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THE 2017 Australian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship to be played at Royal Hobart Golf Club in October has attracted entrants from around the world but there are still some spots available in what is the premier senior amateur golf event in the country.
Denis Dale wraps up all the latest on the elite senior amateur golfing scene around the country, including the great victory by Australia over New Zealand in the Sanctuary Cove Trophy, the 2017 Queensland Senior Amateur Championship, and details of upcoming events.
By Denis Dale. Steve Toyne has won his share of golf events across three continents, but he’s never had a more moving experience on the golf course.
Since 2007 elite senior amateur golfers from Australia and New Zealand have faced off annually for the hard fought Sanctuary Cove Trophy, with the venues rotating between the two countries. This year the Aussie team was up against it and facing their sixth straight loss. The Kiwis had won seven of the previous ten encounters. Denis Dale reports from this year’s venue, the Sanctuary Cove Golf Club on the Gold Coast.
GOLFERS aged over 50 now have the opportunity to compete for a spot in the innovative new NSW Senior Open that will see talented amateurs playing alongside some of the legends of Australian professional golf.
In this illuminating Q&A, Denis Dale talks to Victoria’s Gordon Claney, one of the top senior amateur golfers currently in Australia.
By David Tease, NSW Golf. IT might not have been the prettiest golf ever witnessed, but Duntryleague Golf Club’s Robert Payne has done enough to take out the NSW Senior Amateur Championship at Bathurst Golf Club.