Glen Evans played a peach of a round to claim the stableford event with a score of 40 points.
Evans was pushed along the entire day by playing partner Des Phelan who also carded 40 points but it was Evans who came out on top, winning the count-back.
The next best score went to Bill Leviston with a solid 38 points.
Leviston also participated in the final of the men’s matchplay with partner Jeff Lodding. In what could only be described as a grind to the finish, it was Gary Bow and Shane McCormack winning the match on the first extra hole with Bow producing a birdie to do so. Well done.
The nearest-the-pins went to Des Phelan with a lovely timed strike landing on the third, Ben Cassar reaching the 13th and as always Bill Leviston taking the 16th.
Next week will be a monthly medal; on office duty is Jeremy Ezard, and in the bar Bill Leviston.
On Wednesday, November 8 we had 10 players for a par round.
The winner of the Monthly Medal and 18-hole comp was Ronda Richards with plus four on a count-back from Annette Mills.
The winner of the nine-hole comp was Annette Mills with plus two.
The ball winners for the 18-hole comp were Ronda, Annette and Val Labas.
The nine-hole ball winners were Annette, Val and Maureen King on a count-back from Ronda.
The nearest-the-pin winner on the eighth was Sue Verge; no-one found the 13th.
On Wednesday, November 15 it will be a Stableford round and on Wednesday, November 22 we will be playing 4BBB Stableford followed by the women’s AGM and a shared lunch.
The Chicken Run on Thursday, November 9 was won by Jeremy Ezard with plus two from a field of 20 players. Nearest-the-pin winner was Shaun Spicer.
Thursday, November 16 will be a stroke round on the back nine.
The golfers continued to enjoy the wonderful conditions of the course this week, and the mild spring weather didn’t hurt either.
On Wednesday the women,s competition was won by Sue McCall (16) with 38 points.
Dilva Grattan was closest to the pin on the 17th to win the extra competition.
The balls went to Sue McCall, Marg Bailey, Dilva Grattan and Irene Davey with 35 points.
The men’s competition had some good scores but the best went to Mark Corradin (3) visiting from Euroa Golf Club who had 40 points to win the day.
There were three others close on his heels with Matt Bibby, Kevin Summers and Terry Lemon all scoring 39 points.
The nearest-the-pins went Mark Corradin on the fourth and 12th, Greg Pell on the sixth and John Hedley on the 17th.
A score of 37 points on a count-back was needed for a ball.
In the mixed nine-hole the winner was Phil Block (25) with a steady score of 19 points.
Dawn Leece was the runner-up with 15 points and Melva Gardner also got a ball with 14 points.
The Friday social nine holes was the final round of the Old Cobb Trophy which is the total of the best three out of the four rounds.
The holes played were 16-6 and Mark Fountain (9) had a fantastic score of 23 points to win the evening.
The next best scores went to John Mundy and Bill Keating each with 20 points.
Mark’s win also gave him a total score of 60 points to win the Old Cobb Trophy.
Kevin Mulvaney was the runner-up with 55 points and Gary Wright was third with 54 points.
Saturday was the Royal Children’s Hospital charity day run with the local CFA.
This was a four-person ambrose event and a good field of 54 players took part in the fun day.
The best scratch score of the day went to the mixed team of Greg Pell, Emily Pell, Adam Pell and Dave Pearce who combined beautifully to score 59.
The best men’s scratch score was 61 and this went to Mark Corradin, Mick Prorok, Craig Zotti and Will Power.
In the handicap results, the best score was also in the mixed section with the team of Mark Fountain, Tina Fountain, Di Stammers and Jeff Smith scoring net 55.5 to win.
The best men’s handicap score was net 57.25 and this went to Michael O’Sullivan, Rob Peterson, Cooper Lubeck and Bill Matthews.
Unfortunately no women claimed a nearest-the-pin but the men’s winners were Josh Ranger on the fourth, Ken Baker on the sixth, Mark Fountain on the 12th and Damian Humphrey on the 17th.
The straightest drive on the ninth for the men went to Craig Zotti and for the women it was Di Byrne.
The longest drive on the ninth was won by Adam Pell and the women’s winner was again Di Byrne.
The Friday social nine holes this week is par, to be played over holes 10-18.
Saturday will be a par event for men and women.