A rock-solid four-round efficiency from the Maroochy River Golf Membership first-year PGA Trainee noticed him withhold an especially persistent Elliot Beel of Mackay Golf Membership.
Beginning the ultimate spherical with a three-stroke lead, Parker accomplished the match with a spherical of 2-over par for a four-round complete of 1-under 287, narrowly defeating Beel who got here dwelling in even par for a remaining complete of 1-over 288.
An early double bogey on the second gap levelled
the rating for the main duo however a fast comeback from Parker together with
birdies on holes three and 6 helped regular the ship.
A birdie on gap 13 elevated the buffer
for Parker but a slight slip attributable to bogey on gap 17 lowered his lead again to
Regardless of the blemish, Parker’s four-round
effort was sufficient to see his identify added to the Carnegie Cup alongside the likes
of Greg Norman and Rod Pampling.
“I performed rather well and it’s a nice
feeling to come back away with a victory significantly with Elliot and Dean proper
there the entire method,” mentioned Parker.
“Elliot simply doesn’t make errors so I
actually wanted to tug out all of the stops and was fortunate sufficient to be in entrance
after 18 holes.”
Yet one more constant spherical of three
birdies and three bogeys noticed the Mackay Golf Membership PGA Trainee end as runner
up in 2020.
“I did all I really feel I may to get the
victory however ultimately Luke was simply enjoying too properly,” mentioned Beel.
“I putted rather well all week, I simply wasn’t
ok albeit happening by one shot hurts somewhat bit.”
Metropolis of Logan native Dean Jamieson of Hills
Golf Membership fired a remaining spherical of 2-over par to complete in third place with a
complete rating of 3-over 291.
“I got here into the occasion with no excessive hopes
nevertheless quickly discovered some good recollections from final yr the place I completed second so
I’m pleased with the consequence,” mentioned Jamieson.
TJ King took out fourth place, forward of
Alexander McCoy in fifth.
The low spherical of the day went to Headland
Golf Membership PGA Trainee Jordan McDonald with 2-under 70 within the remaining spherical.
The QLD PGA Trainee contingent will get pleasure from a
weekend’s break forward of the Gainsborough Greens Trainee Professional-Am this coming
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