ON Saturday, June 13 at Scone Golf Course a good field of 42 golfers, comprising of 39 men and 3 ladies, headed out for a game.
The morning players had their round completed in cloudy conditions with barely the sun breaking through. The conditions continued to be heavy for the afternoon players on a day where the temperature didn’t get above 16 degrees.
The 18 Hole Stableford was generously sponsored by Curtis, Gant, Betts with winner and runner up prizes awarded for each grade
The score of the day was 40 points made by three players, and each of them fittingly took out the grade prizes!
The A Grade winner was Wayne Hedley, the B Grade winner was Charlie Wintle and C Grade was won by Neil Clydsdale.
The runner’s up in each grade also had very good rounds with Justin Smart having 38 points in A Grade, Mick Reynolds 37 points in B Grade and Jim Elder 38 points in C Grade.
The ball winners were:
- Neil Clydsdale, Wayne Hedley, Charlie Wintle 40
- Justin Smart, Jim Elder 38
- Scott McNeil, Joel Harrison, Wes Boyd, George Campbell, Mick Reynolds 37
- Mick Alsleben, John Roe 36
- Jock O’Connor, George Davidson, Jim Hobbs, Tony Pringle 35
- Stuart Dawson, Lyn Banks, David O’Donnell 34
- Chris Wilson and Tony O’Neill 33 points on a countback from Warren Styles.
The second round of the Winter Cup was played with the winner being Justin Smart on 78 points.
His rounds of 40 and 38 points put him four points ahead of George Davidson who had 39 and 35 points.
A few matches were played in the Kevans Knockout with the remaining first-round matches to be played by June 20.
Next Saturday, June 20 the event will be an 18 Hole Stableford sponsored by Garry Taylor, Geoff Barton and Robert Ryan.
It will also be Round 1 of the President’s Trophy.
An overcast morning greeted the lady golfers on Thursday, June 11 at Scone Golf Course.
This was enough to deter a couple of players, but those who went out had near perfect conditions after a couple of holes and finished in sunshine.
The ladies competition was combined with the Medley Stableford for the day.
Julie Leckie and Lyn Banks both had good front nines fading a little on the back with Julie beating Lyn on a countback when they both had 34 points.
Ten men played later in the day with the best score coming from Charlie Wintle who had 38 points to be the major prize winner for the day.
The ball winners were:
- Charlie Wintle 38
- Jake Teague 36
- Julie Leckie, Lyn Banks 34
- Michael Jordan (Visitor) 33
- Tim Smith 32 and Brad Baker 31 points.
Next Thursday, June 18, the ladies will re-schedule the Melanie’s Jewellers prize and play a monthly medal round and GNSW round.
There will also be a Medley Stableford on offer for members and visitors.
The Tuesday ladies 9 hole social play is gaining interest with some new players being welcomed in recent weeks.
The practice facilities are now open which will provide an opportunity to enhance everyone’s game.
Enquiries can be made to Ladies Captain Lyn Banks on 0439 373 136.