Qld junior decided
INDOOROOPILLY’S Viraat Badhwar and Lauren Mason (Horton Park) have taken out their respective titles at the Queensland Boys’ and Girls’ amateur champions at Bargara.
Badhwar, who plays off a one handicap, returned rounds of 73-70-68.
The 15-year-old’s three round total of 211 – five-under par – was too good for the rest of the championship field, which included the under-18 age category.
Badhwar finished six shots clear of Alexander Wall (Virginia), Jack Huyler (Coolangatta Tweed) and Sam Daley (Wynnum).
In the girls’ section, Mason also scored a runaway win.
She fired rounds of 76-74-75 for a 225 total to secure one of the biggest wins in her young career.
Tiffany-Claire Lewis ( Pelican Waters), Gennai Goodwin (Mossman) and Anna Stanton (Woodford) finished six shots further back.