HUNTER ACADEMY: North and South to battle for Academy Cup

WINNERS: Team North at the tournament. Picture: Hunter Academy of Sport.
WINNERS: Team North at the tournament. Picture: Hunter Academy of Sport.

Three Hunter Academy of Sport (HAS) golfers represented North at the inaugural North vs South Jack Newton Regional Academies of Sport golf tournament held at Riverside Oaks Golf Club in Cattai at the weekend.

Brij Ingrey, Jasmine Vesper and Harry Cleare represented North, alongside players from North Coast, Northern Inland, Central Coast and Western Sydney Academies of Sport.

Team South included representatives from Western Region, Southern Sports, South East, South West Sydney and Illawarra Academies.

The competition consisted of a Foursomes, Four Ball and Singles format.

Team North hung on to defeat South 12.5 - 11.5 on the final day, starting the Sunday competition trailing by three matches after being outplayed in the earlier matches.

North Coast golfer Riley Millers, alongside HAS team mates Brij Ingrey and Harry Cleare bought it home for Team North with an extremely close match, the final score going down to the 18th hole.

Brij, Jasmine and Harry proudly represented the Hunter Region. A special thanks to Jack Newton Junior Golf and the Office of Sport.

Full results from the tournament can be found on: https://jnjg.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/jnjg18/event/jnjg1820/index.htm