Rich trea­sure trove for week­end meet

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

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).

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