David Zohrab makes impression at Under-19 Golf Champs


David Zohrab proved he was a name for the future as the 15-year-old Nelson golfer finished tied for sixth at the National Under-19 Golf Championships at the Nelson Golf Club this afternoon.

David was the best placed local after a one under par round of 70 left him at one under for the 54-hole tournament, seven shots behind winner Daniel Hillier from Manor Park,

Daniel shot a five under par 66 to take the title by two shots.

Huapai’s Jake Meenhorst and overnight leader Charlie Small were tied for second.

Greenacres golfer Andrew Drummond finished tied for 21st at 6 over.

Other Nelson golfer placings; Connor Winter T44th, Matthew Grimes T44th, Kameran Clarke 50th,

In the Women’s Under-19 golf tournament at Greenacres Golf Club; Nelson’s Eve Clarke finished 26th and Lizzie Neale 29th in the 36-strong field.

Riverside golfer Focus Jonglikit won the tournament in a playoff against Russley Golf Club’s Hillary O”Connor after both players were tied at eight under after 54 holes.