Race to Twin Waters at halfway mark
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
The race to Twin Waters is over the halfway mark with 18 of the 29 Holden Scramble Regional Finals completed.
As teams scramble with the hope of securing one of the 25 mixed and four women’s positions into the Holden Scramble Championship Final; the ultimate golfing experience that includes four rounds of golf in championship conditions, functions, entertainment and the chance to play with a PGA Tour of Australasia Professional.
After another successful local season which included 456 events, almost 40,000 participants and the involvement of more than 160 Holden Dealerships, all stakeholders across the country are to be commended in playing a vital part in the continued strength of Australia’s largest and most successful pro-amateur teams event.
To date, 18 Scramble teams had secured a place in the Championship Final including; Portsea (VIC), Kareela (NSW), Kooindah Waters (NSW), Muirfield (NSW), North Haven (SA), Naracoorte (SA), Gold Coast Country Club (QLD), Laidley (QLD), Royal Queensland (QLD), Paradise Palms (QLD), Mt Warren Park (QLD), Peregian Springs (Qld), Tasmania (TAS), The Vines Golf & Country Club (WA), Palmerston (WA/NT), Gosnells (WA Women’s) and Deniliquin (Southern Women’s).
Scoring has been hot across the country with Tasmania Golf Club firing the lowest round of 51.1 (net) so far making them a favourite to take out the 2012 Holden Scramble title.
For the top two ranked teams following the 2012 Championship Final, the trip of a lifetime does not stop at Twin Waters.
The top ranked teams, plus two further PGA Professionals, will qualify through to the 2012/2013 Champions Tour to participate in a friendly match against golfers from the China Golf Association Buick Golf Club League.
Set up in a home and away format, the China teams will travel to Australia in March 2013, with the Australian teams travelling to China completing the series in April 2013.