Shepparton News

Shut down in a blaze of glory

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As COVID-19 case numbers ballooned on Friday golfers rushed out to golf courses in the Goulburn Valley for one last hit before lockdown. Grey clouds did not deter a host of enthusiast­s at Shepparton Golf Club, with plenty taking to the fairways to get their final fix. News photograph­er Megan Fisher captured some of the tee-shot bombs and stunning putts.

 ??  ?? Go home ball: Angus Hicks sends the ball on its way to the hole.
Go home ball: Angus Hicks sends the ball on its way to the hole.
 ??  ?? Dead-eye: Matt Baxter makes nice contact with his putter.
Dead-eye: Matt Baxter makes nice contact with his putter.
 ??  ?? Down low: Darrell Wallace collects his ball after draining his putt shot.
Down low: Darrell Wallace collects his ball after draining his putt shot.
 ??  ?? Sending it on its way: Robert Bell makes sweet contact with the ball.
Sending it on its way: Robert Bell makes sweet contact with the ball.
 ??  ?? Don't go west: Leon West watches to see where his ball lands.
Don't go west: Leon West watches to see where his ball lands.
 ??  ?? Lining it up: Fraser Hicks tries to get a read of the green.
Lining it up: Fraser Hicks tries to get a read of the green.
 ??  ?? Soft touch: John Byrnes in action on the green.
Soft touch: John Byrnes in action on the green.
 ??  ?? Crunch: Neville Winch smokes his tee shot.
Crunch: Neville Winch smokes his tee shot.

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