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Dodd and Crawley claim Indigenous titles

2017 Indigenous Championship
Kimberley Crawley and Craig Dodd secured the championship at Murgon Golf Club

Craig Dodd (Blackwater) has claimed his second Queensland Men’s Indigenous Championship with rounds of 72-69-72 for a three-over total of 213. A total of 36 men and four women contested the championships, which celebrated its 11th year at Murgon Golf Club.

Rickie Dodd put up a stout defence of his title but a mixed start on day three ultimately led him to finish five-shots adrift with rounds of 71-72-75 (218). Shane Bird (Wondai) rounded out the top three with rounds of 74-76-71 (221).

The Women’s Championship was won by 2015 Champion, Kimberley Crawley (Maroochy River) who produced three strong rounds of 78-77-72 for a 54-hole total of 227 to secure the title. Standout was 11 year old Mary Golder of Dalby playing in her first Indigenous Championships and finishing runner-up.

The Senior’s Division saw Wondai member Noel Bird successful in the gross event with a three round total of 245, with Bill Glenbar (Murgon) claiming the Senior Nett Division with a three round total of 205.

Joseph Green (Gympie) took out the Overall Nett Prize with a three round score of 200, Michael Muller (Blackwater) was runner up two shots back on 202.

Through their victories both Craig Dodd and Joseph Green secured a start in the 2017 Isuzu Queensland Open Pro-Am at The Brisbane Golf Club.

Thank you to Murgon Golf Club for hosting another great weekend and to Joseph Green for his kind donation of all daily prizes.

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