Golf notes

February 16, 2018



On Tuesday, February 6 the veterans played a stableford on the west course. Three grades were filled with a good field of players.

Taking out A-grade with 42 points was Chris Forster, great scoring off his handicap of 14. Runner-up was Geoff Hall with 40 points, also scoring well with a handicap of 12.

Neil Mackay won B-grade with 39 points, followed by Mick Pearce, runner-up on a countback scoring 37 points.

C-grade winner was Barry Davies with 38 points and runner-up was Zol scoring 37.

Nearest the pin winners were Trevor Sutton, Maurice Adams and Gary Baldwin.

Points allocation: four points to Chris Forster, three to Geoff Hall, two to Neil Mackay and one point to Barry Davies.

Balls down the line went to 34 points.


Women took to the old course on Wednesday, February 7 to play a par event.

Heather Aston returned to form to win the women’s A-grade with a score of 1-up on a countback.

Newcomer Victoria White had a score of 2-up to win B-grade.

Nearest the pins were won by Bev Willis, Gai Mitchelson and Nancy Cope.

Balls down the line: three balls went to 1-up, two balls to square and one ball to 1-down.


Wednesday’s golfers played a nine-hole comp stroke. It’s great to see this band of merry men playing their regular nine holes every Wednesday, which was won by Norm Elliott with nett 35.

Balls went to 39 nett and were won by John Dobbie, Graeme Landy and Bruce McKenzie.

Don Dodd scored a nearest the pin and Giuliana’s prize.

Next week is to be played on the front nine of the old course.


Men and women played a stableford on the west course on Thursday, February 8.

It was another perfect day for golf, with both courses in fabulous condition.

Enjoying the A-grade win was Ray Wallace with 40 points. Bruce Manning had 38 points to win B-grade.

Nearest the pin winners were Barry Gook, Geoff Sadler and Wayne Gould.

Three balls went to 39 points, two balls to 37 and one ball to 34 points.

Edna Wisneiwski with 37 points won the women’s event.


The men and women played a four-ball aggregate stableford on the west course on Saturday.

John McCluskey and Graham Chapman, both with a handicap of 25, combined well to bring their score to 71 points, winning the day on a countback. Pipped at the post were runners up Rob Wyhoon and Michael Mitchelson, also with 71 points.

Nearest the pins were Ross Percy, Dave Wilson, Noel Milligan and Rob Wyhoon winning the money hole.

Balls down the line went to 69 points winning three balls, two balls to 68 points and one ball each to 63 points.

With a combined score of 65 points the winners for the women were Liz Baldwin and Deb Ryan.

Bev Willis and Liz Jewell also combined well to score 64 points and Gai Mitchelson and Maxine Sadler had 63 points.


Sunday’s medley stableford was played on the old course with 50 players, including visitors from Melbourne clubs, making this an enjoyable event for all.

However, it was locals who won the day. Dennis Staff had 41 points and Gai Mitchelson had 36 points.

The visitors did feature well, with half of them winners in the ball run-down. Four balls went to 38 points, three balls to 35, two balls to 33 and one ball to 32 points.


A nine-hole stroke comp was played on the old course.

A-grade winner was Bruce Haley with nett 35 on a countback to Tim Nolan. H. McManus won B-grade with nett 37.

Balls went to 38 nett with Tim Nolan the only one to collect.

Nearest the pins were won by Peter Barrie and Ron Smith. Barrie also won the longest drive (again).

Next week is to be played on the front nine of the west course, from 7am to 8am.

Visitors are always welcome to enjoy the 36-hole golf course. Phone the Pro Shop on 58734372.

Entry forms are now being taken for the Easter tournament, a four-day or single-day event.

The annual seniors tournament will be contested in May.

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