28 May 2012

Pearce claims Victorian Pro-Am

6:09 am on 28 May 2012

The Otago professional golfer Mahal Pearce has claimed his biggest win in a decade wih victory in the new Victorian Pro-Am by one shot in Melbourne.

Pearce shot a one over par 73 in trying conditions to claim the Pro-Am, which is sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia, by one shot from Victorian Ashley Hall.

The 34-year-old had rounds of 68, 73, 70 and 73 at the Legends and Open courses of Moonah Links, winning $23,000 for first place.