Waikato winners take five out of six
The annual 27- hole Boys and Girls Age Group Championship was held last Friday, July 13, at the Cambridge Golf Club. Open to boys and girls in three agegroup divisions under 14, 16, and 19 the event attracted a full field with 38 different clubs represented. All bar one of the six winners came from the Waikato district with the best score of the day being 103 from Compton Pikari of Te Awamutu 70 and 33 who took out the under-19 title. The eventual winners were all ahead after the first 18 holes and maintained their positions to hold off the challengers. kato turned the tables with a 23 to 9 win thus winning the BOP/ Waikato Shield which was first presented back in 1956.
GOLFING SUCCESS: Sam Vincent Lochiel, under-16 winner, Henry Spring Whakatane, under-14 winner, Compton Pikari Te Awamutu, under-19 winner, John Bridle WGA Chairman, Kyra Alexander under-19 Girls Winner, and Zoe Huang under-14 Winner. Absent Maddie Miller Girls Under-16 winner.