Golf hand­i­caps tum­ble af­ter out­stand­ing scores

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GOLF: Whitsunday Golfers played a sin­gle stroke com­pe­ti­tion on Sun­day with some out­stand­ing scores achieved by sev­eral who played well out­side their hand­i­caps.

Wilf Her­weg, Pam Kercher and Linda Wardroper ex­celled and will be play­ing with suit­ably ad­justed hand­i­caps in the next WGC com­pe­ti­tion, the Stable­ford cham­pi­onships on Septem­ber 24. While low in num­bers, all the A-Grade play­ers man­aged to score a win of some sort. NTPs were in short sup­ply again with fast greens mak­ing it dif­fi­cult to stay on once reached. WGC wel­comed two guest play­ers trav­el­ling around Aus­tralia, Lou and Sonja, with Sonja tak­ing an NTP on the 16th.

Men

Men’s A-Grade:

Win­ner: John McCouat on net 70

Run­ner-up: Dean Kercher on net 79

Best Gross Score: Wayne Temby

Long­est Drive: Scotty Wardroper

Men’s B-Grade:

Win­ner: Wilf Her­weg on net 62

Run­ner-up: Donny Hope on net 70

Best Gross Score: Don Cameron

Long­est Drive: Paul Ni­col

Ladies

Win­ner: Pam Kercher on net 63

Run­ner-up: Linda Wardroper on net 65

Best Gross Score: Anna Win­ter­bourn

Long­est Drive: (1-39 h’cap) Penny Wardroper

(40+ h’cap) Linda Wardroper

Near­est the pins

All in

1st shot on the 13th : Ti­ina Rand­mae

Men’s A-Grade :

2nd shot on the 2nd Dean Kercher

Ladies: 1-39 h’cap 40+ hand­i­cap

2nd hole, 3rd shot, Linda Wardroper

16th hole, 1st shot, guest player Sonja 2nd shot, Linda Wardroper

Next week will be a bye for WGC, many of whom will be play­ing in the PGC Men’s and Ladies’ Cham­pi­onships over two days.

Septem­ber 24 will be the WGC 2017 Stable­ford Cham­pi­onship.

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A-Grade win­ner John McQuat.

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C-Grade win­ner Pam Kercher.

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B-Grade win­ner Wilf Her­weg.

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