On Saturday, June 23 at Waratah GC, teams from Newcastle DGA and Hunter River DGA played off in one of the preliminary rounds of both the JNJG State Junior Pennant and Encourage Shield events. Continue reading →
One of the District's promising Juniors, Jake Riley from Toronto CC recently attended the Pacific School Games Golf Championship held in Adelaide in December 2017.
The NSW team finished with a gold medal in the boys 12 and under and a silver medal in the mixed event. Jake finished 2nd overall out 56 competitors throughout Australia. This was a great achievement and experience for Jake. His handicap is in freefall - now down to GA 4.1
He also finished off the year with a Sports Award from the Hunter Primary Schools Sports Association and was subsequently selected in the Jack Newton Junior Golf State of Origin Team to compete in Queensland in January 2018.
Well done, Jake - and we will be watching his progress closely as he moves towards a regular place in Representative teams
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A knockout round of the JNJG State Junior Pennant series was held between the Newcastle DGA Team and the team from Hunter River DGA. Continue reading →