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Australian Men's & Women's Mid Amateur

13 - 15 November 2013

Click here for Women's Championship History, Honour Roll and Past Results

Click here for Men's Championship History, Honour Roll and Past Results

The Australian Men's and Women's Mid Amateur Championships have been played since 2007. The Championships are played over 54-holes stroke play (with no cut), and are for players aged 30 - 54 years.

At the commencement, the Men’s Championship was a stand-alone Championship, however for the first three years, the Women’s Championship was played in conjunction with the Australian Women’s Senior Amateur Championship. In 2010, the Men’s and Women’s Mid Amateur Championships were combined.

Visit the website of the host club - Moonah Links Golf Club , Mornington Peninsula, Victoria


Australian Women's Mid-Amateur Championship

Victorian Sue Wooster won her third Australian Women's Mid-Amateur title by one stroke after a final round 85 at Moonah Links Golf Club.

Wooster finished with 80-85 (165) to hold off a strong finish from Queenslander Katrina Jones in second place. Victorian Kerry Henningsen was three strokes further back in third place.

The first round was abandoned on Wednesday due to poor weather.

Australian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship

Queenslander Damien Jordan shot a tournament-best 2-under par 70 in the final round to win the Australian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship by seven strokes at Moonah Links Golf Club.

Jordan finished with rounds of 73-70 to win his first Australian Mid-Amateur title.

Victorian Richard Macafee finished in second place with South Australian Jason Cocks in a stroke further back in third place.

Wests Tigers NRL player Braith Anasta finished in 24th place with rounds of 77-86.

The Australian Men's and Women's Mid Amateur Championships have been played since 2007 and are for players aged 30 - 54 years.

Player Information

> Women's Leaderboard
> Men's Leaderboard
> Download the final women's results
> Download the final men's results
> Download State Team event results

> Friday Draw - Women
> Friday Draw - Men

Entry Details:
Entries for the Australian Mid Amateur Championships have now closed.
Entries Close: 5.00 pm (AEDT) 15 October 2013
Entry Fee: $150.00 on-line (includes practice round, Presentation Function, Championship Gift and Championship Program)
Handicap Limit: Men: 5.4; Women: 18.4

> Download the Men's entry form and return to GA via post, email or fax (NB. this will incur a $20.00 administration fee).
> Download the Women's entry form and return to GA via post, email or fax (NB. this will incur a $20.00 administration fee).

> View the list of entries received. for the Australian Men’s Mid Amateur
> View the list of entries received. for the Australian Women’s Mid Amateur

Tuesday 12 November: Practice Round and Welcome Barbecue
Wednesday 13 November: Round 1
Thursday 14 November: Round 2
Friday 15 November: Round 3 and Presentation

Distance Measuring Devices:
Please be advised that the following Local Rule will be effect:

In this competition a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect their play (eg gradient, windspeed, temperature, etc), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional function is actually used.

Australian Mid Amateur Championship: Welcome Barbecue:
> Tuesday 12 November; 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm, Moonah Links Golf Club
> Dress: casual.
> The cost of the barbecue is at the player’s own expense ($35.00 if paid at the time of entry; or $40.00 if paid on the day).
> Guests are welcome to attend for the same fee.

Australian Mid Amateur Championship: Presentation Drinks and Cocktail Reception:
> Friday 15 November at the conclusion of play (approx 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm) at Moonah Links Golf Club
> Dress: golfing or casual attire (no jeans)
> The cost of this function is included in the entry fee.

Moonah Links Golf Club is approximately 120 km from Melbourne Airport (approximately 95 minutes drive) and approximately 95 km from the Melbourne CBD (approximately 80 minutes drive).

A special hotel rate for competitors is available at Moonah Links Golf Resort for $160 per room per night (up to two people). This rate is valid for Monday 11 November – Friday 12 November inclusive. To secure your booking:

• Visit Moonah Links Golf Club
• Click on accommodation icon, then again on accommodation booking icon on right hand side
• Select the date of stay
• Type Mid_Am13 in the promotional code text box
• Click apply
• Select your preferred room type
• Fill in your contact details & credit card information (please note that your credit card will be charged at the time of booking for the total cost of your stay)
• Click ‘Book Now’ & receive instant confirmation

Alternate accommodation options are available through Mornington Peninsula Tourism (phone 1800 804 009 or 03 5987 3078) or

One complimentary practice round for competitors only is available at any time on Tuesday 12 November. Players must contact the club to make a booking (03 5988 2047). Players may practice outside of this time, however a green fee of $95.00 is payable.

During a practice round a player may play one ball only throughout the round with the following exceptions:
> If a player misses the fairway with their drive, they may play one additional tee shot from the tee;
> If a player misses the green with their approach shot, they may play one additional shot to the green;
> Not more than three chip shots may be played from beside the green, and only then provided such practice shots do not damage the course;
> Only two bunker shots may be played towards the green from a greenside bunker. All other bunker shots must be played away from the green;
> Only three practice putts are permitted.
> Notwithstanding the above regulations, no additional practice strokes shall be played if the group behind is waiting to play. Additionally, course staff retain absolute right of way.

Players are NOT permitted to smoke cigarettes or the like during the stipulated round of a Golf Australia National Championship. Competitors in breach of this condition are liable to face action under GA’s Code of Conduct.

Download further player information.

For further information please contact Golf Australia:
Phone: (03) 9626 5050

Posted by John O'Sullivan at
13/05/2013 09:56 PM
Dear Sir/Madam, I am travelling to Melbourne from Ireland in November and was hoping to enter the Mens Mid-Amateur event at Moonah Links. Can you tell me if the event is open to international golfers and if so, how can I enter for the event. Thanking you kindly in advance, John O'Sullivan.
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