One shot the difference in cship

LISMORE golfer John Rixon has taken out the Richmond River Amateur Championship with rounds of 72 and 71 at the Lismore Workers Golf Club.

Rixon won by a shot from Chris Hawkins of Ballina (73-71) on a countback from Brenton Parrish of Lismore (70-74).

Luke Ryan (Lismore) won the 18-hole gross event on Friday with a course record round of 66 and Hawkins won the 18-hole gross on Saturday on a countback with his 71.

The Lismore Workers Easter Open 36-hole nett winner was Evan Josey (128) from Brett Franke (130 c/b) and Michael Wallis (130 c/b).

The 18-hole nett winner on Friday was Shane Costello (Lismore) with 65 c/b and on Saturday it was Evan Josey with 61.