Mixed result in Canadian event
THE mixed championship Canadian Foursomes was held at the Heathcote Golf Club on Saturday and a very tough day at the office it was.
Cool temperatures coupled with high winds tested the field to their limit. However, the team of Mitchell Hogg and Stephanie Wearne again mastered the conditions with a great round of 77 gross to win the Farley trophy.
Runners-up in the scratch event were Gerard Ellis and Chelsea Wearne with 83. Nett winners were Terry Shiels and Daphne Hall with 99-30-69 from John Dunn and Carol Stuart on 87-14.5-72.5.
The concurrent singles stableford event went to Adrian King with 38 points on a countback from Adrian Goudie.
David Baldock caught a final ball prior to leaving on a trip up north.
Birdies went to David Clouston (13th) and Adrian King (16th). NTPs were David Baldock (13th), Adrian King (16th), and at the 18th hole: Adrian Goudie (A grade), Adrian King (B grade) and Tony Hunter took out the C grade and superpin for the second time this week.
TWENTY men including Steve Ditullio from Seymour Golf Club played the fifth round of the midweek championships and the midweek medal on Thursday.
Adrian Goudie continued his impressive form with 78-7-71 to win the medal and division one. Balls went to Kris Mueck 68-+4-72, Bryce Pianta 85-12-73 and Stephen Hudson 88-15-73. NTP to Adrian King and Kris Mueck scored an eagle on the 1st. Wednesday May 9
THE ladies played a stableford competition last Wednesday but did not find the course any shorter due to the lower temperature and higher humidity.
Regina Driver was back in form with 32 points to edge out Helen Carlin on 30. Cathy Shaddock finished well to take out the C grade NTP on the 18th hole.
A semi-final match of the singles knockout was played and Carol Stuart was in top form to outplay a gallant Dot Trott. Carol now meets Daphne Hall in the final next month.
THE second last ladies pennant match was played at Neangar Park on Monday, May 7 with Heathcote winning 3/2 over Kyneton.
The two Dots (Trott and McGillivray) had big wins and Amanda Long also won well 4/3. Regina Driver and Helen Carlin both had narrow losses.
Heathcote is now second behind Belvoir Park number two team, equal on wins but has 10.5 games to Belvoirs 11.
A win against Belvoir next week will secure the title for the intrepid ladies. Coming events Today: Ladies puttose. Tomorrow: Open stableford. Saturday, May 19: Ladies stroke and mens GOTY stableford.
Mitchell Hogg and Stephanie Wearne won the mixed scratch on Saturday.