Mas­sive field for week­end comp

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -


A GREAT score of 47 helped Neil Cawthorne to a big win in Satur­day’s Ho­tel Metropole monthly sta­ble­ford com­pe­ti­tion.

In a field of 46 men and 13 ladies, some great scores were recorded.

The men’s run­ner-up Shane Cooke came in with 43, ahead of the run­down com­pris­ing Gary Scot­ford and Gavin Milne on 41, Harry Gel­latly with 40, Chris Weigand and John Roser on 39, and John Heron, Rus­sell Brauer, Trevor Paroz and Pas­cal Ne­un­reuther all with 38 points.

Ladies win­ner on the day was Re­hab Hull with 40 points, ahead of run­ner-up Anna Win­ter­bourn on 38. Near­est-the-pins went to Peter Fox on hole 2, Steve Knight on 9, Paul Pur­till on 13, and Rus­sell Brauer on 16.

The two-shot club was shared six ways, with Paul Douth­waite, Rob Stan­ley and Gary Scot­ford all scor­ing ea­gles on the much short­ened tenth hole, and birdies from Gavin Milne and Shane Cooke on 13, with Matt Bluck birdy­ing 16.

Dave Thomas’ course record of 136 was threat­ened by his new play­ing part­ner Paul Pur­till who came in with a score of 15 strokes on hole 2 on Thurs­day, but he even­tu­ally came in with a fi­nal score of only 113.

Win­ner on the day in the main 18-hole event was Ron Jamieson with a great score of 63 nett, one stroke ahead of run­ner-up Peter Scrivens on 64. The rest of the run­down in­cluded Harry Gel­latly on 65, Dar­ren Jones 66, Les Brad­ford 68, Shane Cooke 70, with John Heron, Steve Mitchell and Neil Ustick all card­ing 71.

The 9-hole sec­tion of the comp was won by Bren­don Me­harry with a 26 nett, ahead of run­ner-up Harry Gel­latly on 28.

The rest of the 9-hole run­down com­prised Neil Ustick on 31, with Wayne Temby, Peter Lewis, Bruce Munro, Peter Scrivens and Ron Jamieson all com­ing in with 32.

Near­est-the-pins went to Al­bert Pini on hole 2, Greg Walker on 9, Karl Gottschalk on 13, and Mick Dibben on 16.

Win­ners of the Proser­pine leg of the Holden Scram­ble, Rod Wecker, Steve Abel, Lloyd Kingston and Lance Lloyd, ac­com­pa­nied by club pro Kane Nustel­ing will be com­pet­ing in the re­gional leg of the scram­ble in Rock­hamp­ton this week­end

This week Satur­day play­ers will be com­pet­ing in an 18-hole, club spon­sored stroke event, while Thurs­day play­ers will bat­tle it out over both nine and 18-hole sta­ble­ford comps.


A ver­sus par event was held last Wed­nes­day for the ladies com­pe­ti­tion.

Twenty ladies par­tic­i­pated in hot, but fine con­di­tions.

The win­ner for the day was Tessa Aitken with a great score of +3.

Linda Wardroper was run­ner up on +2 and Pam Casey was third on a count back from Tina Baden­horst as both scored +1.

Bessie Simpson, Mandy Pater­son and Penny Wardroper com­pleted the run­down.

Near­est-the-pin win­ners were Mar­lene Gray on hole 5, Mandy Pater­son on 9, Tina Baden­horst on 11 and Heather Lu­vis on 16.

Eight ladies par­tic­i­pated in a stroke event on Satur­day, Septem­ber 14 and the win­ner was Paula Wron­ski with a 68 nett ahead of Reh Hull on 72.

Monthly medal rounds will be next Wed­nes­day and Satur­day.


On Sun­day the dawnies played the front nine and the win­ner was Mau­rie Moody with 46/42.

The run­ner-up was Bruce Upchurch 51/48 and third place went to Chris Hen­der­sen 43/49.

Near­est-the-pin on hole 2 was Tom Flem­ing and on 9 it was Bruce Upchurch.

Snake put­ter was Chris Hen­der­sen, least num­ber of putts went to Mau­rie Moody with 13 af­ter a three-way putt off, and Bob Slater was the Brad­man’s win­ner with 59/ 64.

The dawnies tee off from around 6am ev­ery Sun­day fol­lowed by a bar­be­cue break­fast and all are wel­come to come along and en­joy.

Next week they will be on the back nine.

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