Tuross Head men golfers compete in monthly medal competition

Tuross Head men’s golf monthly medal competition, held over three divisions, was strongly competed for last Saturday on a course that is advancing in playing standards, with the addition of more improvements, each week.

Dave Bray led home the A grade golfers with a score of 67 nett strokes ahead of Ken Brown with 71 strokes and Craig Garn, who finished third on a countback.

Dave Bray had the lowest off the stick round with 77 strokes.

The best handicap round of the day was played by B grade golfer Mitchell Smith who

returned a card of 62 nett.

Jim Wade and Peter Garn, both with 70 strokes, filled the minor positions.

Mitchell Smith also won the days putting competition with a low 23 putts

C grade golfer Paul Israel won his division with 68 nett.

Trevor Jones 70 was second placegetter and Terry Milliken filled third spot with a nett 72.

The Golden Shot award, played on the second hole, was won by John Phyland with a close 2.43 metres.

Nearest the pins were won by:

A grade golfer Craig Garn with 2.86 m on the 4th hole.

Bob Hay won the 6th with 1.31 m and Brad Doolan the 7th with 2.8 m.

Roger Taylor was the closest B grade golfer on the 4th hole with 2.65 m.

Greg Smith was best on the 6th with 2.29 m and

Frank Pomfret was awarded the 7th with 4.62 m.

C grade golfer Paul Israel won the 4th hole with 2.55 m.

Terry Milliken the 6th with 44.11 m

And Graham Sindel the 7th with 7.35 m.

The coming Saturday men’s competition will be the monthly Scoty stableford round.

Above: Visitors enjoy the Coila Lake view from the Tuross Head Country Club Photo: Paul Pereira

Thursday’s stableford medley was won by David Schmid with 37 points.

Trevor Jones also scored 37 followed by Richard Wharton and Peter Mostyn both on 35 points.

Nearest the pin winners were Ian Miller, Bob Hay and Leonie Snodgrass.

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