Weather challenges young golfers

Mitchell WoodcockSouth Western Times
Gosnells Golf Club's Sasha Hofmann and Melville Glades Golf Club's Jordan Jung won their respective divisions in the Bunbury Golf Club's Junior Open on Friday.
Camera IconGosnells Golf Club's Sasha Hofmann and Melville Glades Golf Club's Jordan Jung won their respective divisions in the Bunbury Golf Club's Junior Open on Friday. Credit: Gosnells Golf Club's Sasha Hofmann and Melville Glades Golf Club's Jordan Jung won their respective divisions in the Bunbury Go, Mitchell Woodcock

Challenging winds and tough competition tested some of the State’s best junior golfers today when they competed in the DBK Haulage Bunbury Junior Open at the Bunbury Golf Club.

Gosnells Golf Club's Sasha Hofmann and Melville Glades Golf Club's Jordan Jung won their respective divisions.

Bunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion assesses the green ahead of his putt.
Camera IconBunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion assesses the green ahead of his putt. Credit: Bunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion assesses the green ahead of his putt. Picture: Mitchell Woodcock, Mitchell Woodcock

Sasha, 16, finished with five over par (77).

“The wind and rain made it difficult early but it cleared up after a while,” she said.

Bunbury Golf Club's Mitch Dwyer tees off.
Camera IconBunbury Golf Club's Mitch Dwyer tees off. Credit: Bunbury Golf Club's Mitch Dwyer tees off. Picture: Mitchell Woodcock, Mitchell Woodcock
Bunbury Golf Club's Mitch Dwyer tees off.
Camera IconBunbury Golf Club's Mitch Dwyer tees off. Credit: Bunbury Golf Club's Mitch Dwyer tees off. Picture: Mitchell Woodcock, Mitchell Woodcock
Gosnells Golf Club's Sasha Hofmann, who won the girls division.
Camera IconGosnells Golf Club's Sasha Hofmann, who won the girls division. Credit: Gosnells Golf Club's Sasha Hofmann, who won the girls division. Picture: Mitchell Woodcock, Mitchell Woodcock

“I was three under early but messed up at the end to finish one over,” he said.

Bunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion tees off down the straight.
Camera IconBunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion tees off down the straight. Credit: Bunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion tees off down the straight. Picture: Mitchell Woodcock, Mitchell Woodcock

Jordan chipped in for a birdy on the eighth and eventually claimed a good victory.

The competitors will now head to the Capel Golf Club this weekend to compete in the Capel Junior Cup.

Jordan Flatman putts on the 18th.
Camera IconJordan Flatman putts on the 18th. Credit: Jordan Flatman putts on the 18th. Picture: Mitchell Woodcock, Mitchell Woodcock
Bunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion tees off down the straight.
Camera IconBunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion tees off down the straight. Credit: Bunbury Golf Club's Connor Butlion tees off down the straight. Picture: Mitchell Woodcock, Mitchell Woodcock

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