Tim Hart has continued his dominance on the Onsite Rental Group Mining Towns Series, winning the Middlemount South Pro-Am at Middlemount Golf Club with rounds of 65, 69 for a tournament total of 134.
The challenging Middlemount layout proved the toughest test so far for the 49 Professionals competing in this year’s Ladbrokes Pro-Am Series event, with Hart claiming the win by just one shot over Matthew Millar after holding the overnight lead.
His second win in just three events, Hart made the turn at 3-under 34 followed by a closing 9 of 1-under 35 on his way to a 3-under 69 final round.
“I got off to a good start again today, making birdies on the first two holes which helped to settle me into the round,” said Hart.
“I was watching the leaderboard and I could see Matt Millar having a great round out there, I could see him closing the gap.
"On the back-9 I was just trying to hold it all together, I made a great 10-foot par saving putt on the 17th hole which I really needed to maintain my one-shot lead and the chance to win.
“I’m pleased to get the win and I am looking forward to the rest of the Onsite Rental Group Series.”
Experienced Professional Matthew Millar was the only player to mount a charge for the lead in round two shooting the low round of the day, an 8-under 64, to storm home into outright second position on a tournament total of 135.
“The last couple of days I have started to hit the ball a lot better,” said Millar.
“I hit the ball solid over the last couple of days and today I made some good putts which has certainly improved my scoring.
“This is the first time I have been up here for the Mining Towns Series and I’m amazed how great the courses are and the volunteers do a fantastic job.”
Queenslander Tim Hart holds the lead in the Onsite Rental Group Mining Towns Series on 38-under par, maintaining his eight-shot lead over his nearest rival in Brett Rankin on 30-under par, followed by is Darren Beck remaining on 22-under par.
The next stop on the Ladbrokes Pro-Am Series is Tieri Golf Club for the Glencore Oaky Creek Coal Tieri Pro-Am where play begins at 7.00am on Friday 7 June 2019.
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