Clas­sic week­end for Deni Golf Club

Deniliquin Pastoral Times - - SPORT -

David Ring and Gra­ham Gar­diner were the win­ners of De­niliquin Golf Club’s Spring Clas­sic men’s 36 hole event at the week­end.

The duo paired up for an ag­gre­gate score of 100 af­ter the two-day event, fin­ish­ing eight clear of the grand­fa­ther and grand­son team of Graeme and Sam Wil­loughby, who were run­ners-up on 92.

Ladies’ 36 hole win­ners were Kathy Simp­son and Pam Lar­combe with 97, three clear of run­ners-up Sarah Lugs­din and He­len Fos­ter on 94.

Men’s scratch win­ners were Brian ‘Billy’ Bourke and Dun­can McQuie on 74, while the ladies scratch went to Ker­ran Leetham and Vir­ginia Lange on 57.

The two-day event at­tracted close to 90 golfers on both Satur­day and Sun­day.

On the Satur­day of the Clas­sic it was Shaun Mills and Craig McDon­ald that won the day with a score of 48, on count­back from Ge­orge Wil­lis and Mark Thomas.

Felic­ity McCal­man and An­nette Danck­ert paired up to score 45, win­ning the ladies event in front of Pauleen Davis and Yvonne Holmes on 44.

Sun­day saw Cam Pepper and Tom Bult claim the men’s com­pe­ti­tion with an im­pres­sive score of 50, with Ash Hall and Andrew ‘Taffy’ Brunker com­bin­ing to score 49 to be run­ners-up.

Ali Fer­gu­son and Sarah Aitken sur­vived a count­back to de­feat Sharon Harris and Prue Grant, with both ladies teams scor­ing 43.

Wed­nes­day saw Graeme ‘Wrecker’ Wil­loughby come out on top in A grade, scor­ing 41 points to de­feat Rob Gray on 38.

But it was B grade win­ner Ken We­myss who top scored for the day, with a whop­ping 48 points to fin­ish six clear of run­ner-up Tim Nolan on 42.

This Sun­day will be the an­nual Legacy Char­ity Day and the fol­low­ing Sun­day, November 19, is the Chan­nel 4 Change Char­ity Day, sup­port­ing Brenda Norman’s English Chan­nel swim to raise aware­ness of men­tal health.

These are two events wor­thy of your sup­port. Both will be 11.30am gath­er­ing for 12 noon shot­gun start and you can reg­is­ter in the Pro Shop.

For ju­niors who want to learn the game, or im­prove their skills, the Ju­nior Golf Clin­ics will once again be held from 4pm tonight. Last week’s re­sults: Satur­day November 4, Spring Clas­sic re­sults:

Men’s - S Mills and C McDon­ald 48 c/b, r/u G Wil­lis and M Thomas 48; Ladies - F McCal­man and A Danck­ert 45, r/u P Davis and Y Holmes 44.

Ball comp: Men’s - D Ring, G Gar­diner, S Mills, C McDon­ald, G Wil­lis, M Thomas, C Gomez, W Harris, Kev Thomp­son, Kirk Thomp­son, B Bourke, D McQuie, G Wil­loughby, S Wil­loughby, J Ded­man, C Thomp­son, c/o 45. Ladies - K Simp­son, P Lar­combe, S Lugs­din, H Fos­ter, F McCal­man, A Danck­ert, P Davis, Y Holmes, S Aitken, A Fer­gu­son, K Leetham, V Lange c/o 42.

NTP: 2nd G Wil­lis; 5th Y Holmes, B Bourke; 9th V Lange, A Wet­ten­hall; 11th L O’Brien, B Bourke; 13th J Radeski.

Sun­day November 5, Spring Clas­sic re­sults:

Men’s - C Pepper and T Bult 50, r/u A Hall and A Brunker 49 c/b; Ladies - A Fer­gu­son and S Aitken 43 c/b, r/u S Harris and P Grant 43.

Ball comp: Men’s - C Pepper, T Bult, A Hall, A Brunker, B Ir­win, J Tonta, J Penna, K We­myss, D Ring, G Gar­diner, B Bar­low, G Bul­mer, G Wil­loughby, S Wil­loughby, M Thomas, N Boswell. Ladies - S Lugs­din, H Fos­ter, K Simp­son, P Lar­combe, F McCal­man, A Danck­ert, V Lange, K Leetham, P Davis, Y Holmes, A Fer­gu­son, S Aitken c/o 43.

NTP: 2nd J Lord, D Ring; 5th C Mitsch, C Hard­man; 9th P Davis, R Singer; 11th A Gor­such, J Radeski; 13th P Davis, A Brunker.

Wed­nes­day November 8, sin­gle sta­ble­ford:

A grade G Wil­loughby 41, r/u R Gray 38; B grade K We­myss 48, r/u T Nolan 42.

Ball comp: K We­myss, G Wil­loughby, R Sobolewski, P McMil­lan, B Dixon, R Smith, R Gray, N Pur­till, J Hunt, J Penna, P Hodgkin­son, B Dud­ley, P Joice, B Bar­low, K Ma­her, R Parks, N Porter, D Ir­win, P Gat­acre, F Con­allin, M Ritchie, L Hughes, T Nolan c/o 35.

NTP: 9th G Wil­loughby, J Ir­win. Golden hole - P Hodgkin­son. Thurs­day November 2, ladies stroke: S Simp­son 86-23-63; r/u P Davis 83-12-71. Ball comp: K Druitt, M Roth­well, Y Holmes, S Butcher, L O’Brien, S Aitken c/o 76. NTP: 9th K Druitt; 11th P Lloyd. Putting: S Simp­son 28 putts. Tues­day November 7, ladies nine-hole sta­ble­ford: S Pisas­ale 24 c/b, r/u M Smith 24 c/b. Ball comp: M Sharp, M Far­rell, R Lawrence, P Davis.

NTP: D Whar­ton, T Chan­dler.

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