Tuesday 30 October 2018 – Women’s Medal of Medals Stroke. Div 1: Vicki Askew (24) 73, Suzie Collins (23) 73, Marie Miller (26) 74. Div 2: Joy Holloway (30) 73, Maggie Simmons (29) 76, Ann Blyth (38) 76. Ball Comp: 79. Comp: Long Drive: Marilyn Schott, Margaret Hyland D&P: Janice Wood
Wednesday 31 October 2018 – Pro-shop 2 Ball Aggregate Stableford + Singles: Comp: Jimmy Kovacs (18) Gail Kovacs (42) 85, Jeff Evans (22) Arthur Hadley (21) 82, Steve Melocco (21) Ian Bain (10) 79. Div 1: Ian Bain (10) 44, Dennis Potter (16) 43. Div 2: Chris Robinson (26) 43, Arthur Hadley (21) 43. Comp: NTP: Greg Collins (11) Arthur Hadley (15) D&P: Greg Collins (14).
Thursday 1 November 2018 – Veterans Single Stableford. Div 1: Bill Ryan (21) 40, Robert Percival (19) 39, Keith Muller (15) 38. Div 2: Charlie Swyer (27) 43, Bob Cookson (26) 41, Phil Anderson (23) 40. Women: Maureen Hollis (28) 44. Ball Comp: 34. Comp: NTP Gail Pottenger (11) Paul Manning (11) Roy Milroy (15). D&P: Gail Pottenger (8) & (10), Bob Jessop (12)
Saturday 3 November 2018 – Weekend Single Stroke Monthly Medal: A: Ian Asbury (1) 70 / 69, Garry Hoare (9) 79 / 70, Phil Russo (9) 79 / 70. B: Blygh Herron (17) 83 / 73, Dennis Potter (15) 88 / 73, Robert Hancock (14) 87 / 73. C: James Davidson (24) 87 / 63, Jason Read (27) 92 / 65, David Cawthorn (24) 91 / 67. Div 1: Melise Fanning (36) 106 / 70.
Last Saturday we played the Wray Owen Medal combined with the Medal of Medals playoff for the yearly winners. Congratulations to Chris Hoffman who recorded the days best score of 64 nett to win the Medal of Medals. Chris also won the C Grade Medal and qualified for next years playoff. The A Grade Medal and scratch winner was Cam Fraser who continued his recent hot form to record par round of 69 for a 66 nett. The Runner up was Dave Hedger with 66 nett. Third place went to Carl Piper with 67 nett. The B Grade Medal winner was Rob Lidsey with 68 nett. The B Grade Runner up and scratch winner was John Black with a good round of 83 for a 69 nett, just ahead to third placed Greg Pond, also on 69 nett. The C Grade Runner up and scratch winner was Andy Eagleton with a good round of 84 for a 65 nett. Third place went to Ben Pritchard with a 70 nett. Well done to all the novelty event winners, Rod Carpenter won the Golden Shot jackpot on the 8th hole and you needed 70 nett or better to win a ball. Thanks to Tony Edmunds for cooking the BBQ lunch for all the players and reminder to all that our Bunker coffee van is open all day on Saturdays. The Thursday open Comp winner was Lindsay Elliott with 43 points. Runner up was Martin Daly with 41 points. Third place was Chris Black with 40 points. This Saturday night is the Mens Golf Presentation evening. Don’t forget to organise your team for the Volkswagen Scramble coming to Worrigee on Sunday 18th November.
THE WWPSWC AT VINCENTIA
There were 15 of our members there today at the Course On The Hill. After a very hot Friday and a very warm one expected today it was nice to see so many members turn up to play today.
The Captain said in no uncertain terms, you will be playing a stableford today and I want no argument about it.
Today’s winner was Cyrano with a great 21 points, good to see him in the winner’s circle.
Next was Sir Humphrey-Slim with 17 points. Third was Kiwi with 15 points on a count back from Weet Bix.
The Drive ad Pitch was won by Ned on the 9th hole.
The Mars bar was won by Rocket Ron, he must have a cupboard full by now.
Thanks to Skeeter for sending me this news, to put to email and have published by our mates, at the South Coast Register.
Next week’s game is at Sussex Inlet, please be there in time to be gone from the first tee at 8am.
The Country Club St George’s Basin Women
Last Friday we finalised this season’s major events with The Medal of Medals round. The day was very hot and some women were comfortable to stay inside rather than brave the conditions. With just 30 players, the competition was reduced to two divisions.
Julie Kemp had the best round of the day to win division 1 with 70 nett. Unfortunately for her she was not a finalist in the medal competition. Jenny Noden with 71 nett won that and was R/ u in division 1. Jill Crozier had 72 for third place.
Judy Fishwick pipped Val Kotlash on the c/ b with 73 to win division 2 and Diane McIvor was third with 74 nett.
Congratulations to all the survivors and we’ll done to the winners. Drive and pitch was taken by Liz Cullen in first division and the rest will jackpot next week.
