4 Jun 17

JUNIOR OPEN 2017

A great field, of all ages from about 6 years to 19, contested events in the Nambour Golf Club Junior Open this last weekend. Handicaps ranged from -2 to the allowed limits, so a full range of skills, swings and attitudes were on display. For full scores, read on.For photos, go to Gallery - 2017 Junior Open.

Tyler Duncan, from Redcliffe, playing off a handicap of -1,  posted the best gross for the day, a creditable 70, crowned Junior Champion. Cassie Porter (-1) of Peregian GC who posted the lowest gross score of 74 earned the Junior Girl Champion. (Photo of these two winners supplied - thanks Cal)
In the girls division, Grace Porter, from Southport took out the handicap event with a nett 71 (handicap 5), while Mickey Schimak-Orrell won the best Overall Nett (boy or Girl). The best Intermediate Grade (18-20 yr) net was won by Billy Schimak-Orrell with a 69. Will Rothwell won the A Grade Nett, scoring a tidy 67.

Scores from each division/Grade are shown below .
A GRADE (Nett scores) NAME + GROSS + HCAP + NETT + CLUB
1 Mickey Schimak-Orrell 76 10 66
2 Will Rothwell 78 11 67 Cooroy GC
3 Teeren Kannan 77 8 69 Pelican Waters GC
4 DINO DEGOTARDI 72 2 70 Noosa Springs CC
5 Cooper CLARKE 77 6 71 Noosa GC
6 Nathan Rothwell 83 12 71 Cooroy GC
7 TYLER DUNCAN70 -1 71 Redcliffe GC
8 William Martell 75 3 72 Pelican Waters GC
9 Christian BUTTERWORTH 75 2 73 Noosa GC
10 Brendan O'Brien 85 11 74 Noosa GC
11 George GIBLETT 79 5 74 Cooroy GC
12 Alec O'BRIEN 76 2 74 Noosa GC
13 Bailey Murchie (Jnr) 80 5 75 Maroochy River Golf Club
14 Blaike Perkins 79 4 75 Bargara GC
15 Blake Heiniger 84 6 78 Noosa Springs CC
16 Ayden De Broughe 90 8 82
17 Tyler Quaill (Jnr) 92 9 83 Maroochy River GC
18 Daniel Robson (Jnr) 92 9 83 Maroochy River GC
B GRADE (Nett scores)
NAME + GROSS + HCAP + NETT + CLUB

1 Billy-Joe Schimak-Orrell 88 19 69
2 James RISELEY 85 15 70 Caloundra GC
3 Kaleb Doolan 97 19 78 Virginia GC
4 Jack Elsley 93 14 79 Mt Coolum GC
5 Bailey Koch 99 17 82 Mt Coolum GC
6 Toby De Broughe NCR 18 NCR
C GRADE (Nett scores)
NAME + GROSS + HCAP + NETT + CLUB

1 Quinlan O'Donnell 94 27 67 Noosa GC
2 Josie O'Brien 94 20 74 Noosa GC
3 James DANIEL 105 24 81 Headland GC
4 Matthew Bryan 136 36 100
GIRLS Division 1 (Nett scores)
NAME + GROSS + HCAP + NETT + CLUB

1 Grace Williams 76 5 71 Southport GC
2 Sophie Martell 86 13 73 Pelican Waters GC
3 Cassie Porter 74 -1 75 Peregian GC
4 Courtney Johnson 83 7 76 Pelican Waters Golf Club
5 Mia Lines 79 3 76 Links Hope Is GC
6 Rhianna Lewis 77 -2 79 Pelican Waters GC



In the "Pee Wee division first prize was awarded to Yutaro Matsushita.

Go to Gallery - 2017 Junior Open for photos of all the action on the day.