GOLF: A record 112 players contested the April Airlie Beach Hotel monthly medal on Saturday.
Taking out the overall title for the month was C-grader Wally Reintals (66 net), with A-grade going to Darren Jones (68), ahead of runnerup Jake Nurse (70).
The B-grade title went to Barry Mortimer on 68, beating runner-up Kelvin Stephens on countback, while the C-grade runner-up was Troy Dobbins on 69.
The ladies also fought out their Selena Clancy Beautysponsored monthly medal with Mel Patullo taking out the title (71 net), ahead of runner-up Lyn Muller (76).
Thursday also saw a good turnout with 55 players for a stableford competition.
Div 1 winner was Brent Franke, while Div 2 went to John Dodds, with both players carding 41.
Runner-up for Div 1 was Mark Thompson (40), while Div 2 went to Steve Mitchell on 38. Paul Joice took out the 9-hole comp with a score of 23, beating Brent Franke into runner-up position on 22.Wednesday, ladies day, saw 18 players in the stableford, with Rehab Hull taking the day on countback from Pam Casey (35).
This Wednesday will be the Padgett Ladies Day Stroke and Putts event, while the men will compete in a Versus Par event on Thursday, and on Saturday players will be playing in a 4BBB Medley Stroke event.
The Dawn Busters took on the back nine on Sunday, with 22 players contesting the month mug competition.
Jason Bourke scooped the win (42/37) from Wayne Williams (46/37) after Rule 99 was invoked.
Ted Evans (13) and Williams (16) took nearest the pins, while Paul Davis won the snake putter.
Bourke won least putts (12), and the Bradman went to Barry Mount.
Twenty-nine veterans hit the course on Tuesday for a par game.
In the nine hole comp, Les Bradford claimed the win (+2) from Peter Lewis (+1).
Nearest the pins was Russell Reardon for the men and Mandy Patterson for the women.
The 18-hole comp went to Peter Lewis (+3) on countback from Jim Dowell.
Nearest the pins went to Barry Mortimer and Mandy Patterson.
Regular game this week, followed by a trip to Collinsville in a fortnight.
ON THE COURSE: Justin Butler drives off the first hole. INSET: Gary Scotford bagged a hole-in-one at the weekend.