New Zealand Golf will send a 10-strong team to contest the Australian
Amateur Championships in Western Australia next month.
The players will contest the combined men's and women's strokeplay and
amateur at Lake Karrinyup, Cottesloe and Mt Lawley courses in Perth from
March the 17th to 24th.
The six-strong men's squad includes Nick Gillespie, who returns after
more than a year out of the national team.
Takaka's Sean Riordan also returns after some consistently strong
performances, with a newcomer in the squad in Waikato's Matt Perry.
Internationals Ben Campbell (Masterton), Andrew Stewart (Tauranga) and Ryan
Fox (Auckland) are also included.
The women's squad includes national amateur champion Cecilia Cho (Auckland),
who gains her first New Zealand selection after recently gaining her
She joins South island champion Zoe Brake (Whakatane), runner-up Caroline
Bon (Whangarei) and Emily Perry (Hamilton), the leading amateur on The
Charles Tour in 2009.
The squad is:
Men: Ben Campbell (Masterton), Ryan Fox (Auckland), Nick Gillespie (Royal
Wellington), Matt Perry (Hamilton), Sean Riordan (Takaka), Andrew Stewart
Women: Caroline Bon (Northland), Zoe Brake (Whakatane), Cecilia Cho
(Pakuranga), Emily Perry (Lochiel).