Overcast and passing showers of rain presented for the final round of the Carriers Arms Hotel-Motel Maryborough Pro-Am.
Brett Rankin started the day two shots behind the overnight leader Doug Klein and shot the low round of the Tournament an 8-under par 62 to claim victory by three shots from Victorian Adam Burdett.
Although Rankin didn’t get off to a great start making a bogey on his opening hole, the 3rd hole a 162m, Par 3. He soon consolidated making an eagle on the 5th hole followed by two birdies on the 6th and 7th holes. Rankin played good golf through the back-9 holes for 4-under par 32, eventually completing the front 9 in a 4-under under par 30 for his 8 under par 62 and Tournament total 11- under par 129.
“I didn’t get off to the start I wanted, with a plugged ball in the bunker resulting in a bogey,” said Rankin.
“I found something with my putter out there and was able to keep it going throughout the round, I also drove the ball well which setup a number of opportunities."
“I’m thrilled to get the win here in Maryborough and I’m now looking forward to a few days off.”
Runner up was Victorian Adam Burdett who fired a second consecutive round of 4-under 66 for a Tournament total of 8-under par 132.
“I played well all day with the highlight being two eagles, one on the 5th hole and another on the 15th hole.” said Burdett.
"The only bogey I had for the Tournament was on my final hole of the Tournament which was disappointing, I knew I couldn’t catch Brett Rankin and I just lost my focus for a moment."
“It’s been three years since I last played here in Maryborough and the course has come a long way in that time, it is a credit to the management and staff of the Maryborough Golf Club.”
Finishing in outright third position was Queenslander Luke Paroz with rounds of 68, 65 for a Tournament total of 7-under par 133.
Professionals will now enjoyed a well earned break ahead of the next event on the Ladbrokes PGA Pro-Am Series schedule the Property & Innovative Planning Solutions Headland Pro-Am on Wednesday 10 July 2019.
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