Golf in ideal weather

John Pecovnic from Warragul was full of enthusiasm for another round of golf during Warragul Golf Club's 97th annual tournament last week.

John Pecovnic from Warragul was full of enthusiasm for another round of golf during Warragul Golf Club's 97th annual tournament last week.

Forecasted showers failed to eventuate last week, allowing for about 700 rounds of golf to be completed in ideal conditions for Warragul Golf Club's 97th annual tournament.
The tournament concluded on Friday with men and women playing stableford.
In the men's, Nev Fawcett won A grade with 42 points from Alan Manley on 38 points. Barry Cheesman won B grade, also scoring 42 points, six points clear of Vin Walkinshaw. Geoff Thomas won C grade with 36 points from Bill Emslie (34).
Cheesman won the seniors event from Fawcett, while John Andrew, Nev Fawcett, Irene Thomas, and Beb Corstphin took out the mystery team event with 123 points.
Noel Wight and Geoff Thomas won the men's 4BBB stableford on Thursday. They scored 44 points to win from the teams of Andrew Ryan/Ron Magill and Gary Taylor/Jim Morrison, who also scored 44 points.
Kerri Ahearn had the best scratch round for the women's stroke event on Wednesday.
Sandy Heenan (A), Chris Thomas (B) and Wendy Brown (C) won their respective grades.
Shirley Roberts was the best of the visitors, while Jean Radings won the nine-hole competition from Anne Boyer.
Michael Gargan took out A grade in last Tuesday's men's stableford. He scored 37 points to hold out Riversdale visitors Robert Hando and Andrew Poppins.
John McDougal won B grade with 38 points, while Brent Wilby scored in C grade with 40 points. Riversdale visitor Reg Clark won D grade with 38 points.
The women's 4BBB stableford on Monday last saw Aija Owens and Sue Rose combine to win A grade with 43 points.
Sandy Heenan and Wendy Brown combined to win B grade with 42 points.
The tournament had begun the previous weekend with men's 36-hole and 18-hole stroke events played on the Saturday to open the tournament.
Drouin young gun Lachlan Bambridge won the 36-hole event, while Brad Hamilton and Dave Melbourne were the A grade winners for the 18-hole events.
In the handicap Mirboo visitor Simon McInnes had a two shot win over Peter Earles.
The husband and wife team of John and Janine Williams won Sunday's American mixed handicap. Alan Manley and Lyn Morrison combined to post the best scratch score.


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