MOUNT Gambier can now boast a new national champion, after Michelle Schulz claimed the women’s novice division title at the 2017 Australian Disc Golf Championships in Perth recently.
Despite leading the way throughout the three-day event, Schulz had to hold back a late challenge from fellow Mount Gambier competitor Renae Nicholson in a dash to the finish.
However, Schulz held firm and eventually secured the honours by seven shots.
Mount Gambier Disc Golf president Ryan Nicholson also performed on the national stage, achieving a respectable fourth place in the men’s novice division.
He also finished in