Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Teenager Impresses for Qld at Interstate Team Championship

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Teenager Impresses for Qld at Interstate Team Championship

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Byline: PETER OWEN

QUEENSLAND'S top player -- 16-year-old Cassie Porter of Peregian -- squared her match with NSW star Doey Choi in the final of the interstate women's team championship at Royal Hobart last week.

But it wasn't enough to stop NSW retaining the Gladys Hay Memorial Cup.

The defending champion won the final 5.5 to 0.5, after the two finalists finished the round robin section of the tournament level on points and matches won.

Cassie won four of her five preliminary matches, while fellow Sunshine Coaster Sarah Wilson (Pelican Waters) won three of the four matches she played.

Three from three

IN THE men's team championship at Tasmania Golf Club, Pelican Waters' Chris Crabtree led Queensland into fifth place, with three wins and three losses from six matches played.

Lochie Coleborn (Mt Coolum) won three matches from five played, while Dylan Gardiner (Pelican Waters) had two wins from five matches. Victoria beat NSW in the final on a countback.

Busy Bailey

PROMISING junior Bailey Murchie -- a member of both Headland and Maroochy River, where he is junior captain -- has a long day in store on the golf course on Sunday.

He'll tee off at 6.29am in the second round of the Headland club championship, then race to Twin Waters to play in the Invincibles matchplay championship at 12.15pm. Bailey, whose handicap is now +1, will take on Yevin Samararatne and, if he's successful, will then play in the matchplay semi-final at Pelican Waters on June 22, and the final the following day.

Half price golf

NOOSA Springs is offering a discount to golfers from Caloundra and Maroochy who wish to spend their Show Day holiday playing golf at one of Queensland's finest courses.

The Maleny Show (Caloundra) is scheduled for Friday, May 31, while Nambour's Show (Maroochy) is on Thursday, June 14. …

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