Six brave the rain for Beechworth’s weekly stableford
SIX players were caught hook, line and sinker on Sunday, yet they were anything but gutted that the Beechworth Golf Club was holding a Stableford event.
It was like shooting fish in a barrel for Dave Atkins (28) who battered the rest of the field with a score of 38 points, while Gary Pool (13) also took the bait on 36.
Those who were kissed and thrown back in were Peter Smith (19) 35, David Lang (20) 33, Brian Cropley (36) 32, and Andy Croome (19) 29, with Peter also reeling in a Nearest the Pin on the 10th.
Three of our members also carp-ooled to Tarrawingee on Sunday for their Annual Tournament with Brenton Pool and Col Carmody measuring up well for the 9 hole prizes.
Next Sunday, players will be out to tackle another round of Stableford at Beechworth from 1pm, with Yackandandah to host its Annual Tournament so try to fillet into your schedule.
Last Wednesday, six ladies were in contention for the Tony Greenhill Memorial Trophy, with the stroke round doubling as October’s Monthly Medal.
Adding a piece of silverware to her collection was Lorraine Poyntz (29) who played perfect handicap golf by finishing with 70 nett, with Coral Ward (19) close behind on 72.
79 nett proved a popular score with Jan Lang (23), Gail Smith (17) and Glenda Marshall (13) being all tied, while Pam Nankervis (25) just snuck into the 80s.
In other news, Beechworth’s own Glenda Marshall has added another accolade to her already glorious 2017 by winning the NEDLGA Merit Award.
Finally, the front nine posed the latest challenge in Twilight golf, as 14 players ventured out on Thursday.
The challenge was well and truly accepted by Tyson Carey who knocked up a massive 25 points, earning himself the highly soughtafter cash prize and a noticeable reduction in handicap.
The Hibernian Hotel reluctantly handed over another voucher to Dylan Pool who finished on 23 points, and it will be slightly earlier in the day when Col Carmody makes use of The Granite Café, after beating Dayne Carey on a countback for third on 19 points.
One good shot was enough for John Sheehan to take home the Drummond Golf Nearest the Pin on the 7th and Gary Pool went one further to chip in on the 9th.
No shots at all were required to find a winner in the raffle, with the Beechworth Butchery voucher going to Brian Cropley.