Kyabram Free Press

Parkland Golf Report


Most golfers go through the golfing doldrums for long periods of time.

This has been an experience for some time for Lyn Fraser. However a late decision to play in Saturday’s event was the turning point of her game. Lyn carded a 74-28-46 to shoot 18 shots better from her previous round and take the B-grade trophy. Her round included three chip-ins and one was of a birdie. Runner-up was Evelyn Cunningham with 85-31-54.

Heather Sleeth has played consistent golf of late and this was again the “norm” with a win in A-grade. Heather carded 73-19-54. With the second round of the Club Championsh­ip, Ray Falla shot 64-9-55 to win the men’s A-grade after a countback from Ray Coleman 66-11-55. Third went to Steve Piggott with 67-10-57. Michael Turnbull won B-grade with 67-14-53. Paul Mcinnes was runner-up with 69-14-55. Third went to Tom Haigh with 72-16-56. C-grade went to Kjel Johnsen on 84-30-54. Bob Smith was runner-up with 69-18-51. Mel Lusher was third with 72-20-52.

Ball winners were Dot Atkinson, Denise Hee, Mary Elliott, Murray Maxwell, Howard Teasdale, Peter Fawcett, Geoff Berry, Jason Mckenzie, David Kuiper, Chris Harmer, Gavin Connally, Lincoln D’augello and Mal Baker. The day’s event was supported by Cantech Engineerin­g. Nearest-the-pins went to Denise Hee on the

9th, Ray Coleman on the 1st while it was Scott Mclennan on the 18th for the eagles nest sponsored by Chapel Corner Tyres.

The encouragem­ent awards went to Di Bruhn and Michael D’augello. Jason Mckenzie seems to have a hold on the coveted trophy after the second round of the Club Championsh­ip. Jason has a two-round total of 128 leaving him with a comfortabl­e lead. Others still in contention are Ray Falla and Steve Piggott. Paul Mcinnes has a narrow lead of one in B-grade on 139 while Michael Turnbull is on 140. Bob Smith has shot clear in C-grade with 144. Steve Piggott 132 and Ray Falla 133 lead the 60-and-over Veteran’s Event.

Wednesday saw 61 men golfers play a stroke event. Kjel Johnsen sponsored the event. David

Kuiper played a great round of 60-11-49 to win A-grade. Runner-up was Ed Mcquienn with 63-10-53. Third went to Peter Barrette on 63-954. B-grade went to Mal Baker on 68-16-52. Brendan Ryan was second on 67-14-53. Third went to Mark Percy with 69-15-54.

C-grade went to Michael Whitley with 75-25-50. Runner-up was Bob Smith 73-19-54. Third went to Rob Reid on 76-22-54. Ball winners were Steve Piggott, Sam Attardi, Lindsay Wickham, Andrew Phillips, Steve Walsh, Paul Price, Bryan Prendergas­t, Ray Coleman, Chris Harmer,

John Thompson and Geoff Ward. Nearest-thepins went to Vaughan Moss on the 1st, Sam Attardi on the 5th, Billy Ryan on the 9th for the voucher from Ky Pizza and Pasta; Ed Mcquienn on the 14th while Mick Sullivan on the 15th for the voucher from Clive Coventry Funerals. Vaughan Moss also claimed another one on the 18th from Kyabram Main Street Butchery. The encouragem­ent award went to Russell Locke. BINGO: There is plenty of money to be won this week with the jackpot at $1200 in 58 calls while the Big Bucks game last week paid out $268. The Star Flyer was also worthy at $240. Coming Events: Saturday: Men’s and

Women’s Stroke. 9am-9.30am/12-12.30pm. Shotgun. Round 3 Men’s Club Championsh­ip. Round 3 Veterans 60 & Over Championsh­ip. Intersport Bennett’s birdie hole, 16. Tuesday: Women’s Stroke. 8.30am-9am. Shotgun.

Round 4 Club Championsh­ip. Luncheon to follow. Duty: B.mclay, F.roberts, L.fraser, L.alchin. Wednesday, 18th: Men’s Chop Suey. 9.30am-10am. Charity Day.

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