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.
Week 3 of the men’s 4-weeker. In A Grade Colin Coleman, won with 65 nett and runner-up Geoff Vesey scored a 70 nett.
In A Grade Ray Matthews achieved a nearest the pin on 1st/10th and Ian Richardson was closest on 9th/18th. B grade player Bill Buckley was nearest the pin on 1st/10th and Alan Rowarth was the most accurate on 9th/18th.
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.
Twelve men took to the course to in very windy conditions to play 18 holes of Stableford. The winner, John Nankervis, (h/c 19) came in with 36 points and won on a countback from Colin Coleman (h/c11). No players managed to get on the green in one stroke to win a nearest the pin.
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.