Bill in golfer’s dream
MOSSMAN Golf Club’s ‘‘ Introduction to golf for Ladies’’ program is held on Mondays at 4pm. Details from Julie Hooker 0413 394 111.
We are pleased to report that B i l l Everingham achieved the ultimate goal in golf when he eagled the longest par 3, 173 metre hole number 17.
This achievement was on Sunday 17 June 2012, and the hole- in- one was missed from our report at the time.
The weather cleared to allow competition play during last week, and another Mossman member has achieved a hole-in-one. On Tuesday 18 February, Maurice Meth eagled the 8th hole - a challenging 123 metre par 3 protected on both sides by bunkers.
The February Monthly Medal sponsored by The Pavilions Port Douglas, was won by Jimmy Serave with nett 71 on a countback to Maurice Meth and in 3rd place Peter Clark 72.
NTPs: I an Prewitt, Maurice Meth (ace), Peter Nielson, Bernie Boon and Mal McKellar.
Wednesday’s 9- hole sporters event was won by Ron Smith with 18 points.
Thursday’s Ladies Par event was won by Pris Freeman with - 1 ahead of Leonie Phillips - 2 and Virginia Goodall - 3 on a countback.
NTPs: Patti Graham on 6 and 10, Virginia Goodall on 8, and Julie Hooker on 13.
On Friday Brendan Wood won the 9-hole event with 19 points.
The weekend events for 22 and 23 February were cancelled due to wet.
Saturday’s 15th February Stableford event was won by Wade Duncan with 37pts on a countback.
NTPs: Norm Lockwood, Des Graham and Dennis Blake.
The Ladies event was won by Leonie Phillips with 37 points ahead of Tricia Landy 34 and Tracey Benahm 33.
NTPs: Tricia Landy, Bev Cowe and Leonie Phillips.
On Sunday 16 February, the Stableford Medley was won by Steve Gray with 32 points on a count-back to John Zieglar. John Zieglar won the NTP.