Moss­man hole-in-one

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

MOSS­MAN Golf Club mem­bers Bill Ever­ing­ham and Sammy Brichetto are the toast of the club­house af­ter re­cently scor­ing the holy grail of the greens - a hole-in-one.

Ever­ing­ham was play­ing the 174m 17th on June 17 when he man­aged the rare feat which vet­eran Brichetto matched just three days later on the 142m 13th.

There are plenty of mem­bers and vis­i­tors en­joy­ing the per­fect con­di­tions try­ing to be make it hap­pen a third time.

Tues­day’s field of 48 play­ers com­peted in a sta­ble­ford event which was won by Lloyd Red­path with 40 points on a count­back to Wayne Dow­ell. Leon Baker was third with 39 points.

Near­est the pins were G Muter on 8 and Ian Ste­ley on 13 and 17.

The win­ner of Wed­nes­day’s nine hole event was Sammy Brichetto with 22 points, in­clud­ing his hole-in-one.

Sec­ond place was N Foard on a count­back to Tano Caltabi­ano. Near­est the pins were Shona Barbour on 10 and Sammy on 13.

Thurs­day’s ladies sta­ble­ford event was won by He­len Gabour with 37 points. Sec­ond place was Kerri-Lynn Wil­liams and third Bev Cowe.

Near­est the pins were Lucy Giles on 8, Kerri-Lynn on 10, Shona Barbour on 13 and Treveen Page on 17.

The new spe­cial Fri­day Frolic - nine holes golf, shared mo­torised buggy and six-pack in ice to share for $30 per player - was en­joyed by plenty of so­cial play­ers. For play­ers with hand­i­caps, the com­pe­ti­tion was won by Matt Smith with 19 points.

Satur­day’s sta­ble­ford event was won by Vic Dowler with 39 points on a count­back to Mick Dowl­ing and Kevin Rob­son.

Near­est the pins were E Kerr on 6, Mick Lan­caster on 8, G Mitchell on 10, James Doolah 13 and Lau­rie Prosser on 17.

The ladies also en­joyed a sta­ble­ford event with win­ner Glenda Chris­tensen hav­ing 36 points, and run­ner-up San­dra Prien with 31 points.

Near­est the pins was San­dra on 6 and 10.

A num­ber of vis­i­tors en­joyed the com­pe­ti­tion on Sunday, and An­drew Whit­taker was vic­to­ri­ous with 38 points on a count­back to Julie Hooker. Jeff Bo­chow took out third place with 35 points on a count­back to Wayne Bax­ter.

Near­est the pins were Ker­riLynn Wil­liams with a great shot to 15cm on hole 10 and An­drew got the prize on hole 13.

The club is host­ing free clin­ics each Tues­day 5pm - 6pm for young­sters aged 6 - 17 years. Call Ge­off Good­win for fur­ther de­tails on 0418 456 901.

The club also in­vites ladies of any age to come along and learn to play golf. Call the Pro Store on 4098 2089 for the next free clinic.

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