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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Tuross Head men golfers compete for monthly medals

Tuross Head men’s golfers competed in the stroke and putt monthly medal single stroke event this week with players providing strong competition over the three grades.

Club champion Leigh Coloe emerged as the winner in the A grade division with a nett score of 71 strokes ahead of John Phyland and Colin Houghton who both finished with 74 strokes.

Jim Wade won B grade with a nett 72 strokes relegating Ian Lawson to second placing on a countback.

Steven O’Shea’s 73 strokes resulted won him third placing.

C grade best player in this division was Allen Lee whose score of 72 strokes won him a monthly medal.

John Eglitus was second with 74 strokes and Bruce Ware third with 75 strokes.

Jim Wade won the putting competition with 25 putts on a countback from Colin Houghton..

Leigh Coloe had the lowest off then stick score with 72 strokes and Leigh also won the golden shot with 2.03 m on the second hole..

Nearest the pins were won by:

A grade player Steve Collins with a close 30 centimetres on the 4th hole.

Colin Houghton was the best on the 6th hole with 4.01 m and

Al Gannon won the 7th with 11.07 m.

B grade player Peter Hogan was awarded the 4th hole with 1.90 m.

Peter Nikolic was closest on the 6th hole with 7.29 m and

Ian Lawson won the 7th hole with 11.05 m.

Bruce Ware was closest on the 4th hole with 1.67 m.

Mick Elfar won the 6th with 6.44 m and

Mike Allen the 7th with 11.74 m.

Next Saturday’s event is the Scoty stableford competition

Above: Tuross Head event sponsor Colin Houghton and club captain Allen Lee.

Above: Tuross Head event sponsor Colin Houghton with club captain Allen Lee and A grade medal winner Leigh Coloe.

Photos: Courtesy Tony Brown.

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