Kingaroy golfers it a clean sweep in South Burnett Golf Championships.
Kingaroy Golf Club again stamped itself as a golfing powerhouse winning all pennant titles for 2013, defending their titles for 2012.
At Nanango, the A grade was decided with Kingaroy (905) winning by a mammoth 36 shots over Nanango (941). The Zone Championship was a competitive affair, with several players all vying for the title. Graeme Hourn was the eventual winner with 225 edging out fellow club member Josh Walden and Wondai's Shane Bird (both on 226). First round leader Shane Labuschewski could not continue his heroics from Proston, fading to finish equal 4th on 229. Final pennant results were : Kingaroy 905, Nanango 941, Wondai 945, Goomeri 992, Murgon 997.
Murgon hosted the final of the B Grade. Kingaroy (691) once again showed their dominance by securing an 11 shot win over Nanango (702). Kingaroy had to withstand a very spirited comeback by local Murgon golfers as they charged home picking up 11 shots, but this was not enough. Russell Mackay (Kingaroy) took out the B Grade championship with an overall score of 170, closely followed by Goomeri's Peter Hegarty on 171. Final pennant results were: Kingaroy 691, Nanango 702, Murgon 704, Blackbutt 709, Wondai 723, Kumbia 728.
C Grade was held at Kilkivan. Kingaroy C Grade golfers were able to complete the hat trick. Their total score of 690 led to a very convincing win, with the next closest result to this being Goomeri (720). Trevor Turner (Kingaroy) was crowned C Grade champion, cruising to a 7 stroke victory with a sensational 79 (total of 167). Tied as runner ups were Mike Field (Nananago) and William Paterson (Kingaroy) with 174 total.
Final pennant results were: Kingaroy 690, Goomeri 720, Wondai 723, Nanango 739, Blackbutt 754, Murgon 764.
Chris Bodey (SBAGZ Director of Golf)