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Didone & Kay win Tasmanian Open

2019 Tasmanian Open
2019 Tasmanian Open Golf Champions Aiden Didone and Becky Kay

Victorian Aiden Didone has come from behind to win the 2019 men’s Tasmanian Open championship at Ulverstone.

The 21-year-old Metropolitan Golf Club member shot a final round of five-under-par 67 to draw even with overnight leader Hayden Hopewell, of Western Australia, who carded three-under.

The pair progressed to a playoff with Didone defeating Hopewell on the second hole with a birdie three.

Early leader, Adam Thorpe from the Australian Capital Territory, placed third with a one-under-par round of 71 today.

Launceston Golf Club’s Greg Longmore was the leading Tasmanian in fifth place at two-over-par.

Men’s Tasmanian Open – Top Five

Full Men's results here

POS

VS PAR

TOTAL

NAME

STATE

P/A/I

CLUB

RND 1

RND 2

RND 3

RND 4

T1

-7

281

Aiden Didone

VIC

I

Metropolitan

71

73

70

67

 

-7

281

Hayden Hopewell

WA

I

Royal Fremantle

71

70

71

69

3

-1

287

Adam Thorp

ACT

A

Federal

65

74

77

71

4

+1

289

Nicholas Thompson

SA

A

Grange

76

73

72

68

5

+2

290

Greg Longmore

TAS

A

Launceston

72

72

73

73

Overnight leader, Rebecca Kay from Queensland, has maintained her good form to win the 2019 women’s Tasmanian Open championship at Ulverstone Golf Club.

The 20-year-old Coolangatta and Tweed Heads gofler finished today with a two-under-par 71 to defeat her nearest opponent, Kathryn Norris, by four strokes.

Norris, who plays her golf at the Mandurah Country Club in Western Australia, carded a one-under 72 today to finish two-under overall.

Queenslanders Caitlyn Campbell-Nyman and Isabelle Taylor tied for third place on six-over-par.

Local member, Sarah Johnstone, was the leading Tasmanian in eighth place on thirteen-over-par.

Women’s Tasmanian Open – Top Five

Full Women's results here

POS

VS PAR

TOTAL

NAME

STATE

A/I

CLUB

RND 1

RND 2

RND 3

RND 4

1

-6

286

Rebecca Kay

QLD

A

Coolangatta TH

74

71

70

71

2

-2

290

Kathryn Norris

WA

I

Mandurah

72

70

76

72

T3

+6

298

Caitlyn Campbell-Nyman

QLD

A

Pacific

71

76

77

74

 

+6

298

Isabelle Taylor

QLD

A

Sanctuary Cove

72

72

76

78

5

+7

299

Amelia Whinney

SA

I

Grange

73

74

75

77

Full results from the Men’s and Women’s Tasmanian Open Golf Championships are attached and can be downloaded from the dedicated Golf Tasmania website https://www.golf.org.au/eventdisplay/mens--womens-tasmanian-open/13426

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The Men’s and Women’s Tasmanian Open Golf Championships are the flagship tournaments for Tasmania.


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