Monthly Medal win for Nurse

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -


THE SEC­OND last Air­lie Beach Ho­tel Monthly Medal for 2014 has been won by Proser­pine Golf Club stal­wart Jake Nurse.

The B-grade player carded a nett score of 65 to fin­ish two clear of the over­all and B-grade run­ner-up Peter Stone (67) and the rest of the 50-deep field.

Matt Gold­man (72) was the Agrade win­ner ahead of Paul Douth­waite (74), while the C-grade ti­tle went to Jim Cochrane (68), just one clear of Steve Barry (69).

The ladies’ win­ner on the day was El­speth Scot­ford with 76.

In the ball run­down were Gary Scot­ford (68), Shane Cooke, Perri Simp­son, Trevor Paroz, Barry Mor­timer (69), Wayne Fitzger­ald (70), Rod Wecker, Rob Wilson, Vic Feld­man and Mick Dibben (71).

Near­est-the-pins went to Rob Stan­ley (no. 2), Matt Bower, El­speth Scot­ford (9), Perri Simp­son (13) and Kelvin Stephens (16).

The two-shot club was split three­ways with Dave Bower and Rob Stan­ley both birdy­ing no. 9 while Perri Simp­son birdied 16.

Mean­while, the club’s record holder for the most strokes in an 18-hole round Dave Thomas blitzed the field on Thurs­day to take out di­vi­sion two of the sta­ble­ford with 41.

Peter Krause was sec­ond on a count­back from Thomas, also card­ing 41 while the di­vi­sion one ti­tle went to Michael Cragg (42), threepoints ahead of Mark Thomp­son (39).

The di­vi­sion one run­down com­prised David O’Con­nor (38), Pas­cal Ne­un­reuther, Michael Ward (37), Perri Simp­son, John Grosskreutz (36) and Lance Lloyd (37).

In di­vi­sion two were Jim Cochrane (40), Rus­sell Reardon (39), Al­bert Pini (38), Ernie Hol­stein, Brad Bowring and Steve Mitchell (37).

The nine-hole com­pe­ti­tion was won by Peter Krause with 23-points, ahead of Michael Cragg on a count­back from Dave Thomas, Mark Thomp­son, Al­bert Pini, John Grosskreutz and Steve Barry (21).

Near­est-the-pins went to Dar­ren Jones (no. 2), Dave Thomas (9), Josh Bleys (13) and Rod Wecker (16).

Satur­day play­ers will be play­ing an un­usual fix­ture this week­end, with a Rus­sian Med­ley planned.

In this game, pairs of play­ers mul­ti­ply their sta­ble­ford scores on each hole.

Pairs can be any com­bi­na­tion of sexes and the club en­cour­ages play­ers to get your part­ner ready for a dif­fer­ent day of golf.

Thurs­day play­ers will contest a ver­sus par event in two di­vi­sions over 18-holes, as well as a nine-hole com­pe­ti­tion.

Tee times on both days are avail­able to suit from 7.30am.


Last Sun­day the Dawnies played the front nine for their monthly mug com­pe­ti­tion.

Ernie Hol­stein was the win­ner with 50/45, ahead of Tom Flem­ing (44/49) and Vic Feld­man (44/50).

Near­est-the-pins went to Flem­ing (no. 2) and Chris Hen­der­son (9) while Al Greedy claimed the snake put­ter.

Bruce Upchurch fin­ished with the least num­ber of putts (12) while the Brad­man was Don Schur­ing (62/57).

This Sun­day the Dawnies will play the back nine.

MONTHLY MEDAL: C-grade monthly medal win­ner Jim Cochrane (cen­tre) with run­down win­ners Trevor Paroz (left) and Shane Cooke (right) after Satur­day’s play.

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