Round 3 Report
After leading from the opening round Mowbray golfer Michael Leedham has won the 2016 Tasmanian Senior Amateur Championship. His final round score of 74 saw Leedham (72-72-74) finish six strokes ahead of West Australian newcomer Steve Graham who impressed with rounds of 74, 73 and a closing 77.
In a tie for third place were NSW senior Greg Ellis (76-76-73) and Victorian Mick Streit (75-76-74).
Leedham has now won this championship six times and he has now been the leading Tasmanian senior golfer for a decade or more.
Final Leading Scores
218 Michael Leedham TAS Mowbray 72 72 74
224 Stephen Graham WA Lakelands 74 73 77
225 Greg Ellis NSW Forster-Tuncurry 76 76 73
225 Mick Streit VIC Huntingdale 75 76 74
228 Vince Clark NSW Lakes 77 72 79
229 David McClelland NSW Wyong 74 79 76
232 Alan Bullas VIC Commonwealth 75 76 81
232 Michael Peeck QLD Dalby 77 82 73
232 Keith Thornley NSW The Lakes 80 72 80
Round 2 Report
Still the leader in the Tasmanian Senior Amateur Championship after the second round is local member and five times men’s senior amateur champion, Michael Leedham.
Leedham sits at two-over-par after today’s round of 72 and continues to lead Western Australia’s Stephen Graham on five-over-par. Graham carded a two-over round of 73 today.
New South Wales’ Vince Clark is a further two strokes adrift in third place on seven-over after a round of 72.
144 Michael Leedham TAS Mowbray 72 72
147 Stephen Graham WA Lakelands 74 73
149 Vince Clark NSW Lakes 77 72
151 Alan Bullas VIC Commonwealth 75 76
151 Mick Streit VIC Huntingdale 75 76
Round 1 Report
Tasmania's best senior golfer and local Mowbray member Michael Leedham has the first round lead in the 2016 Tasmanian Senior Amateur Championship.
A one over par score of 72 on the tight Mowbray course gave Leedham a two stroke lead from David McClelland (NSW) and West Australian visitor Stephen Graham. Victorians Alan Bullas and Mick Streit are next on 75, a stroke ahead of NSW Senior Greg Ellis who finished on 76.
Even at this early stage it does appear that the winner will come from this leading group.
All the final scores are shown below. Scroll down for extra results.
Tasmanian Senior Amateur Scores
Once again the Tasmanian Senior Amateur Championship returns to the Mowbray Golf Club in Launceston, Tasmania. This lovely regional course has been the venue for many years and still remains a favourite of many locals and interstate senior golfers.
This is the third event of the new senior ranking year following the 2015 ACT Seniors and the 2016 Royal Melbourne Senior Classic.