Australian Women’s Interstate Teams Matches McLeod Country Golf Club Victoria leads the way after Round 1 of the 2010 Australian Women&aposs Interstate Teams Matches for the Gladys Hay Memorial Cup at McLeod Country Golf Club. The Victorian women recorded two crushing victories in the foursomes as Stacey Keating and Joanna Charlton defeated Tasmanians Narelle Hayes and Amanda Smith 10&8. Breanna Elliot and Julienne Soo won 7&6. The wins set the mood for the rest of the contest and Victoria won four of the five afternoon singles matches to claim a 6-2 contest win. Queensland trails Victoria by just half a match after a convincing 5 to 2 win over South Australia. Queensland took the lead going into the afternoon and Ashley Ona, Courtney Massey and Susan Glasby recorded singles wins to complete the victory. Western Australia sits one match further back following an impressive victory over New South Wales. The Western Australians held the lead after the foursomes and continued to fight in the singles as Whitney Hillier making a comeback from injury – won 7&6 to help seal the 4 to 3 victory. Defending champion NSW are in fourth place while South Australia and Tasmania round out the early placings. Australian Men’sInterstate Teams Matches Oxley Golf Club Home town advantage proved an added bonus as the Queensland men recorded a superb 9-2 win over South Australia in the opening round of the Australian Men’sInterstate Teams Matches at Oxley Golf Club. The Queenslanders had convincing wins in the morning foursomes before delivering more of the same in the afternoon singles to take top spot on the leaderboard. Tim Hart, at one stage squared with SA s Jordan Sherratt, birdied holes 9-13 to take a commanding lead and won the match 6&4. Keperra Bowl champion Gavin Fairfax endured a solid battle with Max McCardle before holing his bunker shot for eagle on the sixth to win 1up. Victoria sits just behind Queensland following an impressive 8 to 2 win over Tasmania. Victoria secured the advantage with a 4-0 lead from the foursomes and a 6&5 win to Nathan Holman and 4&3 win to Ashley Umbers maintained Victoria s lead. Kieran Pratt and Ryan McCarthy, who both recently returned from the United States, fought out a squared match. New South Wales is in third place following their 7 to 3 win over Western Australia. Brett Drewitt recorded the biggest win of the singles with a 6&5 victory over Gavin Reed. Western Australia is in fourth place and four matches behind NSW on the overall standings. Tasmania and South Australia are fifth and sixth. Australian Colts Interstate Teams Matches Wynnum Golf Club New South Wales hold a narrow lead following the first round of the Australian Colts Interstate Teams Matches at Wynnum Golf Club. Honours were shared in New South Wales morning foursomes against Western Australia but a clean sweep of the singles matches, including impressive wins for Dimi Papadatos and Luke Humphries ensured New South Wales won the contest. Queensland are half a match behind the leaders after their 6-2 victory over South Australia. Victoria is in third place following their 5-3 victory over Tasmania. Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia round out the Round 1 places.