Date: March 08, 2012

Trans Tasman Cup: Australians hold big lead

Click Here for Full Results Australia built on a commanding morning performance to lead 16 to 7 after Day 1 of the Trans Tasman Cup at against New Zealand at Peninsula Country Golf Club. Kiwis Ben Campbell and Mathew Perry and Vaughan McCall and Blair Riordan paired up to win both Men’sFoursomes matches leaving the New Zealand men leading the Sloan Morpeth Trophy 4 to 1 at day s end. The Australian Women’s team leads the Tasman Cup 5-1 after a dominant performance. New Zealand s Chantelle Cassidy earned their only point. The Australian Boys team has one hand on the Clare Higson Trophy, holding a 5-1 lead with Kiwi Tyler Hodge earning their only point in his win over Victorian Lucas Herbert. In the Junior Tasman Cup, the Australian Girls team leads 5-1 heading into Round 2. The second and final round begins on Friday. Overall: (Trans Tasman Cup) Australia 16 leads New Zealand 7 . Men: (Sloan Morpeth Trophy) New Zealand 4 leads Australia 1 . Women: (Tasman Cup) Australia 5 leads New Zealand 1. Boys: (Clare Higson Trophy) Australia 5 leads New Zealand 1. Girls: (Junior Tasman Cup) Australia 5 leads New Zealand 1.