Prizes galore for vet­eran golfer

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PROSER­PINE GOLF

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.

LADIES

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.

DAWNBUSTERS

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.

JU­NIORS

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.

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