Golfers en­joy mild start to year

Seymour Telegraph - - LOCAL CLASSIES -

Sey­mour

The first week of the new year thank­fully started with mild weather on the com­pe­ti­tion days while the days in be­tween tested the course and the wa­ter sup­ply.

In the Wed­nes­day women’s com­pe­ti­tion, Di Byrne (15) had a steady round to win the day with 36 points.

The ex­tra com­pe­ti­tion of the best odd holes was also won by Byrne, with 21 points.

The ball pool went to Di and Dilva Grat­tan.

In the men’s com­pe­ti­tion, Gary Wright (12) had the best score of the day to win with a very good 40 points.

The next best were John Mundy and Vin­nie Hall with 38 points each. Near­est the pin went to Sandy Cress­well on the fourth, Graeme Drum­mond on the sixth, Terry Lemon on the 12th and Paul Niebling on the 17th.

A score of 36 points was needed for a ball.

Satur­day was the monthly medal and the first round of the Beale Fam­ily Sum­mer Cup for men and the women.

This event is across four rounds, with the win­ner for each hav­ing the best net to­tal for three of the four rounds, so it is only early days.

In the men’s daily re­sults, Phil Jarvis, hav­ing played for a long time and with many tro­phies and achieve­ments along the way, won his first monthly medal.

Jarvis had a great score of 82-16=66 to win the medal (and B-grade too).

The A-grade win­ner was Greg Pell, also with a nice score of 74-7=67.

This was the best scratch score and was shared with Ian Richard­son, who also had a 74.

The C-grade win­ner was John Hed­ley with 90-19=71.

Near­est the pin were shared be­tween the two scratch win­ners with Greg Pell the clos­est on the fourth and sixth and Ian Richard­son win­ning the 12th and 17th. The drive and pitch on the eighth was won by Gra­ham Welsh and the 15th went to Wayne Evans. A score of net 72 was re­quired to get in the ball pool.

In the women’s re­sults, Sharon Cress­well en­joyed an easy day of golf to win the medal and B-grade with 89-19=70.

The A-grade win­ner was Paula Brit­ton with 87-15=72 on a count­back from Ricky Rick­man.

Near­est the pin on the 17th was Di Byrne. The ball pool went to Sharon Cress­well, Paula Brit­ton, Ricky Rick­man and Di Stam­mers with net 73 on a count­back.

The Fri­day so­cial nine holes this week is stroke over holes 7-15.

On Satur­day the sum­mer cup con­tin­ues with the sec­ond round. Please re­mem­ber the tee off time for Satur­day golf for Jan­uary and Fe­bru­ary will be 10 am to 10.30 am for the men and from 9.30 am for the women.

Also the Dal­housie District Aus­tralia Day four­ball bet­ter ball stable­ford event will be held at Sey­mour on Jan­uary 26.

This is for men’s or women’s pairs and the cost is $40 a pair, which in­cludes a light lunch. En­tries go to Chris Doherty at chris_ do­[email protected]­hoo.com.au or 0408 161 675.

Nagam­bie

A 12-hole stable­ford Christ­mas break-up com­pe­ti­tion played and the win­ner of A and B-grade was Jenny Jeong, with 23 points on a count­back from Moz Fowler and Sue Verge.

Win­ner of C-grade was Judi Red­fern with 16 points.

Near­est the pin on the eighth hole went to Ronda Richards and balls went to Jeong, Fowler, Verge and Sally Baze­ley on a count­back from Jo Goodacre.

The Christ­mas ham­per raf­fle win­ner was Irene Keogh, 1; Phil Hage­man, 2; An­nette Mills, 3; M. Bald­win, 4.

Many thanks to Jane Bow for or­gan­is­ing the raf­fle and thanks to all who sup­ported it.

The first com­pe­ti­tion round for the New Year will be a stable­ford to­day.

The club sends best wishes to the women’s cap­tain for a speedy re­cov­ery from surgery on her an­kle af­ter an un­for­tu­nate fall.

Chin up Ronda, we need you back or­gan­is­ing us soon.

The lat­est chicken run saw 30 turnout for a for stroke round played on the front nine and won by Al­lan An­der­son with 44-11-33 nett.

Next week will be par event to be played on the back nine.

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