Tonne of golfers tee off

WINNERS: Saturday winners Ben Sellen, Carolyn Cocks and Tim Pobke. Picture: supplied.
WINNERS: Saturday winners Ben Sellen, Carolyn Cocks and Tim Pobke. Picture: supplied.


Saturday, January 5

Sponsored by Daniells’ Recycling centre, 102 players, with 92 men, took part in a four ball aggregate stableford competition.

There were four visitors enjoying the tourist attraction of the course from Arundel Hills (QLD), Bryon Bay (NSW) and Willunga, Flagstaff Hills and Wirrina Cove golf clubs.

The men’s winners were Tim Pobke and Benji Sellen, with a combined 85 points.

Next came Simon Bell and Wayne Macksad 79, Bill Healey and Andrew Stevens also 79.

Then came Mick Hegarty and Greg Cotton on 74 and Rex Martin and Don Henson with the same score, followed by Dan Townsend and Peter Watherston on 73 points.

Ten ladies played a normal stableford competition, won by Kaye Jaensch with 36 points, from Carolyn Cocks on 35.

Thursday, January 3

The heat deterred all but 11 ladies for a stableford competition, sponsored by Cafe Chinos.

Val Sharrad counted out Carolyn Cocks to win the day with 36 points, with Jo Higgins next on 34, counting out Liz Weatherspoon.

Wednesday, January 2

Sixty-one men, including a visitor from Palmerston (NT), played in a mid-week competition, sponsored by EP Cleaning Supplies.

The A grade trophies travelled back to Tumby Bay with the winners, Grant Bamber and Ben Abley, both with 40 stableford points and in that order.

Andrew Stevens won B grade with 41 points from Wayne Macksad 38, and C grade winner was Brian Smith, also on 41 points and the equal best score of the day.

Noel Welfare was close behind with 40 points.

Run-down awards went to Bob Sorensen and Geoffrey Chambers on 39 and John Cheriton, Warren Rosman and Rex Bichard, who all scored 37 points.

Tuesday, January 1

Fourteen players enjoyed a stableford round on New Year’s Day.

The men’s winner was Ryan Lack with 41 points, from Chas Chambers 37 and Brenton George 35 on a count-back from Adam Sullivan.

The ladies winner was Liz Weatherspoon on 36 from Adie Fraser 35.

Sunday, December 30

Ten men and two women played in a Sunday stableford.

Brock Wise was the winner with 36 points – his handicap is now down to eight – from Tony Manuel 35 on a count-back from Adam Sullivan.

Friday golf

The second round of the popular Friday evening teams ambrose over nine holes starts again next Friday for eight weeks.

It is not too late to enter a team or roll up and fill a spot on a team.