Riversdale Cup: Ryan Ruffels becomes youngest winner
Ryan Ruffels
Ryan Ruffels

VICTORIA, Australia (March 9, 2014) -- Teenage golfing sensation Ryan Ruffels, 15, has become the youngest player in its 106-year history to win the Riversdale Cup with a one-stroke victory on Sunday.

The son of former Australian Davis Cup tennis player Ray Ruffels beat a 120-strong field of the best amateur golfers from Australia, New Zealand and south-east Asia, finishing at eight-under 280.

Ruffels, of Victoria golf club, held off a determined challenge from Metropolitan's Todd Sinnott, who held a six-shot lead after two rounds of the country's premier amateur tournament.

Ruffels, a year 11 student at Haileybury College, described it as ''the best win of my career''.

Results For Riversdale Cup Men's Golf Tournament
1AustraliaRyan RuffelsAustralia100072-72-66-70=280
2AustraliaTodd SinnottAustralia70068-65-73-75=281
3AustraliaJarrod FreemanAustralia50074-65-71-73=283
T4AustraliaMitchell SmithAustralia50071-71-74-69=285
T4AustraliaTaylor MacDonaldAustralia50073-67-72-73=285

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ABOUT THE Riversdale Cup Men's

Australia’ second oldest amateur 72-hole golf tournament is The Riversdale Cup. It is one of the most highly participated events in the Australian amateur golf calendar. More than 250 men and women from around the world compete in the event each year. 72 hole stroke play championship with a cut after 36 holes.

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