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Men's Tas Open & Women's Stroke Play (Elvie Whiteside)

23 - 26 November 2017

The Men's Tasmanian Open is an Australian Men's and R&A World Amateur Ranking Event. It is for players of any age, and is played over 72-holes stroke play.

First played in 1913 the history of the Tasmanian Open is steep in tradition and former champions include Nick Flanagan, Ashley Hall, England’s Ben Parker, Rohan Blizard and Tim Stewart while Geoff Ogilvy, Brendan Jones and Mathew Goggin claimed the title during the nineties.

The Women's Tasmanian 72-Hole Stroke Play Championship (for the Elvie Whitesides Trophy) is an Australian and R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking Event. It is for players of all ages and is played over 72-holes stroke play. The event forms part of the Karrie Webb Series.

Host club - Royal Hobart Golf Club, Hobart, Tasmania


Men's Event
21-year-old Chang Gi Lee from Korea has come from behind to win the 2017 Men’s Tasmanian Open at Royal Hobart Golf Club.

The newly crowned men’s amateur champion completed the double when he carded a final round of four-under 68 to join Jordan Garner at six-under-par.

Garner, the joint overnight leader from New South Wales, returning an even-par final round of 72.

The pair progressed to a sudden-death play-off with Lee defeating Garner on the fourth hole with a par.

Billy Cawthorne from South Australia dropped from joint overnight leader to place outright third on five-under-par following a final round 73.

Launceston Golf Club’s Mitch Van Noord was the leading Tasmanian on four-under-par.

1. Chang Gi Lee (KOR) 282
2. Jordan Garner (NSW) 282
3. Billy Cawthorne (SA) 283
4. Mitch Van Noord (TAS) 284
5. Lucas Higgins (Qld) 285
5. Mitchell Smith (Qld)

Women's event
16-year-old Grace Kim from the Avondale Golf Club in New South Wales has won the 2017 Women’s Tasmanian Open at Royal Hobart Golf Club.

The women’s amateur champion carded rounds of 66, 69, 67 and 71 to finish 19-under-par and a massive eleven strokes in front of her nearest rival.

Isabelle Taylor of Queensland, a 17-year-old member of Sanctuary Cove, placed second after carding rounds of 67, 74, 73 and 70 for her eight-under-par total of 284.

Western Australia’s Kirsten Rudgeley placed third on five-under after carding rounds of 74, 69, 70 and 74.

Tasmania Golf Club’s Georgia Milbourne was the leading local on even-par with scores of 79, 71, 71 and 71.

1. Grace Kim (NSW) 273
2. Isabelle Taylor (Qld)
3. Kirsten Rudgeley (WA) 287
4. Georgia Milbourne (TAS) 292
5. Lisa Edgar (Qld) 298


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