Champion: Zach Capelli, 14, took the Esperance Golf Classic title with his last putt. Photo: Scott Willis.FORMER Esperance golfer Zach Capelli dug deep to winthe Esperance Golf Classic in a nail-biting finish.
Junior players were in the top eight at the end of the first day with Capelli ended day one tied fourth with 17 year old JoshFewkeson 80 gross.
Connor Fewkes, 15, led by one shot(77)from KynanHolt and two from Steve Malone.
After nine holes on the second day, Capelli, C.Fewkes and Maloneall tied for the lead.
Capelli’s resolve to stay positive was tested on the 10but he bounced back on the 11thwith a birdie to trail by one.
“People started following us and there was more pressure and I hit into the water on the 13th,” he said.He took a penalty, landed his next shot on the green andmade the putt for par which tied him with C. Fewkes and put Malone oneup.
Zach wins classic Jenny Vermey. Photo:Scott Willis.
Leah Maloney. Photo: Scott Willis.
Stuart Matthews. Photo: Scott Willis.
Wendy Joad. Photo: Scott Willis.
Rod Jones. Photos: Scott Willis.
Sherry Watson. Photo: Scott Willis.
Phil Riddle. Photo: Scott Willis.
Neil Wilson. Photo: Scott Willis.
Jocelyn Green. Photo: Scott Willis.
Tournament director Laurie Naylor. Photo: Scott Willis.
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