RESULTS

The Final Day of the Portsea Open Amateur has been completed and the Champions have been crowned.

The 2017 Men’s Portsea Open Amateur Champion was Will Hefferenan from Royal Melbourne Golf Club with a 3 round score 209 (-4) with Charlie Robbins finishing in second place with a 2 over 215.

The Women’s Open Amateur Champion and Cheviot Cup winner was Konomi Matsumoto with a 5 under total of 211.  Konomi finished 8 shots clear of Alizza Hetherington and Stephanie Bunque on 219.

Congratulations to both Will and Konomi on great victories.

A big thanks to Callaway and all Rules Officials and Volunteers helping us run a successful event.

The results and prizes for each of the events are below.

MEN WOMEN
Overall Overall
Round 1 Round 1
Round 3 & 4 Round 3 & 4
Full Field Scores Full Field Scores

 


DAY 3 – SUNDAY

The Gods have been kind to us with Day 3 a huge improvement weather wise from the Saturday.

Please click on the relevant Leaderboards below for scoring

MEN WOMEN
Overall Overall
Round 1 Round 1
Round 3 & 4 Round 3 & 4

 

Plenty of great prizes up for grabs.  Today’s event is proudly sponsored by Callaway Golf.


SUNDAY DRAW

MEN WOMEN
Sunday – Round 3 Sunday – Round 3
Sunday – Round 4 Sunday – Round 4

 


DAY 2 – SATURDAY

Day 2 play has been abandoned due to severe weather.  The cut has been changed to be based on the 1st round with scores of 79 and lower for both Men and Women qualifying for the Sunday rounds 3 & 4.


DAY 1 – FRIDAY

Day 1 conditions were mild considering what is forecast for the the rest of weekend.

Konomi Matsumoto shot the score of the day with a 4 under par 68 and in the process setting a new Women’s Course Record.  Konomi takes a 5 shot lead into Day 2 with 4 players tied at 1 over par.

The best score of the day for the Men was Will Heffernan from Royal Melbourne with a 3 under par 68.  Sitting in second spot is Charlie Robbins from Portsea with a even par 71 with three others a shot back at 1 over par.

PLEASE NOTE:  Slow Play will be monitored heavily on Day 2 as limited daylight and tough conditions are predicted.  Round times for Day 1 were quite high and an improvement is needed on day 2.  We encourage playing ‘Ready Golf’ were possible.  Please make an effort to keep up with the group in front and if first off set a good pace.  


TOURNAMENT LEADERBOARDS

Please click on the relevant Leaderboards below.  Information will populate as the Tournament begins.

MEN WOMEN
Overall Overall
Round 1 Round 1
Round 3 & 4 Round 3 & 4

 


DRAWS

Find below the draw for both Round 1 (Friday 28th July 2017) and Round 2 (Saturday 29th July 2017).  Players are expected to be at the club registered at least 15 minutes prior to their tee time.

MEN WOMEN
Friday – Round 1 Friday – Round 1
Saturday – Round 2 Saturday – Round 2

 


PLAYER INFORMATION

UPDATED: Tuesday 25th July 2017

The 2017 Portsea Open Amateur event will be held from Friday July 28th to Sunday July 30th.

This 4 round event includes 18 hole rounds played on Friday and Saturday with those making the cut playing 36 holes on Sunday.  The event is an Ivo-Whitten, Susie Tolhurst  and World Golf Ranking event.  The 2017 Male and Female Portsea Open Amateur champions will a conditional amateur exemption (h) into the 2018 Oates Vic Open which will be a great experience for the winners.

We received around 150 entries for the event and with a maximum field size of 120 players we have ended up with a very strong field.

Click here the Terms and Conditions that you agreed to when entering this event.  Please make sure you read this information prior to the event.  Pace of Play will be monitored closely during the event so please make sure you keep your position in the field and play in the times specified.

