Marsters sisters swing to the top

Hitting the golf scene: Rising stars Armani and Asia Marsters of Murray Bridge with golfing pro Ha Na Jang who won the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open. Photo: Supplied.
Nanjing Night Net

Murray Bridge sisters Armani and Asia Marsters mixed with the top ladies golfers in the world when they were invited to the Tour Pro Demonstration and MyGolf Clinic as part of the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open on February 15.

Eleven-year-old Armani has excelled in golf over the past year, she along with other members in her family, is a member of the Murray Bridge Golf Club and the Mount Osmond Golf Club.

Armani said she became interested in golf after seeingit in a school newsletter, she tried out for the SAPSASA team and went on from there, it had also been ahealer for the family after a loss.

Sheis the youngest junior at Murray bridge to have a handicap andhas played in tournaments against adult competitors, even taking first place in the Australia Day Competition.

While nine-year-old Asia played her first tournament at the McCormacks Summer Cup and won also.

Armani said it was when they were at Mount Osmond, that they were suggested for the Pro Demonstration.

“They saw in us that we were good golfers, so they invited us to go down to the Australian Open,” she said.

The girls along with their cousin Lyric Smith got to mix it with the best golfers in the world, learn from them and be mentored by them.

“My favourite part was getting to watch them, taking in some of their stances and just getting to be there with them,” Armani said.

While Asia enjoyed the fact that she was given the winning golf balls as well as golf balls from other Pros

Lyric said he enjoyed watching them and getting the meet them.

Both Armani and Asiahave big goals for their future in golf career.

“Some of my goals are to try to lower my handicap, to get better, to beat my personal best and to become a Pro, and also I want to go to the Olympics,” Armani said.

Asia said she wanted to get a handicap.

The girls’ mother Lana said she is so proud of the girls.

“I feel very humbled with all the support they they have been given, the Pros that coached them and the clubs that have supported and sponsored them,” she said.

“The kids felt very special.”

Their coach and uncle Woody Morrison said they had improved a lot out on the course.

“The most important thing is that they’re out there having fun,” he said.

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