Warby lands a hole in one

WORRIGEE Links saw young James Eagleton record a phenomenal score of 50 points at Thursday’s Open Stableford competition. 

James had his best ever round of four over par off his 18 handicap.

Runner-up and only nine shots back was Col Cattel with a good score of 41 points and third place went to Clarrie Raymer with 40 points. 

Avan Warby from Mollymook played his first game at Worrigee Links on Thursday and recorded a hole in one on the 14th during the professional competition.

Last Saturday the single Stableford event sponsored by Bombo Quarries saw Ian Shapcott take out the A grade win. Shapcott continued his consistent run of great golf to record a two under par round and 41 Stableford points. 

Runner-up was Clarrie Raymer on 40 points and has also been playing good golf lately. 

Third place went to former club champion Steve Akehurst with 37 points. 

The B grade winner and the best score of the day was returned by Kirk Brown with 45 points. 

Runner-up was Colin Jarvis, a visitor from Riverside Oaks with 42 points. 

Third place went to George Kulcsar with 39 points and the C grade winner was Paul Anderson with 43 points.

Runner up was Alf Bargwanna with 38 points and third place went to Adam Dingle with 37 points. 

The ladies winner was Pat Leach with 36 points. 

Just a reminder to all players that the new ‘slope’ handicap system is now active and there may be some slight changes to some handicaps. 

Under the slope system, a golfer’s playing handicap on any given day will be determined according to the difficulty of the tees or course to be played. 

Golf Australia believes this will be fairer than the former ‘one handicap fits all courses’ method. 

For more information on the new handicap system visit www.golf.org.au or collect a brochure from the Pro Shop.

The Thursday open competition is a walk up start for any player wanting an extra competition game and this Saturday is a single Stableford event.

Andy Capper

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