Tuross Head Country Club men’s golf monthly medal stroke and putt competition on Saturday saw every player who finished in the first three placings over the three A, B and C divisions, scoring under 70 net strokes for the 18 hole event. Some golfers scored in the mid 60’s range with Andrew Gordon returning a remarkable card of 62 net strokes.
A grade division. Martin Booth was the clear winner with 65 strokes ahead of Peter Nikolic 69 who finished in front of Paul Ferguson on a countback.
B grade division. Tony Brown with 66 net strokes edged out Ian Miller on a countback and Ian Manton with 67 filled third placing.
C grade division. Andrew Gordon’s net 62 was way ahead of Peter Hogan 68 and Michael Elfar 69.
Jason Nikolic’s 72 strokes was the best off the stick round of the day.
The putting competition was won by Ian Miller with 23 strokes and
Marty Booth won the Golden Shot award.
Nearest the pins were won by:
A grade golfer: Greg Studham with 1.77 m on the 4th hole.
Jason Nikolic won the 6th with 72 centimeters and Adam Husband was closest on the 7th with 4.49 m.
B grade golfer John Phyland was the best on the 4th hole with 6.92 m.
The 6th hole award went to Steve Swanbury with 2.00 m and Greg Booth was best on the 7th with 16.00 m.
C grade closest on the 4th hole was Mick Elfar.
Gerald Strickland with a very close 39 centimeters was best on the 6th and
Ian Kingston won the 7th with 2.95 m.
The coming week the Tuross Head men’s club will host a Scoty stableford competition.
Thursday’s Medley stableford competition, which is attracting an increasing number of players, was won by Mark Haberkorn with a score of 42 points ahead of Rex Wood 41, Ian Kingston and Ian Manton who both finished with 38 points.
Closest to the pin awards went to Ian Miller, Peter Garn and Mark Haberkorn.
Tuross Head medalist golfer Tony Brown and event sponsor Barry Peddle.
THCC A grade medal winner Marty Booth
Photos: Andrew Gordon: Tuross monthly medal winner.