Youngster comes up trumps in golf
■ PROSERPINE GOLF
FOLLOWING in the footsteps of his father, 14-year-old Gus Muller claimed a big win over the weekend with a Stableford score of 43 against a field of 78 other players.
Finbar O’Flynn fell to runner up by a single point.
Jo Muller won the Green Technologies comp (39), beating runner-up Viv Demartini (37).
In the men’s rundown were Rod Wecker (41), Gavin Kerwand (39), Peter Fox (38), with John Roser, Darren Jones and Michael Cragg beating one other on countback, all with 37.
The ladies rundown was Trish McNeill, Jan Shuwalow (36), and Elspeth Scotford (35).
Nearest the pins was Jim Cochrane on No.2, Peter Fox and Jacqui Wall (9), Jan Shuwalow (13), and Dave Gates (16). The two shot club jackpotted to next week.
Dave Thomas creamed the field in Thursday’s downpour with a nett 68, giving him the Div. 2 title.
Peter Krause defeated Dave Gates on countback, both with 74, ahead of Brendan Meharry (76).
Div. 1 was taken out by Randy Liquor (70), narrowly defeating John Grosskreutz (71). In the Div. 1 rundown were Mark Thompson (73) and Mick Leo (74).
The 9-hole comp went to Dave Gates, beating Thomas on countback, both with nett 34½.
In the rundown were Peter Fox (34½) and Lance Lloyd (35½). Nearest the pins went to Chris Doblo on No.2, Rob Stan- ley (9), Perri Simpson (13), and Michael Cragg (16).
Eighteen juniors teed off for the monthly medal in their new orange shirts.
Winners were: 3 holers: Gross: Jack Valmadre 23; Isabelle Kratz 23; Nett: Sam Cretan 3; Runners-up: Isabelle Kratz -2 and Lucas Cretan -2. 6 holers: Gross: Jack Raiteri 49; Nett: Jack Raiteri 24; Runners-up: Levi Holmes 27 and Daniel Spurway 27.
Saturday will be the monthly Hotel Metropole Stableford, with a Versus Par game on Thursday. Tee off times are available from 7.30am onwards by booking on the game sheet in the pro shop.