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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Tuross Golfing news - Jan 2017

Above: THCC Men’s Golf President Al Gannon presents the Open Championship trophy to Aaron Monopoli. Below: Runner up Mitch McLean

The Tuross Head Open Championship 36 hole event held over two days on Saturday and Sunday December 3rd and 4th, was played in ideal conditions with a capacity field on the well presented, attractive course. Club committee members were congratulated by local players and the many visitors on the excellent organisation and presentation of the championships. The scratch championship award was won by Aaron Monopoli who returned a score of 145 strokes. The runner up was Mitch McLean with 149. Steve Walker won the overall net award with 136 strokes and Tony Brown took the runner up prize with 137. The championships were held over A, B and C grades and results for these hotly contested events were: A grade scratch winner was Gavin Fitzgerald with 150 strokes who won on a countback from Leigh Coloe. Stu McKell’s score of 139 won the net award with Paul Ferguson the runner up. B grade champion was Greg Smith with 171 strokes and Ian Lawson was second place getter with 173. Wayne Fullerton was the net winner with 143 and Reg Apps was second with 144 strokes. In the C grade championship section John Phyland was the scratch winner with 181 and Tony O’connor was the runner up. Chris Lennox was awarded the net winner with 140 strokes ahead of Roger Chappell 143. The standard of play over the two days was emphasised by Leigh Coloe and Adam Wilson both having eagles on the 1st and 18th hole respectively on the Tuross Head Country Club course. TUROSS HEAD COUNTRY CLUB JANUARY 2017 GOLF PROGRAM MEN’S GOLF Saturday January 7 Monthly Medal Stroke Saturday January 14 Scoty Single Stableford Saturday January 21 4BBB Single Stableford Saturday January 28 Par Time and entry via Golf Magic at the club. February 5 Pennants start at Mollymook March 5 District Championships at Bega April 30 Keno 4 Ball Qualifier at Catalina THURSDAY COMPETITION Play 18 holes each Thursday in a Stableford Competition. Open to both men and ladies. Competition fee $12. FSCDGA members $22. LADIES GOLF The ladies Tuesday competition will be in recess until a opening 4 Person Ambrose event on Tuesday January 31. February 28 Tuross Foursome Championship R1 March 29 Start FSC&TGA Bermagui Tournament May 16 Tuross Ladies Open Championship Phone Leonie Doolan 0402437617 MEN AND LADIES VETERANS GOLF Wednesday January 4 Stableford Wednesday January 11 4BBB Stableford Wednesday January 18 Special Par Wednesday January 25 2 Person Ambrose Wednesday January 25 Gala Day 9 hole shotgun start 8 am for 8.30 am. Visitors do not need a Golflink handicap. LUNCHEON GOLF Monday January 9 2016 9.15am for 9.30 am start. Lunch presentation

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