Rich treasure trove for weekend meet
Nearly $2000 in prizes will be on the line this Saturday when the Monte Bello Pearls Day takes place.
The stroke event, sponsored by Wally Reintals and Dinah Dudney, is expected to attract a large field of both men and women, with tee-off from 7am.
Last week the Hotel Metropole stableford attracted 33 men and 11 ladies, with Travis Clinch taking overall honours with 49.
He finished six clear of Theunis Venter (43) while Kath Borer won the ladies’ event with 34 ahead of Wendy Bradley and Mandy Patterson (32).
The men’s rundown included Craig Langevad, John Dodds (39), John Roser, Chris Weigand (38), Darren Jones, (36), Jim Cochrane, Troy Hayes, Nick Langevad and Wayne Fitzgerald (35).
Nearest-the-pins went to Theunis Venter (No.2), Kelvin Stephens, Mandy Patterson (9), Wendy Bradley (13) and Wayne Fitzgerald (16).
Thursday’s play was windy, but that didn’t stop 58 players from taking part in the versus par event.
Chris Harvey had the best score of the day, finishing with +7 to win division 2 from Chris Weigand (+5).
Rob Stanley returned to the winner’s circle in division 1, carding +3 from Paul Joice (+1), Troy Hayes, Mick Burrows (0) and Steve Stewart (-1).
Ron Jamieson, Peter Scrivens and Rob Webb comprised the division 2 rundown, carding +1.
The nine-hole competition was won by Chris Harvey (+4) ahead of Paul Joice.
Others to finish in the rundown included Joe Taylor, Chris Weigand (+3) and Peter Krause (+2).
Nearest-the-pins went to Jim Cochrane (no. 2), Paul Joice (9), Trevor Paroz (13) and Steve Stewart (16). The ladies had 19 players turn out for a four-ball best ball aggregate last Wednesday.
Wendy Bradley and Brenda Cowan teamed-up to score 75 points while Jacqui Wall and Paula Wronski (69) and Lyn Muller and Tina Badenhorst (69) were second and third respectively.
Jan Shuwalow and Marlene Gray (62) and Caroline Awdry and Paula McQuat (62) finished in the ball rundown.
The chip-ins went to Tina Badenhorst (10) and Brenda Cowan (16) while nearest-thepins were claimed by Reh Hull (14), Jan Shuwalow, Lyn Muller (16) and Wendy Bradley (13). On Sunday a reduced field turned out for weekly play held over the front nine of the course.
John Anderson was the winner with 50/53 ahead of Tom Fleming and Richie Leo (54).
Anderson also won a nearest-the-pin on No. 2 while Al Greedy took the flag on No. 9.
The snake putt-off was won by Beryl Nosworthy while Maurie Moody had the least number of putts.
The bradman for the day was Ted Evans (59/66).