Date: December 13, 2011

Stowe and Blum win Junior Opens

Ben Stowe and Kristelle Blum Royal Adelaide&aposs Ben Stowe and The Grange&aposs Kristalle Blum have won the summer&aposs opening Junior Open event, completed this afternoon at The Grange Golf Club. Stowe, wearing his customary &aposlucky&apos pink shorts, continued his fine form in recent Golf SA Junior Opens, having won the corresponding events at The Grange and Kooyonga last summer. Stowe recorded rounds of 72 and 71 (143) to take the title by three shots from overnight leader Lachlan Booth (Glenelg) who carded rounds of 71 and 75, with local Grange member Jack Williams a further shot back in third position following rounds of 76 and 71. Blum, who represented SA at this year&aposs Junior Interstate Series, and now will be representing the state at the upcoming Tasmanian Junior Masters in January, showed some decisive early summer form in completing a nine-shot victory. Recording rounds of 79 and 76 for a two round total of 155, Blum held off Mt Osmond&aposs Rachel Taylor who recorded back to back rounds of 82 (164), and Kooyonga&aposs Siyin Zhou who carded rounds of 82 and 84 (166). For all scores, click here to visit the championship event page on the Golf SA website. Click here to visit the photo gallery