Leading amateurs play QLD Women's Am
14 Oct 2013
The 2013 Australian Ladies Masters Championship Runner up Su-Hyun Oh will be one player to watch in the Queensland Women’s Stroke Play Championship set to be held at Southport Golf Club on the Gold Coast this Sunday 20 October to Tuesday 22 October.
The Victorian is currently ranked as the world number two amateur and will join last year’s winner, Western Australia’s Hayley Bettencourt who is set to defend her title.
The Queensland Men’s Stroke Play Championship will also start on Sunday at Pacific Harbour Golf Club on Bribie Island.
Western Australian Jarryd Felton is one is one to watch after his win at the Mandurah Amateur earlier this year. He was also one of only two amateurs to make the cut in the recent WA Open.
Defending champion, Dimitrios Papadatos has since turned professional and will be unable to defend his title. Also missing from the field are leading Queenslanders Viraat Badhwar who is now at Stanford University and Taylor MacDonald who will be playing the Asia Pacific Amateur event in China next week.
The top 16 scores from the the Men’s and Women’s Stroke Play Championships will qualify for the Queensland Amateur Championship, to be played 24-26 October at Southport Golf Club.