STRATHBOGIE GOLF CLUB
THE club laments losing the annual challenge against Euroa Golf Club last weekend by only half a point.
Congratulations must go to Euroa for their great win and for the terrific spirit in which this event was played, however next year we’ve got the pencil.
For Twilight golf on Tuesday, October 24, twelve players took on the nine cored greens.
The winner was Allan Rowarth with 15 points.
The men’s drive and pitch went to Keith Seeber.
The club kept the ball for nearest the pin on the eighth.
We had two visiting players, Rae and Dick Farmer from Euroa.
No golf was played on Saturday, October 28 as a working bee was held instead.
On Monday, October 30 the remaining nine holes were cored and the course was extensively mowed to keep up with the growth.
Stableford was the game on Saturday with Greg Roberts winning on 35 points.
Line balls went to Laurie Dobson, a visitor from Broadford, with 34 points and Mardi Trescowthick also won a ball with 33 points.
The ladies’ drive and pitch also went to Mardi.
The men’s drive and pitch went to David Kennett.
Nobody claimed nearest the pin on the 4th hole, Eleanor Barns got the 8th, David Kennett took the 15th and Laurie Dobson won the 17th.
We had nine players from Marysville visit during the week with two of them returning on Saturday to play another round of 18 holes.
Golf on Saturday, November 11 will be stableford with John Moore looking after proceedings. Steers who defeated Bill Curren on a countback.
Both players finished up a great golfing evening with 20 stableford points each - well done boys.
Nearest the pin winner on the 8th was Billy Wright.
Balls down the line winners were: Bill Curren (20 points) and Bev Jungwirth (19 points).
This was also the third round of the Keith Seeber Twilight Trophy.
With the final round to be played this Friday evening coming, the current leaders are: 1st Bev Jungwirth ( 42 points), 2nd Bill Curren ( 40 points) and 3rd Dot Rule (37 points).
With another 20 odd players biting at their heels, this Friday’s round is going to be hotly contested. Good luck to you all! With the weather forecast to be in the high 20’s, there is no excuse not to come out and join us this week for a fun social round of golf.
Twilight Golf is a nine hole ‘social’ competition which is run every Friday evening from 5pm during daylight savings.
Refreshments are available during and post competition. All levels of experience welcome. Handicap players compete in a stableford round and those without a handicap compete in the Calloway system.
Cost is $5 for members, $7 for non-members.
There is equipment available to hire ‘free of charge’ from the club for those requiring it.
So we look forward to seeing you all out on the course on Friday evening.