Hobday wins third event in the Grant Thornton Summer Series – 7 Sep 2023
The results are in for the third event in the Grant Thornton Summer Series, an official World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) series of golf tournaments. The event wrapped up on 2 September and Giles Hobday took first after three full days of golf.
We are thrilled to see local players continue to engage with the sport on a global level and to help boost their WAGR rankings.
7 September 2023
Local golfer, Giles Hobday, came out on top in the third event of the Grant Thornton Summer Series, played at the North Sound Golf Club over the weekends of 26-27 August and 2 September.
Hobday shot rounds of 75, 73 and 77 to win by five strokes over Luke Colbourn and Jason Trautmann who finished tied for second place. The win moves Hobday 200 places up the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) to 783rd.
In the non-ranked division, 16-year-old Daniel DeQuintal collected first place and Glenn Whewell took runner-up.
The final event of the summer series will wrap up in September at the North Sound Golf Club on 15-16 September.