Date: January 12, 2016
Author: Golf Tasmania

Golf Tasmania announces men’s team

Golf Tasmania is pleased to announce its men’s team to contest the 2016 Australian Men’s Interstate Teams Matches.

Tasmania Golf Club’s Mark Schulze will again Captain the eight man team that will contest the Australian Men’s Interstate Team Matches in Brisbane during May.

Schulze’s squad this year will include the likes of Launceston Golf Club’s Mitch Van Noord and Greg Longmore, Tasmania’s Nathan Gatehouse and Andrew Phillips, and Samuel Rawlings from Riverside.

New member to the team is 37-year-old Tasmania Golf Club member Paul Read.  Read’s selection comes on the back of solid performances in men's Order of Merit events and victory at the Golf North West Championship in late 2015.

Prospect Vale Golf Club’s Jack Tregaskisjago is also making his return to the national scene after a brief absence from the team.  Tregaskisjago last represented Tasmania in 2014.

Iron Pot Golf Club member Gary Purdon will manage the team while Tasmania Golf Club Professional Nick White has been named Coach.

The Australian Men’s Interstate Teams Matches will be conducted at the Brisbane Golf Club, Queensland from May 9-13.

Each State and Northern Territory play each other over singles match play in a round robin format, concluding with a Final and each men's teams consist of eight players.

The Australian Men's Interstate Teams Matches are Australia's pinnacle Amateur Team Golf Championships.

MEN’S TEAM:  Nathan Gatehouse – Tasmania, Greg Longmore – Launceston, Andrew Phillips – Tasmania, Samuel Rawlings – Riverside, Paul Read – Tasmania, Mark Schulze (Captain) – Tasmania, Jack Tregaskisjago – Prospect Vale, Mitch Van Noord – Launceston, Nick White (Coach) – Tasmania and Gary Purdon (Manager) – Iron Pot.