TOOMEY GOES BACK-TO-BACK ON THE JENNIAN HOMES CHARLES TOUR

13/10/2019

Luke Toomey has won back-to-back tournaments on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour, winning the Carrus Open in dominant fashion.

Starting the day two shots clear of second place at his home course at Tauranga Golf Club, Toomey fired another incredible round of five-under par to blitz the field by six shots, capping off his second win in as many weeks.

Toomey commented at the beginning of the week that he’s never had such a strong desire to win a golf tournament, and to get it done in his hometown is something he’ll never forget.

“It feels damn good. I’ve been thinking about this event for a long time and to be able to give back to the members who’ve done so much for me is a dream come true. I’m lost for words,” said an excited Toomey.

“I’m both exhausted and ecstatic.”

Toomey was in cruise control for much of the day after coming out of the blocks quickly in his opening nine. He made birdies at the second, third, sixth, seventh, and ninth holes to put a lot of distance in between himself and the rest of the field. Only disaster would keep him from lifting the trophy.

He’d make another birdie on the par five 13th hole, followed by a bogey at 15 to cap off a six-shot win over Woonchul Na, and reigning NZPGA champion Kazuma Kobori who also wrapped up the leading amateur prize.

Toomey is looking forward to having a few drinks with the Tauranga members, after rounds of 67, 64, 62, and 65 to win his first Carrus Open.

 

    OOM LEADERBOARD

    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Kobori, Kazuma 145.55
    2 Brown, Luke 104.65
    3 Lee, Jang Hyun 103.16
    4 Wood, Tyler 103.05
    5 Tynan, Johnny 95.16
    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Chung, Darae 192.59
    2 Xu, Fiona 146.41
    3 Khoo, Caryn 142.44
    4 Lu, Vivian 131.84
    5 Dryland, Brittney 101.83