On Wednesday 3rd October, 50 Beachside Veteran golfers played a nine-hole Stableford for the Monthly Medal, this being the final monthly medal for 2018. Winning the day was Graham Wicks with a score of 24 points, in a countback from second placegetter Don Miller. Third place went to John Payne who scored 23 points in a countback from Ken Venables.
Balls were given out for scores down to 19 points, with Wildcards going to Bruce Anderson and Garry King. Nearest the Pins were awarded to Ken Venables on the 2nd, Allan (Butch) May on the 6th, and Stan Izzard on the 7th. Wednesday 10th October will be a Nine Hole Single Stableford for the first round of the Alan May Holden Trophy.
Saturday's golf was the Monthly Medal kindly sponsored by Gordon Lymbery for the umpteenth year. Thank you Gordon for you continued support. The coveted Monthly Mug for the best score of the day was easily won by Norm Levi with a fantastic round of 79/60. A Grade was won by Matt Westaway, who is back home from Prague for a couple of weeks. Despite playing very little golf Matt had 76/65, to beat Michael Russell 74/65 on a countback, with Peter Russell 72/65 third on a countback. B Grade went to Norm Levi 79/60 from Neil Dinnie 79/64 and Tony Gilmore 84/65. In C Grade Gordon Lymbery with 90/66 just beat Nev Harrison 88/67, with Greg Christian third with 91/68. The ball rundown went to nett 70. The best scratch scores were by Peter Russell (A), Norm Levi (B) and Nev Harrison (C). Long drives went to Matt Westaway, Tony Gilmore & Peter Courtney. Nearest the pin on the 4th was won by Trevor Bond, the 8th by Tony Gilmore, Ted Downes had the best shot on the 12th and on the 16th Jason Jay was the closest. Highlight of the day was an Eagle 2 on the 13th by Benny Taylor.
Wednesday's single stableford was closely contested with Col Reeve winning with 40 points from Billy Mason & Tony Gilmore, both on 38. The ball rundown went to 34 points. Nearest the pin on the 4th was won by John Underwood, the 8th to Graeme Wrightson and on the 12th Collin Lott was the closest.
On Tuesday the Vet's played their Monthly medal sponsored by Men's Golf Nowra. Des Thornett was victorious in the girls event with 37 points from Marj Burns 35, Jeanette Bright 34 & Angela Boadle 34. The ball rundown went to 31 points. Nearest the pin on the 8th was won by Sue Davies, with the nearest for second shot on the 4th being won by Des Thornett, the 12th to Jeanna Walsh and the closest on the 16th was Patricia Austin. In the men's event, Michael Kable's 38 points was enough to win A Grade from Darryl Campbell from Jamberoo with 37 and Rick Currie 34. Stephen O'Neill amassed 41 points to take out B Grade, from Greg Christian 38 and Robin Douglass 36. Brian Studdert led C Grade in with 40 points from John Buttle 37 and Ian Smith 36. The ball rundown went to 29 points. Nearest the pins were won by Reg Klein on the 4th, Trevor McCarthy took out the Jackpot again on the 8th, Col Lott was closest on the 16th, but no one could get their ball on the 12th.
The Women's Golf Nowra October Monthly Medal has been postponed due to heavy rain on 4th October. As this is the final medal competition of the year prior to the Medal of Medals to be played in November, the Match Committee has rescheduled the October medal round on Thursday 18th October. This coincides with the second round of the Club Championships so the October Medal will be played in conjunction with the stroke competition on that day.
Thursday 11th October is our annual Pink Day for Breast Cancer. It as always promises to be a fun filled day with a 3BBB Stableford event and a "Pink Ball" competition in conjunction. Enter into the spirit of the day by dressing in the colour pink, combine with your team members to dress in costume and/or decorate your buggy or cart. Prizes will be awarded for the best team outfit, the best decorated buggy and best decorated cart. The Mystery Judges will be on the course to choose the winners in all the categories.
Despite the rain during the week and the threat of more to come, we had 15 of our members turn up at the Country Club, to play in the first round of the Burnett Shield. Today was also an Eclectic Round for the month of October. The winner of the day was BB with a great result of net 30. Next was Benjo with a net 31 on a ciountback from Hank and the Mayor. The Mars bar went to Haggis for the second week in a row. Sir Humphrey-Slim won the putting competition taking only 12 putts for the 9 holes. Nearest the pin on the 10th was Benjo and the 15th went to Downonhisluck. Next week we are at Vincentia for the second round of the Burnett Shield, hit off at 8am.
The Callala Golf Open is on Sunday 14th October 2018. $25 including lunch. 8.30 shotgun start with lunch and presentation afterwards. Come & join us for a great day of golf with great prizes, to register contact the Golf Shop on 4446 5313 Extension 2.
Monthly Medal Stroke event was the format for today with a good field of keen competitors and visitors. Competitors were also able to enjoy a great lunch prepared and served by Gordana Sesum. Big Thanks to Gordana. The three top players today had to be ranked in placings by the count back with all three-coming home with a score of 69. Taking top spot on the podium today was Dave Dickeson who played a good, steady game to achieve his 69 points. Congratulations Dave. Second place went to Billy Economos who also played steady golf to achieve his 69 points. Congratulations Billy on your score and some very impressive drives. Coming in third was Taj Love who also played great golf to record his 69. Congratulations Taj.
