Werner, Woods claim big wins
GOLF: Despite conditions that saw most players finish their rounds in the February Airlie Beach Hotel monthly medal soaked to the skin, Chris Phillips braved the situation to take out the overall win as well as the C grade title on Saturday with 62 nett.
A grade winner was Conrad Werner (66), three ahead of runner-up Darren Jones (69).
The B grade title went to Nick Watson (63), beating Pascal Neunreuther into runner-up position with 66 nett, while C grade runnerup was Andrew Albergo on 67 nett.
Mel Patullo took out the ladies Green Energy Technologies monthly medal for February with 72 nett, as well as taking out nearest the pins on two and nine.
Runner-up was Jill Farinelli (73), ahead of Wendy Bradley (79).
In the men’s rundown were Matthew Kavanagh & Mick Caton (67), Nathan Holmes, Chris Doblo & Glen McKerley (69), with Gary Scotford, Finbar O’Flynn & Matt Goldman all carding 70 nett.
Nearest the pins went to Chris Doblo on No.2, Pascal Neunreuther (9), and Conrad Werner (16).
The two shot club was shared five ways with Pascal Neunreuther, Troy Smith and Rob Stanley all birdying 13, while Finbar O’Flynn and Conrad Werner sunk it for two on 16.
Thursday players also all left the course soaked to the skin, but this time it was from the very uncomfortable high humidity experienced on the day.
But this didn’t deter Bill Woods from taking out the Div.1 competition, and Pe- ter Krause winning Div.2, both with 40 Stableford points.
Steve Stewart was runner-up in Div.1 with 39 points, and Peter Scrivens came in second in Div.2 with 38.
In the rundown were John Grosskreutz, Conrad Werner & Pascal Neunreuther (38), with Rob Stanley, Chris Doblo & Peter Stone beating one other on countback with 37 each.
Peter Scrivens took out the 9-hole competition with 21 points, beating Jim Dowell into runner-up position on countback.
Nearest the pins went to Rob Webb (2), Rob Stanley (9), Peter Scrivens (13) and Joe Taylor (16). Veterans Twenty eight players took to the course for the veterans on Tuesday.
In the 18 hole competition, Vic Feldman claimed the laurels on 40.
Runner up was Barry Mortimer (38), ahead of Les Bradford (35), Peter Browning (34), John Grosskreutz (33), Beryl Nosworthy (32) and Russell Reardon (31).
Nearest the pins was John Grosskreutz for the men and Mandy Patterson for the ladies.
In the nine hole competition it was a three-way count back with Russell Reardon emerging the winner on 20, ahead of Barry Mortimer and Vic Feldman.
In the rundown were Les Bradford (19), Tony Woolridge (17), Peter Browning (17) and Warren Deighton (16). Jan Shuwalow claimed nearest the pins for the ladies, while Barry Mortimer took it out for the men.
Next week the veterans have a regular competition on Tuesday.
Peter Spiers drives off the tee in Proserpine on Saturday.