MEMBERS enjoyed a single stableford competition in place of the postponed President versus Captain Team matchplay.
In A Division Brett took first place with 37 points from Craig Reynolds on 36, with a rundown to Bill Herring. Will Martell scored the best nine holes with 22 points.
With three players on 40 points in B Division, Ivan Philpott won on a countback from Frank Rockett with Ken Albion then taking one rundown and Bob Werne the other with 39 points.
Norm Plath won the A Division pinshot on 1&10 and Craig Reynolds on 4&13. In B Division Ken Albion won the approach on 1&10 and Travis Mittelheuser the pinshot on 4&13.
Next week is the Bill and Jan Kingston sponsored day with the competition to be single stableford.
VICKI WYETH won the single stableford Thursday competition with 38 points from Vicki McAulay on 35, with Margaret Dennett winning a rundown on 34 points. Joan Kelly won the approach.
This Thursday we play a single stroke competition.
On Saturday in the club-sponsored single stableford competition Joy Cartner also scored 38 points to win on a countback from Val Plath, with a rundown to Vicki McAulay on 36 points. Joan Kelly won the best nine holes with 20 points and also the approach on 1&10.
This Saturday we join with the men in the Bill and Jan Kingston-sponsored competition which will be a single stableford event.
AFTER a three-week recess junior golf begins with a bang this weekend with the junior club championships starting this Saturday.
The championships will run over three weeks with 6, 9 and 13 holes being contested. Nine and 13 holers to start at 7am while 6 holers start at 7.30am. Good luck to all those competing. In other news three juniors will travel away to represent the Wide Bay junior at the Queensland Schools State titles. Blake Dowling and Sophie Martell will represent the high schools and Will Martell has made the primary schools team. The championships will be held in Oxley Golf Club just south of Brisbane City. Good luck to all those players.
Over the school holidays several players played at the Bargara junior classic with Blake Dowling finishing third in the open division, while Sophie Martell finished with the second best net score over the three days. Other players to perform well were Curtis Fredriksen, and Wesley Hinton.
THIS Tuesday the Woodgate crew invited all members to play in the July VIP stroke competition. Paul McCarragher recorded a net 62 score to win A Division comfortably from Dave Robinson with 68 net second on a countback from Norm Plath. Mark McAulay won the encouragement award for hitting the ball extremely often.
In B Division Larry Pershouse won with net 67 from Len Stallard, winning second with 69 net on a countback from Rusty Usmar placed third. Frank Rockett joined Mark to win the encouragement award for B Division.
Val Plath won the Women’s Division with net 69 to win from Joy Cartner on 71 net with Joan Kelly third on 72. Sue Long won the encouragement award.
For the men Dave Robinson won the approach on 1&10 and Ray Walker on 4&13, in the hole. Marg Dennett and Vicki McAulay won the women’s approaches.
Paul McCarragher led the Chook Run winners with net 29, followed by Ron Denny (31), Norm Plath, Larry Pershouse (32) Ted Buckland 33 and Len Stallard (34) on a spin. Blake Dowling joined the vets for the Chook Run and his 33 gross plus one meant he almost won a chicken. One trophy he has yet to win.
Next Tuesday’s competition will be a Single Stableford.
IN THE second and final round of the competition against the Lighthouse from Bundaberg 38 players took the field.
The Lighthouse was holding a 4.75-point advantage from our last encounter but after averaging out the scores this time showed that the Childers Social Club came in with 95.18 points and the Lighthouse with 105.31 points making the Childers Club the winners for this year by a margin of 5.38 and holders of the trophy for the next 12 months.
The overall winner for the day was Ron Cootes with 59 strokes with Bill Long coming second with 64 and Bob Cochrane with 65 coming third. The A-grade Longest Drive went to Paul McCarragher with Jamie from the Lighthouse taking out the B-grade Longest Drive. The B-grade Approach on the 1st/10th went to Ken Albion, the Nearest the Pin on the 4th/13th to Bob Cochrane who also took out the Men’s Approach on the 15th. Chris Fitzsimons won the Combined Pin on the 6th and last but not least Len Stallard won the least Putts. Next week we will be playing a Nine Hole event at Isis teeing off at 8am.