Bonville Golf Resort 21 -24 April 2022

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CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY: Burke in at minus 7, Trio lead at eight

CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY: Burke in at minus 7, Trio lead at eight

England’s Hannah Burke is in the club house at seven under par, however Maj Stark, Amateur Sarah Hammett and Meghan MacLaren share the lead at right under.

Stark has been on a roller-coaster, double bogeying the 13th, before erasing the error with back to back birdies on the 14th and 15th.

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Maja Stark watches he tee shot on the eighth hole

12.45pm: Stark Leads As Back Nine Begins

Maja Stark, already a two time LET winner in her short career as asserted herself on the field, courtesy of a scintillating front nine four under 32. The Swede is out to a one shot lead over Meghan MacLaren, who has got herself back to seven under par after eight holes.

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Carmen Alonso tees off in the final round of the Australian Women’s Classic

11.55am: Log Jam At The Top

It’s a log-jammed leaderboard during the early stages of the final round of the Australian Womens Classic here at Bonville.

Overnight leader Meghan MacLaren has dropped a shot to be at six under alongside her playing partner, Spain’s Carmen Alonso.

The third player in the group, 15 year old Queenslander amateur Sarah Hammett is now just a shot back, alongside another Queensland amateur, Justice Bosio.

England’s Alice Hewson playing in the penultimate group is still within reach at five under, while her fellow countrywoman, Hannah Burke has the round of the day going and is now at four under par for the day and the tournament.

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Sarah Hammett Blasts her first shot of the day on the first hole.

10.15 am: Play Underway Here At Bonville

Welcome to Championship Sunday at the Australian Women’s Classic – Bonville.

For 74 players (minus nine amateurs), today is payday and the end of a fruitful week. Importantly, for one, it will be a significant victory, and with it will come the spoils of a winner’s exemption on the Ladies European Tour (LET).

England’s Meghan MacLaren leads the way, by a shot, from Spain’s Carmen Alonso, with Rising Star Alice Hewson lurking a couple of shots back.

A two-time winner of the Women’s NSW Open, when asked about whether she preferred to lead or chase on the final day, MacLaren admitted she felt she was a much happier golfer out in front.

“You go out there to shoot the lowest score possible, and getting to the lead is what’ its all about. It’s where I prefer to be,” She said.

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In the next to last group, Swedens Maja Stark is already a two-time winner on the LET in just her rookie year, alongside an 18 year veteran of the tour, Magdelena Simmermacher.

The third player in the group, 2022 NSW Amateur Champion Sarah Hammett, rounds out the group. Aged just 15, and playing in her women’s Classic, the young Queenslander will have learned some incredible lessons regardless of where she finishes.

Bonville has been a battle all week, make no mistake, the weather has made an impact. However, each of the combatants at the top of the leaderboard has a reason to be there.

Fans can tune in and catch all the action onf FOxSports or Kayo LIVE from 11.30am, or globally, tune into the livestream here at auswomensclassic.com.au

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