Date: November 23, 2013

Vic Jnr Country Regions and Kay Mahlook Shield

Kyneton Golf Club – Day Two
Heading into the final round of the Junior Country Regions (Division B) East Gippsland held a narrow lead from Bendigo and Corangamite. The Bendigo team posted solid scores with players playing to their handicaps which saw the lead shift in the Bendigo teams favour. The younger Corangamite and East Gippsland teams both finished on 1032 total in the gross event, 17 shots behind the experienced Bendigo outfit. Josh Anderson from Corangamite posted the most impressive gross and nett round of the tournament today, carding a 76 gross and 64 nett. As a result Anderson took out the overall individual nett event. In the individual stroke event Cooper Gill won the title with consistent rounds of 78 and 76 for a total of 154.
In the Kay Mahlook Shield, the shield was still up for grabs with Goulburn Valley holding a one match lead going into round 3. The team of Steph Vogel, Jess Scapin and Alysha Booth were too strong for Western on the final day with both Jess and Alysha having convincing wins over their opponents. Sealing the 2013 title, their first since 2010. 
Maddy Peters from North Eastern also deserves special mention for going undefeated for the entire championship. An impressive effort!
Kyneton Golf Club – Day One

Kyneton Golf Club hosted both the Junior Country Regions Division B and the Kay Mahlook Shield. Amongst rain, hail and sunshine round one of the Junior Country Regions was played with Cooper Gill from South Western District shooting the best score of the day of 78. Closing followed by Chris Roberts (Corangamite), William Caulfield (Bendigo) and Mitchell Anketell (East Gippsland) all on 79. The teams event proved to be eventful with a two teams being disqualified for signing incorrect scorecards. This leaves Bendigo, Corangamite and East Gippsland to fight for the title tomorrow! In the gross event East Gippsland take the lead into the final day with a total of 513 and Corangamite lead the nett event with 443.

Rounds 1 and 2 of the Kay Mahlook Shield was contested by five districts today. The girls showed impressive skill and great sportsmanship as they played the handicap match play format. Goulburn Valley won all contests and hold a one match lead over North Eastern following close by on equal game points. Tarsha Hawley (Sunraysia), Maddison Peters (North Eastern) and Stephanie Vogel were both undefeated on day one. 

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