Caton takes first 2016 A-grade win
GOLF: Twenty six Whitsunday Golf Club members battled the heat and humidity on Sunday, January 31, for the first event of 2016 – the January Monthly Medal, sponsored by Airlie Panel and Paint.
Mick Caton was the A-grade winner on nett 66, while Brad Hammond won B-grade on nett 61 and Robyn Mills took out the ladies event with a score of 70.
The runners-up in A-grade was Scott Wardroper (70), on countback from Ernie Holstein.
The prize for the best gross score went to Rod Wecker.
In B-grade, the runner up was Garry Goddard and the best gross score went to Mark McDougall.
In the ladies event, Anna Winterbourn was runner-up with 73, on a count-back from Pauline Redpath.
Penny Wardroper had the best gross score.
The longest drive awards went to Kym Hill (A-grade), Garry Goddard (B-grade), Anna Winterbourn (ladies Agrade) and Robyn Mills (ladies B-grade).
Nearest the pins went to Ke- vin Mills (all grades), Mick Caton and Danny York (A-grade) who scored the Eagles Nest on the 16th hole, Brad Hammond (B-grade), Pauline Redpath (ladies A-grade) and Robyn Mills (ladies B-grade).
The club welcomed two new members on the day – Richie Atkins and Anthony Whyte.
GRINNING WINNERS: January monthly medal winners Mick Caton (A grade), Brad Hammond (B grade) and Robyn Mills (ladies).