12 Mar 2021 | Amateur golf |
Bailey wins second Northern title
Launceston Golf Club’s Jorjah Bailey successfully defended her Women’s Northern Amateur Championship title at Mowbray on the long weekend. The 15-year-old won the event by nine strokes from her nearest rival, Amanda Smith from the Riverside Golf Club. Bailey carding rounds of 76 and 75, a seven-over-par total of 151, while Smith returned scores of 79 and 81 for her 16-over-par total of 160. Tasmanian women’s team and Ulverstone Golf Club member Tailah Mowat placed third on 18-over-par with rounds of 85 and 77. The corresponding Northern men’s championship was conducted over 36-holes in conjunction with the women’s event. Devonport Golf Club member Joshua Molendyk emerged from a quality field to successfully take out the men’s title. The 34-year-old plus one handicapper finished four strokes clear of Prospect Vale Golf Club’s Jack Blair in second place. Molendyk carded scores of 69 and 70 for a three-under-par total of 139, while Blair finished at one-over with 71 and 72. Defending champion and Prospect Vale Golf Club member Ronan Filgate finished in third place further three shots back on four-over-par with 71 and 75.
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