Ballarat District Golf Incorporated

2019 2 junior classicThe 2019 BDGI Junior Classic was played on Monday 21st January at the Midlands Golf Club.
Jazy Roberts, a 13-year-old from Belvoir Park Golf Club claimed the Girls Under 18 and Under 15 titles with an exceptional 1-over round of 74.

Whilst only a small number of girls competed in the tournament, the quality of their play was fantastic.
Kacee Kirwan-Hamilton from Ballarat Golf Club continued his fine recent form to comfortably claim the Under 18 Boys title with an 8-over round of 80, whilst Benjamin McPherson from Huntingdale Golf Club won the Under 15 Boys title with an 11-over round of 83.

Congratulations to all our trophy winners:


  • Under 18 Champion – Kacee Kirwan-Hamilton (Ballarat GC)
  • Under 18 Runner Up – Jarryd Martin (Bacchus Marsh West GC)
  • Under 18 Nett Winner – Kacee Kirwan-Hamilton (Ballarat GC)
  • Under 15 Champion – Benjamin McPherson (Huntingdale GC)
  • Under 15 Runner Up – Paddy Murphy (Ballarat GC)
  • Under 15 Nett Winner – James Yorke (Midlands GC)
  • Under 15 Nett Runner Up – Mo Haintz (Mt Xavier GC)
  • Primary School 9-Hole Winner – Lenny Ward (Mt Xavier GC)
  • Primary School 9-Hole Runner Up – Jack Cowan (Bacchus Marsh West GC)


  • Under 18 & Under 15 Champion – Jazy Roberts (Belvoir Park GC)
  • Under 18 Nett Winner – Taruni Prasad (Bacchus Marsh West GC)
  • Primary School 9-Hole Winner – Aaliya Puvanendran (Maryborough GC)
  • Primary School 9-Hole Runner Up – Madison Todd (Buninyong GC)

Many thanks to:

  • Midlands Golf Club and Michael Cooke in the pro shop for hosting the tournament
  • Andrew Cartledge (Ballarat Junior Golf Academy) and Tony Collier (Golf Australia) for coordinating the tournament
  • Betty McGuinness (BDGI Golf Operations) and Tony McGuinness (Buninyong GC) for cooking the barbecue

Andrew Milligan
Junior Coordinator