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Nagambie golf club raises more than $7000

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September 22, 2017

Nagambie

Last Wednesday saw 10 players for a 4BBB stroke round.

The winners were Maureen King and Helen Gilbert.

The 18-hole balls were won by King, Gilbert, Mozzie Fowler and Irene Keogh on a count-back from Annette Mills and Jane Bow.

The nearest-the-pin on the third was Mills while Judi Redfern was nearest-the-pin on the 16th.

Today will be a par round and next Wednesday will be a stroke round, the sixth round of the social club trophy, count putts and a par three competition.

The chicken run on Thursday was won by Glen Evans with 40 (7.5) 32.5 nett from a field of 16 players.

The nearest-the-pin also went to Evans.

Tomorrow will be a stableford round on the front nine.

On September 9 there were four players in the unisex competition and the winner was Tina Gribbin with 20 points.

A series of clinics for beginners and novice golfers will begin on October 7.

Co-ordinated by the club with Golf Victoria, these will go for five weeks followed by a further five weeks of supervised play.

Phone Jo Goodacre on 0412050805 or Helen Gilbert on 0413480638 if you are interested in participating or have any questions regarding the clinics.

There was a record number of players and more than $7000 was raised for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) at the Ray White and Nagambie Golf Club four-person ambrose fundraiser.

One hundred and twenty-eight players hit off in near perfect weather conditions and they were greeted by football legends Terry Daniher and Paul Vander Haar at the end of the day’s play.

With the course in great condition, some good scores were carded.

The winning quartet, led by Lindsay Hall, was Daniel Hall, Paul Smith and Leigh Stanbrook with 69-13.36-55.64.

The runners-up were former club champion Brett Barnes, and his team consisting of Tom Barnes, David Brack and Paul Maroney, shooting 67-10.25-56.75.

In third place were Moz Fowler’s group of Andrew Taylor, Shaun Fowler and Vic Cassar producing 67-10.13-56.87.

It was good to see these former players back on the course.

Prizes went all the way down to 12th due to the generous donations from sponsors.

The nearest-the-pins for women went to Moz Fowler on the eighth, and Jenny Jeong claimed both the 13th and 16th.

The mens went to Steve Brook on the third, Shane McCormick on the eighth, Lindsay Hall on the 13th and Tom Barnes on the 16th.

The success of the day was in no small part due to the generosity of our sponsors: Rebecca Baker Pharmacy, Tahbilk Wines, Bald Rock Wines, Profile Fabrics, McPherson Wine, Nagambie Outdoors, RealEstate.com.au, Telstra, Nagambie Rowing Club, Top Pub, ABS Brakes, Renaet Nigel Nutrimedic, Ray White Real Estate, Flowers on Veraneary, Nagambie Newsagency, Nagambie Post Office, Harry’s Kitchen, Nagambie Boat Hire, Nagambie Lake Tourism, Rejuvenate Beauty, Sanderson Machinery, CBA North Region, NAB, Mawson’s, Jake and Trent for Load of Wood and Peter Ewart.

Also thanks to all the volunteers that helped out on the day, an awesome effort by all.

Seymour

Fields were small again on Wednesday for the men’s and women’s stableford rounds.

Hopefully, the warmer weather predicted for next week will bring out more players.

Twenty-two men played and John Boruch (13) won with a great score of 42 points from Kevin Mulvaney (21) who had 41 points.

The nearest-the-pins went to Dave Pearce on the sixth, Boruch the 12th and Brett Waters on the 17th.

Nobody managed to land their ball on the fourth.

Seven balls were given out in total.

Only eight ladies played and Pat Ferris (21) was the winner with a great score also of 43 points.

The extra competition was also won by Ferris with 22 points.

Balls were won by Ferris and Dale Stuart on a count-back from Wendy Hutton.

On Thursday, five ladies travelled to Euroa for their annual bowl.

Stuart won the A-grade competition with a score of 40 points, the best score at Euroa on the day.

The bowls team of Stuart, Pam Jarvis and Liz Gee were only one point behind Hill Top who won the bowl with 105 points.

Five players contested the nine-hole event and Ron Wilson (36) was the winner.

He scored 17 points to beat Dawn Leece (37) on a count-back.

On Friday night, 13 players braved the cool conditions to play the first six holes in a stroke event. John Mundy was the winner ahead of Greg Pell.

On Saturday eight ladies completed the 18 holes.

The winner was Shirley Wright (14) with 37 points.

Wright also won the extra competition of nine holes (holes 10-18).

Balls were won by Wright, Jane Fletcher and Sue McCall.

The men’s field comprised of 26 players playing stroke in two grades.

Terry Lemon won the A-grade while Kevin Summers won the B-Grade event.

Both golfers won with a score of net 68.

Nearest-the-pins were Kevin Milner on the fourth, Peter Nelson sixth, Greg Pell on the 12th and Gary Wright on the 17th.

The drive and pitch on the eighth and the 15th were both won by Peter Nelson.

Nett 72 was needed for a ball.

Golf on Wednesday will be stableford for men and ladies.

The ladies event will be the first round of the Belle Hamilton Trophy which is sponsored by Unice Ekberg and her family.

The event is in memory of her mother who was a long-time member of Seymour Golf Club.

Saturday’s game will be par.

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