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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Far South Coast Veteran Golfers compete at Tuross

Veteran golfers from Eurobodalla and the Far South coast competed in a very successful monthly competition at held Country Club on Friday January 20.

Tuross Head golfers were very successful with Colin Houghton winning the A grade division and Herb Murawai and David Williams the B and C grades.

Teri Swanbury had a memorial day winning ladies A grade and then every one of the pin and distance awards. Marie Murawai was successful in winning B division.

Tuross Head and visiting men and lady golfers from along the NSW coast played 18 holes of stableford golf in a format that facilities veteran players enjoying the opportunity to play at one of the participating golf clubs such as Bermagui, Moruya, Narooma, Bega, Eden and others in the region.

To be an eligible veteran you must be over 50 years of age, a member of a local club and have a golf link handicap. You are then able to play for a very reasonable entry fee in any of the monthly competitions held at the nominated venue.

Tuross Head FSA Men Competition Winners

A –1st Colin Houghton 35 stableford points,

A-2nd Nick BRICE 33, A-3rd Kerry ALCHIN 32.

B-1st Herb MURIWAI 37, B-2nd Bruce MARTIN 31, B-3rd lan MANTON 30.

C-1st David WILLIAMS 33, C-2nd Warren HODDER 33, C-3rd Derek HOARE 28.

Ball Winners

Bruce Cleeve 31, Robert Vandyke 31, Frank POMFRET 29, Paul PEREIRA 29, Steve JOHNSTON 29, Nigel JOHN 29, Stephen SWANBURY 29 and Desmond JACKSON 28.

Nearest the Pins

4th hole Bruce Cleeve, 6th hole Nick Brice, 7th hole Steve Gardiner.

Ladies FSA Competition Winners

A-1st Teri SWANBURY 35 stableford points, A-2nd Annette MANTON 34,

A-3rd Marie MURAWI 30.

B-1ST Carol BROWN 30, B-2nd Sue BEHL 30, B-3rd Gillian PETERSON 28.

Ball Winners

Dorothy MADDEN 29, Edna BEECH 29, Yvonne PERRIMAN 28.

Nearest the Pins.

Teri SWANBURY won both the 6th and 7th hole nearest the pins and then won the accuracy drive on the 5th hole to complete a dominance of the three events.

Above: Teri Swanbury A grade winner

Above: Colin Houghton and FSC president Herb Murawai


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