THE Thursday stableford competition sponsored by Ian and Jennifer McKay was run like the Monthly V.I.P competitions with two Divisions for the men and one for the ladies.
Visitor Kev Christensen scored 40 points in A Division to win by one point from playing partner and fellow ticket winner, Nigel Radin, with Mick Hickey winning best nine holes on 20 points.
Ray Burrowes was B Division winner with 37 points also winning by one point from Ken Albion. Larry Pershouse won best nine holes with 20 points.
Recently-returned Vet Joan Kelly recorded 40 points to win the Women’s Division by one point from Vicki Wyeth, with Vicki McAulay winning best nine holes on 20 points.
Michael Stanton and Vicki McAulay won the approaches both putting their second shot in the hole.
Low scores were again the order of the day in the Chook Run, winners being: Ken Albion, Joan Kelly, Vicki Wyeth (29s), Coralie Volgyesi (31) and Larry Pershouse (32) on a Spin.
Members celebrated Melbourne Cup Day with their traditional Sweeps, with the stableford round split in two parts – nine holes (almost) before the Cup, break for lunch and watch the race – followed by the remaining holes.
The overall winner for the day was Rae McCliskie on 37, winning on a countback from Nigel Radin who claimed the A Division trophy on a countback from runner-up Dave Robinson. Barry Steinke won the best nine holes on 20 points.
Adrian Martin won B Division with 35 points from Joan Wright on 34 points – Val Plath winning the best nine holes. Adrian also won the men’s approach (0.59m) with Margaret Dennett (0.42m) winning the women’s approach.
Dave Robinson led the Chook Run winners with 29 nett (gross 34) from Val Plath (32), Len Stallard, Adrian Martin (33s) and Ray Walker (34) on a spin.
Next Tuesday is versus par, the 2nd round for the Cooper’s Cup. See you there for the noon hit-off.
Again, a special thank you for the plates and to June for setting out the luncheon spread.