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TUESDAY, March 14: Stableford.
Winner: N Cooper 38.
NTP: 7th F Tyers.
DTL: C Downing 37, P Dight 36.
Thursday, March 16, Day 1 of Foster
Tournament, four person Ambrose.
Winner scratch: M Foote, T Vassili-
adis, P Barrie, G Bennett 58.
Winner net men: A Marriott, L Giddy,
Sean Dunphy, S Michael 53 1/8.
Winner ladies net: J Shaw, D Walker,
J Delaney, S Roberts 59.
Ladies scratch: B Warren, W Park, R
Brown, D Willis 68.
Par 5 challenge: Won by T Price, G
Price, S Reid, J Stone net 83 seconds.
Friday, March 17, Day 2, 4BBB sta-
SCR: T O’Neill and Trevor Herbert
Ladies: A Hcp, P McKay and G Cloth-
ier 49 pts; B Grade, A Hayes & G Bren-
Saturday, March 18, Day 3, stroke.
A Scratch: M Foote 71. B Scr: G Paine
A Hcp Leroy 68 net, r/up C Buckland
70; B Hcp P Mitchell 68, r/u D Cripps
NTP: 4th G Cox, 6th K Flett, 13th H
Connell, 15th N Cooper, 17th J Free-
DTL: T Vasilidlis 71, T Cavaghan 71,
T Johnson 71, H Connell 73, N Cooper
73, J Freeman 73, S Harris 74, P Bar-
Sunday Mixed Canadian: Gross P
Dight and J White 82
Net: T Traill and S Traill 68 3/8.
SATURDAY’S event was stableford
with club president, Rob Gallagher, pro-
viding some excellent trophies with the
course rating set at 69.
A Grade winner was Tim Fowles (13)
with a great round of 38 points from the
runner-up Neil Spargo 37 with Trevor
Herbert and Peter Johnson winning
balls down the line with 35.
Robbie Gallagher (17) won his own
trophy with 38 points from the runner-
up in Athol Worthy with 37 and BDTL
went to Brendan Maskell and John
Campbell with 36 points.
Nearest the pins: Marty DeLeeuw
1st, Rob Gallagher 7th, John Campbell
10th and Tim Fowles 13th.
Tuesday’s stableford event with a
course rating of 69 saw David Gow win
on countback from Mick Belvedere with
37 points from next best in Neil Spargo
and Rod Spokes with 36.
Nearest the pins: John Solly 1st, Don
Hislop 7th, David Gow 10th and 13th
with John Solly winning the raffle.
Thursday’s stableford saw Ross Bes-
ley with the best score of the week, 41
points, win with the course rating once
Nearest the pins were the straight hit-
ting Chris Clements on the 1st and 10th
and Ross Besley hit the best shot on the
13th with Chris also winning the raffle.
Pennant results saw Division 2 have a
4/3 win over Phillip Island with winners
being Chris Clements 19th, Tim O’Neill
4/2, Les Guilfoyle 5/4 and Rod Spokes
Division 6 lost 4/3 against Phillip Is-
land at Woorayl with winners being
Athol Worthy 3/1, Neil Spargo and Ian
Cash both winning 4/3.
There were no Division 4 results at
hand prior to going to print.
There are still players needed for the
remaining pennant matches - contact
Chris Clements if you can fill in for a
The new practice nets should be
available in the next month or two and
the new cart shed is in the process of
Next Saturday’s event is a par round
with trophies being provided by Ian
THE first round of Burgess Trophy
was played in warm conditions last
The three rounds of this event are
spread throughout the year, with the
best two scores totalled to decide each
Gloria Burgess was the women’s Club
Champion, Captain and golfing identity
within the South Gippsland District.
Her family generously sponsor this
event in her memory. Joan Peters pro-
vided lovely trophies last Wednesday.
In A Grade (0-27) the winner was
Heather Grist (22) with 40pts on a
count back from Lynette McIvor (18).
The B Grade (28+) winner was Jenny
Blackmore (34) scoring 40pts and the
runner-up was Merrissa Cosson (28) on
An Encouragement Award was given
to Lorraine Knox (45) for her good
score of 35pts.
Balls down the line were awarded to
Lee Clements (12) with 37pts also Jan
Hewitt (27) and Joan Peters (21) both
Nearest the pin prizes were earned
by Betty Yann (1st) and Lee Clements
The Singles Knockout matches have
been played over the past two months
and they were contested in good spirit
and by the specified dates.
Congratulations to Lee Clements
who is the Singles Knockout winner
for 2017 defeating Betty Thomson in a
Saturday numbers have been down
lately due to many girls having a lot of
golfing commitments with matchplay,
Pennant and supporting clubs within
Last Saturday four girls played and
Lorraine Knox (45) had the best score
of 35pts and Sharon Adams achieved
the nearest shot to the pin on the 10th
The Club Presentation Night is to be
held on Saturday, May 20.
