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Aust Girls' Interstate Matches

13 - 15 April 2014

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The Australian Girls' Interstate Teams Matches for the Burtta Cheney Cup is Australia's premier Junior Amateur Team Golf Championship. Each State is represented by six players with five players contesting singles match play each round in a round robin format.

In 1977 the Junior Interstate Handicap Matches were initiated for competition between State Junior Teams of two players under 21 years of age. In 1986 the trophy was named the Burtta Cheney Cup and the format changed to a team of four players until 1993 when each team consisted of six players under the age of 18. Between 2002 and 2005 the competition was played as 18-hole medal matches, but reverted back to match play in 2006.

From 2007 onwards, all matches were played as scratch match play – previous to that, players five and six contested handicap match play.

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The Queensland Girls' Team has clinched a fourth consecutive Australian Girls' Interstate Teams Matches title, lifting the Burtta Cheney Cup at Yering Meadows in Victoria's Yarra Valley.

With the result of this morning's contest between Queensland and New South Wales deciding the title, Samantha Foley and Stacey White (QLD) won as team mates Rebecca Kay and Australian Amateur runner-up Karis Davidson squared their matches to give Queensland the 3-2 win.

The result continues Queensland's extraordinary dominance in the championship, having won 17 times in 24 editions of the championship since it was first held in 1990.

Past members of winning Queensland teams include current LPGA Tour players Karrie Webb, Katherine Kirk and Sarah-Jane Smith.

With New South Wales finishing in second place, Western Australia defeated Victoria 3-2 to claim third place.

Victoria finished in fourth place with South Australia in fifth.

Queensland Team
Karis Davidson (Palmer Gold Coast)
Samantha Foley (RACV Royal Pines)
Kirsty Hodgkins (Redcliffe)
Rebecca Kay (Palmer Gold Coast)
Kate Law (Maryborough)
Stacey White (Pacific)

Coach: Virginia Irwin
Manager: Jessica Jenkins

Player Information

Daily Pairings & Results:
Round 1 Results
Round 2 Results
Round 3 Results
Round 4 Results
Round 5 and Final Results

Sunday 13 April: Rounds 1 and 2
Monday 14 April: Rounds 3 and 4
Tuesday 15 April: Round 5 and Presentation

Conditions of Play:
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Distance Measuring Devices:
Please be advised that the following Local Rule will now be in effect for the Championship:

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.

The following page on the R&A Website provides guidance around the conformance of various DMDs -
R&A Advice on DMDs (if a player uses a non-conforming DMD during competition play, they will be disqualified).

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Local Services:
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For further information please contact Golf Australia:
Phone: +61 3 9626 5059

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