Visitors take trophies home

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Sam Butler tees off on the 14th in the Albany Classic on the weekend.
Camera IconSam Butler tees off on the 14th in the Albany Classic on the weekend. Credit: Laurie Benson

Visiting players Shaun Cameron and Brooke Price walked away victorious after the annual Albany Classic, held at the Albany Golf Club over the weekend.

Cameron, from New South Wales Golf Club, played a consistent two rounds to capture the men’s stroke title against a strong field of competitors.

Craig Wilkinson chips on the 6th.
Camera IconCraig Wilkinson chips on the 6th. Credit: Laurie Benson

After starting with a round of 73 on Saturday, Cameron shot 74 in his 18 holes on Sunday to finish with a total of 147.

Cameron sat third after the first round on Saturday, four shots off leader Marty Van Eldik, before he stormed to the top on Sunday, winning by a shot from Van Eldik, who shot 79 in the second round.

Sean Niven chips onto the green on the 4th.
Camera IconSean Niven chips onto the green on the 4th. Credit: Laurie Benson

Van Eldik shot 69 the first round and finished runner up on 148 while former winner Andrei Ezergailis was third on 149.

Sean Niven (154) finished fourth with Jason Edwards was fifth for the second year in a row on 155.

2020 Albany Classic Men's winner Shaun Cameron.
Camera Icon2020 Albany Classic Men's winner Shaun Cameron. Credit: AGC

Price, from Royal Perth Golf Club, performed strongly over the two rounds to be a dominant winner in the ladies’ classic.

Her rounds of 74 and 82 were far too good for her rivals, giving her a total of 156.

2020 Albany Classic ladies winner Brooke Price.
Camera Icon2020 Albany Classic ladies winner Brooke Price. Credit: AGC

Josephine Jones (176) and Margaret Skinner (176) filled the podium while Kerry Steicke (177) and Sue Burgess (178) rounded out the top five.

In separate categories Niven took out the men’s senior title by one shot while Jones won the ladies’ senior title, both events for golfers over 55.

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