The wrap from golf courses across the region.January 16, 2014 4:13am
The ladies returned for the first game of the New Year in warm conditions and it was great to see 12 competing in the Stableford event.
The A grade winner was Mozzy Fowler on a count back from Freda Norris and Jan McKay, all with 35 points.
The B and C grade winner was Jeanette Richardson on a count back from Judi Redfern, both with 36 points.
The nine-hole extra competition winner was Fowler with 20 points.
The ball winners for 18 holes were Richardson, Redfern and Fowler and nine holes Fowler, Richardson  Redfern  on a count back from Dee Wright and Norris.
Nearest the pins went to Wright on the third and Richardson on the 16th.
There was no event on Saturday due to the heat.
Today we will only play a nine-hole event with names in at 7.45
Wednesday, January 22 will be stableford and monthly medal.
The chicken run last Thursday attracted 17 players with the course in great condition but the weather a little warm.
The winner was Gary Troeth with +2.
Darrell Baldwin was nearest the pin on the 16th.
Next week is a Stroke round on the front nine.
The next four person ambrose competition will be the fundraiser for the Shaun Baker appeal on Friday, January 31. Entries are being taken by Ronda on 5794
Cost is $15/player for golf and meal or $10 just for meal.
This week is the start of the Nine Hole Whack of the Week and is a new week-long competition for those people who cannot come on Wednesdays or weekends to play golf.
This competition is designed to be family friendly and a great way to introduce golf to young children.
No handicap is required with a $5 entry fee — $3 for club members including social members and $2 for children.
Phone Andrea on 0410
The comp book will be in the green fee box so just fill in your details.
Men’s day on Sunday saw 17 players hit off to play stroke for the Monthly Medal.
The winner of this month’s medal was Jeff Mills on a count back from Wayne LeCerf both with 88-18-70 nett.
Next best score was Harold Rayner with 89-18-71 nett.
Nearest the pins went to Trevor Redfern on the eighth and visitor Neil Hookey on the 13th.
Next week’s Golf will be on Saturday, January 18 playing stableford, because it’s Men’s pennant at Nagambie on the Sunday.
It was the women’s monthly medal on Wednesday so they played yet another game of stroke while the men played stableford. Winning the January monthly medal was Pam Jarvis who also won B grade with 98-22=76.
The A grade winner was Shirley Wright with 91-14=77.
Pat Ferris won the extra competition with the least amount of putts and the balls went to Jarvis, Wright and Ferris.
The nine hole winner was Ann Wilson with 15 points.
Scoring seemed easier to come by in the men’s competition with the best score of the day going to Mark Fountain (18) with 40 points.
The runner up wasn’t far behind with Gary Neville (21) having 39 points.
To get a ball in the men’s competition you needed 33 points.
Nearest the pins went to Gary Wright on the sixth and 12th and Peter Sawyer on the 17th.
The fourth hole was won by the golf club.
The summer cup continued on Saturday with both men and women scoring consistently.
Having the best scratch score of the day helped Greg Pell win A grade with a terrific score of 74-5=69.
The B grade winner was Phil Jarvis also with a great score of 84-15=69.
C grade was won by Neville carrying on his good form from Wednesday with 93-21=72.
A net score of 73 on a count back was needed for a ball.
Peter Nelson won the nearest the pin on the fourth, Mick O’Donnell won the sixth, Luke Meredith was best on the 12th and Gerard Hard won the 17th.
The drive and pitch went to Pell on the eighth and Jarvis on the 15th.
For the ladies the best score was in B grade with Cindy Burnett playing well to score 96-27=69.
The A grade winner was Dale Stuart with a steady score of 79-8=71.
A score of nett 71 was needed for a ball and those went to Burnett, Stuart, Irene Davey and Liz Gee.
Nearest the pin on the 17th was won by Dale Stuart.
Let’s hope the weather cools down a little for the third round of the Summer Cup next Saturday.
Shepparton police pursued two youths on foot near Waters Rd this afternoon.
The Mulwala Lions took a huge step forward in the race for the Murray League title with a hard fought, low scoring, 15 point win, against the fancied Barooga outfit, in near perfect conditions at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
Chelsea Campbell is excited with her new business venture, after purchasing Carol Taylor’s hairdressing salon in Hogan St.
THE Echuca-Moama Country Music Festival will kick off next week at Moama RSL with three days of entertainment under the one roof.
NATIONAL tree day came early for Rochester Secondary College with 16 students planting 350 trees in little more than an hour on Thursday.
Goulburn Valley Water, in consultation with the Department of Health & Human Services, has lifted the Boil Water Notice for the township of Tongala.
Australian Army Cadets unit keeps winning awards.
Finley's well-respected Gordon Pyle will be remembered by the Southern Riverina community
HEATHCOTE Park Raceway was back in action on Sunday with a surprise for those expecting owner Russell Clarke to be enjoying his retirement.
Dozens of birds of all shapes and sizes flew the coop as Cobram hosted its inaugural poultry auction last Sunday.
Neil Buckley has been inducted as president of the Deniliquin Lions for the next 12 months.
Superior Seed Co ran a successful Winter Cropping Field Day at Deniliquin last week.
The Benalla Giants came out winners in both the under-14s and under-16s against the Benalla Bulldogs on the weekend.
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