Peter King wins ACT Seniors Championship

Peter KingQUEENSLANDER Peter King has finished with three birdies in the final half dozen holes to blitz the field and win the 2009 ACT Seniors Championship.

King defeated Denis Dale (NSW) and the overnight leader Roy Vandersluis (NSW) by 3 shots with a final round 72 at the Royal Canberra Golf Club.

It was King’s first ever victory in an Australian Amateur Senior Ranking event.
The first two days of the tournament were played at Murrumbidgee Golf Club and Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club.

The Final 10:
1    222    Peter KING    QLD    75  –  75  –  72 Windaroo
2    225    Denis DALE    NSW    75  –  76  –  74 Asquith
2    225    Roy VANDERSLUIS    NSW    70  –  76  –  79 The Lakes
4    226    Richard GREVILLE    NSW    77  –  74  –  75 Avondale
5    228    Ross BOCKMAN    NSW    78  –  76  –  74 Long Reef
5    228    Bill BANKS    ACT    76  –  72  –  80 Royal Canberra
7    229    Graham BOWEN    WA    77  –  75  –  77 Mandurah
7    229    Vincent CLARK    NSW    77  –  75  –  77 The Lakes
7    229    Russell ROGERS    NSW    75  –  76  –  78 Tura Beach
10   231    Noel WOOD    NSW    78  –  76  –  77 Antill Park

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