The qualifiers played off for the Medallist’s medal last Saturday. Unfortunately, not all qualifiers were able to attend but there were sufficient numbers in both men’s and ladies’ event to ensure a competitive match.
The men’s winner was Brendon Barker. Brendon posted a score of nett 70 after a par round and was awarded the Roy Carnell Memorial trophy for 2020. Thanks to the Carnell family for continuing the sponsorship and to Richard Reardon for representing the Carnell family and presenting the trophy.
The ladies’ event was won by Racheal Hendry who had good day on the course. Racheal’s nett 74 was well ahead of the field. Her trophy was presented by Trish Fittock, Trish and Tom Fittock being the sponsors of the ladies’ medallist finalcompetition.
The first of the new season medal rounds was also played in conjunction with the medallist’s final. The November monthly medal and putting competition was sponsored by Adele and Howard Poole of Poole’s Produce and we thank them for their continued sponsorship.
A four way tie in the men’s event needed the countback to find a winner, each player recording nett 70. After the arduous task of checking scores, the winner of the day was Mark McCosker who was a half shot ahead of runner up, Brendon Barker. Others on nett 70 were Keith Jones and Tom Fittock who settled for a run down each, as did Mick O’Brien (71) and Richard Reardon (72).
For the ladies’ event, Racheal’s net score of nett 74 also allowed her to win the day, ahead of Annelle Batterham, runner up with nett 78. Shaneen McLellan collected the run down prize for the ladies.
Best gross score on the day were from the medallist winners, Brendon with 72 and Racheal Hendry with 88. Least putts came from Terry Roser, Brendon Barker and Mark Hendry, shared, each with 26 putts. Annelle Batterham had the least number of putts for the ladies, 32 for the day.
A special prize given as an encouragement award was presented to Keith Allen in the men’s section and to Trish Fittock in the ladies section. No doubt , this pair will be firing next event.
Next Saturday is the M & D Auto Golf Day, a 2 ball ambrose event. This is a very popular day and a good field is expected. The event will be a shot gun start at 11.45 am and players are requested to be registered by 11.25 am to allow the starter to determine tee positions.