Our March Monthly Medals were played in heavy conditions which didn’t seem to worry some of our members, particularly in A Division. John Hinton recorded nett 65 to win A Division from Mark McAulay on 67, with rundowns to Clinton Dowling (68), Damien Dowling and Bill Cowan (69). In B Division Norm Plath with 72 nett edged out Ken Albion on 73. Bill Cowan (7.91m) won the A Division pinshot on 1and10, while Norm Plath (2.41m) won the B Division approach. On 4and13, Michael Stanton (3.21m) won the A Division pinshot with no B Division player reaching the green. Thanks to those members who provided the tasty after-game snacks. Next Saturday we play a club-sponsored single stableford, with the following weekend packed, with the Isis Mill Traders’ Day on Saturday and the Men’s Open Day on Sunday – please nominate for both.
Kerry Schnack recorded 71 nett to win the Thursday Monthly Medal for March, with Joan Wright runner-up on 75. Rundowns went to Margaret Dennett (75) and Joy Cartner (76). Kerry (1.22cm) also won the approach. Next Thursday ladies will play a single stableford. Rae McCliskie recorded nett 67 to win the Saturday Monthly Medal for March, from Robyn Robinson on 72, with Cynthia Draper (0.10cm) winning the ladies’ approach on 6and15. Thank you to those ladies who brought a plate. Next week we play a club-sponsored single stableford.
Members played a 4bbb Aggregate on Tuesday for the first time in years with some interesting results. Ed Connell and Paul McCarragher combined well to record 68 points from Nigel Radin and Harry Zawacki on 67, with Michael Stanton and Phil Luckett third on 64 on a countback. Kieth Rule (in the hole) won the Men’s approach on 1and10; Lisa Cooney (1.75m) the Ladies’ approach on 6and15; Kev Denham (0.08m) the Combined approach on 4and13. John Henderson, Paul; McCarragher and Ray Walker (31 nett) led the Chook Run winners followed by Rae McCliskie, Kieth Rule (32) and Rose Cochrane (33). Next week is V.I.P. Monthly single stroke competition sponsored by Rusty Usmar. Hit off at 12 noon.
Twenty-six players turned up for Sunday the 6th March monthly Mug. A stroke and putt was played over 18 holes. The weather was overcast and we encountered a little drizzle but it didn’t deter any-one from finishing the eighteen holes. The winner on the day coming in with a net score of 60 was Nigel Ison who loses 3 points from his handicap and goes into A-grade. Second went to Peter Macauley with a score of 63, he loses 2.4 with 3rd place going to Diane Rowley with a 67 on a count back from Ray Burrows and she loses 1.4. Least putts went to Marg Dennett with 27. The combined longest Drive went to Nigel Ison, with the centre fairway shot going to Rhonda Zahn. The nearest the pin on the 4/13 went to the fella that was having a day out, Nigel Ison, at 2.08m. He is now currently holding the golden circle. he combined nearest the pin on the 6th went to Domonic Mete, with the men’s approach on the 15th going to Chris Fitzsimons. A big thank you goes to Adam Smith for preparing the after game light meal. Also thank you to the volunteers who helped clean up after the meal, those who put the bins out and the volunteers behind the bar Next week we will be playing Stableford front nine with a 7.30 am tee off and as always new members and visitors are always welcome.
On Sunday six Isis Ladies played in the Burrum Open Carnival. Joy Cartner won the gross in B Division and Lisa Cooney was runner-up in the nett. Over all Isis tied with Burrum for the weekend Pennant competition
FUN TIMES: John Knight and Howard Smith(Maryborough) with Ken Albion (Isis) and Tony McMeekin (Biggenden).