Crowds flock to the Mansfield fairways
TUESDAY’S event saw a field of 17 players out contesting a stableford event.
The winner was Domingo Diaz (13) with a great 42 points from Jarrod Heath (12) with 39 points.
Ball rundown went to 34 points on a countback.
Brad Grant was nearest the pin (NTP) on the third, while Dave Octigan was NTP on the ninth.
The Wednesday twilight competition had a stableford event on the front nine with 31 competitors.
The winner was Nathan Polkinghorne with 24 points from Rod Sargent with 21 points.
Thursday’s event saw a field of 66 golfers fronting the starter for the regular Stableford event in warm conditions, along with four competitors in the Gold event.
The winner of Division One was Brad Grant (9) with a fantastic 45 points from Charlie Heath (19) with 41 points.
The winner of Division Two was Peter Dolling (23) with 42 points from Ross Vaughan (28) with 40 points.
Ball run down went to 36 points on a countback.
The Gold event was won by Geoff Lowry (28) with 40 points.
NTPs were Rod Sargent on the third, Charlie Heath on the seventh, Col Whytcross on the ninth, Brad Grant on the 12th and Dave Octigan on the 16th.
NTP second shot on the 18th was Mic Davis, while the NTP second shot on the 17th was Gary Johnson.
The NTP second shot on the tenth was Cec McIntosh.
There were two rabbits for the day, and they were Roger Eddy and Billy Moran.
Saturday’s event saw a field of 42 players contesting a par event in warm conditions.
The winner of Division One was Ross Penny (12) with a score of plus four on a countback from Brad Grant (8).
The winner of division Two was Steve Daykin (19) with plus three also on a countback from Nick Jones (23).
Ball run down went to square on a countback.
Nearest the pin on the third was Steve Daykin, on the seventh was Rod Sargent, on the ninth was Mark Bettany, the 12th was Tony Crawford and on the 16th was Maurie Walsh.
Closest second shot on the 18th was Rod Sargent.
The closest third shot on the 15th was Rod Sargent.
Phil Conway cleaned out the eagle’s nest with an eagle on the 10th.
A few notes of upcoming events. Saturday, December 14 - Open Stableford;
Saturday, December 21 – Stroke – Monthly Medal sponsored by Alliance Insurance;
Saturday, December 28 – Open Stableford;
Saturday, January 4 – Open Par.
HITTING HARD: Rod Sargent in full flight.