Smith, Lee win Junior Masters

Cameron Smith & Minjee Lee have won a rain delayed 2010 Greg Norman Junior Masters. Play was halted 2:00pm local time as a severe electrical storm rolled through the Coolangatta Tweed Golf Course during the final round. The lead groups had five holes to play once players made their way back out onto the course.

Cameron Smith (Royal Queensland) was flawless all week returning a final round score 66 (-6) to finish 65,69,64 & 66 – 264 (-24) for the championship. Cameron now has his name firmly etched into the trophy for a third consecutive year. Joint second round leader Maverick Antcliff (Hills) finished runner up after completing this year’s Masters with rounds of 66, 68, 67 & 70- 271 (-17).

Queensland's Cameron Smith Smith, Lee win Junior Masters

Minjee Lee (Royal Fremantle) carded rounds of 74, 69, 68 & 75 – 286 (-6) to edge out the 2009 Champion Annie Choi by a single stroke to be crowed this year’s Girls Champion. At just fourteen years of age Minjee was able to remain focused with many older competitors closing in during the final round. Annie Choi made considerable ground during the final round after firing a 71 (-2) but was unable to edge out Minjee. Annie finished with consistent scores of 74,71,71, & 71- 287 (-5).

Jarred Freeman (Concord, NSW) has won the Boys 17 years & under division after carding scores 71, 68, 75 & 70-284 (-4) to narrowly beat Oliver Goss (Royal Fremantle) on a count back after he also finished with 68,70,71 & 75-284 (-4).

In the Girls 17 years & Under Jung Hyun Joo (Lotte Sky Hills ) returned rounds of 76,68,72 & 76- 292. Joo managed to beat Whitney Harvey (Melville Glades) by a single stroke after she returned rounds of 73, 76, 74 & 70- 293.

In the Boys 15 years & Under Jack Hulyer (Coolangatta Tweed) fired scores of 73,68, 72 & 72 – 285 (-3) to be victorious on a count back, as French Polynesian player Teremoana Beaucousin also finished with 285 (-3).

Su Huyn Oh (Kingswood) has won the Girls 15 years & Under after carding scores of 73,75,73 & 70-291 (-1). Oh managed to finish four strokes ahead of her nearest rival Cathleen Santoso after finishing 303 (+11) after the four rounds.

In the Girls 13 & Under division third round leader Anna Lim (Gold Coast Country Club) managed to hold on after carding scores of 77, 72, 79 & 76- 304, finishing four shots ahead of her nearest rival Karis Davidson (Gold Coast Country Club) who finished with 308 for the four days.

The Boys 13 years an under division, French Polynesian golfer Hugo Denis (Tina) has won by seven shots .Firing rounds of 73,71,71 & 78-293(+5) for the championship.

The week was met with surprise for twelve year old youngster Chris Park (Emerald Lakes) ,hitting the headlines yesterday after producing a hole-in-one at the same hole two days in a row.

The statisticians were reaching for the record books as Park landed his second hole-in-one on the 171m par three 17th hole at Coolangatta-Tweed Golf Club (River Course) in round three of the Greg Norman Junior Masters

The Coolangatta Tweed Golf Club was presented in magnificent condition over the past four days, credit must go to Superintendent Peter Lonergan and his team for presenting the course in top condition for the 2010 Greg Norman Junior Masters.