Date: July 11, 2013
Author: Golf Australia

Moonah Links to host National Mid Amateur titles

Moonah Links will once again play host to the Australian Men’sand Women’s Mid Amateur Championships on 13-15 November. The Championships are in their seventh year and are one of Golf Australia s most popular events – players aged 30 to 54 years contest 54-holes stroke play. Moonah Links Golf Club is one of Australia s finest golf courses and is on Victoria s spectacular Mornington Peninsula. The host venue of the 2003 and 2005 Australian Opens, competitors have the opportunity to test their game on the fairways walked by Peter Lonard and Robert Allenby, the respective Open Champions in those years. In the Men’sChampionship, Andrew Tharle from the ACT is likely to return vying for his second title along with four-time Champion Jason Perry from Victoria. In the Women’s Championship, Victorian Sue Wooster will be looking to defend her title while former champions Katrina Jones (Qld) and Julie Swanson (NSW) also in the mix. Whilst some of the best mid amateur golfers battle it out for the National Championship on course, the event also features a Welcome Barbecue on the Tuesday evening, and Presentation Drinks and Canap s on Friday afternoon. A maximum handicap limit of 4.4 for men and 18.4 for women applies, with the entry fee of $150 including three rounds of Championship golf, one practice round, Presentation Drinks and Canapes, range balls and pull buggies, and a Championship Gift and Tournament Program. Further information including accommodation options can be found at the following link – Entries open 13 August 2013.