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MEN

On Satur­day Footes’ Childers Phar­macy spon­sored a sin­gle sta­ble­ford, with the weather caus­ing some in­con­ve­nience to play­ers dur­ing the com­pe­ti­tion. Ob­vi­ously Clin­ton Dowl­ing was not de­terred by the weather as he recorded a sub par 69 gross to score 42 points and win A Divi­sion from Will Martell on 38 points. In B Divi­sion Ross Ni­col con­tin­ued his good form to record 38 points and win from Peter Hut­ton on 37 points. Craig Reynolds (9.63m) won the A Divi­sion pin­shot on 1&10, while Jeff Free­man (0.62m) won the B Divi­sion ap­proach. On 4&13 John Hinton (7.1m) won the A Divi­sion pin­shot and Bill Kingston (6.5m) the B Divi­sion pin­shot. Mem­bers were very ap­pre­cia­tive of the gen­eros­ity of Footes’ Childers Phar­macy and ap­plauded their con­tri­bu­tion. Next Satur­day we play a club spon­sored sin­gle sta­ble­ford again, re­mem­ber­ing that on Mon­day’s An­zac Day we play an­other BBB sta­ble­ford com­pe­ti­tion.

WOMEN

Kerry Sch­nack recorded 34 points to win the Odds and Evens com­pe­ti­tion on last Thurs­day, with Evens team of Joy Cart­ner, Mer­ryn Henke, Lisa Cooney and San­dra Kirk record­ing a com­bined score of 124 to win the team com­pe­ti­tion. Kerry (0.87m) also won the ap­proach. This Thurs­day we play an Am­brose com­pe­ti­tion. On Satur­day we played in a sin­gle sta­ble­ford com­pe­ti­tion spon­sored by Footes’ Childers Phar­macy, with Cyn­thia Draper record­ing 37 points to win from Joan Wright on 36. Cyn­thia also won the ap­proach on 4&13 putting her sec­ond shot in the hole! Mem­bers showed their ap­pre­ci­a­tion of the gen­er­ous prizes pro­vided by Childers Phar­macy by ac­cla­ma­tion. Next Satur­day we play in a club spon­sored sin­gle sta­ble­ford com­pe­ti­tion, while on Mon­day’s An­zac Day we play for the Marg Ruddy me­mo­rial tro­phy.

VETS

V.I.P. Stroke Day, spon­sored by Kev Den­ham and Ray Walker, saw many fine scores recorded. In Men’s A Divi­sion Niel Rieck with 67 nett held off Clin­ton Dowl­ing with a 69 nett from Terry Smallman on 74. John Hen­der­son with 65 nett stole B Divi­sion from Peter Hut­ton on 67, with Ted Buck­land third on 69. The ap­proach shot win­ners were: on 1&10, Clin­ton Dowl­ing (0.28m) for men; Peter Hut­ton (0.98m) for the com­bined; Joy Cart­ner (0.74m) for the women; on 4&13, Clin­ton (in the hole); Dean Page and Cyn­thia Draper (0.53m); on 6&15, Kev Sav­age (0.13m), Paul McCar­ragher (0.7m) and Joan Kelly (in the hole). John Hen­der­son led the Chook Run win­ners with 29 nett, from Peter Hut­ton (30), Mon­ica Mad­sen and Clin­ton Dowl­ing (32) on spins. Thank you, Ray and Kev for a mem­o­rable af­ter­noon and to June yet again for her ex­cel­lent food prepa­ra­tion and ser­vice. Next week it is time for the much love stroke ver­sus par com­pe­ti­tion. We wel­come you all there for the 12 noon hit-off.

SO­CIAL

A game of stroke and putt on the front nine was played by 18 golfers on Sun­day the 17th of April. The win­ner for the day with a 33 was Chris Fitzsi­mons who loses 2.3 from his hand­i­cap. Al Ball, on 34, los­ing 1.3 came in sec­ond af­ter a count back from Bill Kirch­hof, third, also on 34 and he loses .9 from his hand­i­cap. B-Grade ap­proach on the 1st went to Peter Ma­cauley. The com­bined near­est the pin on the 4th went to Paul McCar­ragher, who is still cur­rently hold­ing the Golden Cir­cle. Paul also took out the com­bined long­est drive. The com­bined near­est the pin on the 6th hole went to Bill Kirch­hof, with the Cen­tre fair­way shot go­ing to Bob Cochrane. The least putts was shared by 3 play­ers Michael Stan­ton, Marie Chap­man and Bill Kirch­hof who each had 14 putts A big wel­come back goes to Marie Chap­man who has been away with a bad knee. Next week we will be play­ing Stroke and putt on the back nine with a 7.30 tee off. As al­ways vis­i­tors and new mem­bers are wel­come.

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