• Men’s Golf Report – Week Ending 28th April 2019

  • Congratulations to Chris Leaman for his Hole-in-One on the seventh on Thursday.

    On Tuesday we had 40 players contesting a par event. The winner was Tom Buzza (28) with a great plus 5 from John Hawkes (24) with plus 4 on a countback from Greg Johnstone (18). Ball rundown went to square on a countback. Nearest the Pin on the third was Michael Aistrope, on the seventh was Steve McMahon and on the sixteenth was Blair St Anne. The best score on holes thirteen thru eighteen was Tom Buzza, whilst the best score on holes seven thru twelve was shared by Brad Grant, Greg Johnstone and Fred Rogers.

    Thursday’s event saw a field of 64 golfing enthusiasts fronting the starter for the regular Stableford event with some great scores being returned. This resulted in three prizes in each division. There were two players contesting the Gold event.
    The winner of Division One was Sam Sandhu (18) with 40 points on a countback from Tony Pridham (9) and Steve Chisholm (14). The winner of Division Two was Dave Waterton (31) with 40 points from John Hickey (28) and Peter Dolling (21) both with 39 points. Ball rundown went to 36 points on a countback. Nearest the pins were Bob Cullen on the third, Chris Leaman (Hole in One) on the seventh, Peter Hood on the ninth, Rod Sargent on the twelfth and Tony Crawford on the sixteenth. Nearest the pin second shot on the eighteenth was collected by Jarrod Heath.
    The Gold event winner was Geoff Lowry (28) with 38 points.
    There were two rabbits for the day, being Neil Walker and Shane O’Brien.

    Chris Leaman celebrating his Hole-in-One on the seventh on Thursday

    Saturday’s event was a stroke competition for the April monthly medal with 51 golfers vying for the prize. The event was sponsored by the Goughs Bay golfers, being Robin Pratt, Bob Cullen and Peter Sargeant.
    The winner of Division One was Mark Bettany (6) with a nett 70 from Mark Jones (5) with a nett 71.
    The winner of Division Two and the Monthly Medal was Jeremy Veneman (22) with a great nett 66 from Chris Leaman (16) with a nett 72. Ball rundown went to nett 74 on a countback. Nearest the pins were Adam Holt on the third, Graham Mear on the seventh, Dean Seccull on the ninth, Brad Grant on the twelfth and Tony Pridham on the sixteenth. The NTP second shot on the eighteenth was Dan Robertson. The hidden holes winner was Mark Bettany.
    The closest third shot on the fourth hole was Guy Barbuto, whilst the closest second shot on the tenth went to Rob Healy, and, the closest second shot on the seventeenth was Chris Leaman.
    The JD Perks best scratch score went to Mark Jones with a 76 gross.
    The qualifiers for the Bill Reardon Matchplay semi-finals are:
    Phil Conway 136
    Mic Davis 138
    Jeremy Veneman 140
    Mark Jones 143
    The semi-finals are to be played at noon on Sunday 5th May

    On Sunday, the handicap pennant team was again in battle. The handicap team ventured to Commercial Albury to play Yarrawonga in the final and won 3/2.
    Thanks to all who have played both scratch and handicap this season.

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