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The Golf Illawarra district lies just south of Sydney and constitutes a coastal area extending from some 16 kms (10 miles) south of the Sydney Metropolitan area, southwards 160 kms (100 miles) to Sussex Inlet as well as the Southern Highlands. We also take in all of the golf courses in the Shoalhaven and Southern Highland areas. Affiliated membership in the Illawarra has increased from 164 club male members in 1934 to just under 8,000 in 1982. At the present day, there are over 9,000 male members, making the Illawarra District the biggest participating Golf Association in New South Wales.
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Results from Division One of the Illawarra Pennant were as follows: (Home team listed first). Links Shell Cove II 1.5 - Port Kembla 3.5 Shoalhaven Heads 5 - Russell Vale 0 Wollongong - BYE Port Kembla are the only unbeaten team after three rounds and lead the way on 4 points. All other teams are currently on 2.
Up and running again after a few issues, we will have the story on the Collegians Illawarra Junior Masters today. We apologise for the delay. Photos have been posted.
Congratulations to Ethan Keane and Grace Kim on winning the overall boys and girls events in the Collegians Illawarra Junior Masters held at Port Kembla and Kiama golf clubs on Thursday and Friday. We will put up some photos and a story later.
Leading scores after round one of the Collegians Illawarra Junior Masters are: Boys U/18 Stroke Ben Aramayo and Jake Reay 81 Boys U/16 Stroke and Overall Leader Jason Koesmarno 77 Boys U/14 Stroke Jarod Callahan 79 Girls Stroke Grace Kim 78 Boys U/18 Stableford Nathan Brownlow 39pts Boys U/16 Stableford Connor Hughes 37pts Boys U/14 Stableford Ethan Harvey and Sam Matters 44pts Non handicap Jayden Granger and Josh Hayes 28
The Golf Illawarra Pennant season kicked of last Sunday with two matches in Division One of the Illawarra Pennant. All other pennants will commence on Sunday February 1. The results from Sunday were as follows: (home team listed first) Wollongong 2 - Russell Vale 3 Links Shell Cove II 3 - Shoalhaven Heads 2
Trent Cadger and Simon Van Bergen have won the Grange Open Foursomes. After a first round 84 left them five behind they overtook the field with an even par 72. Their 156 total gave them a one stroke victory over Chris McGrath and Daniel Strong
There is currently a 4 hole playoff in progress between Danny Nesbitt and Ian Asbury for the Grange Open. After two holes they are currently even.