Tow­ers beats her male ri­vals to win golf club scram­ble

Te Awamutu Courier - - Sport -

Jenny Tow­ers up­staged a field of mostly male com­peti­tors with 46 stable­ford points in Sun­day’s scram­ble at Te Awa­mutu Golf Club.

The 26 hand­i­cap­per’s near­est ri­vals were Peter McGowan and Craig Meacheam on 43 points, Ray Davies 41 and Howard Wyn­yard 40. Tow­ers’ round of 89 gross (halves of 45, 44) in­cluded six pars. Pen­nant rep­re­sen­ta­tive Clin­ton Rowe shot a five-over­par 77 to win the gross.

Open mid­week tour­na­ment win­ners were Percy Kapa with an 82 gross, John Sta­ples 41 stable­ford, Les Com­mon 37.

Best of the Vets were Robin Thomp­son with 44 stable­ford, Allen Roun­th­waite 43, John Tart 42, Mur­ray John­son 40.

Roun­th­waite won the pre­vi­ous week’s Vets scram­ble with 44 points, from Barry Ross 42, Ger­ald Lane, Herman Ooster­man 41, Toby Thom­son 40.

The shoot out event at­tracted 18 qual­i­fiers on Satur­day, all ea­ger to cap­ture the worth­while win­ner and run­ner-up prizes rang­ing from $300 down to $10. The win­ner was 13 hand­i­cap­per Steve Dewet who held out from Dave Trutsch on the 18th hole.

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