The McPherson Wines’ two-man Ambrose event was played at Nagambie Golf Club on Sunday.
The weather wasn’t the best, with wind and rain, but this did not prevent low scores being carded.
Jeff Mills and Tim Baldwin led the way with 3-under par 69-6.75-62.25 to win the day.
Runners-up also with a score under par were Shaun Bryant and David Love shooting a 71-6-65.
Their round had three birdies, but was marred by a damaging double bogey.
Next best were Lindsay Hall and Phil Hageman with 74-7.25-66.75.
The nearest the pins went to Gary Bow on the third, Harold Rayner on the 13th and Shaun Bryant getting lucky with a gust of wind that blew his ball back on course to claim the 16th.
Next week’s golf is a stroke event and is also the gold medal playoff for all recipients of a monthly from the previous 12 months.
Wednesday was a stableford round for women and men.
In the women’s, Dilva Grattan (33) was the resounding winner with a terrific score of 41 points.
The next best score was Irene Davey with 38 and those two scooped the ball pool for the day.
The extra competition was the most one putts which went to Irene Davey with six.
The men’s was won by Duncan Chisholm (31) with a great score of 40 points.
Sharing the runners-up prize was Gary Neville (19) and Matt Collard (22) who scored 39 points.
Nearest the pins were only claimed on holes four and six and those went to Joey Passmore and Gary Neville respectively.
To get a ball you needed a score of 35 points on a countback.
Saturday had the men competing for the October monthly medal and it was also the first round of the championships.
Winning the medal and C-grade, with the best score of the day, was Rob Oldman with a nice 86-18-68.
The A-grade winner was Matt O’Sullivan who also had the best scratch score of 74-3-71.
The B-grade winner was Bill Brock with another good score of 82-13-69.
Dave Enricho had nearest to the pin on the fourth and sixth holes, the 12th went to Wayne Evans and the 17th was won by Rob Oldman.
There was no need to measure the drive and pitch on the eighth hole as Irene Davey was in the hole for an eagle to win and the 15th drive and pitch went to Ian Stuart.
To get a ball a score of nett 73 was required.
The women played a par round and the best score of the day went to Sue McCall (16) with a great score of plus three.
The extra competition of the best nine in score also went to Sue McCall with plus two scored on the back nine.
The balls went to Sue McCall, Liz Gee with plus two and Irene Davey with minus two on a countback.
The Friday social nine holes this week will be played over holes one to nine and the game is stroke.
On Saturday the women will start their championships, while the men move to the second round, so it will be a stroke event for all.
NAGAMBIE CHICKEN RUN
On Wednesday, October 4, nine women competed for a 4BBB Stableford competition.
The winners were Sally Bazeley and Jo Goodacre with 45 points and the runners-up were Sally and Jane Bow with 44 points.
The ball winners were Sally (two), Jo and Jane.
Nearest the pin on the third was Sally and the 16th was Annette Mills.
The Chicken Run on Thursday, October 5 was won by Lindsay Hall with 41-7-34 nett from a field of 31 layers.
Nearest to the pin on the eighth was Alan Labas.
On Wednesday, October 11 it will be a stableford round for the monthly medal and on Wednesday, October 18 it will be a par round.
Thursday, October 12 will be a Stableford round on the back nine.