Fox pre­vails in three-way fin­ish

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

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.

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