Hyde gets top ladies’ spot

LADIES ACHIEVE: Marg Jenkins was runner-up and Ellie Hyde, winner of the ladies' day.
LADIES ACHIEVE: Marg Jenkins was runner-up and Ellie Hyde, winner of the ladies' day.

Port Lincoln golf

Saturday, August 11

Fifty men and eight ladies braved the bracing conditions to play on the Saturday mixed day, sponsored by the Port Lincoln Hotel.

In the men’s section, Guy Bagshaw had the score of the day to win A grade with 40 stableford points, from Andrew Tiller leading the rest of the field with 34.

In the ladies’ section, Janet Whittaker scored 29 points and won from Cynthia Thompson...

The B grade winner was Wayne Macksad with 37, from ‘Farmer’ Phil Hyde a stroke further back.

Dave Gardiner won C grade with 35 points from Andrew Dickie on 33.

Run-down awards went to Stuey Pobke 34 and Bill Bascomb, Chas Chambers and Luke Murray all had 33 points.

In the ladies’ section, Janet Whittaker scored 29 points and won from Cynthia Thompson on a count-back from Liz Weatherspoon; both had 28 points.

Nearest the pin winners were Haydn Myers, Grant Bamber, Warren Rosman, Jim Kassiotis and Cynthia Thompson.

Grant Bamber, Warren Rosman and Tim Pobke all had ‘frozen chooks’ on the day, better known as ‘birdies’ in better playing conditions!

Thursday, August 9

Luggage Plus and Chino’s sponsored the ladies’ day, which was a par competition.

From the 16 players, the winner was Ellie Hyde -1 from Marg Jenkins -3, with Jinny Hussey -4 and Cynthia Thompson -5 winning the run-down awards.

Wednesday, August 8

The mid-week men’s stableford competition saw 47 players hit off, with the daily sponsor being Liberty Eyre Fuels.

The score of the day was in A grade, with Josh Hausler on 44 points winning from Rex Bichard on 39.

Ben Sellen’s 35 points was good enough to win B grade, from Andrew Stevens on 34.

The C grade winner was Jim Kassiotis with 40 points from Noel Jenkins on 39, and run-down awards went to Grant Bamber and Robert Fox 38, and Noel Welfare and Haydn Myers both on 35 points.

Monday, August 6

The monthly seniors’ day was cancelled due to the weather conditions and the Southern Eyre Ladies’ Pennants round was also cancelled when one of the clubs was unable to field a team.

Sunday, August 5

No competition, due to the weather.