Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Maroochy Prospect Climbing the Ranks

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Maroochy Prospect Climbing the Ranks

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Byline: ANTHONY BRAND

HIS father coached the Wallabies to a World Cup final but Jesse Price-Connolly is making his mark in the world of golf after being named in the Queensland schoolboys' team.

It is the second time the 11-year-old has been selected for the state and he will head to Newcastle for the national championships to be held from November 1-4.

The Year 6 Immanuel Lutheran College student plays off a handicap of 11 and has greatly impressed his golf coach Grant Field who predicts a strong showing at the national titles next month.

"I think he will go well," he said.

"He will more than hold his own, that's for sure."

The Maroochy River Golf Club junior is described by Field as a diligent student of the game who does not shy away from the hard work.

"He's definitely improving which is all I ask of him," Field said.

"He is very solid and the biggest thing for me is the want to get better and to improve and he possesses that. …

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