TOP of the region one ladder after three rounds, the Travelcentre Bath Lane-backed Bendigo District Junior Golf Squad will be aiming to continue its winning run in Sunday’s play at Kew.
The Remembrance Day match was marked by a memorable 6-0 win for Bendigo against Latrobe on the Kew course.
Kurtis Lynch (Neangar Park) gave away nine shots to his opponent and Golf Victoria girls’s squad member Tahlia Holmberg (Neangar Park), who gave away eight shots, both scored stunning 6-5 victories.
The in-form Bill Caulfield from Belvoir Park followed up his 6-5 win in the previous round at Heathcote with a 3-2 victory.
Eaglehawk’s Alex Gorrie made it three wins from as many starts with a 1-up result.
Kristi Bilkey hit back from defeat the previous round with a 1-up win.
Riley Hocking from Belvoir Park received a walkover.
Bendigo has two wins and a tie and is half a contest clear on top of the region one ladder with two rounds to play.
This Sunday’s team is Max Nachmann and Bill Caulfield (Belvoir Park), Zayne Rowe (Inglewood), Kristi Bilkey, Tahlia Holmberg and Nick Tierney (Neangar Park).
In region six, a clutch putt by Gil Battistella from Spring Valley Golf Club with matches at 2 ½ secured a victory.
Lachlan Wilson (Campaspe), Lloyd Needs (Eaglehawk) and Jordon Treacy (Neangar Park) were all square after the regulation 18 holes, whilst Harrison Fiske-Kealy (Axedale) was Bendigo’s only winner with a 2-1 victory. James Walsh (Rochester) lost on the 17th hole 3/1 and Jack Nevins (Inglewood) lost 1down on the 18th.
Bendigo plays the ladder-leading Kingswood this round.