Wearne claims monthly medal stableford event

By McIvor Times

HEATHCOTE Golf Club ladies played a stableford on Saturday for the monthly medal with Tristen Wearne (pictured left) winning the event, scoring 31 points off a handicap of seven.

She won on a countback from Daphne Hall who scored 31 points off a handicap of 44.

The men’s stroke competition for the monthly medal on Saturday was sponsored by R. J. Golf.

Larry Maxwell (pictured right) was the winner in division one, scoring 80-10-70, while John Mugavin was the winner in division two, scoring 93-21-72.

Ball winners were: Kent Davies (76-4-72), Gerard Ellis (78-5-73), Adrian Goudie (81-8-73), Shane Morris (87-12-74) and John Dobie (97-22-75). Nearest the pin went to: David Clouston on the 16th; Gerard Ellis on the 18th in A grade; and Steve Hudson on the 18th in C grade.

■ ON TUESDAY, July 2, a stableford competition was held at Heathcote Golf Club and the winner was Colin Green who scored 35 points off a handicap of 35.

■ ON WEDNESDAY, the ladies played stroke with Carol Stuart winning the Monthly Medal with 93-18-75 plus the putting contest with 34 putts.

■ THURSDAY’S stroke event was sponsored by Tony Hunter of Sanguine Wines and was won by Craig Davies who scored 89-18 -71.

Craig was the youngest player in the field and the only player to play to his handicap. Well done, Craig.

Ball winners were: Tony Hunter 73, Kent Davies 73, Bryce Pianta 73, John Gilmour 73 and Larry Maxwell 73. Kent Davies scored a birdie on the 8th and 18th holes while Neale OKeefe birdied the 8th.

Kent Davies won nearest the pin on the 18th.

■ HEATHCOTE Golf Club would like to extend many thanks to the members who helped with the tree trimming on Friday.

A successful trivia night was held on Friday and was enjoyed by all who participated.