Windswept Mandurah tests quality field

It is an exciting time for the organisers and particularly the naming rights sponsors of the Steelscene Mandurah Amateur Open as they open the event for the first time as a World and National ranking event for Women as it has been for Men for over 10 years. Leading...

“We both came out of the blocks strong, but it was kind of knick and knack the whole way. He played really well and I finished 14 and 15 birdie, birdie, that was for 8 birdies for the day and no bogeys so I was pretty happy with how I played, he played really good but just caught me on the wrong round,” Hopewell said.

“We had it planned from the start to make the change. Connor (McKinney), has been playing so well in the past couple months, I think it was only fair to give both of us a crack at number one and yeah, my form is pretty nice so I’m pretty pleased.”

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West Aussies strong in Sorrento

Western Australia sit narrowly behind South Australia by half a point after the first two rounds of the Australian Interstate Teams Matches at Sorrento Golf Club.  The West Aussies confidently defeated Tasmania in the morning 7-1, and halved the match with Queensland...

“I’ve never seen that happen to anyone,” said the man from Mandurah Country Club, who was mobbed by supporters on the green afterward. “Normally it hits that ball and goes off the green. To help me out like that I think it was a bit of payback for a couple of things that happened earlier.”

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Becker on verge of a career-changer

Brayden Becker has set himself up with a chance of a career-changing moment at the Nexus Advisernet WA Open tomorrow. The 29-year-old from Mandurah, who has never previously won an ISPS HANDA Australasian PGA Tour tournament, eagled the last hole in front of the crowd...