Close fin­ishes for monthly medal in Whit­sun­day golf

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WHIT­SUN­DAY GOLF

WHIT­SUN­DAY golfers played the Oc­to­ber monthly medal last Sun­day.

The course gave a lot of run and ball carry was pretty im­pres­sive with long­est drives a good in­di­ca­tor of per­for­mance.

Near­est-the-pins were shared around in A/B grade and ladies while Reg Kercher dom­i­nated C grade.

Three new mem­bers signed up on the day and re­cent signups re­flect good mem­ber­ship growth for the Whit­sun­day Club.

In A grade the win­ner was Rod Wecker on nett 67, ahead of run­ner-up Ge­off Har­ri­son on 68 while Ross Richards had the best gross score.

B grade was won by Ernie Hol­stein on 68, one clear of Mick Cooper on 69.

The best gross score came from Bren­don Me­harry.

Jac­qui Wall won C grade on 72, fur shots ahead of run­ner-up Ian Giles on 76.

Reg Kercher had the best gross score.

Long­est drives came from Ge­off Har­ri­son (A grade), Ge­orge Me­harry (B grade), Wilf Her­weg (C grade) and Ti­ina Rand­mae (ladies).

Near­est-the-pins in A/B grade were Kerry Hall on hole 2, Ron Jamieson on 9, Ernie Hol­stein on 13 and Mick Ca­ton on 16.

In C grade Reg Kercher was near­est-the-pin on 9 and 16.

Ladies near­est-the-pins went to Anna Win­ter­bourn on 9 and 13 and Ti­ina Rand­mae on 16.

Next Sun­day will be the first round of the Pres­i­dent’s Cup with tee off as nor­mal at 7.30am.

Carts are booked and availa- ble for the teams af­ter the or­der of com­peti­tors for the day has been re­vealed.

The first round will be a two ball am­brose com­pe­ti­tion, each win will count for one point.

Golfers not in the teams will play the same com­pe­ti­tion for­mat. The teams are found be­low. Sil­ver: Ge­off Har­ri­son (cap­tain), Kym Hill, Ron Jamieson, Wayne Temby, Scotty Wardroper, Ernie Hol­stein, Brad Ham­mond, Mark Ni­col, Reg Kercher, Linda Wardroper and Tessa Aitken.

Gold: Ross Richards (cap­tain), Kerry Hall, Bren­don Me­harry, Peter Brown­ing, Mick Ca­ton, Ti­ina Rand­mae, Brad Bowring, Dean Kercher, Wilf Her­weg, Ian Giles and Jac­qui Wall.

GOLF BUD­DIES: Rod Wecker (A grade win­ner), Ernie Hol­stein (B grade win­ner), Ian Giles (C grade run­ner-up), Jac­qui Wall (C grade win­ner) and Reg Kercher (near­est-the-pin) at Sun­day's Whit­sun­day golf pre­sen­ta­tion.

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