Fox prevails in three-way finish
PROSERPINE GOLF: It was a three-way tie in Saturday’s Hotel Metropole Monthly Stableford event, with Peter Fox eventually crowned the winner.
Fox won on a countback at the Proserpine Golf club, winning from Finbar O’Flynn and Mark Richards, who each carded 42 points.
A huge field of 53 men and eight ladies contested the day’s play, with the ladies’ title going to Jan Shuwalow (38), ahead of Paula McQuat and Jill Farinelli (36).
The men’s ball rundown included Rob Stanley (41), Scott Wardroper (40), Chris Weigand, Nick Watson, Theunis Venter, Tony Sellwood, Larry Muller and Neil Cawthorne (38).
Nearest-the-pins went to John Roser (no. 2), Rob Stanley, Jan Shuwalow (9), Tony Sellwood (13) and Finbar O’Flynn (16).
O’Flynn also won the twoshot club with his impressive birdie on no. 16, rounding out what was a successful day.
On Thursday a field of 56 players contested a stroke event, with Paul Joice taking out the division one title with a net 66 while the division two prize went to Dave Gates (65).
Runner-up in division one was Darren Jones (67) ahead of Shane Cooke, Rob Stanley, Peter Krause (70) and Rob Raiteri (71).
The division two runnerup was Ron Little (67) while the rundown comprised Les Bradford (68), Russell Reardon (69), Peter Browning (70) and Rob Raiteri (71).
Raiteri also won the ninehole competition on a countback from Tom Fleming while Darren Jones, Peter Lewis (33), Ron Little and Steve Stewart (33.5) made up the ball rundown.
Nearest-the-pins went to Steve Stewart (no. 2), Trevor Paroz (9), John Roser (13) and John Grosskreutz (16).
This Saturday the Crossley Holden Scramble, one of the biggest events of the year, will be held at the Proserpine Golf Club.
A blockbuster field is expected for the format, which is a four-person ambrose that starts at 11am.
Thursday players will contest a stableford event in two divisions over 18-holes as well as a nine-hole competition.