31 Mar 2010

Australian golfers dominate in Wellington

6:27 am on 31 March 2010

Australia has dominated New Zealand on the second day of the fourth Trans Tasman international at Royal Wellington Golf Club.

The high point for New Zealand was the performance of the junior women who won the Junior Tasman Cup for the first time.

Much of their 7½ to to 4½ success was due to the performances of Cecilia Cho and Lydia Ko , while fellow debutantes Erin Hawe and Liv Cheng all had wins to contribute to the first Junior Tasman Cup win since its inception 27 years ago

Australia, leading 16-8 overnight , won the morning foursomes 6-2, which left the New Zealand hav ing to win 15 of the 16 afternoon singles matches to get even.

New Zealand improved but the Australians still won 15-9 to take the overall honours 31-17.