Ju­nior wins all in Proser­pine

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -


13-year-old Matty Bower cleaned up the field in Satur­day’s ver­sus par event, com­ing in with a great +7 points to win against 61 se­nior golfers in a game which tested all play­ers.

In great golf­ing con­di­tions, Matty was one point ahead of run­ner-up Chris Doblo, who took out sec­ond po­si­tion on count back from four oth­ers on +6.

In the run­down were Gary Scot­ford, Barry Mor­timer and Peter Fox on +6, Mark Co­nen +5, Andy Pear­son, Ian Pow­ell and Neil Cawthorne on +4, with Pas­cal Ne­un­reuther and Rod Wecker on +3.

Paula Wron­ski took out the ladies sec­tion with a –2, ahead of run­ner-up El­speth Scot­ford win­ning with –3 on count back from two oth­ers.

Near­est-the-pins went to Nick Wat­son on hole 2, Trevor Paroz on 9, Matt Bower on 13, and John Roser on 16.

The two-shot club was shared three ways with Rod Wecker birdy­ing 13, and Ross Richards and Matt Bluck putting it down for two on 16.

Peter Stone creamed the field in Thurs­day’s 18-hole event with a magic 47 sta­ble­ford points, three ahead of run­ner-up Peter Scrivens on 44.

With 53 play­ers com­pet­ing on the day, the run­down in­cluded Jim Cochrane and John Grosskreutz on 40 points, with Lance Lloyd, Wayne Temby and Mick Dibben com­ing in with 39 each.

John Grosskreutz won the 9-hole sec­tion of the comp with 26 points, ahead of run­ner-up Trevor Paroz on 25.

In the run­down were 92year-old Ge­orge Gnezdiloff on 24, Nick Wat­son on 23, Peter Stone with 22, Michael Cragg and Mick Dibben with 21, win­ning on count back from two oth­ers.

Near­est-the-pins went to Peter Stone on hole 2, Merv Hin­ton on 9, Gary Kaden on 13, and Trevor Paroz on 16.

Satur­day will be the last chance this year for play­ers to qual­ify for the pres­ti­gious medal of medals hon­our with the run­ning of the last Air­lie Beach Ho­tel monthly medal for the year.

Tee times are avail­able all day to suit in­di­vid­ual play­ers, so book early with the pro shop.

Thurs­day play­ers will be com­pet­ing over both 9 and 18holes in a stroke event, also with tee times to in­di­vid­u­ally suited to play­ers.


Mar­lene Gray had an out­stand­ing game last Wed­nes­day to win the tro­phy do­nated by Viv De­mar­tini and Lyn Muller.

Gray fin­ished her round with a fan­tas­tic 60 nett.

Run­ner-up with another great score of 67 nett was Beryl Nos­wor­thy.

Heather Lu­vis was third with 69 and Caro­line Awdry and Sue Smith com­pleted the run­down.

Beryl Miller had the put­ter work­ing well to win the least putts of the round with 29 putts.

Near­est-the-pin win­ners were Sue Smith on hole 1, Mandy Pat­ter­son on 2, Beryl Nos­wor­thy on 9, Tr­ish McNeill on 11 and Paula Wron­ski on 16.

The fi­nal McNeill monthly medal round for the year will be this Satur­day and next Wed­nes­day. Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 13 will be a ver­sus par com­pe­ti­tion.

The AGM for the ladies will be held on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 20 at 9am and will be fol­lowed by a sta­ble­ford event.


On Sun­day the dawnies attacked the back 9 af­ter their trip to Pi­o­neer Val­ley the pre­vi­ous Sun­day.

The win­ner was John An­der­son with 49/47.

Terry Grentell was rel­e­gated to sec­ond place un­der the rule that you are not al­lowed to win on your first game with the dawnies with 56/45.

Third place went to Ge­orge Stevensen with 53/48 who also won near­est-the-pin on num­ber 13 and Mick Bur­rows won on 16.

The snake put­ter was Terry Grentell, least num­ber of putts was Paul Grace with 13 and the Brad­man’s went to Jaccy Thomas. Next week will be the monthly mug on the front nine.

BEAT­ING ALL: 13-year-old Matty Bower beat the field of se­niors to win Satur­day’s ver­sus par event.

GOLF DAY: Event or­gan­iser Kane Nuster­line (cen­tre) with Peter Krause and Gavin Milne who went up against 62 lo­cal com­peti­tors at the Proser­pine Golf Club on Satur­day.

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