Golf Report for the week ending 4/7/2021.

Note – with new COVID restrictions players entering the clubhouse will be required to wear masks inside. You must sit down to drink or eat inside, and the 4-square metre rule applies again.

On Tuesday the veteran men played a 4-ball-best-ball for NSW veterans Association ‘Grass Roots Vouchers’. The winning pair was Brian McLennan and Stewart Berryman with 42 points. Col Paton was best in the stableford with 37 points, followed by Berryman and McLennan with 35 each and then Terry Young, 34, and 3 players with 33 points.

Nearest the pins were Peter Lloyd, Terry Young and Jim Shadlow while Steve Kent won the putting.

Anne Peters was the winner of the ladies 9-hole vets followed by Gillian Black.

The ladies had a good roll-up for their stableford on Wednesday. Helen Edwards had a good round to finish with 37 points, 5 ahead of 2nd placed sandy Cook. Next best were Wendy Alexander and Julie Clark with 30 points.

Peter Wallace took out the Thursday 12-hole comp with 29 points. Col Paton and Graham Moore took 2ns and 3rd spots with 26 points. The putting was won by Trevor Kiernan and Ken Austin was nearest the pin.

Friday’s ladies stableford was washed out again.

The best in for last week’s Dash for Cash was Marli Gobbert with 21 points.

The men played their Sutton Insurance Brokers Monthly Mug on Saturday with a good field of 62 considering the showery weather and wet course. Rusty Brien with a nett 68 was the winner on the day in a 3-way countback with Jeremy Tickle and Phil Fox. Matt Black, Ben Butler and Ross Chilcott were close behind with scores of 69. They were followed by 5 players on nett 70.

The Grade winners were A Grade – Phil Fox, 68, B Grade – Bob Watson, 73, and C Grade – Matt Black, 69. Nearest the pins went to Phil Fox and Herb Cox.

The ladies wisely found something better to do – no results in.

Rowan Butler, 34 points, was best in for Sunday’s medley stableford. Jim Shadlow was next with 33.

Some Inverell players also travelled to Armidale on Sunday for the NEDGA 4BBB. The best performing pair was Harry Edmonds and John Coote. They finished 3rd in the scratch comp.

This week’s program.

There is the daily Dash for Cash for men and women.

Tuesday, the vets ladies and men hit off at 9am. The ladies will play their 9-hole comp while the men will play the usual 18-hole stableford.

The ladies will play their monthly medal and putting on Wednesday.

The men’s 12-hole comp is on Thursday.

Friday will see a stableford played by the ladies.

Saturday, July 10, will be a stableford for the ladies and the men. The men’s stableford will be the first round of the CJW Tree Services Shootout for the men. The event  is a stableford aggregate played over 12 rounds. The top 18 plus 1 x wildcard entry (total 19) will then have a shootout over 18 holes eliminating 1 player per hole. The shootout final will be on Sunday 21/11/21  @ 9 am. There will be a $20 extra (1 off cost to normal comp fees) for those choosing to play in this comp, and the 19 players to qualify for the shootout will each receive prize money from the pool (amount determined by entries received). Entry money can be paid over the 1st 4 rounds @ $5 per round.

Sunday will be a medley stableford, i.e., men and women in the one stableford comp.

The qualifying round for the Marquart Jug is fast approaching. Players are asked to organize partners ready for the July 17 start.