McKinnon and Chan Win HKGA Spring Stableford Tournament
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
Stuart McKinnon and Cristal Chan sealed their spots in the MercedesTrophy Hong Kong 2017 by winning the HKGA Spring Men’s and Ladies Stableford Tournament respectively, held at the spectacular Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club.
In the ever-popular event for Hong Kong Golf Association (HKGA) cardholders, McKinnon scored 39 points to win the Men’s Tournament by 2 points from Eric Saxvik and Jonathan Brock, while Cristal Chan scored 29 points to win the Ladies Tournament also by 2 from Jeon Sun Woo.
With the HKGA Spring Tournaments on the ‘Road to MercedesTrophy Hong Kong 2017’, McKinnon, Saxvik and Brock were all rewarded with a spot in the prestigious MercedesTrophy event to be held at the Hong Kong Golf Club in May.
The nett divisions of the Men’s Tournament was a tight race with six players tied for the first place, Anthony Wong, Eric Saxvik, Raymond Yuen, David Chung, Nicky Au and Jonathan Brock all scored 42 points. On count back Wong became the nett stableford winner and will be joined by Ladies Tournament nett stableford winner Jan Yao (45 points) to head to the Mercedes-Benz showpiece event at Fanling.
The Road to MercedesTrophy Hong Kong 2017 gives leading local players from designated HKGA tournaments the opportunity to qualify for the MercedesTrophy Hong Kong.
Now in its ninth year, winners from the MercedesTrophy Hong Kong 2017 will advance to the MercedesTrophy Asian Final in Australia as well as the MercedesTrophy World Final in Germany.
Leading final scores: Men’s Gross Stableford: 39 – McKINNON Stuart; 37 – SAXVIK Eric, BROCK Jonathan; 34 – AU Nicky, TONG N L Leo. Men’s Nett Stableford: 42 – WONG Sik Kei Anthony, SAXVIK Eric, YUEN Tak Fai Raymond, CHUNG Ping Yin David, AU Nicky, BROCK Jonathan. Ladies Gross Stableford: 29 – CHAN Chee Ying Cristal; 27 - JEON Sun Woo; 25 - YIM Mei Wah Ruby, WONG Y K Florence, KWOK C Y Christine. Ladies Nett Stableford: 45 – YAO Wen Zhen Jan; 39 – WONG Y K Florence, LEONG Kuo Wa; 38 – KWOK C Y Christine, CHAPMAN Jennifer, CHAN Hin Tung.
For more information about the HKGA Spring Mens Tournament 2017 result, please click here
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