Lynch wins Junior title at annual Buninyong event

BENDIGO junior golfer Kurtis Lynch won the Buninyong Junior Masters Golf tournament last week. 

The 74-hole, Golf Victoria Geoff Ogilvy Trophy event, was played over three days at the Buninyong Golf Club near Ballarat. 

Lynch, who plays off a handicap of four, won by three shots, finishing with a score of one under for the tournament. 

His scorecard read, 73-71-73.

Sam Marles, who plays off one, from 13th Beach finished in second place. 

Past Buninyong Masters champions include Marc Leishman and Kris Mueck. 

Lynch also won prizes in the under-18's competition as well as gross winner and net runner-up categories.

The teenager praised organisers and the condition of the course. 

He said he would like to see the tournament added to the 2015 BDGA Junior Development squad calender of events. 

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