Rochester

Campaspe News - - LOCAL CLASSIES -

It was down to the line in the Rochester Ladies Club Cham­pi­onship with Jenny Ma­jor pip­ping Ca­role Prigg by one shot over three rounds.

A close finish saw Ma­jor take the ti­tle whilst Prigg won the com­pe­ti­tion on the day with a score of 98/24/74 fall­ing short to take the ti­tle by a shot.

On a beautiful sunny day for golf the scores were very close with Ca­role Prigg be­ing the win­ner of the day, on a count­back with a score of 98/24/74 from Jenny Ma­jor with a 95/21/74.

Monthly medal win­ner was Ca­role.

Near­est the pin win­ners were on the 8th Karen Tay­lor and the 16th Ca­role Prigg

Win­ner of the Raf­fle was Karen Tay­lor tak­ing a bag of good­ies for her ex­cit­ing overseas trav­el­ling, have a great time and we will see you in about a month.

Next week’s event is a 4BBB event draw for Part­ners, so hop­ing to see you all there.

Tim Quin­lan con­tin­ues to en­joy suc­cess over the short course, Quin­lan com­bined with Bruce Foster in last Wed­nes­day's 4 ball mul­ti­plier with a fine score of 61, from Garry Char­nas and Ge­off McCarty on a count­back from Alex McQuib­ban and Bruce Bryant all on 59. Char­nas won near­est the pin. Next week will be a stable­ford round over the back nine.

Last Satur­day Cap­tain Richard Feuk drew play­ers out of a hat to play his favourite game in a four­somes event played over 18 holes, by the end of the round most play­ers agreed it was harder than they imag­ined as the pres­sure was al­ways on to keep the ball in play with each al­ter­nate shot.

Big hit­ting young gun James Walsh and Life Mem­ber Ross Lees played some great golf to win divi­sion one with 74-9.5 net 64.5, run­ners up were the in­sep­a­ra­ble pair of Bruce Ma­jor and Robert Vise 92-20 net 72.

Divi­sion two win­ners was an­other Life Mem­ber in Gra­ham Wil­lis and cham­pion foot­baller fresh from his in­ter­league du­ties on the MCG, Nathan Marone 82-15.5 net 66.5 from Steven Bubb and Ian Pol­lard 89-19.5 net 69.5.

The club have been for­tu­nate to gain the fol­low­ing spon­sors for near­est the pins for the re­main­der of the sea­son: Ross Lees 2 shot to the 3rd for 20+ hand­i­cap­pers, Rochester Sports Power 5th, Pres­i­dent Ian Clark 8th, 2 shot on 9 James Walsh (Drum­monds Bendigo), Cam­paspe News ea­gles nest on 12, Gra­ham & Raylee Wil­lis 16th and Moroney's Plumb­ing 2 shot to the 18th, Lach­lan Wil­son (3rd), Chris Eales (8th) and Ross Lees (18th) were this weeks win­ners.

Cap­tain Feuk is ea­ger to ar­range a few rounds at How­long Golf Club over two days in early July, those in­ter­ested please let him know this week.

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