Yoon and Stubbs win Junior Vic Open

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Min-A Yoon and Jasper Stubbs have reached the top during the Junior Vic Open in 2019 after an epic finale at Barwon Heads Golf Club.

Yoon, the recent Port Phillip Amateur champion, noticed herself as the one who had to watch from the start and led the wire-on-wire girl event for one of the biggest victories in her young career

The Korean teenager navigated Barwon Heads Golf Club and the 13th Beach Golf Links Beach and Creek layouts for a total of 14-bottom, a staggering 13 shots away from runner-up Kiwi Rose Zheng.

Victory is still declining for Yoon who has earned an exemption to play with the world's leading LPGA and ALPG professionals at the $ 3 million ISPA Handa Vic Open from 7 to 10 February.

Yoon, who enjoys her second visit to Australia, speaks little English, but identified course management as the key to her victory.

"I did not play a practice round, I just looked around the car, so I tried to focus on strategy and course management, every hole," she said.

It was a contrasting finish in the boys' championship with seven players in three shots from the leader of the day, Tyler Duncan, who entered the final day.

Queenslander Duncan, who won the Victorian Junior Masters in January, failed to achieve his best result on the last day, keeping the bend at 6 and opening the door for the rest of the competition.

The call was answered by South Australian William Arnold, who almost snatched the title, although it was not a double bogeyman on the 18th who eventually sent the boys' competition to a playoff.

Locked the week, Arnold, South Australian Jack Buchanan and Victorian Jasper Stubbs went back to the 18th to determine the championship.

Buchanan was eliminated in the first playoff-hole before Stubbs closed the title on the 74th hole of the week, a level good enough to defeat Arnold.

Thinking quickly to recruit his sister Piper in his bag for the play-off could be the trick for Stubbs.

"I had my sister on the bag, she has been in places like this before, so she knew what to do and I knew what to do."

The next time Stubbs returns to Barwon Heads he will redeem his start at the ISPS Handa Vic Open.

"I thought of pre-qualification, so do not have to be pretty nice!"

"It was an event that I wanted to play for a few years, so it would be very good to get there and play with the best players in the world."

And the Huntingdale member says he will not be phased by the real opportunity to be the youngest player in the European Tour and ISPS Handa PGA Tour or Australasia stars.

"It's just a good learning curve," he said.

"By earning my place, I am quite happy to go there no matter what I shoot," he said.

For the final scores, click here.

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