Date: March 07, 2012

Ditch warfare as Tasman rivalry heats up

Trans Tasman Cup Live Score Updates Australia&aposs amateur golfers resume their biennal battle with New Zealand today at the 2012 Trans Tasman Cup at Peninsula Country Golf Club&aposs North Course in Melbourne. The teams play Foursomes Match Play in the morning and Singles Match Play in the afternoon. AM Foursomes Preview In the opening men&aposs match for the Sloan Morpeth Trophy, Ryan McCarthy (Tas) and Nathan Holman (Vic) take on Kiwis Ben Campbell and Mathew Perry. Riversdale Cup champion Jake Higginbottom and Australian Amateur Medallist Cameron Smith take on Blair Riordan and Vaughan McCall. In the women&aposs matches for the Tasman Cup, former Australian Amateur champion Ashlee Dewhurst (Tas) pairs with Dunes Medallist Adriana Brent (NSW) to take on Emily Perry and Chantelle Cassidy. Victorian pair Grace Lennon and Breanna Elliott will battle against Julianne Alvarez and Sarah Bradley. In the Clare Higson trophy, Australian Amateur semi finalist Ruben Sondjaja (NSW) and Victorian Lucas Herbert take on Sam An and Tyler Hodge. National Squad players Oliver Goss and Anthony Murdaca will battle it out against New Zealand rising star Compton Pikari and Ryan Chisnall. In the Junior Tasman Cup, Queensland pair Jaimee Dougan and Lauren Mason take on Wenyung Keh and Lauren Hoskin while Hannah Green and Su Hyun Oh take on Catherine Bell and Fai Tongdethri for the opening points of the championship.