The Border Watch : June 4th 2014
28 GOLF THE VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au $16,690 DRIVE FROM AWAY stylish NEW SWIFT AUTO GL Perry sizzles in sub par round Back at the 19th AN 18-hole par competition saw a field of 109 players at the Mount Gambier Golf Club last Saturday. The ideal course conditions were conducive for achieving some good scores with Adrian Ballintyne winning A grade with 3-up after turning 1-down after 9-holes. Ballintyne eventually won by one stroke from Peter Waters. B grade saw Graeme Armstrong have the best score of the tournament, finishing his round strongly to sign for 5-up and a comfortable eight strokes ahead of Matt Bryant. In C grade, Peter Jones played steady to score 1-up and win from Grange Golf Club, Garry Reynolds who finished square. Scores of 1-down or better was good enough to win a golf ball. The 6th and 8th holes saw 14 birdies scored, highlighted by Haydn Schroder who scored one on each. Nearest the pin winners were Jhett Perry (A grade), Paul Mullen (B) and Peter Raymond (C) while the pro shot winners were Trent Eitzen and Leigh McCracken on the 8th and 16th holes respectively. A field of 11 women also played a par round with Di Norman posting a winning 3-down, one shot in front of Mel Bawden. Ball competition winners were Leanne Bain, Sandi Elliott, Kerry Pedlar and Bev Pedlar. Melanie Bawden won the pro shot on the 8th while Bev Pedlar was successful with nearest the pin on the 16th hole. This Saturday’s competition will be an 18-hole stroke for the June Monthly Medal. Thursday’s stableford THE popular stableford competition saw 90 men vie for a $100 voucher last Thursday. Teenager, Caleb Perry – playing off a 2-handicap – won with 39 points, one shot ahead of Mark Forster while there 17 golf ball winners with 33 points or better. A highlight of Thursday’s competition was Paul Reade’s hole-in-one on the 16th, the shot also giving him the pro shot trophy. Birdie ball competition winners included Peter Waters, Pat O’Donnell, Tim Kenny, Chris Ryan, Peter Dempsey, Mark Forster and Graeme Armstrong who was also successful with the pro shot on the 8th hole. Members’ lucky draw ONE lucky – but anonymous –member won $550 last Friday while the main draw of $1000 is still up for grabs. This week’s draw will he held GRADE WINNERS: Pictured after trophy presentations at the Mount Gambier Golf Club last Wednesday were grade winners (from left) Libby Altschwager (C), Helen McIntyre (B) and Di Norman (A). McIntyre’s hot form continues AFTER three weeks of challenging strokeplay for the Mount Gambier Golf Club’s championship, 35 women enjoyed a pleasant 18-hole single stableford jointly sponsored by Hudson Roofing and Plumbing and Pick Avenue Delicatessen last Wednesday. Helen McIntyre continued her recent good form to be the B grade winner and return the best score with 38 points followed by Karen Forster and Marie Douglas on 32. After an adventurous round, Diann Norman was somewhat surprised to be the A grade winner with 31 points, two ahead of Di O’Donnell and a further 2-points to Kerry Pedlar. In C grade Libby Altschwager carded 35 points with the ever reliable, Isobel Phillips second on 32 and Maureen Howe third on 29. In the novelty events, Marilyn Spencer hit well to win the pro-shot on the 8th. Players in each grade had to record the number of times their drives landed on the fairway and the winners included Val Grubb (A) 13; Yvonne Shirley (B) 12 and Lois Harvey (C) 12. MAC SUZUKI 44 Mount Gambier Road, Millicent Phone 8733 1461 LMVD 45868 SUB PAR ROUND: Playing off a 2-handicap, Caleb Perry shot 39 stableford points in competition at Attamurra last week. Nannings streets field in final round MAY MEDAL: Winner of the monthly medal for May and fourth round of the Margaret Street Meats Captain’s Trophy was Lynda Nannings (left) pictured with Carol Melhuish from Margaret Street Meats. THE popular monthly medal for May was contested by another full field at the Blue Lake Golf Club last Wednesday. The winner of the medal – sponsored by BLGC women’s vice-captain Bev Pascoe – was Lynda Nannings with a score of 101-26-75. Nannings also topped the Division 1 winner’s list in the fourth and final round of the Margaret Street Meats sponsored Captain’s Trophy, the full results of which will be announced at a later date. The best three nett rounds will count towards the end result of that tourney. EYE ON THE BALL: Matt Knowles watches his chip shot onto the 3rd green at the Mount Gambier Golf Club. between 6pm and 7pm and members must be present to be eligible to win. Coming events Sunday: 18-hole, Par 3 28 - The Border Watch, Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Ambrose. Open to teams of three players each. Shotgun start at 10am. Entry cost: $25 per player (includes barbecue/salad lunch). June 14: Quiz night. Open to teams of eight. Entry cost: $10 per person. BYO nibbles. The International Bowl is a state run event and the first of three rounds played over the next three months was also on Wednesday’s program. The best aggregate handicap score over 54-holes leads to potential state glory. Nannings’s 75 has her sitting on top of the Blue Lake leaderboard with two rounds still to play. Runner-up in Division 1 was Josie Ashby on 102-23-79 followed by Lucy Richards with 112-32-80 and next in line were Lyn Watson, Annette Ford, Sue Agars and Dianne Perryman, all on 81. The Division 2 winner for the second week in a row was Trudy Herbert, this time scoring 117-36-81, three shots ahead of Lyn Gill and a further two strokes to both Nancy Whitehead and Judy Jericho. Nearest the pin winners were Leeanne Medhurst (Division 1) and Lyn Gill (Division 2) while the putting competition – sponsored by BLGC president Rhonda Ferguson – was won by Bev Pascoe in Division 1 with 26 strokes and Nancy Whitehead with 32 in Division 2. Unusually, there were no pro-shot winners last week. Today’s 18-hole par competition is the fourth and final round of the Metro Bakery and Cafe sponsored Silver Salver with a novelty event of the most accurate drives. The results of the Noel Barr Toyota sponsored Blue Lake Women’s Open Day – held yesterday – will be published in The Border Watch next week. 640431 EXTENDED ONE WEEK ONLY!
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