PACE OF PLAY

Pace of play will be monitored by the Tournament Committee. Each round of 18 holes is to take no longer than four hours and fifteen minutes from the time the player hits off. If a player is failing to keep his place in the field and is also not adhering to the required pace of play he may be
penalised in accordance with Rule 6 -7 as follows:

  • First Offence – one stroke
  • Second Offence – two strokes
  • For subsequent Offence – disqualification

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Practice rounds available (complimentary) Monday 24th July, Tuesday 25th July after 10.30am, Wed 26th July after 10.00am, Thu 27th July after 3pm. Complimentary rounds only available to those players who receive a start in the tournament and ID will need to be presented on arrival. Other
    practice times are subject to availability by payment of relevant green fees. All rounds must be booked through the Proshop (5981 6155). Practice rounds must be played from the daily tee markers.  If you fail to comply you may be withdrawn from the Tournament.
  • Clubhouse Practice facilities are limited to nets, chipping/bunker green and putting green (no practice fairway).
  • No refunds for cancellations will be made after the draw is prepared.
  • The Mercure Portsea Golf Club is offering players special rates on accommodation for Thursday-Sunday nights.

$159.00 Bed and Breakfast Standard Rooms (per night)
$189.00 Superior and Breakfast Golf View Rooms (per night)

Accommodation enquiries & bookings (03) 5981 6100 (MUST QUOTE “OPEN AMATEUR”)

PULL BUGGIES

Please note that Portsea Golf Club have a limited supply of hire pull buggies available.  It would be appreciated if you own and are able to bring along your own buggy that you do so to avoid missing out and having to carry your bag.  Player’s will not be able to book and reserve buggies in advance.

Any players who are caught taking buggy cradles offsite following their round will be immediately disqualified.  It is the players responsibility to return the buggy cradle to the Golf Shop at the completion of their round when submitting their scorecard.

Your help and understanding in regards to this is appreciated.

ALTERNATES

Due to a huge popularity in the 2017 Portsea Open Amateur you have unfortunately not qualified for the event. 

With over 150 entries and a maximum field size of 120 players we have regrettably had to cut the field down based on handicaps current as of the morning of Thursday 20th of July 2017.

Click here to view the current Alternates List for the event and the order in which players will be entered into the field in the event of any withdrawals. 

Players are welcome attend the Portsea Golf Club on Friday the 28th of July and see if any withdrawals occur on the day.  Spots will be awarded to participants in order as per the Alternates list.  If you are coming on the day you are required to alert the Golf Shop that you are in attendance and interested in being an emergency and will be required to be available to tee off at short notice.  We do not guarantee any players a start.

Please be aware we will not be refunding entry fees until after the event has been conducted in case players receive a spot in the field.  If you would like to be removed as an alternate and refunded prior to the event please email me at golfoperations@portseagolf.com.au with your Full Name and Home Club.  Withdrawals must be in writing.  Please note you will lose you spot as an alternate and your spot will be allocated to the next available person. 

Any further queries regarding this event please do not hesitate to contact me on (03) 5981 6155 or via email at golfoperations@portseagolf.com.au.


ENTRY INFORMATION

Friday 12th May 2017

The 2017 Portsea Open Amateur event will be held from Friday July 28th to Sunday July 30th.

This 4 round event includes 18 hole rounds played on Friday and Saturday with those making the cut playing 36 holes on Sunday.  The event is an Ivo-Whitten, Susie Tolhurst  and World Golf Ranking event.  The 2017 Male and Female Portsea Open Amateur champions will a conditional amateur exemption (h) into the 2018 Oates Vic Open which will be a great experience for the winners.

Below is a link to the Terms and Conditions that you agreed to when entering this event.  Please make sure you read this information prior to the event.  Pace of Play will be monitored closely during the event so please make sure you keep your position in the field and play in the times specified.

Entries are via the MiTournament Website.  Follow the link: www.mitournament.com

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Practice rounds available (complimentary) Monday 23rd July, Tuesday 25th July after 10.30am, Wed 26th July after 10.30am, Thu 27th July after 3pm.  Complimentary rounds only available to those players who receive a start in the tournament and ID will need to be presented on arrival. Other practice times are subject to availability by payment of relevant green fees. All rounds must be booked through the Proshop (5981 6155). Practice rounds must be played from the daily tee markers and sand buckets are to be carried. If you fail to comply you may be withdrawn from the Tournament.
    Clubhouse Practice facilities are limited to nets, chipping/bunker green and putting green (no practice fairway).
  • No refunds for cancellations will be made after the draw is prepared.
  • The Mercure Portsea Golf Club is offering players special rates on accommodation for Thursday-Sunday nights.  Accommodation enquiries & bookings (03) 5981 6100 (Must Quote “Open Amateur”).
    • $159.00 Bed and Breakfast Standard Rooms (per night)
    • $189.00 Superior and Breakfast Golf View Rooms (per night)