12 Mar 2021 | Amateur golf |

Bailey wins second Northern title

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Bailey wins second Northern title
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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