Rhodes to success: Coomealla golfer wins Victorian Men's Senior Amateur Championship

Coomealla golfer Greg Rhodes claimed the Victorian Men's Senior Amateur Championship yesterday at his home course, yet another title for the storied Sunraysia golf star. Picture: Angus Dearlove

Coomealla golfer Greg Rhodes claimed the Victorian Men's Senior Amateur Championship yesterday at his home course, yet another title for the storied Sunraysia golf star. Picture: Angus Dearlove

AFTER coming third at the Australian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship earlier this month in South Australia, Coomealla golfer Greg Rhodes was on a “hiding to nothing” returning to Sunraysia for the Victorian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship this week.

The 2015 Australian Senior Men’s champion claimed the Victorian title in style yesterday at his home course over West Australian Martin Minogue.

Rhodes, who went into the three-round event at Coomealla and Riverside as the hot favourite, admitted he did feel the weight of expectation.

“There was probably a little bit of pressure on me as a local and favourite to win,” he said.

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