Thursday, January 21, 2010


Dollar's Scott Borrowman, on a self-funded golfing trip to Australia, shot a first-round 73, one over par for the Belmont Golf Club course, New South Wales, to be lying joint 52nd in a big field for the 72-hole Lake Macquarie international amateur stroke-play golf championship.
Former British boys championship beaten finalist Fraser Fotheringham (Nairn), spending the winter Down Under, had a 77 to be joint 116th.
Leading Scot was the Australia-based Stephen Speirs, a member of Kooyonga Golf Club, with a two-under-par 70 - five shots behind the Australian pacemkaer Kieran Pratt from Victoria.
Scottish open amateur stroke-play champion Tommy Fleetwood (Formby Hall) and Walker Cup team-mate Matt Haines (Rochester & Cobham Park) shot 70 and 72 respectively.
Alongside Borrowman on 73 was James Frazer (Pennard) from Wales and England's Todd Adcock had a 74.
Players from Australia unless stated
Par 72
65 Kieran Pratt
66 Matthew Wittenberg, Jamie Hook, Adam Downton, Daniel Bringolf, Christopher Wood, Sean Underwood, Aidan Bae.
Selected scores:
70 Stephen Speirs (Sco), Tommy Fleetwood (Eng).
72 Matt Haines (Eng).
73 Scott Borrowman (Sco), James Frazer (Wal).
74 Todd Adcock (Eng), Richard Hooper (Wal).
77 Fraser Fotheringham (Sco).



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