The Border Watch : May 28th 2014
34 GOLF THE $16,690 DRIVE FROM AWAY stylish NEW SWIFT AUTO GL How appropriate Up at the Links VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au MAC SUZUKI 44 Mount Gambier Road, Millicent Phone 8733 1461 LMVD 45868 A win for Win THE appropriately named, David Win was at the top of the leaderboard at the Blue Lake Golf Club last Saturday in the Lakes Caddy Shack Golf Shop sponsored 18-hole par competition. Win streeted the field with a SOLE WINNER: David Somerfield was Blue Lake’s only winner in last Sunday’s A grade pennant semi-final, defeating Mount Gambier’s Nick Black (background) 2-up at Penola. superb score of 8-up to easily win the overall daily prize. In A Grade, lowmarker Marc Dalton once again made light work of the public links course as he carded a 3-under par 67 to finish 4-up to narrowly edge out Ian Bown who was one shot back. Tony Morandin once again stood tall in B grade after returning 5-up to win from regular playing partner, Jim Ferrazola on 3-up. West Gambier Football Club stalwart, David Lock produced the goods in C grade with a winning 5-up, one stroke clear of David McKenzie. Golf ball winners included Richard Dean 4-up, Terry Smith 3-up, Colin Ferguson 2-up, David Somerfield 2-up, Victor Smith 1-up, Scott Gladstone 1-up, Jay Ilsley 1-up, Scott Manning 1-up, Adam Saunders 1-up and Wayne Dunford square. Nearest the pin winners were Terry Smith (A grade), David Grigsby (B) and Jason Hamilton (C). Winner of the pro shot was Niki Collins who had plenty to crow about as he collected four golf balls. In the women’s tourney, Geraldine Scott emerged successful with 1-down, three strokes clear of Dianne Perryman while the nearest pin trophy went to Marlene Lingham. The novelty events for the best front nine scores went to Ian Bown (men) and Geraldine Scott (women). Shot-of-the-day belonged to David Win who eagled the 15th hole. SILVER SALVER WINNERS (from left): Trudy Herbert (Division 2) and Helen Stratford (Division 1). Stratford shines in Silver Salver victory ANOTHER balmy, mild autumn day provided excellent conditions for the third round of the Metro Bakery and Cafe sponsored Silver Salver last Wednesday at the Blue Lake Golf Course, attracting a good size field. For the second consecutive week, Helen Stratford was in the winners’ circle, along with Rose Case, in the Division 1 category. Stratford has been in a purple patch of late and recorded the winning score of the par competition with +3, and with the Calculated Course Rating set at -1, was four shots under her Golf Australia handicap of 16. Case was runner-up, but not until waiting out a countback from three other players after all shot -4. Leanne Medhurst, Dianne Perryman and Carol Megaw were the luckless players behind Case. Division 2’s Trudy Herbert has been making inroads on her handicap since her return to competition golf, presenting a scorecard of -1 to win her grade. Herbert held out Judy Jericho by just one shot. Nearest the pin winners were Marlene Lingham (Division 1) and Lesley McPherson (Division 2) while the pro-shot was won by Helen Stratford. Today’s competition will be an 18-hole single stroke in conjunction with the May Monthly Medal which will be sponsored by Bev Pascoe. The event also coincides with the fourth and final round of the Margaret Street Meats sponsored Captain’s Trophy and the opening round of the International Bowl. 34 - The Border Watch, Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Tuesday competition ANOTHER healthy sized field greeted the starter last week with visitors from Queensland and the Port MacDonnell and Mount Gambier golf clubs. But local Blue Lake player, Jeff Croser stole the show with a fine round of 44 points to easily account for Josh Pettman on 40 while third place went to Ian Bown on 39. In the golf ball competition, winners included Wayne Dunford 38 points, Brenton Kemp 38, Tony Morandin 38, Stephen Harvey 37, Jason Knight 37, Cyril Price 37 and Gavin Sparrow 37. Winner of the 5th hole pro shot was Queensland visitor, Noel Mudridge and the best outward 9-hole score came from Jeff Croser. Thursday stableford RON Blackall led the way in the Thursday competition after carding 21 points, two better than New South Wales visitor, Barry Champion while Noel Gosden was third on 18. TWO UNDER HANDICAP: Colin Ferguson was well up the leaderboard last weekend at Blue Lake. From July 1, the Thursday competition will be extended to 18-holes while the entry fee of $6 will also include the 9-hole tourney. Friday sprint A FIELD of 33 players contested last Friday’s 9-hole competition where Mario Mancuso set the pace with a score of 30 nett to win from Jay Ilsley on 31 and Trevor Gartside on 32. The putting competition went to Bill Burley with a low round of just 10 strokes. Sunday competition ADAM Stephenson made a welcome return to competition golf and recorded a six shot victory with a total of 43 points to easily account for Adam Dunn on 37, while third place went to Mount Gambier Golf Club member, Matt Foreman on 35. 50 year celebrations THIS Sunday, the Queen Elizabeth Park Trust will celebrate it’s 50th year of existence and will do so by hosting an 18-hole stableford event open to all players with a current Golf Link handicap. Entry cost is just $5 which will include a sausage sizzle and an afternoon tea. Throughout the month of June, all public green fee players at Blue Lake will be placed into a draw offering the winner a six month BLGC summer membership. Sunday’s tee times will be available between 7am and 11am and presentations in the clubhouse later in the day will coincide with the official afternoon tea of the QEPT. Queen’s Birthday Ambrose ON June 8, the Sunday of the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, the BLGC will host a 2-player Ambrose 18-holes tournament. Entry fee will be $20 per player which includes an afternoon tea, Tee times will be available from 7am till 1pm and the two winners will receive a limited edition Cleveland golf bag, valued at $499 while there will be a further $1000 worth of prizes on offer. To book a time slot, contact the BLGC on 8725-6198. Coming events Friday 30: Doing it for Marc, fundraiser. Sunday: 50th Year Queen Elizabeth Park Trust celebration with 18-hole stableford competition. Tuesday: Women’s open day. June 9: Men’s and mixed pairs Ambrose. July 28: Lower South East veterans. 640430 THIS WEEK ONLY!
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