Weather gods smile on golfers

The Vincentia Womens Bowling Club enjoyed great conditions for their monthly medal for May on Tuesday, May 20.

HIGH ACHIEVERS: The medal winners and runners-up at Vincentia on Tuesday - Chris Bray, Frances Savige, Carole Evans, Carole Andon, Liz Pinkard and Mavis Hopkins.

HIGH ACHIEVERS: The medal winners and runners-up at Vincentia on Tuesday - Chris Bray, Frances Savige, Carole Evans, Carole Andon, Liz Pinkard and Mavis Hopkins.

The old adage about beware the “sick golfer” certainly applied when Chris Bray won first division with 76 nett from Frances Savige and Cheryl Powell both with 77 nett. 

Jenny Elliott won the scratch score with 94 gross and Jenny Bainbrigge won the nearest the pin on the fifth. 

Kirsten Burke won the longest drive and Cheryl Powell had another good putting round with 31. There was a tie in second division between Carole Andon and Carole Evans who both finished with 83 nett. 

They will play off in June for the May medal. Carole Evans won the scratch score with 110 and Pauline Plewes won the longest drive. 

No one managed to win the nearest the pins on the ninth. 

The best rounds of the day were in third division where Liz Pinkard and Mavis Hopkins both had 74 nett. They will also play off in June for the May Medal. Mavis won the best scratch score with 111 and Lois Brown the longest drive.

Fay Foxton marked her welcome return to golf to win the nearest the pin on the 18th. 

Next Tuesday will be the 4BBB par team classic with the winning teams to play at St Georges Basin later in the year in the district playoff.

The men on Wednesday played their usual Stableford with a good field and the winner was Mick McNamara with 40 points from John Adams with 39 points on a countback. 

The nearest the pins were won by Justin Clarke, Gary Waldron and Des Powell.

The vets on Thursday had another good field and another beautiful day for a 13-hole Stableford. Duncan Kennedy won with 32 points from Tom Hoye with 30. 

Linda Drazenovic played well to win the ladies with 27 points from Kirsten Burke with 25. Bob Cardwell and Sue Martyn won the nearest the pins. Tomorrow will be a nine-hole Stableford from 12.30pm.

There was another Stableford on Saturday and Tom Baker won with a great 42 points from Mike McNally with a good 40 points.

The nearest the pins were won by Mick Carmody, Ian Coyle and Toby Hudson. Toby also had an eagle on the sixth hole. We welcomed a visitor from Antill Park. Next Saturday will be a 4BBB par.

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