This year the club is trialling a new
format, combining the presentations of
the major Men’s and Women’s trophies
with an informal meal (bring your own
dinner/nibbles) followed by entertain-
ment. Plans are still underway but
please note the date on your calendar.
LABOUR Day competition, Open Sta-
Winner Michael Grass (20) 39 points
and runner-up Ruth May (17) 37 points.
DTL: Andrew Dash 36, Keith Stock-
dale 36, Leanne Marshall 36, Mal
McKenna 36, Alan Kuhne 35, Annette
Coombes 35, Paul Hendry 35 and Rich-
ard Arberry 35.
Tuesday, March 14: 2BBSTB, Field:
Winner James Hedrick (12) 38 and
runner-up Noel Bradford (26) 38.
2BBB winners: Michael Fahey (11)
and James Hedrick (12) 46pts.
NTP: 5th Dick Ogilvy 41cm, 9th Drew
Pearson 152cm, 12th Robert Bride
60cm, 15th Mick Fahey 521cm.
DTL: Ralph Stewart 37, Ron Smith
36, Phil Howe 36, Chris Newman 36,
Dick Ogilvy 36, John Rodakis 36 and
Brian Smith 35.
Ladies, Wednesday, March 15, Stroke
Section 1 Anne De Leeuw 97 hcp (21)
76 net; Section 2 Kirra Moon-Curry 109
(34) 75 net, Anne Schellekens (33) 42
NTP: 5th Bev Kitchin and 15th Anne
DTLL: Cheryl Stockdale 76, Gillian
Nowell 77, Yvonne Trask 78, Lee An-
drews 78 and Paula Sweeney 78.
Wednesday was also the third round
of the Ladies Championships.
A Grade champion is Libby Dehey, B
Grade champion is Cheryl Stockdale
and C Grade champion is Carol Lynch.
Libby led from round 1 and had solid
rounds of 93, 93 and 98 (284) and held
off Yvonne Trask by 4 shots.
She was also the ‘Net’ winner of across
54 holes with a great score of 230.
Cheryl was coming 2nd after the 2nd
round and came home strong with a
winning score of 98 for a total of 300.
Close behind was Maria Warburton and
Paula Sweeney (equal 2nd).
Carol Lynch led from round 1 and
didn’t look back. She won convincingly
and 2nd was Gillian Nowell.
Thursday, March 16: Thursday Comp
- 2BBSTB & Field: 52.
Winner Ian Stewart (17) 42pts, run-
ner-up Gary Barker (21) 42pts.
2BBB winners: John Lynch (25) and
Chris Clark (16) 50pts.
NTP: 5th Will Christensen 450cm,
9th Alan Courtney 310cm, 12th Gary
Barker 271cm, 15th Michael Bushe
DTL: Ray Phillips 41, John Lynch
39, Angie Peluso 39, Nik Hock 39, Co-
lin Rangitonga 39, Nick Dehey 38, Alan
Courtney 37, James Hedrick 37.
Saturday, March 18: Club Champi-
onships - Round 3 Stroke. Sponsor:
Drummond Golf, field 148.
A Grade: Ben Spierings (11) 65 and
David Allen (13) 69
B Grade: Andrew Wellwood (14) 65
and Chris Kelsall (18) 68.
C Grdae: Adam Simpson (24) 69 and
Geoff Barns (25) 70.
NTP: 5th Duke Spierings 139cm, 9th
Chris Kelsall 83cm, 12th Ray Zammit
97cm, 15th Greg Austin 139cm, 18th
Mark Holmes 85cm (2nd shot par 4).
Ladies winner Kerri McKenna (20) 34
and r/up Kerrie Davey (19) 33.
NTP: 9th Cheryl Stockdale 600cm.
DTL: Steve Pollock 69, Graeme Spen-
ce 70, Peter Sellers 70, George Morozoff
70, Mal McKenna 70, Drew Pearson 70,
Brian Lawson 70, Peter Colgan 71, Fred
Skepper 71, Dale Gude 71, Duke Spier-
ings 71, Daniel Cameron 72, Ron Smith
72, Scott Rushby 73, Geoff Cohen 73,
Rod Batt 73, Bill Merrigan 73, Peter
Cooke 73, Chris Newman 73, Brenton
Adams 73, Clive Taylor 73 and Darren
Saturday, March 18 was the third and
final round for Men’s Club Champion-
A Grade Open Champion: Drew Pear-
son, B Grade Champion: Keith Stock-
C Grade Champion: Adam Simpson
and Junior Champion: Charlie May.
Drew had three solid rounds of 77,
75 and 73 and held on to beat Daniel
Cameron by 1 shot.
Keith had a slow start but came home
strong with 94, 85 and 87 and managed
to beat Ron Smith by 1 shot.
Adam had 3 respectable rounds of
99, 97 and 93 and held off Daniel John-
son by 1 shot also. Three very close out-
Charlie May, Junior Champion plays
off off 9 and had rounds of 81, 77 and
86 and won convincingly.
