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Ron Rogers heads a strong stableford field

A strong field competed in the Tuross Head Country Club stableford competition on Saturday January 11.

The field was welcomed by event sponsor George Studham who travels down from Cairns in North Queensland each year and is a strong club supporter.

Ron Rogers was the winner of the single stableford competition with 40 points edging out Brendan Taylor on a countback.

Tuross Head member and well known south coast golfer Colin Houghton filled third position with 39 points.

Colin also had the satisfaction of recording an eagle on the par 5 18th hole

Countbacks again featured in deciding the remaining award placings with John Eglitis and Michael Elfar also both carding 39 points.

Balls were awarded down to 35 points.

Nearest the pins were won by:

A grade golfer Leigh Coloe on the 4th hole, Ken Brown on the 6th and Bob Hay was closest on the 7th hole.

B grade best was Paul Scholze on the 4th, Ian Manton on the 6th and Paul Scholze also won the 7th.

Closest of the C grade players was Nigel Baring on the 4th,  Herb Muriwai won the 6th and Shane Gschwend won the 7th hole.

The coming Saturday event is a single par round.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Mitchell McLean with 40 points ahead of Leigh Coloe, Graeme Bell and Trevor Jones who all finished on 39.

Nearest the pins were won by Wayne Fullerton who was closest on both the 4th and 6th hole.

Darrell Kildy won the 7th hole

 Photo: Ron Rogers receuves congratulations from Cairns visiting event sponsor George Studham.

Photo: Courtesy Graeme Studham

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