Results Sat 21 - Sun 22 Sept 2019
A single stroke for the Laurie Newley Memorial trophy was played on Saturday. Sponsored by the Newley family, the trophy is given in memory of Laurie Newley who was a greenkeeper at the club as well as a keen golfer. The Newley family have been sponsoring this event for many years and we thank them for their continued sponsorship.
The countback again was in use after Angelo Maugeri and Bob Watts both returned the best nett of 68 for their rounds. Both had the same gross score, the same nett scores on both nines but the winner was Angelo by a fraction. Bob settled for runner up.
The ladies had a clear winner in Lyn Ludlow with nett 76 which was one better than runner up, Sandra Morris with nett 77.
As the day also incorporated the September monthly medal, both Angelo and Lyn qualified for the Medal of Medallists to be played later in the year.
Best gross score for the men was shared by Matt Waterworth and Mark Hendry with 80 for the round. Men’s winner, Angelo, also had least putts, 23 for the round. Lyn Ludlow also had best gross for the ladies and Nikki Waterworth had best putts, 29 for the ladies.
Wes Smith collected the pin at 3, Matt Waterworth at 12 and Lyle Bryant at 17. Lyn Ludlow held the ladies pin at 12 and Madeline Jarman collected 17. Pro-pins went to Rino Piovesan at 1/10, Mark Hendry at 5/14 and Mick O’Brien at 9/18.
In the run down, a ball to scores of nett 71 and better for the men and nett 78 and better for the ladies.
Two eagles were scored during the event. The first from Nikki Waterworth with a 3 scored at the ladies 9th hole, a par 5. The other was from Mick O’Brien with a 3 at the men’s 13th hole, also a par 5. Congratulations to both players.
All members should be aware that the time sheets for the club’s Open weekend and the mixed Foursomes championships are now available at the club.
Next Saturday is the Mitre 10 golf day, Canadian Foursomes for the Howard and Sons Cups. Time sheet is on the board and the event will be a shot gun start at 11.45 am.
The rescheduled ladies club Foursomes championship event was played last Sunday, after being deferred because of the fire earlier in the month.
In a very competitive event, the team of Margie Locke and Neta Thouard combined well and returned the lowest score of 152 for the 27 hole event and will have their names engraved on the trophy.
Ron and Annelle Batterham, sponsors of the men’s nett Foursomes, also sponsored the ladies’ nett Foursomes winners, the award going to the team of Kay Webb and Linda Kelly.
Congratulations to the winners and all who played in the event.