ON SATURDAY Marcus Luscombe
had a great day winning the overall, A
Grade and Super Comp with 38 points
as well as being NTP on the 16th hole.
B Grade went to Bryan McCorkell
with 36 points and Ted Bruinewoud
won C Grade with 35 points.
Balls were awarded to Mark Ander-
son, Peter Buttinger, Glenn Marsham,
Philippe du Plessis, Bruce Hutton,
Jason Dennerley, Keith Godridge, Pe-
ter Brownlie, Gordon Morrison, John
Feddersen, Ian Watson and Kevin Cast-
Craig Hams was NTP on the 14th
On Tuesday Warren Dummett had 36
points to win the overall in a count back
and the B Grade event.
A Grade was won by Trainee Pro
Tyler Marotti also with 36 points and
Ted Bruinewoud won C Grade with 35
Balls were won by Gary Sharrock,
Andy Bassett, Grant McRitchie, Leroy
Sharrock, Martin Edney (Devil Bend
GC), Denis Wallace, Antony Roberts,
Alan Howell (Monash Country Club),
Keith Godridge, Ian Barlow, Fred de
Bondt and Will Norden.
NTPs were Tyler Marotti on the 14th
hole and Ian Barlow on the 16th.
With a little welcome rain around on
Thursday a small field took part in the
St Patrick’s Day 4BBB Irish Team Sta-
The winning team of David Vorwerg,
David Barrack, Andy Bassett and Bruce
Cathie had a very good score of 92
points with David Vorwerg contributing
a great individual score of 45 points.
Balls were awarded to the teams of
Ian Barlow, Peter Horman, Neil Mack-
enzie and Alan Kuhne and John Eabry,
Ray Burton, Geoff McDonald and Peter
NTPs were Ken Smirk on the 14th
hole and Ross McRobert on the 16th.
GREEN was the theme for the Irish
3BBB event played last week in recogni-
tion of St Patrick’s Day.
The event was played on the shorter
green course, the players and club-
house were decked out in greenery and
the afternoon tea provided by the com-
mittee also had a touch of green.
Wendy Parker, Helen Mackenzie and
Lesley Renwick had the other teams
green with envy with their combined
score of 99 points, well clear of the rest
of the field.
Glenyce McRobert, Marg Raynor
and Chris Lay came in second with 92
points, earning a down the line ball,
followed by Julie Howard, Noreen Wil-
liams and Marion Chalmers 91, Libby
Seebeck, Nan Meagher and Gwen Chap-
man 89, Toni West, Nancy Sperling and
Ev Indian 87 and Pat Pease, Sue Woods
and Anne Gibson 86, on a count back.
Nearest the Pins: Coral Gray 14th,
Geri Hastings 16th and Chris Lay 16th
Women’s captain Shirley Welsford
thanked Coleen Touzel and the wom-
en’s committee for their contribution
to the day and to Fay Quilford for her
Saturday, March 11: A Grade winner
Kerry Hogan (22) 32 points.
B Grade winner Anne Gibson (26) 35
points on a count back.
Down the line: Jan Brownlie 35, Jean
Chaplin 35, Geri Hastings 33 and Pam
Christensen 32 on a count back.
Nearest the Pin: Marianne Leaver.
IT WAS back to normal comp days
last week after very busy week or two of
invitational events being Farm Traders
day, Creekers day and the ladies Joan
All events were very successful and
the club thanks the sponsors for Farm
Traders: Murray Goulburn and Rabo-
bank for their generosity.
Overall, scoring was tight over the
week with no one standing out as the
week’s most consistent golfer.
David McIntyre took out Tuesday’s
comp with 39 stableford points; Bob
McGeary was back in form with a fan-
tastic 42 points on Thursday.
A good field came out on Saturday
to play the qualifying round of the Ron
Trease Singles Knockout event.
Brian Dewar took out A Grade with a
net 69, being pipped for the day’s win
by B Grade winner Henry Mueller two
shots better with 67 net. Congratula-
tions to the course work teams for their
work in getting the course presented in
tip top condition for the week.
Many volunteer hours go into mow-
ing, watering and general maintenance
which enables members to play in such
Thanks also to the volunteer house
staff who present the 19th hole and in-
side amenities in tip top order.
Results for the week: Tuesday, March
14: Single Stableford.
Continued page 61.
Lang Lang’s champions, from left, Cheryl Stockdale (B Grade), Libby
Dehey (A Grade) and Carol Lynch (C Grade).
Lang Lang’s men’s champs, from
left, Keith Stockdale (B Grade),
Drew Pearson (A Grade), Robert
Hill (men’s captain), Adam Simp -
son (C Grade) and Charlie May (Ju-
Lesley Renwick, Helen Mackenzie and Wendy Parker, winners of the St
Patrick’s Irish 3BBB.
Henry Mueller was the B Grade
winner at Meeniyan.
Brian Dewar was the A Grade
winner Saturday at Meeniyan.
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