by Phil Rossiter Saturday’s event was the foursomes championship for 2017.
Despite it being the least popular event on the club calendar along with morning showers a good field of 46 pairs competed.
Winners were Paul Adamiak and Alex Slaughter with a round of 82 gross.
Handicap winners were Peter Hojnacki and Robert Smith on 68 nett.
Other better scores: Phil Fennell/Graeme Webster 68.5, Paul Adamiak/Alex Slaughter 72, Daniel Hatch/Dengsheng Zhang 73.5.
DTL: Paul Potter/Barry Cornwall 74.5, Stephen Osbourne/Andrew Stockdale 75.5, Richie Christian/Ian Mortimer 76, Mark Robjant/Steve Pearse 76.5, Dean Armstrong/Peter Earles 76.5, David Boyd/Peter Scott 77, Paul Goyne/Brett Hotchkin 77.5, Jacob Carr/Stu Marriott 78, Robert Cronjaeger/John Goodchild 78.5, Rick Gray/Brett Khan 78.5.
Winner of the women’s event was Leanne Johnson from Lyn Morrison, Sandy Heenan and Sue Jinks.
Tuesday’s event was a stableford with the wet conditions cutting into the field size and also having an effect on the overall scores.
Standout round came from Rick Harrison with 42 points. Results: A grade: Derek Miller 35, Chris Harrison 35, Ron Magill 33.
B grade: Noel Wight 38, Brian Robertson 38, Phil Wilkin 33..
C grade: Rick Harrison 42, John Harris 35, Don Pruser 34.
DTL: Terry Dorizzi 34, Kieran Heenan 34, Geoff Thomas 33, Peter Earles 32, Bill Emslie 32, Mark O’Farrell 32, Jeff Miles 32, Kevin O’Brien 31, Max Websdale 31, Chris Morris 31, Alan Peace 31, Bob Veitch 30, John Linford 30, Eric Barrass 30. Pro pin: Ron Magill (A), Hector Melo (B). Phil Faithfull’s round of 40 points was easily the best of Thursday’s round.
Next were Brett Hotchkin 35 and Phil Wilkin 33.
DTL: Graham McLure 32, Eric Deppler 32, Chris Morris 32, Colin Holmes 32, Geoff Hewson 32, Derek Miller 32.
Birdie: Chris Harrison 15th.
Due to the bleak weather conditions on Wednesday, a reduced field of 27 Warragul women battled the wind and rain for the monthly medal.
Joy Marriott was the winner of A grade and the September monthly medal, while Penny Scott found form again after a spell from the winning circle to win B grade. Results: A grade: 1st Joy Marriott (monthly medal) 88/14/74, 2nd Sue Rose 97/21/76; B grade: 1st Penny Scott 106/29/77, 2nd Dawn Campbell 107/24/83; Scratch: Joy Marriott; DTL: Del Baker 98/20/78, Helen Amott 99/19/80, Debbie Corstorphin 94/13/81, Shirley Todd 99/16/83 and Julie Keeble 116/33/83; NTP: 7th Debbie Corstorphin, 15th Joy Marriott; Pro-pin 18th: A grade: Kay Thompson; B grade: Brenda Whitehead.
Kay Thompson also had the lowest amount of putts for the day with 31 putts.
Sue Rose won the play off for the August monthly medal, defeating Shirley Todd.
No women played in the nine-hole competition.
The Silver Spoon play-off, along with the qualifying round for the Annie Boyer match play, were deferred to the next stroke round which will be on September 27, in the middle of the Warragul tournament.
Tomorrow’s event is the Foursomes championships.
A week of horrific weather saw only the very keen golfer take to the course this week, with many finding the comfort of the 19th hole more appealing.
Young gun Luka Gajdobranski was one of the brave souls that played on Saturday, and his great score of 39 points was easily the pick of the day.
Wednesday saw Roger Barnes take out the best score with a very respectable 34 points considering the terrible conditions.
Let's hope the weather can improve this week so the "fair weather" golfers can get out for a game.
Tomorrow is a Par event, with Saturday being the Foursomes championship.
A small field of Drouin Seniors braved the cold conditions to contest their nine-hole event on Thursday.
The winner in the women’s division with a clear score of 16 points was Marg Cox.
The runner up was Kay Grieve with 11 points, followed by Jan Stone and Julie Kidd with 10 points.
In the men’s division, the winner was Kevin O’Brien with 15 points, followed by Gilbert Davis with 14 points.
Results: Tuesday, September 5 stableford (nine players): 1st Geoff Fallon 17, 2nd Ivan Grant 15; DTL: John Lewis, Hank Fiddelaers 14; NTP: Geoff Fallon; Bradman’s: Brian McKenzie.
Thursday, September 7 stroke monthly medal (39 players): Women’s: 1st Cheryl Deppeler (monthly medal) 34, 2nd Olwyn Balfour 38; Scratch: Kerren Ludlow 52; DTL: Sue Balfour 39; NTP: Cheryl Deppeler; Bradman’s: Sonia Roberts; Men’s: 1st Ivan Grant 29 (monthly medal), 2nd Harold McNair 31cb; Scratch: Toby Davey 42; DTL: Rob Saunders 31, Max Taylor 32, Ron Pyke, Glenn Doolan 33, Russ Balfour 36; Par three event: Max Taylor, Ivan Grant, Glenn Doolan, Rob Saunders; Bradman’s: Dennis Scambler.
Top: Julie Beasley shoots accurately to win a hoop for Warragul.
Above: New player for Drouin Michael Fry has made a successful start to croquet, reducing his handicap in the first round.
Left: Rugging up to combat the cold conditions, Drouin player Heather Bullen takes a shot.
Below: Warragul player Russ Marriott won five games in the fixture against Drouin.