March 20, 2017
2015 champions Kimberley Crawley and Craig Dodd have taken out the latest Queensland Indigenous Golf Championships, played at Murgon at the weekend.
The annual championship, run by Golf Queensland, is played over 54 holes, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander amateur players come from across Queensland to take part.
Dodd, from Blackwater, played rounds of 72-69-72 for a three-over total of 213 to take the men’s trophy.
He was closely followed home by twin brother – and last year’s winner – Rickie Dodd, from Windaroo Lakes, who finished on 218
Shane Bird, from Wondai, was the first of the local golfers home, in third place on 221.
Peter Bligh, from Murgon, wasn’t far behind in fifth spot on 223.
Joseph Green (Gympie) took out the Overall Nett Prize with a three round score of 200.
Kimberley Crawley (Maroochy River) won the Women’s Championship with three rounds of 78-77-72 for 227.
Wondai golfer Noel Bird took out the Senior’s Division with a total of 245.
Murgon golfers Lindsay Bligh and Kevin Watson came second and third in the Seniors competition with scores of 252 and 256 respectively.
Bill Glenbar (Murgon) claimed the Senior Nett Division with a total of 205.