Easing of protocols welcomed by golfers

Trevor Ludlow (l) and Nathan Stibbard (r) enjoyed sharing a golf buggy last weekend now restrictions have been eased.

By Casey O'Connor

Stanthorpe Golfers played a Stableford event sponsored by Keith and Helen Jones last Saturday.

It also marked another step in the easing of COVID-19 restrictions with golfers enjoying the new protocols which saw the clubhouse open a under strict conditions. The competition results favoured several new arrivals at the club with Bruce Green and Nathan Stibbard returning equal points, 39 for the round. After the countback it was Green who received the nod with Stibbard settling for the runner’s up spot.

Featuring in the men’s rundown were several of the more experienced players David Burgess (38), Brady Morant (38) Keith Barnett (36) and Alan Kerr (36).

Sandra Morris won the Ladies event with a score of 35 points two points clear of runner up Racheal Hendry. Morris scored 17 points on the front nine and came home in 18.Her score could have been better but for a one washed hole. Runner up Racheal Hendry had to survive a count back to seal her spot after two others Trish Fittock and Linda Kelly also finished on 33 points. Fittock and Kelly featuring in the run down. This Saturday another Stableford event has been scheduled and with the clubhouse being open, a convenient nine hole stop for refreshments will be appreciated. Players must however arrange this prior to play.

Please follow the usual procedure to secure your tee time by entering names on the time sheet, or email or phone the club.

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