2012 Queensland PGA Championship

Andre Stolz one of the top golfers lining up in Toowoomba

The 2012 Queensland PGA Championship returns to the City Golf Club in Toowoomba this week boasting one of its strongest fields in years.

The defending champion is Kiwi golfer Gareth Paddison who arrives in Toowoomba fresh from his win last week at the Victorian PGA Championship.

Paddison, who claimed the 2011 title by two shots over Terry Pilkadaris and Kieran Pratt, will tee off his title defence on Thursday at 11.30am playing alongside 2004 Queensland PGA Champion Kurt Barnes and 2011 NSW Open Champion Adam Crawford.

Other notables in the field include Craig Parry, Andre Stolz, Peter O’Malley, Paul Sheehan, Ashley Hall and Mike Hendry to name a few.

There will also be a number of talented amateurs in the field including 2012 Golf Australia National Squad Members Cameron Smith and Bryden Macpherson.

Play will get under way at the free event at the City Golf Club Toowoomba from 6.30am Thursday with the final round scheduled for Sunday.

2012 Queensland PGA Championship
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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little 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 ASG 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, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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