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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Leigh Coloe wins Tuross Head Country Club men's golf championship

Tuross Head Country Club men’s golf completed the final round of the 54 hole championship competition last Saturday and Leigh Coloe emerged as the overall club champion with excellent scores of 74, 71 and 74 strokes over the three rounds.

Club course curator Tim Watson filled second scratch placing with a score of 240 strokes.

The net A grade winner, with a score of 211, was Shannon Maz.

The hotly competitive competition for the Ernie Graham Shield, awarded for the best net score over the three grades, was won by Frank Pomfret with 261 strokes.

The awards in B grade were won Richard Kelly with 272 and Reginald Apps score of 221 resulted in a win for him in the handicap division.

Peter Johnston was the best of the C grade players and his score of 280 saw him awarded the

honour in this division.

Steve Johnston won the net handicap section with 214 strokes.

Nearest the pins were won by:

A grade golfers Peter Nikolic on the 4th hole with 3.4 m.

Mitchell Smith was closest on the 6th with 0.93 m and

Tim Watson was best on the 7th with 10.02 m.

B grade player Bruce Handley’s 1.19 m was the closest on the 4th hole.

Peter Garn was awarded the 6th with 2.77 m and

Tony Brown the 7th with 12.41 m.

Chris Cox was the closest for C grade golfers with 3.0 m on the 4th hole and

Steve Johnston closest on the 6th with 3.28 m.

The longest drive competition was won by Leigh Coloe in A grade division,

Jim Wade won B grade and Peter Johnston C grade.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Ian Kingston with 39 points ahead of

Ian McManus 37, Steve Johnston 36 and Trevor Jones 35.

Nearest the pins were won by Colin Houghton, Ian McManus and Ian Manton.

Tuross Head Country Club champion Leigh Coloe.

Tuross Head Ernie Graham Shield winner Frank Pomfret.

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