Russian treat for Prossie golfers
AN UNUSUAL Russian stableford proved a treat for Proserpine golfers at the weekend, with a strong field of 50 taking part.
This game sees players multiply each hole’s stableford score by their partner’s score.
The winning team was Mick Dibben and Steve Stewart, who came in with 89 just one clear of Lloyd Kingston and Lance Lloyd (88).
Kingston was the individual winner with 42-points.
In the rundown were Steve Barry and Greg Walker (83), Rob Stanley and Rod Wecker (75), Kelvin Stephens and Mick Kavanagh (72), Lisa Rogatski and Sherri Meade (71) and Dave Gates and Pascal Neunreuther (70).
Nearest-the-pins went to John Russo (no. 2), Rob Stanley, Elspeth Scotford (9), Ross Richards (13) and Melanie Patullo (16).
The two-shot club was shared six ways between Gary Scotford (13 and 16), Rob Stanley (9), Rod Wecker (13), Kelvin Stephens (16) and Lloyd Kingston (18).
On Thursday 50 players turned out for a versus par event in two divisions over 18 and nine-holes.
Winner of the division 1 title was Pascal Neunreuther (+7) ahead of Steve Knight (+4).
The division 2 winner was Russell Reardon (+6), ousting Peter Krause and Brendan Meharry (+4).
Nick Watson, Michael Cragg (+3), Dave O’Connor (+2), Mick Burrows, Michael Ward (+1) and Steve Mitchell (0) finished the in the division 1 rundown.
The division 2 rundown comprised Mal Carter, Mark Nicol (+3), Ernie Holstein (+2), Dave Gates and Dave Rum- ble (+1). Neunreuther also won the nine-hole division, carding +5 to finish ahead of Michael Cragg, Mark Nicol, Peter Krause (+4), Russell Reardon, Mal Carter (+2) and Nick Watson (+1).
Nearest-the-pins went to Steve Barry (no. 2), Pascal Neunreuther (9), Nick Watson (13) and Perri Simpson (16).
This Saturday Proserpine will host the District Junior Pennants, so senior players will contest a stableford event with limited tee-off times.
Thursday players will compete in a stroke event across two divisions (18holes) as well as a nine-hole competition.
Al Greedy dominated the field on Sunday to win outright with 53/49, as well as a nearest-the-pin flag on no. 16, snake putter and least number of putts (14). It was a complete day for Greedy, finishing ahead of Mick Burrows (39/52) and Bruce Upchurch (48/52).
Chris Henderson won a nearest-thepin (no. 13) while Paul Grace won the bradman with 62/63.
This week the Dawnies will play the front nine.
Last Wednesday Alison Day won the ladies’ round at the Proserpine Golf Club with 40-points.
Penny Wardroper finished with 38points in the single stableford, while Tessa Aitken (37) and Joanne Muller (36) rounded out the top four.
Nearest-the-pins went to Marlene Gray (no. 7), Lyn Muller (13) and Debbie Neale (10).
SATURDAY LADIES: At the Green Energy Ladies Saturday golf competition at the weekend are Jo Muller, Elspeth Scotford, Sherri Meade, Lisa Rogatski, Wendy Bradley, Melanie Patullo, Tessa Aitken, and Ann Gardel.