Women’s Otway Pennant. The very impressive course of Torquay was the venue for the last round. Our opponent Ocean Grove won 3 ½ to 1 1/2. Jean Hansen was excited to win 1 up on the 18th hole and Martha Macintyre had a close finish and squared her match. Our other players stretched their opponents with close matches too. Lyn Box 3/2, Sandra Toone 3/1 and Faith Morrissy 2/1. Congratulations to Clifton Springs on winning the pennant flag after defeating their closest rival Lorne.
The women played an 18 hole Stableford round in pleasant autumn weather with a few gusts of wind. The A grade winner, Jan Shaw finished with 35 points, and runner-up Janice McKenzie, scored 31 points. In B grade, Faith Morrissy won with 27 points closely followed by Caroline Wren with 26 points. None of the players managed to drive the greens on 1st/10th or 9th/18th. A few women played 9 holes only and these scores can be used for handicapping if requested before play commences.
The women ventured out on a windy, blustery day to play 9 holes of golf. The A Grade winner was Norman Begely 45-11½-33½ and runner up was Kerryn Wagstaff 49-12-37. It was great to see Joycie Henderson win B Grade with 61-22½-38½ and Martha Macintyre be runner up with 57-16-41. Putting overall was won by Jan Coleman with 16 putts.
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.
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.
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.
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..
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!
Final round of the women’s Summer Cup produced the following results: 0-27 Janice McKenzie scored 86-25-61 to win and runner-up Norma Begely had 95-22-73. In the 28-45 division, Sami Oguzhan won with 102-35-67 on a count-back from runner-up Jan Shaw who scored 101-34-67. The putting was won in A grade by Janice McKenzie, with 29 putts and in B Grade Sami Oguzhan won with 29 putts.
The Summer Cup winner in A Grade was Janice McKenzie with 203. Runner-up Jill Fowler scored 206. In B Grade the Summer cup winner Faith Morrissy scored 201 and runner-up Jan Shaw pipped Adele Rowarth on a count-back with 208.