Nurse the shoot-out king for a second year in a row
GOLF: One of the richest events of the year, the annual Pro Shoot-Out saw players on Saturday competing for $1500 in prizes supplied by club Pro, Kane Nusteling.
And, for the second year in a row, earning him the title of Shoot-Out King, it was Jake Nurse who took the title once again, winning him a Titleist driver.
Runner-up was Mick Burrows ahead of third placegetter, Troy Hayes.
Minor placings went to Jim Cochrane in 4th, Paul Douthwaite, Rob Stanley and Darren Jones, with Matt Bower, Ross Meade and Clay Coles all winning a cap.
For those who didn’t qualify for the shoot-out, a 9-hole comp was held with the winner being Jim Dowell ahead of runner-up Helen Deighton, and the winner of the ladies comp, Jo Muller, with runnerup Helen Deighton.
Nearest the pins went to Jake Nurse on No.2 and Troy Hayes (9).
Thursday saw a total of 52 players fighting it out in a stroke competition, with Division 1 going to John Grosskreutz (65 nett), ahead of runner-up Paul Joice (67), while Div.2 went to John Roser (71), ahead of runner-up Robert Webb (72).
In the rundown were Michael Cragg (67), Brad Albertson (69), Steve Stewart and Greg Walker (71), Bill Woods (72), with Rob Stanley, Jim Dowell, Mick Dibben, Michael Ward and Pascal Neunreuther all carding nett 73s.
SATURDAY will see the men playing the monthly Hotel Metropole Stableford comp, while the ladies will also compete in a Stableford sponsored by Paya.
Thursday players will play a Stableford event in two divisions over 18 holes.
THIRTY five players played a stroke event. Nine hole competition winners with a nett 29 stroke were: Alan Greedy. Rup Helen Deighton 33, Jim Dowell 34, Jim Grace 34, Bill Jesser 35, Bill woods 35, Russell Reardon 36, John Roser 36, Tess Aiken 36, NP Peter Scrivens and Mandy Patterson. 18 Hole winners: Alan Greedy 67, R/UP Peter Browning 68.
Next Tuesday they are hosting the Whitsunday group. Call Barry Mortimer on 0418 246 560.
PRO SHOOT-OUT QUALIFIERS: Paul Douthwaite, Clay Coles, Jim Cochrane, Matt Bower, Michael Burrows, Darren Jones, Rob Stanley, Jake Nurse, Ross Meade and Troy Hayes.