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District success for Seymour golfers

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March 09, 2018

The week started with a Seymour win in the Goulburn Valley Veterans at Mooroopna on Monday with John Boruch winning with 39 points.

Seymour

The week started with a Seymour win in the Goulburn Valley Veterans at Mooroopna on Monday with John Boruch winning with 39 points.

The women also had some district success during the week when Ricky Rickman won A-grade with net 70 at the Lancefield Tournament on Thursday.

In the regular weekly events, Dilva Grattan (33) had a good day out on Wednesday winning the women’s competition with 37 points.

The extra competition of the best even holes was won by Tina Fountain with 20 points. The balls went to Dilva Grattan, Di Byrne, and Tina Fountain with 34 points.

For the men’s competition, Rob Peterson (10) found all the fairways while getting his winning score of 41 points. Only two nearest-the-pins were claimed and those went to John Boruch on the sixth and Graeme Drummond on the 12th. A score of 36 points was needed for a ball.

Phil Block (25) was back to his winning ways in the mixed nine holes with 19 points but only won after a count back from Dawn Leece with the same score. The next best score of 18 points was shared by John Jennings and Bev Tennant.

In the Friday social nine holes played on holes 10-18, Trevor Hadfield enjoyed another win with net 32. The next best score went to Mark Fountain with net 33.5 and Ian Richardson was also in the ball pool.

Saturday was the monthly medal and Kevin Mulvaney had a terrific score of 85-18=67 to win the medal and also C-grade.

The A-grade winner was Craig Zotti, with one of the best scratch scores for the day, when he scored 76-6=70. Greg Pell also had a 76 off the stick to share the best scratch score honours.

Cooper Lubeck had only 24 putts in his winning B-grade score of 76-16=70. The nearest-the-pins went to John Boruch on the fourth, Archie Curry on the sixth, Gary Neville on the 12th and Craig Zotti on the 17th.

The drive and pitch on the eighth was won by Terry Lemon and the 15th by Peter Nelson. To get a ball in the pool the score required was net 72.

The women also competed for the monthly medal on Saturday. Sue McCall had a score of 91-16=75 to claim the medal on a count back from Shirley Wright. The nearest-the-pin on the 17th went to Pat Ferris and the ball pool included Sue McCall, Shirley Wright and Pam Jarvis.

This week the Friday social nine holes is a par round on holes 16-6. On Saturday both the men and the women will be playing par.

Don’t forget the Easter Tournament is at the end of the month with a two-person Ambrose; any combination on the Friday; and men’s and women’s four-ball better-ball on Saturday.

The 27-hole Easter Cup is on Monday and there is also an 18-hole event that day. Entry forms are at the club house or can be accessed via the website www.seymourgolfclub.com.au

Nagambie

With the summer pennant season coming to an end last week a good turn up of players came out to contest the March monthly medal as well as the fourth round of summer trophy.

Paul Neibling was the day’s winner with a well constructed 80-14-66. Paul is a regular visitor to Nagambie golf club with previous visits helping Paul to negotiate the course for his impressive nett result.

Runner up was Bill Leviston, one of the club’s most consistent performers. Bill’s 85-16-69 also elevated him to the lead of the summer trophy with only one round remaining.

Next best was Daniel Hall who has been fronting up with some regularity throughout the summer, and posted a solid 89-19-70.

The nearest-the-pin prizes went to Jeremy Ezard on the eighth and Dean Brown on the 13th. Next week is the Labour day long weekend and a stableford event is on offer. On office duty will be D. Brown and in the bar J. Mills.

A reminder that the final summer four-person ambrose sponsored by Costa Mushrooms will be played on March 16; entries for this event can be forwarded to Ronda, phone 0408349505 or Barry, phone 0418577900.

On a sad note, former member Eileen Bryant passed peacefully early Sunday morning. The committee and members would like to pass on their condolences to the Bryant family.

Nagambie women

On Wednesday, February 28 in near perfect conditions 13 players played par round.

A-grade winner was Jo Goodacre with plus 5.

B-grade and C-grade winner was Deidre Kleinig with plus 2.

Jo also won the nine-hole competition with plus 3.

The 18-hole ball winners were Jo, Deidre and Maureen King with plus 1.

The nine-hole ball winners were Jo, Ronda Richards plus 2 and Val Labas plus 1.

Nearest-the-pin on the third was Maureen and on the 16th was Sally Bazeley.

Today is a four-ball aggregate stableford and on Friday is our 4BBB Stableford Bendigo Bank tournament.

Chicken run results: Thursday, March 1 played on back nine — winner was Dan Kennedy with plus 2.

Nearest-the-pin on the 16th hole was Bill Leviston.

Tomorrow will be stroke to be played on the front nine

Nearest-the-pin will be on third hole.

Reminder: on Saturday our unisex golf competition begins with assembly at 9am and hit off at 9.15am.

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