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JYE PICKIN WINS NSW JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

A resounding home town victory for young Charlestown golfer Jye Pickin – claiming the New South Wales Junior Championships, ahead of Queenslanders Louis Dobbelaar and Lewis Hoath.

Queensland’s Hye Park stormed home to win the girls title.

17-year-old Pickin went into the final day at Charlestown today, seven shots ahead.

The year 12 student put in a composed final round on a very familiar course, carding a final round 69 to claim the trophy by an incredible 13 shots.

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Kate Haberfield is a senior news and sport reporter/presenter with NBN News. After studying Broadcast Journalism at Charles Sturt University, Kate worked in television and radio in Canberra and Sydney for six years before returning to her hometown of Newcastle in 2009.

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