Date: October 31, 2018
Author: Golf Australia

Sir Dallas Brooks heats up at Metropolitan

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The round of 16 matches for the 2018 Sir Dallas Brooks Trophy were completed this morning in some tight contests at Metropolitan GC.

Dallas & Philip Wickenden (Yarra Yarra) upset the top qualifiers Heidi & Andrew Haringcaspel (Settlers Run & Peninsula-Kingswood) with a 4/3 victory.

Coming up against the Wickendens in the quarterfinals will be the young pairing of Caleb Bovalina & Danika Coyne (Commonwealth) who finally triumphed on the 20th hole in their match against Mark & Laura Griffin (Cardinia-Beaconhills).

Commonwealth duo Jessica Clyde & Anthony Reibel defeated low-markers Emily Smith (Huntingdale) & James Ford (Riversdale) 3/2 to set up a quarterfinal match with Kingston Heath’s Martin Hirons & Louise Johns.

Hirons & Johns overcame Royal Melbourne’s Georgina & Philip Leigh 2/1.

Kew Golf Club’s Mark Brasher & Ros Nicol had a convincing 5/4 victory over Andy Cheng (Spring Valley) & Jane Zhang (Rosanna).

Brasher & Nicol will face Mike & Kathy Smith (Woodlands) in the next stage tomorrow who clinched a tight 2 up victory over Sarah & Gabe Tokolyi (Commonwealth).

Jonathon Cross & Ellen Pollock were the third Commonwealth pairing to advance to the quarterfinals after defeating Darren Cope (Moonah Links) & Susan Semmens (Spring Valley) 4/2.

In the final round of 16 match, Heath Bensted (Northern) & Jess Pickwick (Kilmore) booked a quarterfinal with Cross & Pollock after proving too solid for Kathy Naoumidis (Keysborough) & Paul Fairbanks (Spring Valley) with a 4/3 win.

The quarter finals and semi finals will take place tomorrow starting at 8am with the final played on Friday morning.

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