Most women wore something green to play in an 18 hole Irish 3 Ball competition. The winners had a fantastic score of 92 points. The team consisted of Janice McKenzie, Sami Oguzhan and Jeanette Dodds. Sami Oguzhan had a great day and scored 45 of the team’s 92 points. Helen Stevens, Faith Morrissy and Jean Hansen had 85 points to be runners up.
Week two of the men’s 4-weeker – A Grade’s Bernie Collyer won with a 75-16-59 and runner up was Geoff Vesey with 77-16-61. The B Grade winner was Alan Russ with 95-31-64 and Graham McKenzie was runner up with a score of 91-25-66.
A Grade’s Willy Kiffoto won nearest the pin on 1st/10th and Don O’Meara won it for the 9th/18th. B Grade saw Gerry Sargent be nearest the pin on the 1st /10th. No B grade player got on for the 9th/18th.
Twenty women took part in an 18 hole Pinehurst competition. The winning pair were Maureen Vesey and Sally Stone with 46-13½-32½ and the runners up were Vicky Hannah and Marlene Verey who scored 44-9½=34½. Martha Macintyre and Jeanette Dodds won the putting with 14 putts on a countback from Debbie Biggs and Nelly O’Meara.
Long weekend 4 person 9 hole Ambrose followed by a BBQ. Winning pairs were E & N Smith and M & G Vesey with 30-6¼=23¾. The runners up were J & C Hansen & F & D Morrissy who scored 32-7=24. The nearest the pin on the 1st was Martha Macintyre and Jimmy O and on the 9th was Kerryn Wagstaff & Geoff Vesey.
The women played an 18 hole stroke round in beautiful sunshine. The A grade winner, Stacey Thomas finished with an 88-15-73 with runner-up Janice McKenzie scoring 97-24-73. In B grade there was also a count-back with the winner Jeanette Dodds scoring 103-36-67, and runner-up Faith Morrissy 103-36-67. Jeanette Dodds won the monthly medal in a play-off with Faith Morrissy. The best gross score for the day went to Stacey Thomas with 88. Putting in A Grade was won by Janice McKenzie on a count-back from Marg Smith 32 putts. Pat Fitzpatrick won the putting for B grade with 31 putts.
Week one of the men’s 4-weeker in A Grade four players, Colin Coleman, Brian McKenzie, Bob Bedson and Geoff Vesey had 66 nett.
In B Grade Bill Buckley had a 58 nett and Lance Thomas and D. Hall had 60 nett. Lance also had nearest the pin on 1st/10th. In A Grade Brian McKenzie and Geoff Vesey had nearest the pins on 1st/10th and 9th/18th respectively.
The women’s 9 hole stableford competition was won by Janice McKenzie in A grade with 20 points and runner-up Norma Begely had 17 points. B Grade’s Jeanette Dodds had 21 points to win in that grade, followed by Sami Oguzhan on a count-back from Sally Stone and Maureen Vesey with 17 points..
Men’s 18 hole stroke competition and monthly medal. In A Grade, Craig McKenzie was the winner with 70/61 and runner-up Colin Coleman scoring 74/63. In B Grade Lance Thomas won with 84/57 which also netted him the monthly medal. Runner-up Rod Beecroft scored 79/60. Nearest the pin 1st/10th in A grade was Peter Collard and for B Grade Bewley Marlow was closest. On 9th/18th Geoff Vesey was the only contender.
Was official opening day with an 18 hole mixed Pinehurst competition. Neil and Di Hinds were the winners with nett 60 5/8 and the runners-up with 63 5/8 were Janice and Graham McKenzie. Best Gross score winners with 75, were Craig McKenzie and Vicki Hannah. Nearest the Pin 1st/10th was Jean Hansen for the women and Graham McKenzie for the men. On 9th/18th hole, Vicki Hannah had the closest women’s shot and Brian McKenzie was the most accurate of the men players.
Apollo Bay women hosted the Otway Pennant.
The chicken run this week was won by Alex Baird with 21 points and Brian McKenzie with 19 points.
Earlier in the week three women players from Apollo Bay won the Barwon Heads Bowl with 110 points. Congratulations to Vicki Hannah, who with 40 points also won the individual trophy for the day, Lyn Box with 37 points and Jill Fowler with 33 points. Well done girls!