The Queensland Indigenous Championship is played over 54-holes at Murgon Golf Club, QLD. The Championship is open to all male and female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander amateur golfers with an Australian Men’s Handicap, or Australian Women’s Handicap who are members of a Club affiliated through their District Golf Association with Golf Queensland or with other State Golf Associations. The tournament is conducted by Golf Queensland.
Craig Dodd (Blackwater) has claimed his second Queensland Men’s Indigenous Championship at Murgon Golf Club with rounds of 72-69-72 for a three-over total of 213.
Rickie Dodd put up a stout defence of his title but a mixed start on day three ultimately led him to finish five-shots adrift with rounds of 71-72-75 (218). Shane Bird (Wondai) rounded out the top three with rounds of 74-76-71 (221).
The Women’s Championship was won by 2015 Champion, Kimberley Crawley (Maroochy River) who produced three strong rounds of 78-77-72 for a54-hole total of 227.secure the title
The Senior’s Division saw Wondai member Noel Bird successful in the gross event with a three round total of 245, with Bill Glenbar (Murgon) claiming the Senior Nett Division with a three round total of 205.
Joseph Green (Gympie) took out the Overall Nett Prize with a three round score of 200, Michael Muller (Blackwater) was runner up two shots back on 202.
Through their victories both Craig Dodd and Joseph Green secured a start in the 2017 Isuzu Queensland Open Pro-Am at The Brisbane Golf Club.
Congratulations must go to the volunteers and staff of Murgon Golf Club for their hospitality and efforts in the operation of the 2017 Indigenous Championship. Thank you must also go to the Murgon and Cherbourg communities for their continued support throughout the event.
For further information, please contact Golf Queensland on:
Phone: (07) 3252 8155