Talented juniors chase masters win at Neangar

RISING stars on the golfing circuit teed off in the weekend's Central Victorian Junior Masters at Neangar Park.

The third annual classic drew a field of 50 players from across Victoria and southern New South Wales.

The 36-hole event was played on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning at the Averys Road layout in  Eaglehawk.

The 2014 champions were Cameron John from Waverley and Tahlia Holmberg from Neangar Park.

Cameron John scored a one-under 70 and even 71 to win the boys event by three shots.

Runner-up was  Mikihisa Matsumoto from Woodlands.

Tahlia Holmberg used her knowledge of the course to win the girls event by three shots from Cranbourne's Ashleigh Hall.

The winner of the Bendigo District Junior Championship was Neangar Park's Kurtis Lynch after shooting rounds of 74 and 75.

Nearest the pin, girls - Day 1: Jessica Scapin. Day 2: Olivia Lewis.

Nearest the pin, boys - Day 1: Mitchell Singh. Day 2: Mikihisa Matsumoto.

Clubs represented in the classic were Bacchus Marsh, Belvoir Park, Berwick Montuna, Cranbourne,  Dubbo, Eaglehawk, East Framlingham, Eynesbury, Forest Hills, Hamilton, Lismore, Mooroopna, Murray Downs, Neangar Park, Northern, Port Fairy, Rich River, Sandhurst, Sunshine, Southern, Spring Valley, Terang, The Heritage, Thurgoona, Waverley, Wodonga, and Woodlands.

 The tournament was administered by Stuart Appleby Junior Golf. 

All scores, information and updates from the Central Victorian Junior Masters can be found at www.stuartappleby.com.au

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