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Milder weather brings golfers out of woodwork

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February 23, 2018

A milder summer week with a feel of autumn about was the playing conditions for golfers.

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A milder summer week with a feel of autumn about was the playing conditions for golfers. On Wednesday the women played a par round and only Glenda Woods (16) reached a positive score, winning with plus 1.

Nearest-the-pin on the 17th went to Pat Ferris. The ball pool went to Glenda Woods, Ricky Rickman and Di Stammers with minus five on a count back.

In the men’s stableford competition, Kevin Summers (22) was the winner with a good score of 40 points. The next best score of 39 points was shared by Mick Prorok and Phil Jarvis. Nearest-the-pins went to Greg Pell on the sixth, John Boruch on the 12th, Phil Jarvis on the 17th and the golf club on the fourth. A score of 38 points was needed for a ball.

The win in the mixed nine holes went to Phil Block with 15 points on a count back from John Jennings.

The Friday evening social nine holes was stroke on holes 10-18 and the best score in was Peter Nelson (6) with net 34.

There were some terrific scores on Saturday in the men’s competition so it took a great score to win. Mark Fountain did just that to win A-grade with the top score of the day 77-10=67. The B-grade winner was Cooper Lubeck also with a good score of 83-147=68. Peter Nelson had the best scratch score of the day with 74 off the stick. Nearest-the-pin on the fourth went to Mark Fountain, the sixth was won by Dave Enricho, on the 12th Sandy Cresswell was the closest and the 17th went to Graham Kiper. For the drive and pitches, the eighth was won by Jerry Bender and the 15th by Sandy Cresswell. With so many good scores it was not surprising that to get a ball in the pool you needed a score of net 71 or better.

It was a stableford round for the women’s competition on Saturday. Shirley Wright (13) was back to her consistent form with 36 points to win the day. The extra competition of the best nine out score was also won by Shirley Wright with 19 points. The ball pool went to Shirley Wright, Di Stammers and Paula Britton with 34 points on a count back.

This Friday the social nine holes is par on holes 16-6. On Saturday the competition is par for both men and women.

Nagambie

The good scores keep coming at Nagambie with Brayden Biggs producing the best stableford score of the season with a massive 45 points. Brayden drove the ball with precision and finished off his work with some excellent chipping and putting around the greens.

Phil Hageman was an unfortunate runner-up, carding his best score ever around the Nagambie course, 78 shots off the stick 44 points, bad luck Phil.

Club house leader for most of the afternoon was Bill Leviston, thinking he had done enough to take the win with his 41 points but was pushed back to third.

Nearest-the-pins went to Shaun Spicer getting it to within a metre on the 186m eighth hole, Phil Hageman producing the goods on the 13th and Daniel Hall flying it into the 16th.

Next week will be a par event with B. Norris on office duty and J. Lodding in the bar.

A change of fortune for the Nagambie summer pennant team with a tenacious hard-fought win at Mooroopna, the team beat a resurgent Kyabram Parkland 3 and 2 to claim their first win of the season.

Nagambie women

Ten players hit off for par competition in windy conditions.

A-grade winner was once again Jenny Jeong with square.

B-grade and C-grade winner was Maureen King with plus 3.

Maureen also won the nine-hole comp with plus 2.

The 18-hole balls went to Maureen and Ronda Richards with plus 1.

The nine-hole balls went to Maureen with plus 2 and Sue Verge with plus 1.

Nearest-the-pin on the third went to Lynne McLean.

No one managed to get nearest-the-pin on 16th.

Today will be stroke competition.

Chicken run results for February 15.

In the stroke competition played on the back nine, the winner was Des Phelan with 42-9.5-32.5.

Nearest-the-pin on the 13th was Jeremy Ezard

Tomorrow will be stableford, played on the front nine.

Could all players please check your handicap displayed on window above green fee box before hitting off.

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