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Winners on the run at Gardiners

2017 Gardiners Run Champions
L-R: Sue Lush, Heather Harley, Kym Olsen & Keith Finkelde

The Gardiners Run Senior Amateur has concluded today in cool and overcast conditions.

Kym Olsen has capitalised on his round 1 lead to blitz the field and take out the men’s title. The +2 marker from The National carded an impressive round of 5 under par 67 for a total of 139 to win by 7 shots from runner-up Malcolm Barnes of Neangar Park. Barnes finished on a total of 146 to claim second prize on a count-back from Rossdale’s Ken O’Brien.

In the nett section it was Keith Finkelde of Latrobe in the hot seat. The 8 marker had a solid round of nett 65 today for a total of 135, winning by 5 shots from Metropolitan’s John Kelly who took out second place on a count-back from Wayne Aigner of Sandhurst.

Heather Harley of Kooringal was the best in the women’s scratch stableford section. The 7 marker carded a 36-hole total of 56 scratch points to take the title by 2 points from round 1 leader Judy Langford of Wodonga.

Eastern member Sue Lush had a day out, posting a great score of 40 points today for a total of 71 points to win the stableford section by a mere point. Local member Christine Rodgers of Gardiners Run was runner-up on a count-back from Dorset Ladies' Helen Drake.

The next event on the men’s Senior Calendar will be the Cranbourne Senior Amateur next Monday and the women will look forward to the Alpine Senior Masters at Bright which will feature both men and women on March 16 & 17.

Click here for full results and photos from the event.

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