The Border Watch : January 29th 2014
28 golf SWIFT GA manual $15,490 DRIVE FROM AWAY No stopping Kenny Tops the leaderboard at Attamurra Back at the 19th WITH the new Australia wide handicap system under way from January 23, winners in all grades still played below their handicaps in a par competition at the Mount Gambier Golf Club last Saturday. In a field of 110 players, Tim Kenny topped the leaderboard, winning A grade with +4, one stroke ahead of Craig Foster. B grade saw David McPherson as the winner after producing a consistent round to finish with +3, one in front of John Maxwell, while C grade was won by Peter Edwards who played his homeward 9-holes under his handicap to finish on +3 and defeat Des Guerin in a countback. A total of 18 players scored +1 or better to be in the running in the golf ball competition. Trevor Little claimed both the pro shot and the nearest the pin in A grade on the 8th hole while Anthony Sumner was nearest the pin in C grade and also clinched the pro shot on the 16th hole. Kym Sykes was nearest the pin in B grade while birdie ball competition winners were Tim Scanlon, Ross Anderson, Matthew Kuchel, Daryl Morgan, Hayden Schroder and Trevor Little. After a short break, Leanne Bain – in a field of 15 women –produced an excellent score of +4 to win by two shots from Heather Chapman. Golf ball competition winners were Heather Chapman, Bernie Jennings, Kerry Pedlar, Julie Oldfield and Sandi Elliott. Heather Chapman was extremely close to a hole-in-one to win the pro shot on the 8th while Lyn Hudson won nearest the pin on the 16th. This Saturday's competition will be an 18-hole single stableford. Thursday's stableford WITH 93 three men in the field, Graham Allen won the $100 voucher returning to the clubhouse with an excellent 44 points after scoring evenly on both nines. Rob McIntyre was runnerup with 42, defeating Graham Greenwood in a countback. Others to score well with 40 were Max Hellyer and John Leerson, while 24 players scored 36 or better in the ball competition. There were 15 birdie ball competition winners and the pro shots were won by "Digger" Richardson and Graham Paterson on the 8th and 16th holes respectively. WIN TV 9 for $9 A GOOD sized field of 68 players competed in the WIN TV 9 for $9 stableford competition last Wednesday. Ben Anderson won the mem- OH SO CLOSE: Heather Chapman’s tee shot on the 8th hole at Attamurra at the weekend, came to rest on the side of the cup ... a hole-in-one gone begging! ber's section with 23 points, holding out Michael Rookas in a countback while Jamie O'Neil was third on 21. In the visitors’ field, Cameron Adams was the winner on 20 points, defeating Brad Von Duve in a countback with R. May in third place on 19. Members’ lucky draw and 9-hole competition THIS week's jackpot has risen to $750 which will be drawn on Friday between 6pm and 7pm. Counter meals are available from 5.30pm, while a 9-hole stableford competition will be conducted throughout the afternoon. 28 - The Border Watch, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Coming events Sunday: Seems-Ryan Skins Challenge grand final. Top 16 finalists playing for prizes valued at $1600 include Russell Oehms, Di Norman, Ben Robinson, Michael Cutting, Kevin Cook, Joe Clements, Jeff Hodge, Camilla Knowles, Craig Foster, Mat Knowles, Ross Bond, Setio Shanahan, Trent Eitzen, Heather Barry, Caleb Perry and Bryan Hunt. All players are required to bring a plate of food for the trophy presentation in the clubhouse following the final. February 8-9: Rounds 1 & 2 of 72-hole strokeplay championships. February 15-16: Rounds 3 & 4 of 72-hole strokeplay championships. AUSSIE DAY BARBECUE: Mount Gambier Golf Club captain, Jeff Hodge (left) and Phillip Hedley manned the eighth hole barbecue at Attamurra on Sunday, but mystified and shocked some people with their choice of the Port Adelaide Football Club flag. THE GOLDEN GIRLS: Getting into the spirit of Australia Day were (from left) Lois Harvey, Heather Chapman, Helen McIntyre and Penne Saffin. MORE FUN MORE SWIFT VISIT US oNlINE borderwatch.com.au MAC SUZUKI 635978 44 Mount Gambier Road, Millicent Phone 8733 1461 LMVD 45868 ON MY WAY: Ben Snell had the task of ferrying food and refreshments to the big field at the Mount Gambier Golf Club Australia Day Ambrose tournament on Sunday. WHICH WAY: Ben Robinson lines up a birdie putt.
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