A roundup of golf news from Seymour, Avenel and Nagambie.
The missing men’s results from last Saturday, grand final day were John Boruch (10) won with a score of +1 on a countback from Kevin Milner.
Nearest the pins went to Kevin Milner and Michael Papworth. The drive and pitch on the eighth went to Greg Pell while the 15th went to Gary Wright. A score of -3 was needed for a ball.
Kevin Milner (12) was still in form on Wednesday with a scored 38 points to win in the stableford round. Nearest the pins were Paul Niebling on the fourth, John Hedley on the 12th and Jerry Bender on the 17th with the sixth a winner for the club. Thirty two points was needed for a ball.
The ladies also played stableford and Liz Gee (23) had the best score of the day of 32 points to win A-grade. Dale Stuart won the extra competition and the balls went to Gee, Sue McCall and Maree Rickman.
In the first round of the championships for the men on Saturday and there was a pretty good field to kick off the four round event.
The best scratch score and therefore the early leader for the men’s club champion was Daniel Fleming with a score of 77. The best score of the day was in B-grade with John Callaghan scoring 82-13=69. The A-grade winner was Jim Oldman with 78-7=71 while C-grade went to Mark Fountain with 90-20=70. To get a ball you needed nett 74 on a count back. Damian Humphrey was the nearest the pin on the fourth, new club member Luke Meredith was the closest on the sixth, Bender won the 12th and Fountain was best on the 17th. Emily Pell won the drive and pitch on the eighth with the 15th going to Rob Peterson.
The ladies played a stableford round and Stuart (12) won A-grade with 34 points on a countback from McCall. There was a three-way count back in B-grade with Pat Ferris (20) the winner with 31 points from Gee and Sharon Cresswell. The extra competition of the best nine-out score went to McCall with 20 points. The balls went to Stuart, McCall, Ferris and Gee.
Saturday will be stroke for everyone with the championships continuing for the men while the ladies will begin their championships. Ladies, there is a seeded draw for next Saturday which is as follows: 8
Also a reminder that the annual general meeting will be held at the club house tomorrow at 7.30
Our 18-hole competitions have officially finished for the season, the flags will remain out on the back nine for a few more weeks and those wishing to play the 18 holes can organise playing partners.
We will now be playing nine holes on Tuesdays, but the starting time has been brought forward to 9
Saturday was a stableford event and the winner was Lyn Carracher with 35 points, one point ahead of Doug Heffey on 34. Michelle Thomson played a lovely shot onto the 18th to collect nearest the pin.
We are now taking bookings for the Melbourne Cup Calcutta on November 4: phone Pam Pedder on 5796
Winner of Sunday’s monthly medal, with the course in great shape thanks to the Tuesday volunteers, a big thanks to all as it is a big job this time of year. Winner for the day was G. Whiteman with 88-18-70, runner-up was W. Le Cerf with 90-19-71 on a countback from A. Seenan with 91-20-71 and M. Hannigan with 95-24-71.
Nearest the pin on the third went to the club as did the eighth, on the 13th was P. Neville and on the 16th was J. Mills. The extra prize was best third shot on the par five 18th and that went to T. Baldwin.
This week’s event is a stroke round and also the Gold Medal playoff for all those who have won a monthly medal in the past 12 months; the contenders are A. Seenan, B. Leviston, G. Whiteman, M. Roberts, T. Baldwin, M. Waldon, P. Lawrence, A. White, T. Price, D. Love and G. Bowe. On office duty is B. Lang and in the bar is J. Mills.
A reminder that October 18 is the Elloura open stableford event for men and women and the 20th is the Mitchelton Wines open 4BBB, get your entries in to the captains or the club.
Wednesday saw 12 ladies playing a stroke round for the social club trophy points. The course is in great condition with many thanks going to the Tuesday dad’s army group for their tireless work.
The winner of A-grade and the nine-hole event was Annette Mills with 103-23-80 nett and 51-11.5-39.5 nett.
The B-grade winner was Doreen McMaster with 124-37-87nett. Ball winners for 18 holes Mills, Ronda Richards with 107-25-82 nett and Sue Verge with 106-21-85 nett. Nine hole balls Mills, Deirdre Kleinig with 57-10.5-40.5 nett and Jo Goodacre with 55-14-41 nett. Nearest the pin on the eighth was Maureen King.
Today will be a 4BBB stableford event and Saturday is a stroke event with the 16th being stableford and the final of the monthly medal.
The chicken run on Thursday saw 19 players playing a stroke round. The winner was Gregg Biggs with 52-18-34 nett. Nearest the pin on the 13th went to David Love.
Tomorrow is a stableford round on the front nine.
Elloura open stableford and Mitchelton 4BBB tournaments reminders in men’s notes above.
Hit off for both days is assembly at 10
Performers at Shepparton-based Amy Newton Dance Studio hit the stage for two television-themed performances at the weekend.
It’s been a long journey for Tim Roadley but his dream of creating a multi-sport endurance event on the Murray River is now going to be a reality.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
More than 100 ex-battery and free-range hens now call Marie Traill's Timmering property home.
The Elmore Events Centre Events are confident it will get $500,000 grant from the Federal Government.
Waste collection in Campaspe Shire will change for two weeks during the festive season.
Carolling voices rang out across Goulburn Park for the annual Seymour Carols by Candlelight on Sunday.
The Finley Regional Care Christmas fundraiser is on again. The Monster Christmas stocking raffle is filled with Christmas gifts and goodies including hampers, chocolates, wine, gift certificates and more.
Heathcote Health officially opened its new office and launched its new service plan on Friday.
The alfresco area at Cobram's Bottom Pub, known as The Palms, will be relaunched on Friday night after an eight-month closure.
Deniliquin's Heritage Fabrics owners Joy Spence and Gill SMith are calling it a day.
The costs of growing grain in the southern cropping region don’t look like falling any time soon, meaning farmers and business managers need to be mindful of keeping farm expenses in check.
Residents are encouraged to shop locally this festive season while getting invovled with celebrations across Benalla.
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