Hole down under

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A YOUNG Whitecraigs golfer is set for Australia, where he will compete in the Australian amateur championship and the South American amateur Championship.

Gordon Stevenson, winner of the 2012 north of Scotland stroke Play, will compete against a field featuring over 50 international players from the likes of Canada, USA, England, Germany, Finland, Japan, France, Singapore, Korea and New Zealand will tee it up against Australia’s best in the Australian amateur championship.

A total of 288 players will head to Melbourne’s impressive Commonwealth and Woodlands Golf Clubs for the men’s and women’s titles held from 15 – 20 January, and will contest qualifying over 36-holes with the leading 64 men and 32 women going forward to match play.

The men’s championship will have a new winner, with the 2012 champion Marcel Schneider (Germany) having turned professional.