On what was a beautiful morning for golf, sixty two players registered for this morning's 2 Person Ambrose event, an event followed by the Vets quarterly gala day lunch. The event also saw players vying for the Phyllis Starr "tin cup", a trophy sponsored and supported by veteran golfer Tim Starr in memory of his late wife and long time golfer Phyllis. Results on the day were as follows:
1st: The pairing of Allen Gannon and Leigh Edwards with a remarkable score of 27.5 strokes.
2nd: Lyn Benger and Peter Dugan with a score of an even 30.
3rd: Frank Pomfret and John Cox on 30.5.
Ball or Chocolate:
Herb Muriwai and Mike Birks together with Teri and Steve Swanbury on 32.25, Kay and Alan McLeod on 32.75, Annette and Ian Manton on 33.0, Graham Moore and Des Jackson on 33.75, and finally Lee Ridgway and Rick Brake on 33.75.
This week's award went to two long time Tuross Vets, Terry Lunn and Henry Anderson.
Nearest the Pins:
4th: Leigh Edwards.
6th: Richard Kelly.
Ladies 7th: Kay McLeod.
Men's 7th: Herb Muriwai and Mike Birks both scored birdies , but Mike Birks won the bacon and eggs on a coin toss.
Out second oldest Vet, Noel Fletcher, being coached by his son on the day, took out this week's award.
Next week's event is a Single Stableford game, also being round 2 of the Elaine Jennings trophy for lady players. Registration is from 7.45am in the downstairs sports bar area with a shotgun start at 8.30am.
Above: Tim Starr congratulating one half of the winning team Leigh Edwards - photo Paul Pereira