Win takes out monthly medal
STUART Win reigned supreme over 45 other players to take out the August Airlie Beach Hotel monthly medal with a great score of 62 nett on the weekend.
He was a mile ahead of the rest of the field with the next closest score coming from B grade runner-up Gary Scotford on 67.
The A grade monthly medal was won by Simon Dobbins with 69, two ahead of runner-up Lloyd Kingston with 71.
C grade went to Albert Pini on 68, with runner-up Keith Campbell two strokes behind on 70.
Ladies winner on the day was Mandy Patterson with a fine 72.
The rundown comprised Ken Muller on 68, Wayne Temby, with no problems from his new replacement hip, hitting a fine 69, Adam Stralow on 71, with John Dodds, Dean Kercher and Matt Bluck all coming in with 72.
Nearest-the-pins went to Peter Smith on hole 2, Matt Bluck on 9, Gary Scotford on 13, and Keith Campbell on 16.
The two-shot club was shared three ways, with Adam Stralow and Michael Cragg both birdying hole 16 and Wayne Temby knocking it in for two on 13.
Fifty players turned out for a stroke event on Thursday with John Roser continuing his fine form of late taking out the 18-hole event with 64.
He won on count back from Simon Dobbins who took the runner-up title, ahead of a rundown which included Paul Joice and Gary Flannery on 68, Trevor Paroz 69, with Darren Jones, Pascal Neunreuther and Dave Gates bringing up the rear on 70, ahead of one other on count back.
The 9-hole section of the comp was won by Pascal Neunreuther with a 28, ahead of runner-up Kerry Hall who beat Peter Krause and Rod Wecker on count back, all with 30.
The rest of the rundown included Bruce Munro on 31, with Michael Cragg, Ernie Holstein and John Dodds all carding 33, winning on count back from one other.
Nearest-the-pins went to Peter Lewis on hole 2, Chris Doblo on 9, Trevor Paroz on 13, and Albert Pini on 1.
The 2013 Proserpine junior open will be held at the course this Saturday with junior golfers from all over the region competing for the title, with first hit off scheduled for 8am.
The course will not open for the members’ Saturday event until 11.30am and tee times are available to suit from that time onwards, but it is important that players book their tee time with the pro shop due to the restricted play period on the day.
Thursday players will compete over both 9 and 18holes in a Stableford event with tee times to suit individual players.
The following weekend, Saturday August 24, will see the running of the Proserpine leg of the national Holden Scramble event, which will replace normal club competition for that day.
Eighteen ladies competed last Wednesday and eight last Saturday in a stroke and putt competition for this month’s monthly medal.
Marlene Gray, with a 74 nett was the McNeill Monthly Medal winner for August.
Following closely behind with 75 was Bernice Petersen who edged Beryl Miller out of second place on a count back.
Tiina Randmae, Tessa Aitken and Meg Lyons completed the rundown.
Least putts for the day was won by Trish McNeill with 28 putts.
Nearest-the-pin winners for last week were Trish McNeill on holes 11 and 16, Tina Badenhorst on 6 while Mandy Paterson, Trish McNeill and Jenny Hounsell were all in the cup on hole 3 with their fourth shots.
Tessa Aitken and Beryl Miller’s trophy day is on Wednesday, August 21.
The Ayr women’s open will be held on Friday, August 23 while the Sarina Open is on Saturday, August 25 for those who may be interested.
On Sunday the dawnies played the front nine with Bob Slater being the winner on 54/44.
The runner-up was Mick Burrows on 41/46 from Mark Conen 48/46 after a chip off.
Nearest-the-pins went to Mick Burrows on hole 2 and Tony Sellwood on 9 and the snake putter was Maurie Moody.
The least number of putts was Ray Lauder with 11 and the Bradman’s was won by Beryl Nosworthy. Next Sunday the dawnies will play on the back 9 at Proserpine.