Walker, Bevan in title race battle
THE CENTRAL Queensland junior golfer of the year is set to go down to the wire.
Entering this weekend's final rounds at Boyne Island Tannum Sands (BITS) and Calliope, Emu Park's Brett Walker and BITS' Josh Bevan are locked in a title battle.
Both golfers are equal on 25 points in the 18-hole boys' gross event, with Yeppoon's Andrew King only two points back on 23.
In the nett division, Scott Gibbs and Shaun Reddy are joint leaders on 16 points.
The winner will be decided on the best five-point scores of all qualifying rounds.
The 18-hole girls' gross has Yeppoon's Katie Buttery in a commanding lead on 50 points from Tabitha Holt on 26 points.
However, the nett division is closer with Maddison Greig on 21 points ahead of Natalie Gregons and Caitlin Hooley on 20.
Rockhampton's Joel Hagen leads the 9-hole boys' gross and nett divisions from Nicholas Reddy, David Stevens and Jack Stuart.
Lily McKelvie, of BITS, leads the 9-hole girls' gross and nett title race, while Dustin Greenbury and Georgia McManus are the 6-hole boys' and girls' leaders.
The BITS junior open swings into action on Saturday, with the Calliope event on Sunday.