Women’s 9 holes stableford. In A Grade, Dawn Thomas won with 19 points, closely followed by runner-up Sandra Toone on 18 points. B Grade winner Jeanette Dodds scored 19 points and Runner-up Maureen Vesey who also had a nearest the pin on 1 st hole, was runner-up with 18 points.
Second round of the women’s Summer Cup. Vicki Hannah burned up the course with a winning score of 79-15-64 and runner-up Sandra Toone scored 96-30-66 on a count-back from Dawn Thomas. B Grade winner Faith Morrissy had her best round ever with a 93-33-60 nett. Runner-up Maureen Vesey had 107-38-69 on a count-back from Jeanette Dodds. The putting competition was won by Vicki Hannah in A grade with 28 putts, and in B grade, Martha Macintyre won with 30 putts. This week a team of women played at Clifton Springs in an SWGA event of Irish 4BBB and came in 11 strokes in front of the next best. Congratulations to Janice McKenzie, Vicki Hannah, Martha Macintyre and Stacey Thomas.
Women’s 9 hole stableford round A Grade winner was Barb Cullen 20 points, with runner- up Shirley Amery scoring 19 points. The B Grade winner was Robyn Lamson with 23 points. Runner-up Maureen Vesey scored 22 points
First round of the women’s Summer Cup, which resulted in a win for Vicki Hannah with 84-15-69. Runner-up on a count-back from Janice McKenzie, was Adele Rowarth with 99-29-70. The B Grade winner was Caroline Wren with 107-39-68 and runner-up was Sami Oguzhan with 105-36-69. 31 Putts was a winning score for Vicki Hannah in A grade while Jeanette Dodds in B Grade had 32 putts.
Women’s 9 hole stroke round 0-30 handicap winner was Dawn Thomas 46-14½-31½ with runner-up Margaret Smith scoring 43-10½-32½. 31-45 handicap winner, was Sami Oguzhan 50-18-32. Runner-up Jeanette Dodds scored 52-19-33. Putting A grade was won by Sandra Toone with 14 putts and in B Grade, Sally Cannon won with 16 putts on a count-back from Sally Stone.
It was opening Day for the women golfers. The 1 st putt for the season honour went to Jill Fowler for winning the SWGA B grade championship in 2018. The competition to follow was an 18 hole 3-person Ambrose, played in very blustery conditions with a smattering of rain. The winning team, comprising of Margaret Smith, Shirley Amery and Joycie Henderson scored 71-15½ -55 ½ and the runners-up were Sandra Toone, Jeanette Dodds and Jan Shaw and Caroline Wren with 78-17¼-60¾. The team with the least putts, 23, was Sandra Kent, Sami Oguzhan and Marie Murnane.
The women held their Christmas Break-up Dinner where yearly competition results were announced. Thursdays’ A Grade eclectic was won by Janice McKenzie 68-18 ½-84 ½ -49 ½ and in B Grade Jan Shaw had 75-16-59 nett. Mondays” A grade eclectic was also won by Janice McKenzie with 27 nett, and in B Grade Jeanette Dodds achieved a 31 ½ nett. Thursdays’ putting was won by Janice McKenzie with 85 putts and Mondays’ putting was won by Vicki Hannah with 41. Birdies for the season were won by Vicki Hannah with 10, Gobblers won by Janice McKenzie with 9 and Pars (35-45 handicap), Caroline Wren won with 13. All other results were published at the time of the competition.
The women played a nine- hole Ambrose competition dressed in many and varied Halloween costumes for their closing day this year, celebrating with lunch and gift giving afterwards. The winning team of Martha Macintyre, Sami Oguzhan, and Stacey Thomas scored 39-7-32. Runners-up with 41-8-33 were Vicki Hannah, Jan Shaw and Joycie Henderson. The putting trophies, awarded for the least number of putts to a team who hadn’t yet received a trophy was Kerryn Wagstaff, Margaret Smith and Joy Russ with 13 putts.
Women’s teams playing match play for either the Captain or the President resulted in a win for the President’s team 5/0. On Monday 26 th November Apollo Bay women players were again successful, this time playing at Beeac. Jan Shaw, Vicki Hannah and Sandra Toone brought home the Joyce Simpkin Bowl. We are very proud of the members of our small club who travel to districts events and we congratulate them on their success.
Women’s 27 hole day sponsored generously by Apollo Bay Bakery, who also sponsor the junior players on a Friday each week. The winner of the 27- hole nett event was Janice McKenzie with 96 nett and in B Grade this was won by Caroline Wren with 103½ nett. Janice and Caroline also won the putting event in their respective grades with 41 and 47 putts. The 27- hole gross event was won by Vicki Hannah in A grade, with 130 gross, whilst Faith Morrissy won B grade with 157 gross. 18 holes nett in A grade saw Dawn Thomas win with a 70 nett and in B grade Jeanette Dodds had a win with 75 nett. The yearly Medal of Medallist event was won by Janice McKenzie with 64 nett. The only player close to the pin was Norma Begely.