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Ballarat District Golf Incorporated

2020 03 team dayThe Ballarat District Golf – 2020 MyGolf Junior League was played over a five-week period, with the final round of matches played on Sunday 1st March at the Midlands Golf Club.

Held in conjunction with Junior Pennant, the MyGolf Junior League catered for 36 boys and girls each week who:

  • Have been introduced to golf through Golf Australia school-based programs and/or the MyGolf program
    and/or
  • Are a junior member at a Ballarat District Golf affiliated club

Played in teams of six, matches were played over nine holes on a shortened course (par 3 holes: approximately 100m, par 4 holes: approximately 150m, par 5 holes: approximately 220m). Players participated in pairs, with a Two-Ball Ambrose Match Play format used.

Team Day went through the season undefeated to claim the title. Congratulations to team members Jack Sproull, Riley Tatt, Will Reichman, Tom Reichman, Oscar Burke, Dante Finnigan, Will Parry and Andrew Gittins. Team Lee also enjoyed an excellent season, finishing in second position.

 

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Points

Holes Won

Team Day

5

5

0

0

10

83.5

Team Lee

5

4

0

1

8

81

Team Leishman

5

3

0

2

6

63

Team Green

5

2

0

3

4

60

Team Scott

5

0

1

4

1

61

Team Smith

5

0

1

4

1

56.5

One of the aims of Ballarat District Golf is to grow junior participation and the MyGolf Junior League is an important activity in our junior pathway.  We look forward to growing the competition again in 2021.

Many thanks to:

  • Tony Collier (Golf Australia), Ron Adams (Secretary – Ballarat District Golf) and Andrew Cartledge (Ballarat Junior Golf Academy) for coordinating the competition
  • Our group of parents for bringing the children along each week and supervising the matches
  • Mt Xavier Golf Club, Bacchus Marsh West Golf Club, Buninyong Golf Club, Maryborough Golf Club and Midlands Golf Club for hosting the matches

Ballarat District Golf also wish to acknowledge the following key partners who supported the MyGolf Junior League:

  • Our affiliated clubs
  • Ballarat Junior Golf Academy
  • Golf Australia
  • Sports Central
  • VicHealth
  • Victorian Golf Foundation

Andrew Milligan

Junior Coordinator