Matthews 2019 champion

Kimba golfer Shannon Matthews starred in a recent tournament for golfers across the Eyre Peninsula region.

Matthews won the 2019 Eyre Peninsula Sandgreens event that was recently held at Kyancutta, also taking home the title of Champion of Champions for the 2019 season at the event.

Kyancutta prepared an excellent course for the Sandgreens and Champion of Champions event, which was played in fine and sunny conditions.

In the field of 32 Matthews took out the A grade with a score of 68.

Cummins golfer Mark Chapman was the runner-up after a three-way playoff with Trevor Mason of Darke Peak and Jeremy Wagner of Kyancutta.

Wagner also won the A grade handicap.

The Champion of Champions for 2019 was won by Matthews, while Chapman won the 2018 event.

In the Masters, Wagner won the 2019 title and Mason won the 2018 event.

The long drive went to Matthews, while Darren Arnold of Tumby Bay won the nearest to the pin competition.

The B grade championship was won by Peter Moos of the Cummins golf club.

Kyancutta player Ian Richter was the runner-up.

Kyancutta's Bill Sargent won the B grade handicap.

The Champion of Champions 2019 winner in the B grade was Kimba player Ron Havelberg.

Corey Pilgrim was the 2018 victor of the B grade event.

The long drive went to Ian Westlake of Kyancutta, and Robert Bruce - also of Kyancutta - was the nearest to the pin.

Kyancutta players dominated the C grade.

Nigel Crosby was the winner of the championship event from Shaun Henney.

Jaylyn McCallum of Darke Peak was the C grade handicap winner.

The 2019 C grade Champion of Champions was Geoff Martin of Kyancutta, while Westlake was the 2018 winner.

The minors event for 2019 was won by Crosby, with the 2018 minor going to Westlake.

The teams event was taken out by Kyancutta's Bill Sargent, Crosby, Richter and Paul Sargent.

Westlake also took out the top spot in the veteran's competition.

Organisers would like to thank the Kyancutta Golf Club for the way they presented the course.

They would also like to thank them for the hospitality they provided to visiting golfers on the day.

The organisers are hoping a few more players from the region will get involved in this event, one of the most prestigious events on the Eyre Peninsula golf calendar.