Golf gods shine on Bill

BILL ON TOP: Callala Men’s Golf Club single Stableford winner Bill Downton with club captain Ilija Sesum.

BILL ON TOP: Callala Men’s Golf Club single Stableford winner Bill Downton with club captain Ilija Sesum.

THE Callala Men’s Golf Club single Stableford was the format last Saturday with a strong field of dedicated and keen golfers.

The lousy conditions ensured that high scores were just a figment of players’ imaginations and the final scores supported that theory.

Overall winner for the day was Bill Downton, who played some consistent and reasonable golf to take a one-point win.

Bill said the win was great but being able to play reasonable golf was even better, and as an added extra, he did it with great company with his wife Carmel and club low handicapper Steve Monsalve.

Things just got better for Bill as the day went on with a win in the raffle.

He reckons the “golf God” must have been looking after him.

Runner-up on Saturday was Andrew Anderson, who played some great golf to come in just one point behind Bill and recording the same score as Steve Monsalve, who lucked out to Andrew on a countback.

RUNNER-UP: Callala Men’s Golf Club single Stableford runner-up Andrew Anderson with club captain Ilija Sesum.

RUNNER-UP: Callala Men’s Golf Club single Stableford runner-up Andrew Anderson with club captain Ilija Sesum.

Steve gained some solace in executing a beautiful iron shot at the 15th, landing the ball within close proximity to the cup and scoring himself a birdie and ball for his efforts.

Other sharp shooters for the day were:

Third hole - Doug Ingle

Sixth hole - Dave Brumby

12th hole - Garry Miller

Ball rundown for the day: G. Donovan, I. Sesum, J. Wakefield, R. Clarke, M. Reardon, P. MacPerson, H. Clarke, D. Ingle, G. Lewington, H. Reynolds, B. Whitlock and J. Love.

Raffle winners: Rex Batey, Peter Topliss and Bill Downton.

Callala Men’s Golf Club single Stableford third placegetter Steve Monsalve is congratulated by club captian Ilija Sesum.

Callala Men’s Golf Club single Stableford third placegetter Steve Monsalve is congratulated by club captian Ilija Sesum.

Do not forget if you are a visitor or a local looking for a great Saturday of golf, come and join the club.

Just call the golf shop to arrange a tee-off time.

Billy D.

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