The latest news from the Seymour and Nagambie clubs.January 16, 2013 4:09am
Wednesday’s event was stableford with 34 players fronting. The winner of A-grade with 39 points and a handicap of 17 was Wayne Evans, while B-grade was won by Noel Creeden with 40 points off a 25 handicap.
Nearest the pins went to SGC on four, Evans on six, Jack Boruch on 12 and Jim Brock on 17. The ball pool went down to 34 points on countback.
The second round of the Summer Cup, a stroke event, was played on Saturday with A-grade being won by Terry Payne with 77-8=68 and B-grade being won by Winston Ferris with 90-26=64.
Nearest the pins went to SGC again on four, Vic Bottaro on six, Gary Murphy on 12 and Lindsay Tennant on 17, while the D and Ps went to Bernie O’Sullivan on eight and Gary Wright on 15. The ball pool went out to 73 on countback.
Saturday will be the third round of the Summer Cup. See you then.
— pitch ‘n’ putt
Wednesday was a stableford round with nine players participating. The winner was Wendy Hutton (22) with 36 points. The extra competition was the best nine-in score which went to Pam Jarvis. You needed 33 points for a ball and those went to Hutton, Jarvis and Marg Bailey.
Saturday was the second round of the Summer Cup with a field of 19 players on the course. Even scoring meant there was a count back in every grade to determine the winner and also in the ball pool. The A-grade winner was Emily Pell with 82-10-72 on a countback from Glenda Woods. Sue McCall won the countback in B-grade with 86-14-72 from Paula Britton. C-grade was a four-way countback between Lynne Munari, Connie Grace, Irene Davey and Ann Stanbrook with Munari coming out on top with a score of 105-31-74. Nearest the pin on the 17th went to Grace and net 73 was needed for a ball on a countback. The balls went to Pell, Woods, McCall, Britton and Sharon Cresswell.
Wednesday saw seven ladies back playing golf. Jeanette Richardson scooped the winners list with a great score of 106-42-64 nett for the 18 holes and 49-21-28 nett for the nine-hole event. She also won the only nearest the pin on the 13th.
Ball winners for 18 holes were Richardson and Ronda Richards with 96-26-70 nett and the nine-hole balls went to Richardson and Maureen King with 53-18.5-34.5 nett.
Today will be stableford and monthly medal with January 23 being a stableford event.
Thursday was a stroke round with the winner being Mark Hannigan with a score of 44-13.5-30.5 nett. Nearest the pin on the eighth was won by Bill Leviston.
Tomorrow will be a stableford round on the back nine.
Men’s day on Sunday saw a small field of players competing for the monthly medal. Stroke was played with the winner being Greg Whiteman on 87-18-69 nett. Runner up on a countback was Wayne LeCerf with 90-19-71 nett from Darrel Baldwin on 89-18-71 nett. Next best scores all on 72 nett were John Richards, Peter Lawrence and Bill Leviston who all received a ball. Nearest the pin on the 16th was Le Cerf.
The pennant team have had losses both weeks so hope for a better result next week. Will all players take note that men’s golf is Saturday as on the Syllabus starting at 8
The course is in bad need of rain so let’s all pray for it. A reminder to members, fees are now due and need to be paid by the end of this month. The desalination plant is working well for the greens but we hope by next week we can start watering the fairways.
A request to all members if you have any spare time we are trying to put together a roster for watering the fairways. If anyone can give one to two hours of their time please contact Ronda on 5794
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