Date: August 03, 2019
Author: Golf Australia

Rookies do battle at Riverside

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A full field of 48 rookies have braved the cold conditions in today’s rookie series event at Riverside. 

Fantastic scoring was produced in all age groups.

Eric Li has won the under 16 gross section with a magnificent score of 32.

Li would finish 3 clear of his nearest rival in Liam Howlett.

The net section in the under 16s was taken home by Benjamin Fajkind after his fantastic score of 28 net. 

Ainsley Pho has taken out the under 16 girls section after her score of 44.

Closely behind Pho was Deborah Choi on 45 with Alicia Todd winning the net after finishing on 29.

Following in the footsteps of older brother Eric, William Li also finished on 32 and won the under 12 boys gross section.

Will Johnson was unlucky after a fantastic score of 34 saw him finish runner-up.

Winner of the net in the under 12 boys was Ben Crellin with a score of 26.

Sophie Mann shot an excellent 35 to win the girls under 12.

Runner-up to Mann was Seabil Leong on 40 with Madison Todd taking home the net on 24.

The final section was the under 9s age group.

In the boys, Jacob Roncal was the champion after a terrific score of 42.

Runner-up to Roncal was Ricky Mann after his score of 46.

Net winner was Johnny Papadatos with a score of 25.

In the girls, only two did battle with Arena Tran winning on 45.

The net trophy was awarded to Bonnie Sandri after her score of 28.

For full results please click here.

Photos from the day’s play can be found by clicking here