A tee-off for Chisel
AN AMBROSE event to commemorate the loss of the club’s great mate Ian “Chisel” McCormack has been arranged for this Saturday, so grab your funny hat and colourful outfit for what promises to be a fun day.
Everyone is welcome and a bus will be leaving the Barrier Reef Tavern at 11.30am. Book your team and the bus with Jock on 40981570.
Following a few showers on Monday, the course was in great condition for Tuesday’s Port Douglas Golf Tours Monthly Medal. The winner was John Hawes with a net 67, second was Geoff Parmenter with net 69 and Mal Phillips net 70.
Nearest-the-pins were Michael Gabour on 6, Laurie Prosser on 8, Graham Cook on 10, Simon Nelson on 13 and Wayne Soxsmith on 17.
And don’t forget the club is hosting free clinics for junior players each Tuesday from 5pm until 6pm for those aged from six to 17 years. Call Geoff Goodwin for further details on 0418 456 901.
The winner of Wednesday’s nine hole event was Geoff Goodwin with 21 points, ahead of Helen Gabour with 20 points and nearest-the-pins were John Cameron on 6 and Lucy Giles on 8.
The Thursday’s Ladies’ Lucy Giles Monthly Medal was won by Leonie Phillips with a net of 72, second was Patti Graham with net 75 and Glenda Christensen with net 76. Glenda also won the putting competition on a count-back to Helen Gabour. And nearest-the-pins were Patti on 6, Christie Bouwkamp on 8, Lucy Giles on 13.
The Friday Frolic (9 holes golf, shared motorised buggy and sixpack in ice to share for $30 per player) was enjoyed by plenty of social players. For players with handicaps, the competition was won by Geoff Goodwin with 25 points ahead of Ed Sant with 22.
Players endured some afternoon showers, on Saturday, in the Brian “Boof” MacDonald Monthly Medal. The event was won by Russell Watkins with net 63 and runner-up Zac Hoare with net 64.
Gross winners were: A Grade Charlie Kadic 81, B Grade Ian Steley 86 and C Grade Broz Jurie 92.
The net winners were: A Grade Michael Walsh 73, B Grade Kevin Robson 72 and C Grade Maurie Meth 71.
Nearest-the-pins were Ralf Middel on 6, Sammy Brischetto on 8, Russell Watkins on 10, Jeff Bochow on 13 and Bruce Cheesman on 17.
The Ladies’ Port Douglas Combined Club Monthly Medal was won by Leonie Phillips with net 69 on a count-back to Christie Bouwkamp. Christie also won the putting competition.
Nearest-the-pins were Bev Cowe on 6, Leonie 10 and Glenda Christensen 13.
A small field competed on Sunday, and John Reason took home the voucher with 39 points ahead of Shona Barbour with 33 points. Nearest-the-pins were Art Howard13 and 17 and Shona Barbour10.
The Men’s Pennant Teams travelled to Cairns on Sunday to play match-play against strong players from Cairns and Paradise Palms. Congratulations to Jeff Bochow who won his match.