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Last Wednesday’s turnout was low and the weather was too warm for some, however all 24 who played seemed to enjoy the day.
The A-grade winner was John Boruch (eight) with 43 points, while B-grade was won by Phil Block (26) also with 43 points. Nearest the pins went to Paul Niebling on four, SGC on six and 12 and Boruch on 17, while 37 points won a ball.
Saturday was the committee-sponsored December monthly medal and the Medallist of Medallists. A-grade was won by Gary Wright with 79-10=69, while B-grade was won by Alan Coulson with 84-16=68 and C-grade by Graham Walsh with 95-23=72. Coulson also took great delight in accepting the Medallist of the Year with his nett 68. Well done Alan.
Nearest the pins went to Mick Hogan on four, Graeme Drummond on six, Pete Sawyer on 12 and Mark Corradin on 17, while the D and Ps went to Pete Nelson on eight and Sue McCall on 15. The ball count went to 73.
Saturday’s event is a stableford round. See you then.
— pitch ‘n’ putt
The weather stayed warm this week giving us a taste of what summer golf could be like and it looks like there will be some great scores over the next few months if this week is any indication. Wednesday was a stroke round with a total of 16 ladies competing.
The best score of the day was in B-grade with Pam Jarvis having a fantastic 90-22=68. The A-grade winner was Marg Bailey with 91-19=72. Liz Gee won the extra competition and the balls went to Jarvis, Maree Rickman and Bailey. The nine hole competition winner was Dawn Leece (31) with 16 points.
Saturday was the monthly medal and 19 players were out on the course, it was also the final for the Medallist of the Year with nine ladies being eligible to claim that title. Jane Fletcher continued her good form with a terrific score of 72-3=69. This was the best score of the day and it won her the title of Medallist of the Year as well as the monthly medal and A-grade winner on the day.
B-grade was won by Wendy Hutton with a steady 94-22=72 and the winner of C-grade was Di Lemon with 103-25=78. Nearest the pin on the 17th was Fletcher and the balls went to Hutton, Dale Stuart, Tania Zentveld, Sharon Cresswell and Sue McCall.
Sunday was a stroke round/monthly medal played in fine but windy conditions.Winner for the day was W. Leviston with nett 70 on a countback from runner-up A. Seenan.
Next best scores were A. Hodson nett 72, G. Whiteman nett 73 and W. LeCerf nett 73. Nearest the pin on the third was M. Roberts, eighth was J. Lodding, 13th was A. Seenan and on the 16th was K. Watson.
This week’s comp is a par round with D. Love in the office and B. Cryer in the bar. Thanks go out to all those helping with the installation of the new desalination plant, we hope to see it operational this week. Don’t forget the next event in the Mushroom Exchange summer ambrose series coming up on Friday — get a team together and join the fun.
Wednesday saw only eight ladies out playing a stableford round. The day was hot so an early start was needed. Only five ladies finished the 18 holes with the winner being Deirdre Kleinig with 39 points.
Kleinig had a good clean up winning all the balls, the extra nine-hole competition and nearest the pin on the 13th.
Today is stableford with Saturday the monthly medal and stableford and Wednesday will be a stroke round with the cleaners on duty.
Friday will be our four-person Mushroom Exchange nine-hole ambrose open tournament starting from 4.30
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Thursday saw another good field of 21 out playing a stroke event (on a hot day) for the chicken run. The winner was Trevor Price with 43-8-35nett. Nearest the pin on the eighth was Harold Rayner. A reminder to all players, you must mark the correct nine holes on the card and sign the card. Tomorrow is a stableford event on the back nine.
Not much rain fell on the course so many thanks to Bill and John for moving the foot valve to get another watering on the greens. At long last the desalination plant has arrived so hopefully by next week we will have the water for the greens.
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