Low scores shot in Pow­er­ade Open

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

THERE were plenty of high­lights this week on the golf course in­clud­ing low scor­ing all week­end dur­ing the an­nual Pow­er­ade Open.

The men kicked off the week on Tues­day with a Stable­ford com­pe­ti­tion which saw Rick McIl­hagga re­turn to the course and win with 42 points. Dave Nesbitt was sec­ond with 41 points af­ter a count back to John White.

Near­est the pins were Rus­sell Hooker on 6, Brett Jurie on 8, Nesbitt on 10, Ed Body on 13 and Simon Nel­son on 17.

Bill Heath was again vic­to­ri­ous this, week win­ning the Wed­nes­day nine-hole com­pe­ti­tion with 22 points af­ter a count back to Shona Bar­bour. Kerri Wil­liams won near­est the pin on 10, John Cameron won 13 and Lucy Giles won 17.

The Thurs­day ladies played a bisque bo­gey event this week. Kate Brims struck form scor­ing +7 to win by two shots to Cathy Dun­can on +5. Kate also won near­est the pin on 10 and Bev Sy­mons won 13.

Char­lie Kadic came from four shots be­hind to win the over­all gross at the an­nual Pow­er­ade Open with 160. Peter Cul­ley’s con­sis­tency won him the over­all nett af­ter two rounds of 67.

Joe Hutchinson won the B Grade gross with 167 ahead of Art Howard on 170. Bill Heath won the B Grade nett with 139 ahead of Ed Body on 141.

In C Grade B Sorensen col­lected the gross with 180 ahead of Bernie Boon on 183. Wayne Bax­ter claimed the C Grade nett with 144 with Alec Ford three shots back on 147.

Shona Bar­bour had a week­end to re­mem­ber af­ter she took home the over­all ladies nett af­ter two fine rounds of 67 and 65. Kiara Lo­mas won di­vi­sion one gross with 179 with Trish Landy tak­ing home sec­ond place with 185. Julie Hooker won di­vi­sion one nett with 141 and Bev Cowe was the run­ner up with 152.

In di­vi­sion two Lucy Giles won the gross with 186 ahead of Judy McCormack on 204. Lyn Heimann won di­vi­sion two nett with 146 and Yvonne John­stone was sec­ond with 151.

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