Dow­ell drums up triple win

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

Club stal­wart Jim Dow­ell was the big win­ner of Satur­day’s Ho­tel Metropole monthly sta­ble­ford event, beat­ing a field of 67 male play­ers with a con­vinc­ing score of 43.

Dow­ell was well clear of run­ner-up Andy Pear­son, who beat Ross Meade on count­back, both on 40.

The ladies com­peted in the first Paya-spon­sored sta­ble­ford event, with Tr­ish McNeill tak­ing out the win with 36, ahead of Mandy Patterson (34), Wendy Bradley (33), Jill Farinelli (32) and Sherri Meade (31).

In the men’s run­down were Matt Gold­man, Travis Clinch, Troy Smith (39), Michael Crag (38), Gavin Ker­wand, Kevin Camp­bell, Barry Mor­timer, Ben Smith and John Roser (37).

Near­est the pins went to Chris Doblo on num­ber two, Rob Stan­ley, Tr­ish McNeill (nine), Andy Pear­son (13) and Ross Meade (16).

The two-shot club was shared four ways, with Rob Stan­ley birdy­ing both 13 and 16, and Steve Ste­wart and Ross Meade on 16.

Dow­ell (41) made it a dou­ble on Thurs­day, win­ning divi­sion two.

Rob Stan­ley con­tin­ued his good form of late to win divi­sion one with 41.

Run­ner-up in divi­sion one was Chris Doblo (40), while in the run­down were John Grosskreutz (39), Barry Mor­timer (38), War­ren Deighton, Mark Thomp­son (37) and Glen McKer­ley (36).

Chris Hen­der­son was the run­ner-up in divi­sion two with 36, with the run­down com­pris­ing Rob Webb (35), Joe Tay­lor (34), Mike Ge­orge (33), John Dodds (32) and Chris Weigand (31).

Dow­ell also won the nine­hole com­pe­ti­tion, beat­ing Rob Stan­ley on count­back, both with 23, ahead of Chris Doblo, Rob Webb (21), Mark Thomp­son, Glen McKer­ley and Joe Tay­lor all card­ing 20.

Near­est the pins went to Rob Stan­ley on num­ber two, Chris Hen­der­son (nine), War­ren Deighton (13) and Mark Thomp­son (16).


The Dawnies played the back nine on Sun­day, with the heat still fierce de­spite their early start.

Al Scott (55/40) claimed the day af­ter a chip-off.

Run­ner-up was Vic Feld- man, beat­ing Tony Sell­wood into third place, both on nett 40.

Near­est the pins went to Don Schur­ing (13 and 16).

Both Feld­man and Ja­son Bourke man­aged birdies, while the snake putting went to Chris Hen­der­son for a sin­gle stroke.

Travis Clinch col­lected the least num­ber of putts (13), with the Brad­man awarded to Paul Grace (56/51). The lucky nett score went to Ge­orge Steven­son.


A field of 26 play­ers took to the greens on Tues­day af­ter­noon for the veter­ans’ com­pe­ti­tions.

In the 18-hole com­pe­ti­tion, Bill Jesser grabbed the flag with 38, ahead of run­ner up John Roser on 37.

In the run­down were Barry Mor­timer (36), John Grosskreutz (34), Ron Thynne (34), Neil Cawthorne (32) and Mandy Patterson (32).

Near­est the pins went to Mor­timer and Patterson.

The nine-hole com­pe­ti­tion was scooped by Neil Cawthorne on 20, beat­ing Dave Mor­ris into run­ner up (19).

In the run­down were John Grosskreutz (18), Peter Lewis, Mandy Patterson, Bill Jesser (17) and Beryl Nos­wor­thy.

The near­est the pins was won by John Grosskreutz and Mandy Patterson.

BIG DRIVE: Travis Clinch tees off in Proser­pine at the week­end.

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