Top seeds announced for 2022 Fayde Junior Matchplay

Coby Carruthers 2022 All Schools.

AFTER two years of Covid-19 related cancellations, the Jack Newton Junior Golf Foundation (JNJG) ‘Fayde Junior Matchplay’ is back on the calendar and has found a new home in 2022, with the beautiful Magenta Shores Golf and Country Club set to host the tournament over Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October.

The Top 8 Players in each age division have automatically qualified, based on a combination of the 2022 Junior Vardon (boys), Junior Derrin (girls) and JNJG Junior Masters (boys and girls) averages.

These combined averages take into account golf tournaments held right across the country. The averages are calculated from events held over the past nine months, starting with the 2021 Brett Ogle Junior Masters in November, right through to the 2022 Greg Chalmers Junior Masters at Shelly Beach on the last weekend in July.

A number of reserves have also been included, should players in the Top 8 who have automatically qualified not be able to take part in the tournament.

17 Year Boys: Coby Carruthers (Jordan Springs / Concord GC), Ryan Cadle (Stonecutters Ridge GC), Reserves – Coopar Nianios (SRGC), Tyler Nesci (Leonay / Concord GC); 15 Year Boys Blake Hodges (Dunheved / New South Wales GC); 13 Year Boys: Darcy Mackay (Stonecutters Ridge GC), Reserve – Andrew Kneeves (SRGC)

16&17 Year Girls: Grace Lee (Glenmore Park / Concord GC), Reserves – Michelle Yang (Stonecutters Ridge GC), Sayaka Iwatani (Twin Creeks GC); 14&15 Year Girls: Reserve – Annoushka Maikap (Stonecutters Ridge GC); 13 Year Girls: Camilla Kim (Lynwood CC).

The tournament will see approximately 100 of the best juniors from across NSW and the ACT play the only Individual Matchplay event on the JNJG Calendar. 

Grace Lee (Chipping).

John Fearnley Wins Penrith Senior Open 

Penrith GC hosted the Penrith Senior Open on Tuesday 6th September, attracting a strong field of 58 senior golfers.

Dunheved GC members grabbed two of the three major trophies, with John Fearnley winning the Gross event and Russell Kellam the Nett event.

Denis Day flew the flag for Penrith GC, taking out the Over 65’s Gross.

Gross: John Fearnley (Dunheved Golf Club) 69 Nett Winner: Russell Kellam (Dunheved GC),  Over 65 Gross: Denis Day (Penrith GC).

The full results can be found at: Event :: Event Results (