Golf Report for the week ending 6/10/2020
Brett Drewitt finished 22nd in the Korn Ferry Tour match held at the Deer Creek course in Savannah, Georgia Brett. He finished 14 under par.
Thursday’s 12-hole comp was won by Nick Heagney with 32 points. He was followed by Ross Tutt and Ken Uebergang with 31 points. The putting was won by Greg Smith with 17 putts.
The men played their Sutton Insurance Brokers Monthly Mug on Saturday under ideal conditions. There was some concern that the re-dug the dam on the 16th could been filled with balls. Instead many players trying to avoid the dam ended up in more trouble back down the 15th.
Rob Walters took out the monthly mug with an outstanding round finishing 9 under his handicap - nett 61.
Grade winners were A Grade – Tony Baldwin, 65, B Grade – Bob Watson ,65, C/D Grade – Ashley Walters 66.
Others to play well were Mal Dickson, 66, Ben Davis and Rowan Butler, 67, and Jeremy Budda Deen and Steve Kent, 68. Ball winners went down to nett 69.
In the Order of Merit Tony Baldwin shot from 7th place to the lead of the pack after recording a nett 65 in the monthly mug. Tony is followed by Ian Jeffery, Steve Kent, John Coote and Harry Edmonds.
With one round to go, Club President, Bob Watson, leads the Hoyt Family Trophy by the narrowest of margins. Bob has an 8-round total of 561, one shot ahead of Steve Kent. Jeremy Budda Deen is 10 behind on 571 and Tony Baldwin, Adrian King and Graham Moore are all sitting on 573.
Ben Butler was the best in for Sunday’s stableford with 36 points. Ben Swan was next best with 33.
Monday’s medley stableford was taken out by Teena Myler with a brilliant 45 points. She was 4 shots ahead of her son, Ben. Geoff Bucknell, Jai Tasker and Rowan Butler all finished with 35 points.
Peter Lloyd, with 39 points, was Tuesday’s vets winner in a countback with Col Flood. Allen Bujack finished with 37. Gordon Dean and Graham Moore, 36 points, and Barry Young 35 points were the other winners. Allen Bujack won the putting with 37 putts.
Steve Kent and Bob Watson will be fighting it out for the Hoyt Family Trophy next Sutton Insurance Brokers Monthly Mug. Bob has a one shot lead.
Others are in contention but 10 shots behind,
Bronwyn Thorley was the winner of Wednesday’s par event finishing with a score of 0. Di Shadlow was next best with -2. She was followed by six players on -3. Brenda Zabaks and Wendy Alexander were the best of those in countbacks.
Helen Tickle continued her good form to take out Friday’s stableford with 36 points. Bronwyn Thorley also had a good week to be amongst the winners twice in three days. She finished with 35 points.
Saturdays stableford was won by Leonie Davison with an excellent 40 points. Leonie was 3 points clear of Sandy Cook and Leigh Hobbs.
Tuesday’s veterans comp was taken out by Pat Pickering. Julie McRae was runner up.
The ladies will hold their AGM next Wednesday, October 14, after play – all members are encouraged to attend.
A couple of notes
A couple of new programs have started and will run through daylight saving.
For social players without a handicap – if you complete a card and put it in at the end of your game you will go in a lucky draw for a free game.
For players with a handicap there will be a Dash for Cash running from Sunday to Friday. It will be $5 green fees and $5 comp with the winner take all of the comp cash.
The Campbell and Freebairn Inverell Open Weekend is fast approaching. The men’s Open has been moved to Saturday October 17th. A mixed 4-ball Open will be played the next day, Sunday 18th.
The Clubs AGM will take place Wednesday October 28 – Please collect, complete and return a nomination form prior to the day if you are interested in being on the Board or know someone that you would like to nominate.
The next weeks program including the daily Dash for Cash and non-handicap card draw.
Wednesday, October 7, the ladies play a stroke event.
The men’s 12-hole comp is on Thursday.
Friday will be a stableford for the ladies.
Saturday, October 10, the both the men and the women will play stablefords
Sunday will be a medley stableford and the last chance for the men to finalise Marquart Jug, Mills Plate and Clayton Shield rounds.
On Tuesday, the ladies veteran’s play their 9-hole stableford and the men’s veterans play their stableford (hit off on the bottom 9 and move back to 8:30 start).
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