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Tuross Head golfers compete in monthly medal round

The Tuross Head monthly stroke and medal round for men was held on Saturday.

Played over three divisions it incorporates a putting competition and a golden shot award for the closest second shot on the par 4 second hole.

Colin Houghton was the A grade winner with a score of 70 net strokes playing on a low handicap of 1. Ian Lawson filled second placing with 71 strokes and Mark Haberkorn followed with 72 in third position.

Peter Nikolic was the best of the B grade golfers with a low net 65 strokes ahead of Anthony Lore on 70 and Steven O’Shea on 71 strokes.

C grade division was won by Michael Godford on 69. Paul Pereira was second with 72 strokes and John Sands was awarded third placing with 73.

The putting competition was won by Colin Houghton with 23 putts and Marty Booth won the golden shot award with 4.12 m.

Nearest the pins were won:

A grade golfer Ian Lawson was closest on the 7th hole with 2.54 m. and Ian was also best on the

4th with 3.46 m.

John Phyland won the 6th with 3.55 m.

B grader Peter Nikolic won the 7th with 2.90 m. Peter Garn was closest on the 4th with 5.06 m and Trevor Jones was awarded the 6th hole with 4.14 m.

C grade player Gerry Strickland won the 4th with 2.1 m and Ross Hendy the 6th with 11 metres.

The coming Saturday competition is the Scoty stableford event.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Colin Houghton with 41 points ahead of Paul Israel 39, Trevor Innes and Ian Miller 37 points.

Nearest the pins were won by Al Gannon on the 6th with 3.21 m and Al also won the 7th with 3.85 m, Peter Nikolic won the 4th with a close 72 centimetres.

Above: Monthly medal A grade winner Colin Houghton.

Courtesy Tony Brown

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