Our Indian summer continues into April.
Leisa Evans was in hot form with a dazzling 40 points in last Friday’s Ladies stableford event. Louise Williams was runner-up on 36. Jenny Major had her eye in picking up the nearest the pins on 3 holes.
Leisa continued her great run by winning the 18-hole ladies event on Saturday, with a handicap breaking 94 – 27 net 67.
Leigh Hicks net 67 was also the best net in the Men’s comp with 3 net 68 coming from Alex McQuibban, Richard Feuk and Ap Kuiper who were all ball winners in the warm and dry conditions.
Steve Bubb won nearest the pin on the long 3.
Geoff McCarty and Graeme Whitehead great score of 59 stableford points was just enough to beat William Dingwall and Trevor English on a countback, Kevin McCormick won nearest the pin in last Wednesday 9 hole short course event.
Next week’s Ladies Friday competition is a par round in conjuction with the first Monthly Medal.
Assembly is 9.30am for hit off 10am. Feel free to come and join in the fun each Friday.
Other members of district clubs are most welcome.
Monday is the first round of the GMGA Ladies pennant season to be played at Rich River. Good luck to all our members
Here in Elmore we are still waiting on the rain to make the course more playable. Presently we are only getting small numbers playing.
At the Chicken Run last Tuesday, Tom Carboon (21 points) defeated Alan Campbell (20).
The ladies hosted some visitors from Rochester and Campaspe on Wednesday, April 18.
They played ambrose for nine holes.
The winning team with 41 was Janet Simmie, Trica Bamford, Julie Leahy and Sherryn Pedersen.
Lunch and happy conversation was enjoyed by all.
Joy Rasmusen thanked the visitors for joining us.
No ladies pennant for Elmore this week and no ladies golf on Anzac Day.
We are looking for a team for the Yvonne Boyd Bowl on May 11.
Please let captain Marilyn know if you can play.
The men played yesterday, but their notes and results have not been posted yet.
An excellent field of 30 golfers enjoyed glorious weather and the course in terrific condition for Saturday’s stroke round at Lockington, with numbers boosted by visitors from Bamawm and Rochester.
Jason Wakefield was in brilliant form to finish with a super 79-20-59 to win the Monthly Medal and B Grade.
Matt Baulch was runner-up in B grade with a solid 80-16-64, followed by Rick Connors 85-19-66.
Will Hardess was in red-hot form with 91-30-61 to romp home in C grade.
Runner-up was Tony Brooke with 100-35-65.
The close finish was in A grade, with victory to Grant Humbert (68-1-67), just ahead of Terry Thomas (77-9-68).
Yardstick balls for good scores: A grade – Stuart Newton and Kevin Humbert (both 69); B grade – Ian Maddison (66), Warrick Holt and Jeff Carnie (both 70); C grade – Tom Scurrah (66), Des Pentreath (70).
Nearest the pins: 3rd – Don Muhleisen; 2nd shot – Bamawm visitor Sam Newth (A grade), Matt Baulch (B grade), Will Hardess (C grade); 2nd shot 13th for the 6-pack smack – Terry Thomas.
Spike’s Longest Drive on the 6th, sponsored by Hot ‘n’ Cold Plumbing – James Hodgens (A), Ian Maddison (B), Des Pentreath (C).
Don Muhleisen’s excellent shot on the 3rd won him the 12 balls in the Echuca CIH eagles nest, but Captain Terry’s yardstick prize of $200 on the 16th continues to elude golfers.
Last Wednesday the ladies enjoyed a stableford round.
Helen Hayes was the star of the day, winning the Monthly Medal and B grade honours with a fine score of 35 points. A grade was narrowly won by Annette Brereton with 32 points, ahead of Carolyn Mitchell (31). Nearest the pin: A grade – Sherryl Jones; B Grade – Kathy Connors.
The Locky ladies pennant team travelled to Elmore last Monday and played the home side.
In a tight contest that could have gone either way, Elmore prevailed 2/1.
Helen Hayes won her match 2 and 1, Kathy Connors lost 1-down, and Phyll Macfarlane lost 2 and 1.
Upcoming events: Saturday 28th April – Par. Duty – Grant Humbert, Jason Wakefield. Reminder to all members that subs are due by 30th April.
Monday Niners played a stableford round with Roy Lewis scoring 19 points to win the day.
Dick Henderson and Laurie Radley had 18 points each with Dick winning the countback.
Dick also had the straightest drive 9th.
A welcome back to Tony Murray.
He claimed his favourite NTP 7th second shot.
Wednesday Ladies saw Florrie Bickley take the day with a score of (51-14-37).
Shirley McAsey has returned after a few ups and downs health wise.
She won the count back (57-171/2-391/2) from Naida Belot (61-211/2-391/2) to be runner up.
Naida won the straightest drive 3rd, Florrie had least putts on 15 and Toni Bales took the raffle prize.
Our starting times are still 8.30am for 9am hit off for all days play until further notice.
Campaspe Golf would like to start a Saturday game for those who cannot attend on Mondays.
Our first trial day will be April 28th 8.30 am assembly for 9 am hit off.
No handicap? No worries. Just come for a convivial get together.
Ladies and Men welcomed.
And don’t forget our Anzac Day event. Noon assemblyfor a 12.30pm hit off.
Members bring a plate please.