Abernethy, Wecker win ambrose event
WHITSUNDAY GOLF: A field of 26 Whitsunday Golfers took part in a two-ball ambrose last Sunday.
Some excellent play made for low scores, with very clear winners for first and second places along with a group near the net 66 mark.
Winners of the ambrose were Leanne Abernethy and Rod Wecker on net 58, beating out runners-up Annie and Dean Kercher on net 63.
In third place were Ritchie Atkins and Mark McDougall on net 65.25.
The longest drive for Men’s A-grade was awarded to Rod Wecker and in Men’s B-grade to Ritchie Atkins.
For the ladies with a 1-39 handicap, Penny Wardroper took out the longest drive, followed by Robyn Mills on a 40+ handicap. Nearest the pins were awarded to Leanne Abernethy and Rod Wecker on the second hole.
They were also awarded nearest he pin for their second shot on the ninth hole.
Brad Hammond and Ross Richards scored nearest the pin on the 13th hole, and Ritchie Atkins and Mark McDougall were nearest the pin on the 16th hole.
Next Sunday will be the Airlie Panel and Paint March Monthly Medal, alongside the WFX Encouragement Award.
POWER PAIR: Ambrose winners Rod Wecker and Leanne Abernethy with runner-up Dean Kercher.