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Month: August 2019

Saturday Stableford August 31

Today we had 81 players in our men’s event enjoy fine conditions on the course

Overall Winner: Darrell Prior with 38 points

B-Grade Winner: Allan Kuhne with 37 points

C-Grade Winner: Gerry Carcour with 36 points

14th NTP: Rod Hopcraft with 1.35m

16th NTP: Andrew Smith with 1.8m


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We also had 13 players in our women’s event

Winner: Ashleigh Hutton with 33 points


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#DoItForJarrod Challenge Day

62 players participated in today’s events with proceeds going to Challenge supporting kids with cancer.

The winners of the Gentsomes event were Chris Leaver, John McInnes, Peter Hartigan and Trevor Moss with 114 points.

Ian Barlow, Ian Murchie, Dean Kellett and Kevin Michael took the runner-up prize with 112 points

Down The Line:  Paul Luck, Bruce Clark,  Jeff Brewer & Tyler Marotti on 107

Bruce Cathie, John Simon, Trevor Seebeck & Tony Roberts on 107

Bob Pritchard, Nan Meagher, Rich Commerford and John Dumont on 105

Wendy Parker, George Misson, John McLennan & Bryan Fennessy on 105

Nearest the Pin; John McLennan on 14 and Peter Hartigan on 16

Longest Putt: George Misson

Best dressed, looking resplendent in his yellow shirt and blazing trousers – Ian Blencowe



Changeover Day Ambrose 3’s

Eleven groups braved the elements today and the rain gods were kind . The winning team, Ashleigh Hutton, Pam Christenson and Melinda Martin came in with a great score of 58.166 recurring. The outgoing committee member Lianne Adamson was thanked for her contribution to the club and champagne was enjoyed by all .

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Past Captains v New Committee Day

8 of the Club’s past Captains challenged the New Golf Committee in today’s 4BBB Stableford event.   The new Committee snuck in for a victory by 6 matches to 4 with a few matches drawn.

The best score of the day was 41 points by the pairing of Allan Kuhne and George Hendry.  Ken Smirk and Ian Barlow beat 3 othe pairs on a countback to win the runner-up prize with 40 points

Continuing his amazing run of success with the Nearest the Pin prize, Ian Barlow took the honours on 14.  Ashleigh Hutton was best on 16.

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Saturday 24th August Stableford

A beautiful sunny day met the 89 Members & Guests today.

The wind proved to be challenging for some.

With the clear winner, today being Michael McGrath. (1) 38 points

B-Grade Winner: Warren Stewart (13) 36 pts

C-Grade Winner: Ron Findlay (17) 33pts

D-Grade Winner: Brett Smyth (27) 35 pts C/b

Women’s Winner: Ashleigh Hutton (9) 34 pts

14th NTP: Gary McGrath 2.25m

16th NTP: Norman Hughes 2.61m

16th NTP: Marea Maher 2.15m


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Stableford Thursday 22nd August

A good field of 48 players battled fine but blustery conditions in today’s competition. Norm Hughes played very solid golf to run out overall winner on countback with 34 points. The B-grade contingent obviously found the going pretty tough, as evidenced by Peter Hartigan’s winning score of 30 points; also on countback. Kevin Michael rounded out the grade winners; shooting a fine 34 points to take out C-grade.

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Stableford – August 20

A small field of fearless golfers didn’t let the cold and windy conditions deter them today.

In a rare event, Colin Bear took the honours with 34 points pipping Norm Hughes on a countback.

David Richards hit the flagstick on 14 and rolled to 3.38 metres from the hole to collect nearest the pin.  NTP specialist Ian Barlow bobbed up again on 16 with a shot to 3.90m.

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HS Roberts Foursomes – August 17

With the smell of spring in the air, a healthy field tested their skills in the toughest game of all, straight Foursomes.  The well credentialed pairing of Dan Jolley and Stuart Harry won the day’s event with a nett score of 72.5, narrowly pipping Rod Mackenzie & Matt Bowey and Winton Knop & Malcolm Legge, both pairs with a nett 73.  Norm Hughes & Craig Hutchinson rounded out the top 4.  The top 4 pairs now move into the matchplay phase of the HS Roberts Foursomes board event.

Craig won 2 golf balls for both him and his partner with his nearest the pin shot to 4.30 metres on the 14th.

Peter Walsh did the business on 16 to earn 2 golf balls for himself and partner, Andrew Smith.

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A separate stableford competition was run for those left without a partner and a group of visitors, largely  from Wonthaggi GC.  Scott Williams took to Leongatha’s fairways and greens like a seasoned local to shoot 38 points to annihilate the rest of the field.

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Thursday Stableford 15th August

A good field of 53 players contested today’s stableford competition in very blustery conditions. Fresh back from touring northern Australia for the past couple of months, John Mclennan was immediately into the groove; shooting an excellent 37 points to win the day on countback from Tony Roberts, who also scored 37 points to take out C-grade honours. Ken Smirk co0mpleted the winners’ list, winning A-grade with 36 points; also on countback.

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