The Border Watch : May 1st 2014
30 SPORT VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au GRADE WINNERS (from left): Betty Gray (C), Bev Pedlar (A) and Jane Lamont (B). Ryan shines in Gabriel Cup Back at the 19th 19TH IN SIGHT: Ready to play the 18th and final hole at Attamurra last week were (from left) Max Hellery, Barry Buchanan, Jack Buchanan and Garry McCormack. Extra break brings Back at the 19th Another long weekend provided excellent weather for the large fields competing in various competitions at Mount Gambier Golf Club’s Attamurra course. With 126 players in the field playing a par round, all placegetters played under their handicap. In A grade, Mike Foran had a close tussle with David Waters to just nudge him out in a countback, with both players scoring +3. Bryan hunt - for the second time in three weeks - won B grade with +4 after having a good lead at the halfway mark. runner-up was Garry McCormack who played the homeward nine strongly scoring +4 to finish his round with +2. In C grade, Brian Ashby played a very consistent round to finish with +5, three shots in front of Paul Mullen with +3. there were 23 ball winners who finished square or better while birdie ball winners were Stacy Fiegert (x2), Craig Foster, Graham thomas, Setio Shanahan, Caleb Perry, John Beaumont, Daryl Morgan, troy hosking and Matt Bryant. nearest the pin winners included Setio Shanahan (A Grade) who also won the pro shot on the 16th hole, tim MacLean (B) and Jamie o’neil (C). David Dowie won the pro shot on the 8th hole. Eagles tWo eagles were scored on Saturday. Club captain, Jeff hodge scored his after he played a full 7-iron into the dogleg 18th hole with the ball bouncing twice and then rolling into the hole and Val Grubb scored hers on the 2nd hole, a long par 4 after hitting her 7-wood from about 150 metres out, her ball curved around on to the green and rolled in. Women’s competition In A field of 17 women, Di o’Donnell returned to the winner’s circle after holding her game together to win with +2, one shot in front of Sue Coulter. Ball competition winners were Sue Coulter, Penne Saffin, Marie Douglas, Yvonne Shirley, Maxine McGregor and Val Grubb. Yvonne Shirley found the par three holes to her liking winning both the nearest the pin on the 8th and the pro shot on the 16th holes. this Saturday’s competition will be a single stroke for the May Monthly Medal. Saturday 9-holes MeMBerS are reminded that there is a 9-hole competition from 1.30pm onwards on Saturday afternoons. Players can enter at the pro shop. Anzac Day An 18-hole single stableford competition was run by the pro shop on Friday and although a small field of 17 men and three women participated and the results were close. trevor McLean was the winner with 38 points in a countback from Stacy Fiegert. McLean finished strongly on the homeward nine with 21 points. Ball competition winners were Adrian Ballintyne, Caleb Perry, John Gosling, Mike Millard and Peter Crow. Birdie ball winners were Darren Griffin and Mike Millard. Thursday’s stableford Another large field of 107 men played for the $100 voucher on thursday and Daryl Perry, father of the up and coming Perry boys was the winner after producing 22 points on both nines to finish with 44. one shot back in second place was Mike Underdown followed 30 - The Border Watch, Thursday, May 1, 2014 A totAL of 42 players took to the Attamurra golf course to enjoy an 18-hole single stableford competition in enjoyable conditions last Wednesday. It gave the players the chance to compete before winter starts to make itself felt. this meant good scores were required out more golfers Long weekend attracts large field by Caleb Perry - playing off a 3-handicap - on 40. Scott Lonergan and Martin Cameron from the Millicent Golf Club and John Leerson from the Alice Springs Golf Club were among the 27 ball competition winners who needed 34 points or better to claim a ball. Pro shot winners were Darren Bilney and Graham Smy on the 8th and 16th holes respectively. Birdie ball winners were Bill DeGaris, John Sandery, Peter Jones (x2), nick Black, Caleb Perry, David Seymour, Michael Cutting, robert Smith, Greg hudson and Craig Foster. Member’s lucky draw A JACkPot of $1000 is up for grabs this Friday with the draw to be conducted between 6pm and 7pm. A supplementary draw of $350 is also on offer. Counter meals are available from 5.30pm and bookings are advised as there will be night golf players participating as well. Coming events Tomorrow: Dinner and night golf, cost $15 per adult and $5 for children. night golf will follow dinner. team nominations (a maximum of 10 per team) can be entered on the noticeboard in the club foyer. For more information, contact Don Coulter on 8725 5405 or 0414 705 098. May 1: Mother’s Day luncheon in the clubhouse. to assist with catering arrangements, bookings are required as soon as possible and can be made by phoning 8725 7739. May 25: Lifeline Ambrose Charity event. teams of four required and can be lodged on the board in the clubhouse. Mixed teams must comprise two men and two women. More details are available from the club. GABRIEL STABLEFORD CUP (from left): Winner Sue Ryan, sponsor, Hoppa Gabriel and runner-up Susie Alexander. NOVELTY WINNERS (from left): Chris Sims (longest drive), Hoppa Gabriel (sponsor) and Heather Hadnum (nearest the pin). to be at the top of the leaderboard at play’s end. the Gabriel Stableford Cup is contested annually by D Grade golfers and the prestigious event gives those with higher handicaps a chance to play for valuable prizes. Long time sponsors, Gabiel electrical were represented by hoppa Gabriel who was in attendance to congratulate the respective winners. Sue ryan was victorious by scoring 21 points on the front nine and 16 on the more difficult homeward run. Susie Alexander came flying home with 21 on the homeward 9-holes but with just 12 going out she had to concede defeat and settle for second place. Both players received trophies for their strong 9-hole scores. regular 9-hole players, Chris Sims and heather hadnum were pleased they joined the 18-hole competition when they received trophies for long drive and nearest the pin respectively. hudson roofing and Plumbing along with Pick Avenue Deli sponsored the stableford event for A, B and C grade players. After gruelling pennant matches the day before, Bev Pedlar and Mel Bawden proved they are capable of stepping up to the plate two days in a row. Bev Pedlar’s sizzling 39 points was only just good enough to nudge Mel Bawden aside with 38. Pedlar’s almost flawless scorecard included six pars. Lyn hudson claimed third place in a countback from the successful pennant team captain, Faye Mainwaring after both scored 35. Jane Lamont’s recent winning form continued and her 36 was good enough to win B Grade ahead of helen McIntyre on 35 followed by Marilyn Spencer and Gloria Lennon on 33. C Grade was also keenly contested with just one point between the first and fourth placegetters. Betty Gray’s 31 points relegated Lorraine Bruhn to second place in a countback while next in line were Libby Furner and Isobel Phillips on 30. Coming events Wednesday: May Monthly Medal, first round of 54-hole club championship; second round of International Bowl and second qualifying round of handicap Championship.
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