EUROA GOLF CLUB

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ON AFL Grand Fi­nal day, as Rich­mond de­mol­ished the Ade­laide Crows at the MCG, re­cently re-joined mem­ber Dav Mack­rell (24) de­mol­ished the field at the Euroa Golf Club with a scin­til­lat­ing sta­ble­ford round of 42 points to take out divi­sion two.

Josh Bell (4) took out divi­sion one with a very solid 38 points with many of the field of 28 golfers hit­ting the course early be­fore re­tir­ing for the day to watch the Grand Fi­nal.

It turns out that the crafty crow near the club­house wasn’t an omen for the Grand Fi­nal but golfers be warned, it’s still there, at the ready to grab any tasty morsel in its beak that it can find in golfers carts while they putt out on the 9th green.

Wed­nes­day golf was changed from the 4BBB listed in the golf­ing pro­gram to the usual sta­ble­ford round with 33 golfers mak­ing up the field on a fairly windy day.

Eric Sel­lenger (17) took out divi­sion one with a good 37 points and Wally Sin­clair (26) took out divi­sion two with a very good 40 points.

As the Spring Tour­na­ment ap­proaches, the course is com­ing up re­ally well.

The fair­ways are well grassed and the greens are re­cov­er­ing re­ally well after their cor­ing at the start of Septem­ber thanks to the ef­forts of greens keeper Matt Eddy and his right hand man Neil San­ders.

The Spring Tour­na­ment is on this week­end and there are still places in all events.

Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 6 is the Mixed Pine­hurst spon­sored by Euroa HealthSave Phar­macy with assem­bly at 11:30am for a mid­day multi-tee (shot­gun) start and we have enough en­tries for this event to go ahead.

Lo­cal pairs please bring a plate for af­ter­noon tea.

Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 7 is Men’s 4BBB Par and Ladies’ 4BBB Par spon­sored by Bur­tons IGA Store with tee-off times from 8 to 9am and 11:15am to 1pm. The cost is $30 per team. Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 8 is the Men’s 27 hole Scratch/Hand­i­cap event over three di­vi­sions spon­sored by Ford McKer­nan En­gi­neer­ing in­clud­ing the H J Goldswor­thy 18 Hole Hand­i­cap over all grades.

Tee off time from 8am and the cost is $30 per player in­clud­ing bar­beque and af­ter­noon tea.

Help from any mem­bers not play­ing but will be around on this day would be greatly ap­pre­ci­ated.

En­tries to Tour­na­ment: Direc­tor Brian Rosen­brock 0424 708232 or 57952507 or David Baker on 0437 663881.

En­tries can be emailed to eu­roagolf@big­pond.com or bam­rock@ big­pond.com

We are get­ting a lot of green fee play­ers out on the course and the club ap­pre­ci­ates the pay­ment of green fees as this money all goes to­wards main­tain­ing the course in such good con­di­tion.

The course is look­ing quite spec­tac­u­lar at this time of year and as lit­tle known golf­ing philoso­pher Dave Sumphin notes: “A tree is a thing of beauty un­less your golf ball is un­der it.” We have a lot of beauty out there. Re­sults: Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 27 was a sta­ble­ford event with 33 play­ers.

Win­ner of divi­sion one: E Sel­lenger (37 points)

Win­ner of divi­sion two: W Sin­clair (40 points)

Drive and pitch on the 17th hole (spon­sored by Franz Kloft Me­chan­i­cal Re­pairs): D Young

Third shot on the 4th, 70x20 (spon­sored by the club): W Sin­clair

Near­est the pin: on the 8th (spon­sored by Wal­ters Bus Lines) E Ses­sions and on the 18th (spon­sored by Bur­tons Stores) I Suther­land.

Ball win­ners: D Mur­phy ( 36), S Gled­hill (36), G Vin­cent (37), G Carnegie (35) and P McCarthy (35).

Re­sults: Satur­day, Septem­ber 30, was a sta­ble­ford event with 29 play­ers. Win­ner of divi­sion one: J Bell (38) Win­ner of divi­sion two: D Mack­rell (42)

Drive and pitch: on the 4th (spon­sored by Franz Kloft Mo­tors) D Mack­rell, on the 7th (spon­sored by Cas­tel Creek Mo­tel) M Mills, on the 11th (spon­sored by Ford McKer­nan En­gi­neer­ing) N Healey and on the 16th (spon­sored by Elders) C Roper.

Near­est the pin: on the 5th (spon­sored by Bill Hill) P O’Con­nor, on the 8th (spon­sored by Aus­ru­ral) R John­son, on the 12th (spon­sored by Wal­ters Bus Lines) S Mee­han, on the 15th (spon­sored by Euroa Health Save Phar­macy) D John­son and on the 18th (spon­sored by Bur­tons Stores) A Cullen.

Ball win­ners: B Rosen­brock (37), P Jones (36), A Cullen (36) and M Mills (36) – all on a count­back.

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