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Stan­thorpe Golf

RAINY day for the show week­end cleared out for the monthly medal stroke event last Satur­day to pro­ceed. Al­though the field was down from other weeks, still enough for a close com­pe­ti­tion.

Two play­ers re­turned the best score for the day, a nett 70, with the count­back giv­ing the win to ju­nior golfer, Billy Webb, with Matt Water­worth set­tling for run­ner-up.

Billy's two nines were even, scor­ing 43 on each, but a costly dou­ble bo­gey from Matt gave the win to Billy by half a shot.

An­nelle Bat­ter­ham must be break­ing in her new clubs win­ning the ladies' event with nett 77 with Kay Webb com­ing in sec­ond place with nett 80. Ap­pre­ci­a­tion to our spon­sor on the day, Dixon Homes’, Wes Smith.

Gross win­ners were Matt Water­worth with 75 and the ladies shared the balls with both An­nelle and Nikki Water­worth re­turn­ing 105 for the round.

Matt Water­worth also fea­tured in the put­ting event along with the spon­sor, Wes Smith, need­ing 27 putts for the round. Linda Kelly had least putts for the ladies need­ing 28 for the day.

Richard Rear­don held the pin at 3 and Kev Rowl­ing col­lected 17.

Ladies win­ner, An­nelle had best ap­proach for the ladies at 17 and all other pin shots re­mained un­claimed, as did the birdies nest at 15.

Bill Pyne held the pro-pin at 1/10, Matt Water­worth at 9/18 and Wes Smith at 5/14.

In the run-down, a ball each to Greg Fraser, Wes Smith, Aaron Sim­mers, Alan Kerr and Nikki Water­worth.

He­len Jones re­ceived a ball that Keith re­trieved from a rab­bit hole, not a rab­bit out of a hat.

Good to see that play­ers were in at­ten­dance in am­ple time for their tee off spot which made the start­ing of the com­pe­ti­tion go very smoothly. Next Satur­day is a sin­gle stroke event sponsored by Si­mon Shan­non. Tee off from 11.30am and the time sheet is on the board.

The Sum­mit Bowls Club

GOOD roll up for last Satur­day’s so­cial bowls, af­ter the 30mm of nice soak­ing rain over Thurs­day and Fri­day show day and Satur­day morn­ing. Many thanks to our greens team who have been busy with work on both greens.

Atilio Zam­progno ‘Rusty Nails’, Kurt Em­pen 16 v Ma­ree

Kee­gan, Wayne Thomas, Paul Zam­progno 15.

Brian ‘Crys­tal’ Brown, Barry Mur­phy 26 v Mar­garet Har­vey, Brian ‘Hawaii’ Wil­mot 22 and in the match of the day ‘Mighty Joe’ Straat­man & Mick Mils picked up a last bowl win 16-15 over Rod New­lands, Roberto Capelli.

Thanks to Phil Davis who worked the bar on Satur­day af­ter­noon and to ‘Hawaii’ Brian who also helped in the af­ter­noon.

Nice to see so many of our mem­bers try­ing out shirts for fit­ting pur­poses on Satur­day with 30 new shirts or­dered. If you have not yet placed your or­der please do so by Fe­bru­ary 7 with pres­i­dent Robin or Val New­lands.

Good bowl­ing to all Sum­mit bowlers who are com­pet­ing in the 2018 men’s dis­trict fours cham­pi­onship at Ten­ter­field this Satur­day.

Rest of Fe­bru­ary Bowls Pro­gram; Satur­day 10th & Sun­day 11th – Men’s 2018 Dis­trict fours. Satur­day 10th - Pairs, 50 up, 2 Bowl, switch up af­ter­noon.

Satur­day 17th – Men’s A Sin­gles, Sec­tional Play 9am start. Sun­day 18th – Men’s sin­gles, con­tin­ued 9am start. Nom­i­na­tions for the 2018 men’s sin­gles close on Sun­day Feb 11 at the bowlo.

Re­mem­ber bowlers our 2018 open 2 Bowl triples car­ni­val is on Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 25.

So, or­gan­ise or place your name in the tour­na­ment book as nom­i­na­tions close on Fe­bru­ary 24.

Happy bowl­ing ev­ery­one.

Parkrun

MIS­ER­ABLE con­di­tions couldn’t dampen spir­its at parkrun last Satur­day. 52 parkrun­ners par­tic­i­pated in the 5km run on show week­end. We had heaps of first timers join us for a run or walk and three keen run­ners set new PBs. Well done, Alex Archibald-Binge, Natasha Hunt and Leanne Haynes.

A big thank you to our vol­un­teers, Glen Brunck­horst, Ur­sula Gard­ner, Sav Gi­ammat­tei and the Roberts fam­ily. The weather fore­cast for Satur­day is look­ing good - mostly sunny and 30 de­grees. See you all there.

If you want to give Stan­thorpe parkrun a go, re­mem­ber to reg­is­ter at www.parkrun.com.au/ Stan­thorpe and bring a printed copy of your bar­code to the event.

At the end of your run or walk our great vol­un­teers will scan your bar­code and you will get an email with your time. Come along, it’s free.

Stan­thorpe Gar­den Club

OUR next meet­ing will be a bus trip to Ten­ter­field, on Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 18.

We will be vis­it­ing 3 gar­dens. For those who wish to at­tend, please book at Pier­point Mo­tors, 66 Mary­land St, Stan­thorpe or phone Gina

0409 812 827, by Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 13.

Cost is $30 per per­son. You will need to bring own lunch and fold­ing chair or pic­nic rug.

PHO­TOS: MATTHEW PUR­CELL

ROUND UP: Cody McLel­lan tak­ing part in the show draft held on Sun­day at the flash new arena.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

Win­ners, fi­nal­ists, judges and spon­sors at the Stan­thorpe cam­praft on Sun­day in the new arena.

Com­peti­tors came from far and wide for the show draft.

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