On what was another of the years muggy mornings a good field of 68 players registered for the 2 Person Ambrose event, players also vying for the Phyllis Starr tin cup memorial trophy. After multiple count back scenarios winners on the day were the team of Andrew Gordon and Noel Downie on 30.75, beating home Lyn Benger and Herb Muriwai with an identical score. Third placed team 0n 31 was Ian Manton teaming with a visitor from Holbrook, Jim Corrigan, followed by Noel Fletcher and Ross Hendy on 31.25.
Balls or chocolates were won by Peter Macdonald and Ray Downey on 31.75, Ken Brown and Solveig Olsson on 32.25, John Cox and Kevin Dukes on 32.75, Leonie Snodgrass and Jennifer Gray on 33.5, and finally Paul Rummery and Paul Pereira also on 33.5. The Bradman encouragement award was taken out by the husband and wife pairing of Paul and Robin Green. Nearest the pins were won by Bruce Ware on the 4th, visitor Jim Corrigan missing a hole in one by less than 100mm on the 6th, and Leonie Snodgrass and Ian Manton on the 7th. Ken Brown took out Accuracy honours on the 5th.
Above: Tim Starr presenting the Phyllis Starr tin cup to winners Noel Downie and Andrew Gordon