What happened on the fairways and greens at Seymour and Nagambie.
A very small turnout, 19 to be precise, for last Wednesday’s stableford event due to the long weekend. The winner on the day with 41 points off a handicap of 20 was Andrew Hodson.
Nearest the pins went to Rob Oldman on four, Terry Payne on six, Greg Pell on 12 and Don Gee on 17, and 37 points got a ball.
Saturday’s mixed and mens pinehurst attracted 24 pairs, 13 mixed and 11 mens teams. The winners of the mixed event were Sarah Locke and John Porter with 64 nett off a handicap of 16, while the mens event was won by Payne and Vic Bottaro also with 64 nett off a handicap of 14.
Nearest the pins went to Porter on four, Pell on six, Jim Brock on 12 and Tania Zentveld on 17, while the D and Ps went to Bill Brock and Peter Pejkovic on eight and 15, and 69 nett won a ball.
Saturday will be a stableford event. See you then.
- pitch ‘n’ putt
Sunday saw a good field of players contest the monthly medal stroke round. Winner for the day was A. Seenan with nett 65, runner-up was J. Richards with nett 67 on a countback from M. LeDeux.
Next best were W. Boyle nett 68 and D. Pocknee nett 70. Nearest the pin on the third was G. Bow, eighth was B. Cryer, 13th was A. Boyle and 16th was J. Ezard.
D. Brown defeated T. Price 3/1 in the semi-final of the singles matchplay and will go on to play T. Baldwin in the final.
This week’s comp is a 4BBB vs par with N. Muir in the office and T. Muir in the bar. Don’t forget the AGM coming up on November 21 and also the presentation night on November 23 - please book with Ronda, Annette or Bill for catering purposes, all welcome.
Wednesday saw a smaller field of just six ladies out playing a stroke event. The rain was just what we wanted for the course and made for a perfect day for golf.
Those ladies who let the rain turn them away would have been sorry to miss the perfect weather. The winner of the day was Maureen King with 111-42-69 nett. The nine-hole winner was Mozzy Fowler with 42-8.5-33.5 nett. Nearest the pins went to Freda Norris on the third and Sue Verge on the 16th.
King and Fowler won the balls down the line. Today is stableford and the 21st is a par event and monthly medal starting at 8.30 am.
The cleaners are on duty today and Val Labas and Maureen King for the 21st. The club were saddened this week by the sudden death of Therslie Darbyshire a former president of the ladies and extend deepest sympathy to Peter, Jane, John and families.
Thursday was a stroke event for the chicken run with 21 players out competing. The winner was Jeremy Ezard with 38-3-35 nett. Tomorrow will be a stableford event on the front nine.
A reminder to all members of the annual meeting of the club on November 21 starting at 7pm. We ask that all members attend. November 23 is our annual presentation night for both men and ladies. This night will be a two-course meal and entertainment for $25. Bookings and money are essential to make this night a success. Members and guests need to book with Ronda on 5794 2382, Annette on 5794 2377 or Bill on 0422 725 893.
Friday night was the first of the Mushroom Exchange ambrose tournaments. The night was really enjoyed by those who came although the wind a little chilly. The next tournament is on December 7 so please make an effort to come and play. The winners were Ian Wilson, Tim Baldwin, Phil Neville and John James with a great score of 31-4.2-26.8 nett.
Runners up were Adam Webster, Andrew Boyle, Wes Boyle and Michael LeDeux with 37-8-29 nett. Mark Hannigan was nearest the pin on the 16th and Jenny Jeong and Bill Leviston on the 16th.
Shepparton Lawn player Olivia Quigley will represent Country Victoria in the Foundation Cup Interstate Challenge.
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.
Echuca Football Club has signed Joel Magnabosco and Kane Morris for next season.
Rochester’s old Courthouse is undergoing a facelift thanks to a restoration grant.
Waste collection in Campaspe Shire will change for two weeks during the festive season.
Valley Park Farms' egg production facility is expected to increase production and staff after a $100 000 Victorian Government grant.
Murchison’s Jane Spencer’s first exhibition It Just Dawned On Me will be on show in Shepparton in the first half of next year.
Australian sporting legends are at Heathcote Golf Club this morning for the MS Ashes Trek golf day to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis.
Former Moira Shire pound dog Lazlo was rehomed in Bendigo after being arrested by Victorian Dog Rescue.
Deniliquin RSL Club's A grade bowling championships came to a head on Sunday, with preliminary matches in B and C grade also taking place.
New Transport Accident Commission research has revealed why some young country drivers habitually take risks on regional roads.
State Member for Benalla Bill Sykes has thrown his support behind the government’s proposed new domestic animal ownership laws.
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