Monthly medal decided

Matthew Moxon sends the grass flying as he drives from the 11th green to send the ball across the golf course pond.

Matthew Moxon sends the grass flying as he drives from the 11th green to send the ball across the golf course pond.

With the July Monthly medal and matchplay qualifiers decided last Saturday and round 8 of the super stableford on Sunday the weekend of golf was jam packed with good golf and hopeful golfers all out to post solid scores for both major events held over the weekend.

On Saturday the monthly medal and matchplay qualifier were held in beautiful winter conditions. Peter Smith took out A grade with a solid 75 nett. In B grade Dave Goggin had a marvellous 69 nett. and In C grade Martin Gelling had 68 nett (round of the day) to take the winners prize. Ball winners went down to Steven Wheatley with a 72 nett.

Nearest the pin on the 11th went to Geoff Bohringer and on the 17th Ken Ganya was very, very close to a hole in one. Longest drives were all on the 15th hole with A grade taken out by Garry Atkinson, B grade by Steven Wheatley and C grade John Harris.

Sunday was another magic winters day and a good field competed in the single medley stableford and super stableford (round 8). Graeme Russell had a great round with 40 points to win the day from Brian Searl with 36 points and Jeff Burgess with 34 points. Ball winners went down to 30 points with Mike Introna enjoying the school holidays. Nearest the pin on the 9th went to Sam Patricks and on the 17th Alex Childs.

On Wednesday July 2 a single stableford was conducted with Norm Marshall winning A grade on 35 points. In B grade Gary Batten won with 34 points. In form Tony Monday won C grade with the round of the day - 37 points. Ball winners went down to 33 points. Nearest the pin on the 9th went to Tamura Kazunori and on the 17th to Terry Johnston.

Next Saturday sees round one of the 4BBB Winter Cup. On Sunday and Wednesday there are single medley stablefords on offer for members and visitors. The big news is that we have another great golf day scheduled for early August - the Firemans Shield is always a great day so all golfers so get your playing partners for this event NOW.

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