English pair fly the flag in Australia

Jack Singh Brar

Jack Singh Brar and Bradley Moore flew the flag for England when they took second and third places in the prestigious Avondale Amateur in Australia.

Singh Brar, from Remedy Oak Golf Club in Dorset, was runner-up on 10-under par, just one shot behind the champion, Australia’s Josh Armstrong.

“It came down to the wire,” the 20-year-old told his Twitter followers (image copyright Leaderboard Photography).

Moore, from Kedleston Park in Derbyshire, birdied the last hole to snatch third place on his own on eight-under.

Both players started the event with rounds of four-under 67 with Moore adding level par 71 in the second round while Singh Brar shot 72.

Singh Brar then shot up the leaderboard with a superb, bogey-free round of 64, going out in three-under 33 and coming home in four-under 31. It moved him into second place with a round to play, while Moore scored 69 and was tied eighth.

In the final round Singh Brar, a former England boy international, returned a steady level par, with two bogeys on the way out and a pair of birdies on the inward half. His scores for the championship were 67 72 64 71.

Moore, an England international and a member of the England Men's Squad, signed off with 69 to improve his final placing after rounds of 67 71 69 69.

Amateur Champion Scott Gregory, fron Corhampton in Hampshire, also made the cut and finished 21st on one-under par: 70 69 73 71

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