The Australia Day long weekend concluded with a medley stableford event on Monday.
Joe Lawrence won his first trophy for quite some time with a score of 38 points, with ball winners Garry Cameron, Graham Campbell, Alan Collins, Lindsay Purcell, Jenny Wyld, Bill Miller, Dom Grob and Ken Kempton.
Nearest to the pin winners (NTP) were Des Vidler, who won the Pro Pin on fourth, John Conyard on the seventh, Jenny Wyld on the 12th, Lindsay Purcell one the 14th and Phil Evans won the 17th.
Nick Lehman also won his first trophy for some time as well with a handy 39 points in Wednesday’s stableford.
Bob Gallagher, Ben Lonergan, Don Cameron and Ken Kempton won a ball for their efforts, while NTPs were won by Bob Gallagher on the fourth and 14th, Don Cameron on the seventh, with Shirley Lockwood winning the Pro Pin on 12th while Pru Newby won the 17th.
The NEDGA, Betty Scott 4BBB was contested by 21 pairings on Saturday.
The Scratch winners were Bob Gallagher (GI) and Marie Cook from Stanthorpe. The nett winners were locals Robert and Shirley Bruce with 46 points on a count back from another local pairing of Kay Verden and Geoff Boler.
Ball winners were George Little and Kay Coughran of Tenterfield, Des and Lyn Vidler, Merv and Jenny Wyld, with the last ball won by Nancy Rummery and Roy Mathews.
NTP scores were awarded to John Walters on the fourth, Brian Payne on the seventh, Wendy Holliss on the 12th, Alan Collins 14th and the Pro Pin was won by Craig Dawson on the 17th.
A stableford was also held on Saturday for those not playing in the mixed event. Lindsay Purcell returned a good score of 40 points to win this event. The Crystal Room putting voucher was won by Ben Lonergan with 28 putts on a count back.
The Cec Judge Jug was contested by a great field of 112 golfers on Sunday with golfers from around the New England area competing for the prestigious ‘Jug’.
Max McConnell and Merv Wyld were clubhouse leaders until the final pairing from Guyra, Reg Walls and Ashley Little had completed their round.
Both pairings returned a +11 score but Walls and Little were declared winners on a count back. Second runners up were Mike Stone and Shane Cooper with Glen Bennett and Sean Wilson taking out third runners up. Ball winners went down to + 7 on a count back.
NTPs were taken out by Scott Wilson on the fourth, Paul Arandale won the Pro Pin on seventh, D King of Emmaville won the 12th, R Ainsworth of Tenterfield won the 14th and Max Dickson of Deepwater won the 17th.
Unfortunately the course has been the subject of some petty vandalism of late with some shrubbery being attacked as well as greens being damaged. Any information regarding this vandalism would be gratefully received by Rod at the clubhouse.
The veteran golfers drew a strong field this week with 27 golfers taking the course to contest the monthly competition.
Janice Egan cruised to the win on 59 points, followed by Shirley Lockwood, Alan Collins, Peter Haskins, John Hillard, Graham Collett, Jim Berridge and Mick McClelland, who also won the putting with a score of 26.
The prop pin NTP was taken out by Janice Egan, while Ken Whan took the win on the fourth and the seventh went to Robert Rees.
The draw was won by Ray Stone.
An excellent field of 18 golfers turned out for the trip to Deepwater last weekend in perfect weather, with Bob Cail taking the win on nett 14.
Gary Hilton took runner up with a nett 14.5, followed by Travis Davis in third place with nett 15.
Justin Smith won the putting with a neat score of 11, while two NTPs went to Ken Whan on the third and Ray Whan on the seventh.
The T-bird went to Brad Riley and Al Tuffrey won the Bradmans.
There were two lucky draws held over the weekend, going to Justin Smith and Mick McClelland.
o Winners: Local golfers Max McConnell and Merv Wyld were clubhouse leaders until the final pairing from Guyra, Reg Walls and Ashley Little had completed their round, pictured here in the winner’s circle following their count back win.
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