Ladies get in to the swing
THE ladies were in the swing of things with four solid wins, a half and a loss on Sunday moving them into third place after the final round of the pennants season.
They finished behind Paradise Palms and Half Moon Bay and half-a-point ahead of Cairns.
Both the men and women travelled over the weekend for inter-club pennants. The men thrashed it out at the Cairns Golf Club while the ladies ventured over to Atherton.
Both A and C grade got winning results for the men, keeping their finals hopes alive while B Grade dropped out of finals contention with another loss. The men play their final round this Sunday at Half Moon Bay.
Back home last week James Browne was soaring high with a hole-in-one on the par 3, 8th on Tuesday. Wayne Dowell won the competition with nett 69 ahead of Malcolm McKellar on 71. John Caswell won nearestthe-pin on 6, James Browne on 8, D Leighton on 10, Wayne Soxsmith on 13 and Ralf Middel on 17.
Helen Gabour, on Wednesday, had her best score ever and scored 26 points to win the sporters’ competition ahead of Barry Costain on 22 points. Nearest-the-pins were John Deuble on 10, Helen on 13 and Dennis Blake on 17.
Alec Ford scored nett 67 on Saturday to win the men’s stroke competition ahead of Maurice Meth on 68, Norm Lockwood was third with 69. Nearest-the-pins were won by Laurie Prosser on 6, Rus Watkins on 8, Adam Ferguson on 13 and Brett Jurie on 10 and 17.
Lyn Heimann continued her good form with a win in the ladies Saturday competition with nett 73 ahead of Shona Barbour on 74. Nearest-the-pins were Yvonne Addison on 8 and Tracey Benham on 10.