Windy week for golfers

MIXED SUCCESS: The happy Vincentia Mixed Foursomes nett daily winners on Sunday, July 13 Ron Martyn and Lois Brown.

MIXED SUCCESS: The happy Vincentia Mixed Foursomes nett daily winners on Sunday, July 13 Ron Martyn and Lois Brown.

DESPITE the cold, windy weather the Vincentia Golf Club had a good field on Tuesday for the first round of the Patron’s Trophy Par event, which had been postponed earlier because of inclement weather.

The winner of first division was Marilyn London with minus one from Sue Martyn on a countback with minus three.

Carole Evans won the nearest to the pins.

Second division was won by Daphne Bailey with a good score of square from Pauline Plewes, also on a countback, with minus one.

Sue Josephsen won the nearest to the pins.

Another square score won division three for Jan Coyle from Liz Pinkard with minus one.

Lois Brown won the nearest to the pins. 

Next Tuesday will be a Stableford.

Congratulations to Port Kembla and Russell Vale which won respectively the recently completed Gold and Silver Pennant Competitions.

Tom Baker played well on Wednesday to win the men’s Stableford with 39 points from Ces Cox with 37 on a countback.

The nearest to the pins were won by Les Clayton, Neville Leclere, Ces Cox and Justin Clarke.

The vets on Thursday also had a good field for their nine-hole Stableford with trophies donated by the Morrisons.

Keith Pinkard won with 19 points from Don Conlon with 18.

The women’s winner was Pam Johnson on a countback from Di Smith, both with 18 points.

Tomorrow will be a 13-hole two-person ambrose from 12.30pm.

Saturday was again cold and windy for the men’s two-man ambrose with trophies donated by Brian Holland, Greg Tindall and Mike MacNeill.

The winning team was Dave London and Gary Morrison with 67 ¼ nett closely followed by Dave Smith and Roy Redden with 67 ¾. 

Third was Shaun Flanagan and Bill McDonnell with 70 ¼ just in front of Scott Turner and Col Defries with 71 ¼.

The nearest to the pins were won by Gary Morrison, Elmas Hussein, Toby Hudson and Chris Capel.

Next Saturday will be a single Stableford.

A reminder about the Christmas in July on Saturday, July 26.

Tickets are available at the club and also the Holden Scramble on Sunday, July 27.

Call the golf shop for details.

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