Holiday works wonders
SUE Green was welcomed back from a lovely cruise with an excellent win at Heathcote Golf Club on Saturday.
Sue hit a great score of 39 points off a handicap of 35. Sue also won a birdie ball on the 16th. Holidays clearly have a positive influence on Sue’s golf.
The men played for the monthly medal that same day, with Brian Davis winning in division one and taking home the medal, carding 82-13 69. The winner in division two was new member Bradley Morgan who scored 95-25-70.
Ball winners were: Mitch Hogg and John Mugavin with 71; and Colin Stobaus, Greg Long and Martin Sims with 73 nett.
Nearest the pin on the 13th was Phil Coleman; on the 16th it was Mitch Hogg; and on the 18th John Dunn was the winner in B grade plus the super pin and a birdie, and in C grade it was Colin Stobaus.
It was good to see Colin back on the course again.
THURSDAY saw the men brave very cold wintery conditions with Martin Sims coming out triumphant scoring 35 points off 28.
Balls winners were: Greg Long, Paul Wintle and Kent Davies. Nearest the pin and a par ball went to Ron Blachford.
ON WEDNESDAY the ladies enjoyed the best golfing weather for some time, playing a stableford.
Carol Stuart was the victor with 35 points off 19.
Lynne Fouracre was runner-up with 32 points off 28, followed by Cathy Shaddock with 28 off 40. Carol also scored a birdie on the 16th. Coming events Today: Ladies stableford.
Tomorrow: Course closed to prepare for tournament.
Friday and Saturday, September 7-8: Heathcote Golf Club annual tournament. Friday’s competition will be 4BBB stableford while Saturday’s will be Ambrose 4s. Both days can be any combination of golfers and players are asked to assemble at 11.30am for a noon start. Cost is $20 per player which includes afternoon tea. Late bookings to captain Dot Trott as soon as possible on 0418 752 364.
Sunday, September 9: Heathcote Open event with the men competing in the Ivo Whitton and the ladies for the Susie Tolhurst trophy. Men $50 per player, ladies $25. Includes afternoon tea. Bookings via Golf Victoria website.
New members and guests are always welcome at Heathcote.
Brian Davies was the men’s monthly medal winner on Saturday.
Sue Green, Saturday ladies’ winner.