17 of our members had a good outing at the Catalina open last week. Sue Hamilton was particularly pleased with her maiden win. Others in the circle were Vicky Critcher, Diane McIvor, Robyn Campbell and Val Kotlash. Beds are already being booked for next year.
Callala Country Club Veterans
On another beautiful day at Callala golf club we played a 2 person Ambrose. We had a total of 20 teams teeing off and the first pair home was Rob Jerman and John Green with a 62 total off of a combined 12 handicap. Second was Allan Mearns and Graeme Weston with a 63 off a Combined 11 handicap. Third team in was the pairing of Steve Chapman and Aleksander Lichaz with a 63.25 off a 10.75 handicap. Fourth pair home was Harold Reynolds and Ilja Sessum with 64.75 off an 8.25 handicap.
Nearest the pins were: 3rd Mearns/Weston. 10th Mearns/Weston. 11th Elleston/Dickeson. 14th Chapman/Lichacz. 16th Sessum/Reynolds.
Five teams were in the Ball rundown to 67.25.
Callala Country Club
A beautiful morning greeted a good field of 44 players for today’s Single Stableford game.
With the course looking in great condititon we had some good scores in today, with Barrie Faulkner coming home first with a score of 42 points off a 23 handicap. Second home was Stephen Martin continuing to improve and lower his handicap steadily. Steve ended the day with 41 points off a 30 handicap. Third place went to Harold Reynolds with a fine 39 points from a 17 handicap. Alan Schatzman came home fourth with 38 points off a 22 handicap. Well played Guys four very good rounds today.
No one took the prize for the Golf Exchange shot inside the circle on the 11th green today, and the pot increases again for next week.
Nearest the pins were: 3rd Perry Cousins. 10th Kerry Levick. 14th Raymond Martin. 16th Glen Hughes.
Ball rundown today was to 35 points with 11 players receiving a ball.
Stephen Rice is the Men's Club Champion for 2018. He held on to defeat last year's champion, Peter Russell by 7 shots. Neil Dinnie blitzed the field in B Grade to come out 17 shots in front of Neill Hargrave, and Flash Jordan won C grade again by defeating John Bond by 14 shots. The nett winners were Cam Stubbs in A Grade, Tony Hunter in B Grade and David Smith in C Grade.
On Saturday the Monthly Medal was contested, in conjunction with round 3 of the Men's Championships and the day was kindly sponsored by Rodney Crouch of NKL Financial Planning. The winner of the Monthly Mug was Nev Harrison with a score of 85/64. In A Grade Max Carney scored 76/66 to narrowly beat Neil Dinnie 80/67, with Cam Stubbs coming third with 81/68 on a countback. Stephen Rice won the scratch with 74 and the long drive was won by a visitor, Jake Taylor from The SGA GC. Peter Marynowsky had 82/66 to win B Grade from Tim O'Shea & Graeme Isedale who both scored 85/67. Peter Marynowsky also won the scratch and Col Darley hit the long drive. C Grade was won by Nev Harrison with 85/64 from Warren Dunlop 88/66 and Peter Rowell 94/67. Nev Harrison also won the scratch and Flash Jordan won the long drive. The ball rundown went to 70 nett. Nearest the pins were won by Neill Hargrave on the 4th, Roger Hardy on the 8th, Cam Stubbs was closest on the 12th and Col Templeton had the best shot on the 16th.
The final round of the Men's Championships was contested on Sunday. A Grade was won by Brett Trenerry 80/69 from Neil Dinnie 81/69 and Col Stubbs 85/72. John Hatchman won B Grade with 84/67 from Neill Hargrave 84/68 and Ian Hayes-Williams 86/70. Flash Jordan won C Grade on a countback from Tony Hunter, who both had 88/68 and David Smith was third with 98/73. The ball rundown went to 76 nett. nearest the pins were won by Brett Trenerry, Ben Taylor, Josh Francis & Ian Hayes-Williams.
Next Saturday is Frank Birtles Memorial Day, sponsored by John Hatchman and it is a 2 person ambrose.
Wednesdays stableford competition was won by Billy Mason with 41 points from Fred Bowman 39 and Tony Gilmore third with the best 37. The ball rundown went to 33 points. Being the last Wednesday of the month a 4BBB was also contested and Fred Bowman & Stephen Westaway's 48 points was just enough to beat Billy Mason & Noel Rosskelly who scored 47. Nearest the pins went to Kel Campbell on the 4th and Fred Bowman on the 8th.
On Tuesday the Vet's played American Foursomes. Sandra Marshall & Jenny Brown won the women's event with a nett 70 from Patricia Austin & Jill Levi with 70 1/4. The ball rundown went to 79 3/8. Norm Levi & Bob Martin won the men's event with 63 nett from Bill Tubman from Pennant Hills and Michael Kable 64 1/2. The ball rundown went to 70 1/4.Michael Kable won nearest the pin on the 4th, Paul Collins won the Jackpot on the 8th; the 12th went to Vaughan Schneider from Kiama and it was good to see John Bracher back at golf and be closest on th 16th.
