A TOTAL of 83 men and 13 ladies played a stableford event at the Axedale Golf Club on Saturday, sponsored by Bendigo Brake and Front End. Men’s stableford In first division, for handicaps of 0-13, the winner was Peter Williamson (10 h/c, 37 points). The runner-up was Rod Connelly (13 h/c, 35 points). Third place went to Max Kettle (11 h/c, 34 points) on a countback.
In division two, for handicaps of 14-17, the winner was Brett Moore (16 h/c, 35 points). The runner-up was Len Rodda (17 h/c, 34 points) from third place winner Jock Catto (14 h/c, 33 points) on a countback.
In division three, for handicaps of 18-22, the winner was John Murdoch (20 h/c, 38 points). The runner-up was David Stephens (20 h/c, 37 points) while Alan Darby finished third (19 h/c, 36 points).
In division four, for handicaps of 23-36, the winner was Ian Edwards (23 h/c, 37 points). The runner-up was Geoff Waldron (31 h/c, 35 points) on a countback from Sid Spofforth (26 h/c, 35 points). Ball winners: Kevin Crawford (34), David Robins (34), Ernie Lowndes (34), Glenn Laity (34), David Yum (34) and Geoff Williams (34).
In the ladies event, division one for handicaps of 0-26, the winner was Annette Holmes (23 h/c, 35 points), from runner-up Robyn Weeks (24 h/c, 32 points).
In division two for handicaps of 27-45, the winner was Anne McManus (44 h/c, 32 points) from runner-up Maureen Connelly (28 h/c, 31 points). Nearest the pins 1st hole — division one: Mick Purdon; division two: Rick Manley.
3rd hole, 2nd shot — division one: Max Kettle; division two: Ernie Lowndes.
6th hole — open: Stephen Jeffrey.
16th hole — Superpin: Russell McGibbon.
18th hole — division one: Grant Lane; division two: Wayne Blume. Other highlights Birdie Ball: John Randles. A GROUP of 40 men took part in a 4BBB stableford event on Thursday, May 10, sponsored by Central Victorian Trophies.
The winners were Peter Andrew and Andy Watson (46 nett).
Runners-up were Paul Pyke and Bill Andrea (44 nett).
Ball winners: John Randles and John Murdoch 43; Mick Purdon and Rod Connelly 42; David Yum and John Geldart 42 on a countback. Nearest the pins: 1st hole — division one: Paul Pyke; division two: Mark Kesper.
3rd hole, 2nd shot — division one: Terry McManus; division two: David Yum.
6th hole — (Open): Rick Manley.
18th hole — division one: Garry Harrop; division two: Eric Rogers. Longest drive: John Taylor. Longest putt: John Randles. Encouragement Award: Division one: Damien Hurrell and John Taylor.