Lucien Tinkler and Martin Peterson have shared the spoils at the Roseville Golf Club Gold Mashie & Ladies Pro- Am.
While Tinkler and Peterson took home the main prize Brad Burns won the Gold Mashie for the best score in the final round. Burns joins a long list of winners with the Gold Mashie celebrating its 90th year.
With the Roseville Golf Club always proving a test over the years players knew that breaking par would give them a great chance of taking out the $35,000 two day event.
True to form the course proved tricky and heading into the final round everyone was chasing Lucien Tinkler who shot a 3-under 63. The only other players to break par on day one were Martin Peterson and Tod Power just one shot back from Tinkler on 2-under the card.
Through nine holes in the final round, both Tinkler and Peterson were tied and had separated themselves from the rest of the field.
The back-9 was like a match play battle which seemed to be going Peterson’s way when Tinkler bogeyed the 15th and 16th holes to fall two shots behind.
To Tinkler’s credit, he remained patient and came back with two birdies on the 17th and 18th to tie Peterson for the win with an even-par 132 total.
“I’m really honoured to win here at Roseville Golf Club,” said Peterson.
“Many years ago I came here as an amateur and got to play with great professionals so it’s a thrill to come back as a professional and win the event.
“I’ve got to hand it to Lucien, he didn’t have his A-game today but he remained patient and made two great birdies on the final two holes to tie me.”
The Gold Mashie was secured by Brad Burns after surviving a count back from six other players. One of those players, Shaquill Mongol, finished in a tie with Burns for third on 3-over 135 for the two days.
Rounding out the top-5 were Guy Wall, Tod Power, David Hando and Alan Cooper on 4-over 136. Cooper also won the Super Senior section of the event.
The Ladbrokes Legends Tour will move to Elanora Country Club on Monday.
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