Golf notes

February 23, 2018

Veterans played stableford on the old course in three grades on February 13.



Veterans played stableford on the old course in three grades on February 13.

A-grade winner Joe Hrdina handed in a score of 38 points. Runner-up on a countback was Geoff Hall with 35 points.

Mick Pearce took out the B-grade division with his 40 points and runner-up was Ray Bill on 37 points.

Barry Davies enjoyed his round to win C-grade with 39 points and runner-up was Lindsay Fenner with 38 points.

Straight shooters for nearest the pins were Andrew Watson, Kevin Bourke and Gary Baldwin.

Accumulated points were allocated to Mick Pearce, four points, Barry Davies three points, Lindsay Fenner two points and one point to Joe Hrdina.

Balls down the line went to 35 points.


The women played a stableford on Wednesday on the west course.

Windy conditions greeted the girls, but Carol Pettit did not let it bother her, coming in with 36 points to win A-grade.

Steph Hodges won B-grade with 33 points.

Balls down the line went to 28 points, which shows others found the wind difficult.

Women winning nearest the pins must have kept the ball low to land on the greens. Heather Miller, Stephie Vogel and Jill Sheedy were closest.

The women’s opening day will be held on Wednesday, March 7. Please phone Fran Thatcher on 0419213150 to enter or simply join the girls for lunch.


Super vets played a nine-hole stroke event on Wednesday, February 14.

Peter Spalding was the winner with a nett 33, while Jim Horne and Graeme Landy were the ball winners.

Peter Mansell managed to win the nearest the pin.

Giuliana’s prize went to Allan Haddrell.


Men and women played par on the old course last Thursday.

Matt Toohey is continuing to play excellent golf coming in with 4-up with his handicap of eight, winning A-grade.

Bruce Manning also scored well, winning B-grade with 5-up.

Nearest the pins were won by Mathew Geisler, Jon Milovitch, Doug Pocknee and Ross Taylor.

Players are reminded to write the measurement in centimetres only.

Balls down the line: three balls to 3-up, two balls to 2-up, and one ball to square.

Gai Mitchelson came in square with the course to win the women’s competition.

Mitchelson and Terry Mentha won the nearest the pins. Ball run down went to 2-down.


On Saturday the men played stroke/monthly medal and the women played stroke on the old course.

The winner of the monthly medal was Ray Toy with a nett 67.

Well done Ray, who also won the B-grade nett division.

Once again Matt Toohey took out the A-grade nett with 70.

Scratch winner was Gary Hunt with a score of 74, while B-grade scratch winner was Andy Wallace with 89.

Barry Gook, Max Steward (Postman Pat), Colin Rankin and Mathew Geisler all claimed a nearest the pin drive.

Geisler won the eighth hole (the money hole).

Down the line balls went to 74 nett.

Playing off a handicap of six, Rowena Wallace scored a nett 73 to win the women’s competition.

Nearest the pins were won by Rowena and visitor Diane Heather. Balls went to 77 nett.


Medley stableford was played on the west course on Sunday.

Joe Hrdina won the men’s section with 37 points.

In the women’s competition, Jan Curran won with 36 points.

Balls went to 31 points.

A men’s slomen nine holes and putting event, sponsored by Cafe Murrae, was played on Sunday.

With 14 putts each for the nine holes, A-grade and B-grade winners were Norm Elliott and Mo.

Balls went to those having 18 or less putts: Peter Barrie, Ryan Medcraft, Ryan McDiarmid, Allan Hadreel, Wayne Magee, Col Smith and Max Harrison.

Nearest the pin was Col Smith. Tim Nolan again had the longest drive.

Next week is to be played on the back nine of the old course, medal day.

Phone the Pro Shop on 58737372 to ask about social golf membership.

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