Entries for 2016 Australian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship closing soon

Greg Rhodes 595

ENTRIES for the Australian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship in South Australia close on 13 September 2016.

The event will be played at Kooyonga Golf Club in Adelaide from October 11-13.

Golf Australia says entries have been received from all over Australia for the 54-hole stroke play event which is contested over three days. The handicap limit for 2016 is 9.4 and the $160 entry fee includes a player gift, practice round, 3 rounds of golf and presentation reception. 

The championship is in its 36th year, having been played since 1981, and with the winner claiming the Kerry Packer Trophy,  it is Australia’s premier men’s senior amateur event.

Despite all the keen rivalries, the championship is always a very welcoming and friendly affair and over 55’s newcomers should not be daunted in putting down there names at the following:

http://www.golf.org.au/eventdisplay/australian-mens-senior-amateur/9612

Pictured above is 2015 champion Greg Rhodes at the Manly Golf Club in Sydney.

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Brian is a former Sydney journalist who didn’t have a skerrick of interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded Australian Senior Golfer in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Tom Watson, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association.

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