Sport

Golf report

By Benalla Ensign

Benalla

Saturday’s golf was the qualifying round for the Ledger Fourball. Winners were Les Cairns and Daryl Quinn with a plus 11 score. Runners-up were Dave Dunster and B. Dosser with plus nine.

The Ledger semi-final will be contested on Saturday, April 28, with L. Cairnes and D. Quinn playing against B. Convery and P. Chaszzcziwski.

In the other semi, D. Dunster and B. Dosser will play T. Hocking and W. Hocking. The Ledger final will be played on Sunday, April 29.

Last Wednesday recorded a good field of 75 players entering a stableford event.

A-grade winner was Trevor Squires with a score of 40 points. Runner-up on countback was Michael O’Brien with 39.

B-grade was closely contested with Garry Henry winning on countback from Michael Levy with 40 points.

In C-grade Trevor Banfield was the successful player with 40, placing Graham Ellis second with 39.

Coming up at the club, Saturday will have a charity fundraiser for Beyond Blue. It will be an individual stableford, choose any partner. The cost is $5.

Anzac Day will have a shotgun start, assembling at 11.15am for a 12pm start for a stableford team event of four players — best two scores per hole.

RESULTS

Nearest the Pins: 3rd Crothers’ Joinery: David Squires, 8th Srixon/Golf Shop: Dave Dunster, 12th Ray White : C. McFarlane, 13th Spalding/Golf Shop: Ian Wise.

Ball Competition: +8 T. and W. Hocking , +7 C. Convery and P. Chaszcziwski, D.Ross and T. Mort, +6 R. Ramsden and D. Squires.

Wednesday, nearest the pins: 3rd Golf Shop: Paul Hazell, 8th Golf Shop: Brian Symes, 12th Ray White: Adam Levy, 13th Fruits ‘n Fare: Keith Wright.

Ball Competition: 39 G. Harrison, C. Keast, J. Morgan, D. Ross, R. Symes, T. Willmott. 38 R. Cowan, M. Henwood, W. Hocking, G. Woodman, I. Barry, B. Foletta, G.Paull, R. Wittingslow.

Women’s golf

The Alma McDonald Memorial Event, a 4BBB aggregate stableford, was played on Thursday, and was won by Liz Tallis and Cheryl Garratt with 77 points.

Runners-up were Lauri Morgan and Beth Dobson with 75 points on a countback.

Ball competition: M. Felmingham, and R. Watkins 75, J. Baker and J. Martin 68, M. Brown and L. Symes 70. J. O’Brien and C. Ogden 67c/b.

Nearest the pins: 3rd N. Cavedon, 8th L. Wrest, 12th J. Rubira, 13th J. O’Brien, 14th R. Watkins.

A stableford round was played on Saturday, with division one going to Nell Cavedon with 35 points. Division two’s winner was Anne Brown with 42 points.

Ball competition: L. Tallis 40, R. Watkins 36, E Madden 36, S. Noble 36. M. Watson 34.

Nearest the pins: 3rd A. Thomson, 8th C. Garratt, 14th M. Watson. This week a stableford over three grades will be played on Thursday, and a stableford round on Saturday.