Great golf scores in stableford event
A LARGE field of 54 men and 17 ladies turned out for Saturday’s monthly Hotel Metropole stableford event for the men, with the ladies playing for their weekly Green Energy sponsored event.
Winner for the men was Rob Smith who came in with a creditable 42 points, two ahead of runner-up Rob Raiteri who beat Stuart Win on countback, both with 40 points.
In the rundown were Paul Douthwaite, Mark Conen and Mick Caton all on 38, with Peter Fox and John Dodds on 37 and Matt Goldman, Mark Bell, Perri Simpson, Jake Nurse and David Smith all carding 36 points.
Winner of the weekly Green Energy event for the ladies was Trish McNeill with 34 points, winning on countback from Brenda Cowan.
In the ladies rundown were Mandy Patterson on 31 points and Lyn Muller on 29.
Nearest-the-pins went to Perri Simpson on 2, Mick Caton and Ann Gardel on 9, Lyn Muller on 13, and Wayne Temby on 16.
Six players including Jake Nurse, Lyn Muller, Wayne Temby, Lance Lloyd, Chris Harris and Kelvin Stephens shared the two shot club.
Another good field of 57 players turned out for Thursday’s versus par event, fighting it out in two divisions over the 18-hole and 9-hole competition.
Winner of the division one event over 18-holes was Lance Lloyd with a very good score of +5.
Runner-up was Tony Woolridge with a +4, followed in the rundown by Pascal Neunreuther with +3, Paul Joice +1, Perri Simpson and Greg Walker even with the card, and Karl Gottschalk ahead of two others on countback with a –1.
Joe Taylor won the division two section for the higher handicappers on +4, followed by runner-up Rob Raiteri +3.
The rundown comprised Ron Little +3, Mick Dibben +2, Gary Flannery +1, Peter Fox square, and Tom Fleming –1.
The 9-hole comp went to Les Bradford whose +3 beat Joe Taylor’s same score on countback, relegating Taylor to the runner-up position.
Also on +3 were Greg Walker, Tony Woolridge and Peter Browning, Kym Hill and Ron Little’s +2s beating two others on countback.
Nearest-the-pins went to Rob Stanley on 2 and 16, Pascal Neunreuther on 9, and Michael Ward on 13.
Although a few days after the official St Patrick’s Day, players will be wearing green as they fight it out in an Irish stableford event over 18holes this Saturday.
Thursday players will be competing in a single stroke event in two divisions over 18-holes as well as the normal 9-hole event.
Tee times are available to suit individual players from 6.30am but players must register with the pro shop to ensure continuity of play.
Windy conditions greeted 19 ladies at their par event last Wednesday.
However, this was not a deterrent for Lisa Rogatski and Tiina Randmae who played extremely well.
Both ladies came in with the same score.
A count back revealed Rogatski was the winner with Randmae taking out second place.
Mandy Patterson placed third with Bernice Petersen, Jenny Hounsell and Marlene Gray completing the rundown.
Bernice and Beryl Miller played a nice chip in each on hole five and hole 18, respectively.
Nearest-the-pin winners were Mandy Patterson on hole five, Reh Hull on hole 9 and Lyn Muller on hole 13.
The was a good turnout for the 4BBB event which was played yesterday (Wednesday, March 19).
The last game for March will be a stableford competition.
All golfers please note that the Glenden Women’s Open has been cancelled.
It was a cool Sunday morning as the Dawnies hit the front nine.
The winner of the day was Don Schuring with 53/40, with runner-up Jock Anderson on 49/41 and Tom Fleming finishing third with 45/43.
Nearest-the-pins on two was Tom Fleming and Jock Anderson with his second shot on nine.
The snake putter was Alan Greedy and the least amount of putts went to Mick Burrows with 15.
The Bradmans went to Mick Burrows with 46/55.
The Dawnies will be back on the back nine next week.
NEW SPONSORS: Ladies winner Trish McNeill honours new ladies sponsor Green Energy after her win on Saturday.