Date: March 08, 2011

Leeton’s Helson wins first golf tournament

On the weekend junior golfers from across the state played in a round of the Jack Newton Junior Golf series at the Wagga Wagga Country Club. The Junior Masters was the prelude to the $45,000 Wagga Pro-Am which is played this week on Tuesday and Wednesday (8-9th March). The winner of the Boys Aged 12 and 13 Division was Charlie Pilon (Wagga Wagga Country Club) with rounds of 80 – 76. Pilon beat fellow local Blake Jorgensed (Wagga Wagga Country Club) with rounds of 80 – 78. It was Charlie&aposs telling tee shot on the 18th hole which rattled the flagstick before dropping inches from the hole for a tap in birdie and victory over Blake his playing partner. More at Local ABC The Jack Newton Junior Golf Scholarship winners Josh Helson (Leeton Golf Club), Joseph Bittar (Wagga Wagga Country Club), Michaela Scheetz (NSW Golf Club) and Charlie Pilon (Wagga Wagga Country Club). (Shannon Byrne )