Prizes galore for veteran golfer
LONG-TIME member Lance Lloyd scooped the pool in the single stableford section of Saturday’s double event at the Proserpine Golf Club. Andy Pearson and Theunis Venter took out the four ball best ball stableford section but it was Lloyd’s 46 that stole the show. Mike George, Gary Scotford, Dave Smith and Andy Pearson all scored 42 to finish behind the winner while Pearson and Venter carded an impressive 52 in the four ball best ball, beating runners-up John Roser and Mike George (51) and Jim Dowell and Troy Hayes (50). The rest of the ball rundown comprised of Rob Stanley and Lloyd (49) and Scott Wardroper and Dean Kercher (48). Nearest-the-pins went to Scott Wardroper (no. 2), Stuart Win and Sherri Meade (9) and Lloyd (13 and 16). The two-shot club was shared by Rob Stanley, who birdied 13, and Lloyd (16). Meanwhile the biggest score in Thursday’s stableford competition went to division 2 winner Tim McBride, who returned to the clubhouse with 45 points. The division 1 winner on the day was Rob Stanley (44), followed by Peter Stone, Troy Hayes (40), Chris Doblo (39), Dave Rumble, Andy Pearson (38) and Peter Fox (37). Jim Cochrane (42) was the runner-up in division 2, beating out birthday boy Dave Thomas on a countback while John Dodds, Joe Taylor, Warren Deighton (38) and Rob Webb (37) finished further behind. Stanley also took out the nine-hole competition, winning on a countback from Chris Doblo, Tim McBride and Troy Hayes (23). Dave Thomas (22), Andy Pearson and Trevor Paroz comprised the rest of the ball rundown. In other news the March Airlie Beach Hotel Monthly Medal will be played this weekend, with tee-off from 7.30am at the Proserpine Golf Club. Thursday players will contest a stableford over both nine and 18-holes.
Lyn Muller and Toni Clauss teamed up to best the ladies’ golf field last Wednesday at Proserpine. The pair carded 65 points to finish clear of Trish McNeill and Jo Muller (57) and Pauline Redpath and Tessa Aitken (48). McNeill was the winner of the individual stableford on the day, finishing ahead of 17 others with a score of 38. Nearest-the-pins went to McNeill (no. 5) and Alison Day (16 and 18) while the chip-in was claimed by Toni Clauss (10). Next week the ladies will contest a versus par.
On Sunday the Dawnies played the back nine, with Mick Burrows carding an ominous 37/52.
John Anderson was runnerup on the day, carding 46/52 to finish ahead of Travis Clinch 48/53.
Nearest-the-pins went to Tom Fleming (13) and John Anderson (16) while George Stevenson won the snake putter. The least number of putts went to John Anderson (13) and Al Scott’s 59/70 was acknowledged with the bradman. This Sunday the Dawnies will play the front nine.
There was a good turnout on Sunday for the junior’s three and six-hole competitions.
Tayarn Bartley-Luke carded 28 to win the three-hole division ahead of Logan Devery (34), Isabelle Kratz (36) and Max Perrin (44).
In six-hole play Jack Raiteri was the gross score (49) and nett (20.9) winner.
Daniel Spurway (31.3) and Levi Holmes (32.8) made up the ball rundown while the non-handicap winner was Dean Lucht (63).
JUNIOR WINNERS: Winners of Sunday’s junior competition. (From back) Jack Raiteri, Dean Lucht, Daniel Spurway, (front) Logan Devery, Connor Devery, Max Perrin, Drayer Smith, Keyra Smith, Tayarn Barkley-Looke and Levi Holmes.