Baggy victor on the green


Saturday, December 2

EIGHTY golfers, including visitors from Palmer Colonial Golf Club on the Gold Coast and Coffin Bay, played a par competition, sponsored by Intrepid Nominees.

A cooler windy day greeted the field.

In the men’s divisions, Guy ‘Baggy’ Bagshaw won A grade with +4 from Tyson Dodd on +2.

Brenton Lees was the B grade winner with +2 on a count-back from reliable Bill Healey.

Captain Kees Mors had the equal best score of the day, recording +4 in C grade and Andrew Dickie was runner-up with square.

Ball sweep winners were Ben Abley +2 then came Brenton George, Kym Clarke, Brock Wise, Graeme Charlton and Bill Bascomb with +1 and John Strycharski was next with square.

Nine ladies played and the winner was Kaye Jaensch -2 from Deb Sykes -4. 

Nearest the pin (NTP) winners were Dylan Bell, Dan Townsend (twice), Dave Batterbury, Phil Hyde and Lindsay Gordon.

A flurry of birdies on the par three holes came from Guy Bagshaw, Dan Townsend, Phil Hyde, Ben White, Geoff DeLongville, Huey Rosalia, Jason Verhees and Brian Smith.

Thursday, November 30

The ladies’ day was called off mid-way through their round, when a thunderstorm threatened the players on course.

Wednesday, November 29

The hot conditions did not deter 51 men from playing in their mid-week stableford competition, sponsored by MGA Insurance.

There were three visitors, from Nundle, Waikerie and Port Hedland golf clubs.

The score of the day came in A grade, where Dan Townsend blitzed the field with 43 points from Rex Bichard on 38.

Visitor John Schumann won B grade with 37 from Steve Thomson 36 and Noel Jenkins putted like a pro to win C grade with 39 points (including a lost ball), from Kevin Reidy 38.

Ball sweep winners were Brian Smith, 37, and Dave Wallace, Greg Cotton and Huey Rosalia, all on 36.

NTP winners were Dan Townsend, Andy Smith, Rex Bichard, Steve Thomson, Paul Smith and Jack Sullivan.

Rex Bichard, Andy Smith and Paul Smith all had birdies. 

Tuesday, November 28

Fifteen players fronted for the Tuesday twilight competition and the winner was Tom Hurley with 21 points on a count-back from Huey Rosalia; Bruce McDowell was third with 20 points.

Sunday, November 26

George Mayhew won the Sunday stableford with 36 points from Ben Pierik on 34. 

Coming events

Next Saturday, the club hosts the Christmas Hamper, a stroke competition with prizes in all grades.

A pooled tea will follow play, so please take a plate and stay on.