HEATHCOTE GOLF CLUB
A STABLEFORD competition was held at the Heathcote Golf course last Tuesday and was won by J Gilmour with 41 points, playing off a handicap of 23.
The nearest the pin was won by C Phillips and balls were awarded to J Ward, D Baldock, S Morris and J Gaston.
The winner of Wednesday’s women’s competition was Dot Trott with 40 points, off a handicap of 29.
Nearest the pin 2nd shot was won by Rosie Hill.
Saturday saw the culmination of the club championships with Stephanie Wearne and Daniel Pianta crowned this year’s club champions.
Stephanie won with a gross score of 232 playing off a handicap of 4, beating her mother Tristen Wearne with a gross score of 244 off a handicap of 7. Nett winners were Stephanie Wearne 220, Tristen Wearne 223 and Carol Stuart with 227. Stephanie Wearne also won the A grade championship; Dot Trott the B grade championship with 310 off 29; and Amanda Long won the C grade championship with 318 off a handicap of 35.
Best scratch score of the championships was won by Stephanie Wearne with 73. The veteran’s championship was won by Amanda Long.
Nett winners were: Stephanie Wearne (A Grade) 221, Dot Trott (B Grade) 223 and Amanda Long (C Grade) with 213.
Daniel Pianta won the men’s club championship with a gross score of 222 playing off a handicap of 5 from David Clouston (226 gross off handicap of 2) and Kent Davies (232 gross off a handicap of 6). John Dunn took out the B grade championship with a gross score of 251 off a handicap of 12. Steve Hudson won the C grade championship with a score of 283 gross off a handicap of 18), and Joe Zurech took out the honours in D grade with 296 gross off a handicap of 24.
The Toll Fenner was won by Daniel Pianta who also won the putting. The senior’s championship winner was Kent Davies.
Congratulations to Stephanie and Daniel on a great tournament.
John Dunn and Carol Stuart beat Terry Shiels and Daphne Hall to win the mixed doubles and Daniel Pianta and Steve Ryan won the men’s pairs. The players thanked the greenkeeper Greg Trump for the excellent condition of the course and men’s captain Larry Maxwell thanked all the volunteers who helped make the tournament a success.
The course is closed until Saturday to allow the greens to be cored.
Men’s champions Joe Zurek (D grade), Steve Hudson (C grade), Daniel Pianta (A grade and club champion) and John Dunn (B grade).
Winners are grinners — Heathcote Golf Club champions from left Amanda Long (C grade), Dot Trott (B grade), Stephanie Wearne (A grade), Daniel Pianta (A grade), John Dunn (B grade), Steve Hudson (C grade) and Joe Zurek (D grade). Photos— Dot Trott