Burrowes shoots final-round 69 in dominant JGA Heroes Weekend Classic victory

By October 19, 2020

Justin Burrowes followed up his 68 on Saturday with a one-under-par 69 on Sunday to win the 2020 the JGA Heroes Weekend Golf Classic at Constant Spring Golf Club. 

 Burrowes, who was the only golfer to post under-par scores in the tournament, finished with a combined score of 137 for the tournament and was 10 strokes clear of runner-up and last year’s champion Sean Morris.

 "Today (Sunday) was pretty good again.  I shot one under, one worse than yesterday (Saturday) but still pretty good,” he said after Sunday’s triumph.

 “I played solid today for the most part.  I had one bogey today which was pretty good.  I am just happy to be able to follow up yesterday's round with another good round today and finish off with the victory.  I am very happy about that.”

 He did concede that the victory was not as easy as the scoreboard suggested.

 “The course again was not playing easy at all.  It was playing a little longer today, I found.  The air was a little more dense so it played a little longer but still I was just happy to be go out there and shoot another under par round and come out with the victory so I am just overall happy with out I played," he said.

 Runner-up Sean Morris posted scores 73 and 74 to end on 147 overall while third-placed Dr. Mark Newnham had a good second day after posting a 74 to go along with his first day score of 81 for a total score of 155.

 The Ladies winner, Jodi Munn-Barrow replicated her first-round score of 74 for a final score of 148 and was happy with how she played.

 "I ended with the same score as yesterday, 74, again today so I am pleased with it.  I actually finished better than I did yesterday so I am happy about that.  My game was fairly solid,” she said.

 “The course still played very hard and challenging so overall. I am quite pleased with the result of the two days.  I just have to keep focusing and practicing and looking forward to the next tournament." 

In the Men & Men Super Senior 7-12 handicap, Philip Gooden 158 (74, 84) came out ahead of Metry Seaga 174 (89,85), while Aubyn Ferguson 198 (97, 101) won the Men & Men Senior 13-24 category. 

The top three in the Men Super Senior 0-12 category were Dr. Guyan Arscott 162 (81,81); Carlyle Husson 164 (82, 82) and Michael Richards 177 91, 86).

 

The other Men Super Senior category (13-24) saw Larry Stewart scoring 187 (94, 93), Howard McKenzie at 192 (95, 97) and George Wright 199 (102, 97)

 

Among the juniors, Sebastian Azan 169 (84, 85) topped the 14-15 age group ahead of Matthew Grant 171 (87, 84) while the 11-13 category went to Aaron Ghosh 179 (92, 87)

 

On the female side, Samantha Azan 169 (85, 84) was the only junior player.  She played in the 11-13 age group.

 

Forty golfers competed in the classic this year under Covid-19 protocols and players submitted scores via a specially designed app.

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