The Border Watch : February 13th 2014
26 GOLF VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au Brown scores his second hole-in-one Up at the Links VETERAN Blue Lake golfer, Doug Brown scored his second career hole-in-one at his home course last Saturday. The recently turned 81-yearold, Brown aced the 5th hole and came 39 years after posting his maiden hole-in-one. It was also the 21st ace recorded in competitions at Blue Lake in the last decade. Meanwhile the best score of last Saturday’s 18-hole single stroke was a 64 nett, registered by left-hander, Zeick “The Leish” Dalton. A grade was by former South Gambier cricketer, Colin Ferguson who posted a 67 nett, one stroke better than Tim Bates. In B grade, Alan Stewart, David Johnston and Ken Milsop finished in that order after a countback when the trio all played to their handicaps, while in C grade another three-way countback was required to separate Anthony Hughes winning from David Grigsby and Adrian Wallace after nett 66s were signed for. In the corresponding golf ball competition, winners included Bob White 70, Jay Ilsley 70, Adrain Wallace 66, Wayne Dunford 68, Kevin Howell 68, Allen Larkin 68, Robert Lindner 69, Michael Egan 70 and Stephen Smith 70. Winner of the pro shot was David Adkins. Tuesday competition UNLEASH THE BEAST: Zeick Dalton, the Marc Leishman look-alike, won last Saturday’s 18-hole single stroke tournament with a nett 64. IN the midweek competition, Kevin Mansell provided the best round, scoring 44 stableford points to win easily from Jim May and Port MacDonnell visitor, Quentin Perryman both on 39. Golf ball winners were: Brenton Speck 38, Doug Brown 37, Bruce Grubb 37, Tony Morandin 37 and Mark Carrison 36. Winner of the pro shot was Allan Rodda. Daylight savings tourney Player-of-the-Month (January): Bob White 8 points; Greg Cooper 8; Tyson Ploenges 6; Stephen Bartholomew 4; Tim Kenny 2. Player-of-the-Year: Mick Carne 24; Bill Burley 24; Tyson Ploenges 24; Darren Turner 22; Matty Jennings 21; Greg Cooper 20; Bob Storey 19; Mat Fenwick 19; Evan McKee 17. Thursday 9-holes LAST week’s winner was Jim Ferrazola with 23 points followed by Graham Marks and Tyson Ploenges both on 21. Friday sprint THE KID IS AT KONGORONG: Former Hawthorn legend, Dermott Brereton will appear as guest speaker at the Kongorong Football Club on February 21 and the Blue Lake Golf Club has a return courtesy bus organised for the function. 26 - The Border Watch, Thursday, February 13, 2014 THE popular 9-hole Friday competition was won by Peter Millard with 29 nett, one stroke ahead of Rod Andrews and Brenton Speck, each on 30. A GRADE WINNER: Col Ferguson played three under his handicap to win the A grade competition at Blue Lake last Saturday. The winner of the putting competition was Zeick Dalton. Port MacDonnell visit MEMBERS of the Blue Lake Golf Club are urged to support the neighbouring Port MacDonnell club in its annual tournament this weekend. A courtesy bus will be leaving the BLGC this Friday at 3.3pm for a twilight 9-hole tournament and on Sunday, the bus will depart for Port MacDonnell at 8.30am for the 27-hole strokeplay event. To take advantage of the bus and to support the PMGC Tournament, contact Bill Burley at the BLGC on 8725-6198. Bus to Kongorong ON Friday, February 21, the Kongorong Football Club will host Hawthorn football great Dermott Brereton in a sportsmen’s function. The Linksview Bar & Bistrou courtesy bus will be available for return transport leaving at 6pm. Those wishing to travel are urged to add their names to the list in the golf club’s sprig bar. Coming events March 7: South Gambier Cricket Club Day/Nighter golf tournament. March 9: Annual Hospitality Golf Day.
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