Women's Golf heaved a sigh of relief as it was back to “normal” competition on Thursday with an 18 hole Stableford round, following four stroke games for the 2018 WGN Club Championships.
The competition was hot which matched the very warm conditions with the temperature rising to the 30 degree mark. With plenty of run on the course as a result of the dry weather there were several great scores. Although the greens were fast and there were some very tricky pin. In Division 1 Linda Weatherill played steady golf to win with 38 points on a count back from Gloria Davis. Robyn Moore clocked up a superb 41 points to take out Division 2 and Margaret Jennings continued on her winning streak from the Championships to finish in second spot with 34 points. Ellen Ryan was on form to take the line honours in Division 3 with 34 points and close on her heels came Barb Howsan with 32. The ball rundown went to 29 points.
Nearest the Pins 4th – Lyn Hatchman Division 1; Robyn Moore – Division 2; Di Pritchard Division 3. 17th – Linda Weatherill Division 1; Robyn Moore Division 2; Ellen Ryan Division 3.
We extend a very warm welcome to a new member to Women’s Golf Nowra. Lyn Hattman has come from the Grafton area and has settled in Cambewarra and played her first game with us today. We hope you enjoy your golf with us Lyn and that you make many new friendships at Nowra Golf Club. The Medal of Medals will be played this Thursday.
A good field of players competed in today’s Medal of Medals stroke event. The cumulation of all 12 monthly medal winners playing off to determine the winner of the coveted Medal of Medals for 2018. The “Golf Exchange” 11th hole is now at $100 with no player good enough or lucky enough to claim the money. Thanks again to Golf Exchange, South Nowra for their continued support.
Congratulations to a well-earned winner, Glenn Hughes, who played a good back nine to ensure the Medal of Medals was his. Glenn also took out “C” Grade. Congratulations also to overall winner Tony Wehmeyer who also took out the “A” Grade Section of the day and the only nearest the pin for the day on the 16th Hole. Congratulations to Vice-Captain Ilija Sesum who played some great golf to secure his win for the “B” Grade Section.
Other winners on the day were overall second place winner, David Dowling, and Overall third place winner, John Love. Great effort Dave and John. Raffle winners for today were John Love, Dave Dickenson and Bill Downton. With the Opening of “Club Callala’s new Bistro all Members were treated to a very enjoyable lunch. Jamie & Jill Reardon and Kay Reynolds get to have a rest from food preparation and presentation for the players for this month.
Shoalhaven Darts Association
Results round three split division:
First Division: Mohawks def Fishos 9 games to 2. Duane Lichtendaul and Nathan Simpson had five finishes each and Nathan also had the high score of a great 180. Joe Frolka and Daniel Young both won their singles and Joe had the high score of 138.
Marlins def Ex-Servicemen 8 games to 3. Phil Reeves, Peter Wood, Bradley Moulds, Bim Stewart and Ray Cattermole all had three finishes each. Bradley and Bim had the high score of 140. Ken O’Neill had four finishes and the high score of 165.
Bandits def Eagles 6 games to 5. Dave Hogan had five finishes and shared the high score of 140 with Trevor Hay and Peter Coggins. For Eagles Ian Green had four finishes and Danny Watson had the high score of a great 180.
Pointscore: Marlins 22-99, Mohawks 20-104, Eagles 18-91, Bandits 14-74, Fishos 12-68, Ex-servicemen 6-39.
Second Division: Squaws def Devils 7 games to 4. Kay Dowell had six finishes and Lynda Economos had the high score of a great 180. For Devils Brooke Robinson and Elissa Allard had three finishes each. And Julieann Maney had the high score of 127.
Misfits def Taipans 7 games to 4. Robert Webb had four finishes. Bill Watson had the high score of 126. Taipan’s Kaylene Hackett had four finishes and the high score of 120.
Pointscore: Squaws 10-60, Misfits 10-59, Devils 6-31, Taipans 0-22.
Division One: Mohawks Defeated Cherokees 6-5: Darren Brudenell led the way for Mohawks with five finishes, 4 x 100, 120, 125 and a great 180. Skye Quin and Dulcie Ward had two finishes and Matt Goozeff had a great 100 peg. Kay Dowell was best player for Cherokees with five finishes and 132. Barry Jouannet had a finish and the high score of 131.
Division Two: Dragons Defeated Phoenix 7-4: Georgie Vider had a great game for Dragons with four finishes, 3 x 100 and 140. John Perrin, Peter Vider, Ian Green and Jeff Brooks had two finishes each and Ian and Jeff threw the high score of 140.For Phoenix, Danny Watson had four finishes, 3 x 100, 120, 2 x 125 and 140. Matt Craig also had four finishes, 100, 121, 134 and 140. Tracy Lymbery had three finishes and Jodie Armstrong threw the high score of 121. A big thank you to the players that came along to score the finals.
Grand Final B.R.S.L. Division One: Pirates V Mohawks on boards 2 and 3. Division Two: The Bangers V Dragons on boards 5 and 6. Good luck to all teams. Presentation Night money( $25.00) to be in by the end of November. All perpetual trophies must now be returned.