Play­ers take to the course for de­layed monthly medal

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

TWENTY-FOUR Whit­sun­day golfers took to the course last Sun­day to play Fe­bru­ary’s monthly medal stroke com­pe­ti­tion which was can­celled last month due to wet weather.

Com­men­da­tions were made to the greens staff and vol­un­teers who had got the course into re­mark­ably good con­di­tion af­ter all the re­cent rain.

All golfers were pleased to play the back nine as well as the front, with all play­ers mak­ing the most of the clear con­di­tions.

Rod Wecker took out A grade on 75 nett, with run­ner-up Lance Lloyd on nett 76 and the long­est drive went to Scott Wardroper.

In B grade, Dean Kercher tasted vic­tory on nett 72, ahead of run­ner-up Ernie Hol­stein on nett 75 and Mark Win­ter scored the long­est drive.

There were not enough com­peti­tors in C grade for the monthly medal but the win­ner on the day was Wilf Her­weg who also made the long­est drive, with Daniel Webb fin­ish­ing as run­ner-up.

In the ladies com­pe­ti­tion, Beryl Miller was the win­ner on nett 75, ahead of run­nerup Anna Win­ter­bourn on nett 72.

Miller was also took out the long­est drive and was the win­ner of the Guz­zler’s Cup draw for the month.

Near­est-the-pins in A and B grade was Kym Hill with his sec­ond shot on the sec­ond hole, Brad Ham­mond with his first shot on the ninth and Brad Bowring with his first shot on 13.

Near­est-the-pins in the ladies com­pe­ti­tion was Anna Win­ter­bourn with her sec­ond shot on the ninth and Ti­ina Rand­mae’s sec­ond shot both on 13 and 16.

A stable­ford com­pe­ti­tion will be held next Sun­day, with tee off at 7.30am.

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