By Casey O'Connor
Bill Pyne secured the final qualifying opportunity for the Medal of Medallists round when he snatched a narrow win over Keith Barnett in last Saturdays October Monthly Medal which was sponsored by club members Ian Harvey forcing Barnett into the runner’s up spot.
Tight finishes were the order of the day. In the Ladies event Margie Locke held on to a one shot lead head of Neta Thouard and Madeline Jarman. Locke’s winning score nett 74. Neta Thouard and Madeline Jarman both finished with nett 75. Thouard getting the nod after the count back for runner up.
The winners of the Men’s and Ladies round will join the successful medal winners from the past 12 months to contest the Medal of Medallists event.
Scott Constable was once again thereabouts. His score of 73 the lowest of the round.
Mick O’Brien showed his putting ability finishing the day with the least number of Putts – 23 – to take the honours in that department.
Lyn Ludlow scored the lowest gross score of 96 among the ladies and Neta Thouard had her putter on song taking the Ladies putting honours – 30 in the Ladies round.
Matt Burgess (3) eventual winner Bill Pyne (12) runner up, Keith Barnett (17) claimed Pin shots.
Sandra Morris (3), Lyn Ludlow (12) and Kay Webb (17) took the Ladies Pin Shots.
Pro-pins were won by Mark McCosker (1/10), David Reeves (5/14) and Max Hunter (9/18). The Birdies nest at 11 was shared by Scott Constable, Mark Hendry and Casey Leotta.
The run down went to nett 68 and better for the men and nett 75 for the ladies.
This week golfers will be turning Pink for a cause. Members are invited to participate in the annual Heritage Bank sponsored golf day. Proceeds of the day will be donated to Breast Cancer Research. Members always get behind the concept and again this year there will be special awards for the “Best Dressed” and of course the “Best Dressed Buggies”. Can’t wait to see the 2019 outfits.
It is a shot gun start at 11.45 am for the medley 4BBB Stableford. Players are asked to registers by 11.30am.