Players take to the course for delayed monthly medal
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.