“A” Grade Monthly Medal winner was Greg Mytilinios. Congratulations Greg and good luck for the Callala Open next Sunday. “B” Grade Monthly Medal winner was Taj Love. Great Round of golf Taj. “C” Grade Monthly Medal winner was Dave Dickeson who with his overall top placing was very happy with his day’s golf. Nearest the Pins: - 3rd Hole Dave Dickeson; 10th Michael Inness; 14th Harold Reynolds; and 16th John Love. Raffle:- Alan Ferguson, Allan Watts, Bob Plunkett and Brendan Wade. Ball Run Down:- J. Love, M. Inness, A. Watts, H. Reynolds, R. Jerman, C. Chessell, L. Bebber, D. Ingle & I. Sesum.
There was great weather for Callala Monthly Medal stroke event. It was a day that Gary Jonas will remember for the rest of his life when to his surprise and his three golfing partners he teed off on the 11th hole only to see his ball land on the green and then roll into the cup for a hole in one. As if this fabulous feat was not enough he continued to play a great game to come home as winner with 63. Big congratulations Gary and here is hoping your great form continues with you for the Callala Open. Second home today and Monthly Medal winner was Geoff Blackshaw with a score of 67. Congratulations Geoff on a rewarding round of golf. Coming into third spot was Bob Plunkett who is also playing good consistent golf as his score of 68 shows. Congratulations Bob. Nearest the Pins:- 3rd hole Harry Dowling, 10th Bill Snelgrove, 11th Hole in One Gary Jonas, 14th Bob Sutherland & 16th Doug Ingle. Raffle:- Barry Jarman, Perry Cousins, Jamie Reardon & Ilija Sesum. Ball Rundown:- F.Park, G. Heming, J.Feher, A. Mearns, H. Reynolds, A. Schatzman, D. Dowling, D. Ingle, J. Green, J. Latta, K. Black & G. Jurotte.
Worrigee Links Veterans
Chris Pender, Brian Herring, Peter Conlon, Dave Clark and Tony Edmonds picked up prizes at the Monthly Mug event. Mug winners Kenny Cole, Tony Edmonds and Dave Clark qualify For Mug Of Mugs.
Shoalhaven Darts Association
Results of round nine:
Eagles def Devils 11 games to nil. Danny Watson, Peter Vider, Lucas Gray and Nathan Flentjar all had four finishes each and Danny and Lucas shared the high score of 140. Devils Brooke Robinson had the high score of 140.
Marlins def Taipans 10 games to nil, both teams were playing one short. Barry Jouannet had the maximum six finishes and Matt Goozeff had five. Matt, Bradley Moulds and Phil Reeves had the high score of 140. John Perrin had two finishes and Kaylene Hackett and Marie Perrin had the high score of 140.nd Nathan Simpson had four finishes each
Mohawks def Misfits 9 games to 2. Darren Brudenell. Duane Lichtendaul and Nathan Simpson had four finishes each and Darren and Jake Howie had the high score of 140. Misfits Trevor Bloxsome had four finishes and Steve Neader had the high score of 138.
Fisho’s def Bandits 7 games to 4. John West had four finishes and shared the high score of 140 with Daniel Young. Bandit’s Peter Coggins had four finishes and Dave Hogan had the high score of a great 180.
Ex-servicemen def Squaws 6 games to 5. Ken O’Neill had four finishes and shared the high score of 135 with Therese Bournes. Squaw’s Kelly Hogan and Gladys Webster had four finishes each and Kelly also had the high score of 133.
Pointscore: Marlins 18-80, Mohawks 16-79, Eagles 14-71, Bandits 10-58, Fishos 10-55, Squaws 6-42, Ex-servicemen 6-33, Misfits 4-37, Devils 4-18, Taipans 0-16.
Players only use your name you were registered with on sheet not nicknames.
Results Division One
Pirates Defeated Cherokees 8-3: Phil Reeves had a great game for Pirates having the maximum six finishes. Karey deBakker played well with three finishes and 133 and Peter Wood threw the ultimate high score of 180. For Cherokees, Dave Hogan and Gloria Liddicoat had three finishes each and Dave also threw a great 180. Kay Dowell threw the high score of 125.
Mohawks Defeated Camels 7-4: For Mohawks, Darren Brudenell and Matt Goozeff had five finishes and 140 each. Shirley Butler had three finishes and Dulcie Ward top scored for the ladies with 133. Peter Godfrey had three finishes and 140 for Camels and Megan Stewart and Kristel Kenny had two finishes each. Sue Kenny threw the high score of 125.
Kookaburras had the bye. Point score: Pirates 20-82: Mohawks 18-84: Cherokees 14-69: Camels 10-57: Kookaburras 8-51.
Phoenix Defeated Bangers 7-4: Danny Watson was best player for Phoenix with five finishes and 140. Jodie Armstrong had three finishes. For The Bangers, Brooke Robinson had five finishes and 160 and Dan Kennedy-Young had two finishes and 140.
Coyotes Defeated Meerkats 6-5: Peter Coggins had five finishes for Coyotes and Berlinda Pritchard had two. Shane Pritchard threw the high score of 150. For Meerkats, Ken O'Neil and Kate Watson had three finishes each with Ken also throwing the high score of 159. Nat Sadler top scored for the ladies with 140.
Dragons had the bye. Point score: The Bangers 10-66: Dragons 10-59: Coyotes 10-47: Phoenix 6-56: Meerkats 4-44.
Players please return all perpetual trophies as soon as possible. Remember to put your name on the back of your game sheet if you wish to play against Dapto.