Players were greeted to perfect conditions for Round 2 of the 2018 Greg Norman Junior Masters at Palmer Gold Coast today.
A new leader emerged from the 17 years & under Boys division with Joshuaa Robards (Newcastle GC) hitting a 67 for a 36-hole total of 141. Cooper Clarke (Noosa GC) and Jordan Rooke (Wantima GC) also end the day with combined score of 141 each.
The Girls saw Cassie Porter (Peregian Springs GC) maintain her lead with a score of 71 for a combined score of 139 while Hannah Reeves (Hills International GC) claimed second with 75 for a combined score of 148.
15 years & under Girls division saw Jeneath Wong (Metropolitan GC) finish up with 73 for a combined score of 142. Suenghui (Kerri) Bong (Hills International GC) follows close behind with a score of 68 for a combined total finish of 143 after 36 holes.
The Boys finished with Ben Duncombe (Coral Cove International GC) scoring 72 for a combine of 141 while Blaike Perkins' (Bargara GC) 71 scored (combined 143) eased him into second.
The Boys 13 years & under division ended the day with Justin Hammett (Emerald Lakes GC) maintaining his lead with a score of 73 (combined 139) while Daniel Cho (Pacific GC) fired it up with a 66 (combined score of 145).
Meanwhile the Girls divison saw Claire Shin (Concord GC) rise with a score of 75 for a combined score of 151. Mary Golder (Dalby GC) finishes the day with 75 and a combined total of 154.
Players commence play once again at Palmer Gold Coast on Wednesday with the 54-hole cut made after the third round. Each of the six divisions will be reduced by 60%, thus the leading 40% of players plus ties in each division, shall participate in the final 18-holes. Also the leading 2 Nett Scores in each Division, if not already qualified, will play in the final 18 holes.
The Greg Norman Junior Masters is an Australian Boys' and Girls' Ranking Event. It is for players ages 17 and under, and is played over 72-holes stroke play. This is an invite only event and is conducted by Junior Golf Queensland.
Tournament photos from Round 2 are available on the Junior Golf Queensland Facebook Page.