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Aust Men's Interstate Matches

30 Apr - 3 May 2013

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The Australian Men's Interstate Teams Matches are Australia's premier Amateur Team Golf Championships. Each State is represented by eight players who contest singles match play in a round robin format, concluding with a Final.

The first Australian Men’s Team Championship was played in 1894 between NSW and Victoria. The second Championship was played between Victoria and South Australia, while the 1906 Championship was played between Victoria, NSW and Tasmania. It was not until 1946 that all states contested the event.

From 2007, the Women’s and Men’s Interstate Teams Matches were played concurrently in the same city.

Visit the website of the host club - Venue: Tasmania Golf Club, Hobart, Tas

News

FRIDAY FINALS - Tee off at 7.50am (AEST):
Championship Final: Queensland v New South Wales
1st Consolation Final: Tasmania v Victoria
2nd Consolation Final: Western Australia v South Australia

Pairings & Results:
> Round 1
> Round 2
> Round 3
> Round 4
> Round 5
> Final

FINAL REPORT:

Queensland made it three wins in the last four years with a narrow victory over New South Wales at the Australian Men’s Interstate Teams Matches at Tasmania Golf Club.

The Queensland team defeated New South Wales 4.5-3.5 to seal the win in breezy conditions.

Cameron Smith finished undefeated for the champions while Callan O’Reilly and Ricky Kato finished undefeated for New South Wales.

Taylor MacDonald, Simon Viitakangas, James Gibellini and Jake McLeod were winners for Queensland on the final day.

Home state Tasmania finished in third place after a 4-4 squared contest with Victoria in the first consolation final.

Tasmania’s Nathan Gatehouse defeated Nathan Holman in the top match while Sam Rawlings accounted for Victoria’s Lucas Herbert 5&4.

South Australia defeated Western Australia 6-2 in the second consolation final. Anthony Murdaca, Jack Williams and Heath Riches all recorded solid wins for the South Australians.

Queensland Men’s Team:

Viraat Badhwar (Indooroopilly GC)
James Gibellini (Emerald Lakes GC)
Taylor MacDonald (Redcliffe GC)
Jake McLeod (Royal Queensland GC)
Kevin Marques (Indooroopilly GC)
Cameron Smith (Royal Queensland GC)
Simon Viitakangas (Robina Woods GC)
Aaron Wilkin (Indooroopilly GC)

Team Coach: Tony Meyer. Team Manager: Matt Toomey

Player Information

Pairings & Results:
> Round 1
> Round 2
> Round 3
> Round 4
> Round 5
> Final

Main Draw:
> Download the Main Draw

Conditions of Play:
> Download the Conditions of Play for the Australian Men's Interstate Teams Matches

Practice Draws:
> Download the practice draw for Monday 29 April

For further information please contact Golf Australia:
Phone: (03) 9626 5050
E-mail: championships@golfaustralia.org.au

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