Summer cup trophy win for Cresswell
The cool change this week brought strong winds, making conditions difficult for Wednesday golfers.
The women’s scores reflected the tough conditions with the top score only 30 points.
This was achieved by two golfers and Shirley Wright (13) won on a countback from Sue McCall.
The extra competition of the best odd holes was also settled by a countback between the two top scorers.
Wright came out on top again with 16 points.
The ball pool went to Wright, McCall and Glenda Woods with 28 points.
In the men’s competition, Gary Wright (10) backed up last week’s win when he had the top score of 39 points again this week.
Rob Peterson was the next best with 38 points.
The nearest the pin on the fourth was Gary Wright, 12th to Greg Pell, 17th to Matt Bibby and the sixth stayed with the club.
A score of 34 points on a countback was needed for a ball.
The mixed nine holes was won by Phil Block (25) with 17 points.
Dawn Leece had the next best score of 14 points and Ann Smith was also in the ball pool.
The Friday night social nine holes was well attended, with golfers playing stroke across holes one to nine.
The winning score of net 34 was shared by Bill Keating (20) and Dave Pearce (6).
Saturday was the monthly medal and the conditions were near perfect following the heat and humidity of last weekend.
The medal winner for the men was Archie Currie, who also won C grade with this great score of 87-19=68.
The next best score went to the A grade winner, Greg Pell, who also had the best scratch score with 74-5=69.
In B grade, the winner was Steve Di Tullio with a steady 81-11=70 on a countback from John Muscovich.
The nearest the pins went to Matt Bibby on the fourth, Paul Niebling on the sixth, Ian Richardson on the 12th and Matt Bibby on the 17th.
The drive and pitch on the eighth was won by John Muscovich and the 15th went to Craig Zotti.
A score of 72 was needed to be in the ball pool.
The women’s Saturday competition was the monthly medal as well as the final round of the Beale Family Summer Cup.
In daily results, the A grade and the monthly medal winner was Irene Davey with 89-18=71 on a countback form Sharon Cresswell.
The B grade winner was Liz Gee with 95-23=72.
The nearest the pin on the 17th went to Glenda Woods and the ball pool went to Irene Davey, Sharon Cresswell, Liz Gee, Pat Ferris and Pam Jarvis with net 74.
Even though she missed out on the monthly medal, Sharon Cresswell’s score helped her to be the winner of the Beale Family Summer Cup with a total score of 216.
It was a close finish with McCall and Ferris only one shot back in second spot.
The Friday social nine holes this week is a stableford over holes seven to 15.
On Saturday, the men and women will take a break from stroke and play stableford.
The monthly medal brings out the best in Nagambie golfers with 19 players teeing up while the club had 10 representatives competing in the summer pennant competition.
Jeff Mills continued his recent run of good form, winning the medal on countback from Joe Labas.
Mills fired an excellent round of 81-14-67, while Labas came up just short for the second week in a row with 91-24-67.
Mills has credited his recent run of good form due to regular playing partner Phil Neville being away on pennant duty.
The nearest the pins went to Jeff Mills on the third, Lindsay Hall the 13th and Shaun Spicer slapping one onto the 16th.
Next week’s regular competition will be moved to Saturday, Shaun Bryant is on office duty and Greg Whiteman in the bar.
This move is to make way for the fifth round of the GMDGA summer pennant, which Nagambie will host on Sunday from 8 am.
The fourth round of the summer pennant season was played at the Kialla Golf Club with Nagambie remaining win less for the season with another disappointing result, Nagambie lost to Kyabram Valley View 11⁄2 to 31⁄2.
Nagambie’s four-person ambrose series, sponsored by Costa Mushrooms, was in full swing on Friday with 48 players turning up for the nine-hole social competition.
The winning team was a popular result with Lindsay Hall and his ring-ins — Glen Dawson, Daniel Hall and Jackson Hutton — taking the win with a three under 33, nett 28.
The nearest the pins went to Freda Norris on the 13th and Margaret Hall on the 16th for the women and Shane McCormick on the 13th and Glen Dawson putting one close on the 16th for the men.
The club thanks the sponsors and all the volunteers who made the night a great success. Women In women’s golf, 12 women played stroke in much cooler, but quite windy conditions, on January 31.
A grade winner was Jenny Jeong with nett 74 and B and C grade winner was Judi Redfern with nett 74.
Nine-hole winner was Andrea Richards with nett 37.5 and 18-hole balls went to Jeong, Redfern and Irene Keogh (76).
Nine-hole balls went to Richards, Jeong (38), and Deidre Kleinig (38.5)
Nearest the pin on the third was Jo Goodacre, while Jeong was nearest on the 16th.
Today is a four-ball best-ball stroke round.
The chicken run on February 1 had 22 players.
Shaun Spicer was the winner with 22 points. Nearest the pin on the 16th was Bill Leviston.
Tomorrow is a par to be played on the front nine, with nearest the pin on the eighth.
Winner: Sharon Cresswell claimed the Beale Family Summer Cup trophy.