Tuross Head men's golf: John Phyland wins

The Tuross Head Country Club men's golf par competition last Saturday resulted in a win for John Phyland with a score of plus 3.

John was closely followed by Herb Muriwai with a plus 2 result and he won second spot on a countback from Russell Taylor and Tony Brown.

Tony Brown was also sponsor for the days event but he somehow motphed into a white polar bear.

There was some comment that a brown bear kit may have been more in keeping with his surname.

Rob Josifoviski returned a score of plus 1 to win the remaining position.

Nearest the pins were won by A grade golfer Aaron Monopoli on the 4th hole with 4.90 m.

Aaron was also closest on the 7th with 5.05 and

Ian Lawson was best on the 6th with 1.80 m.

B grade awards went to John Phyland on the 4th hole with 22.22 m.

Lance Shadbolt won the 6th with 1.52 and

Mike Allen was best on the 7th with 6.07m

C grade player Michael Birks was closest on the 4th hole with 1.91 and

Steve Johnston won the 6th with a close 0.70m.

Jayden Monopoli scored an eagle on the par 5 18th hole.

Thursday's medley 18 hole stableford competition was won by Peter Nikolic with 40 points ahead of Mitchell Smith, Bruce Lidbury and Peter Garn all on a close 38 points.

Nearest the pins went to Casey Jackson on the 4th hole with 6.20 m.

Trevor Jones won the 6th with 4.13 m and

Marie Murawai the 7th with 3.48 m.

Above: Tuross Head event sponsor Tony Brown with white bear assistant.

Above: Tuross Head par winner John Phyland with president Andrew Gordon.

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