Bellingen Golf Club 1st January 2018
Thursday 21st - the Seniors managed to dodge the rain and Warwick Knight put in a fantastic score of 32 points to win over Mike Edsall on 29. Balls went to Toby Cuthel and Col McLellan. Warwick also bagged two NTPs with the third taken by Ross Williams.
Saturday 23rd - President vs Captain Day (for bragging rights) sponsored by Maurie Tate and Smithy. A Grade winner was Graham O’Connor with 40 points over Smithy’s 39. B Grade went to Merv Brownlee with 40 points and the R/U was Maurie on 38. In the team game the Presidents scored an average of 33.0, giving the win to the Captains, with an average of 33.47. NTPs went to Ross Williams, Stan McCabe, Merv Brownlee, Nick Jenkins and Glenn Jones. Balls went to 36 on a C/B and included Ross Williams, Paul Lazarus, Peter Lawrence and Toby Cuthel. The day also saw the culmination of the Diggers Tavern 4 Ball Matchplay - Graham O’Connor and Bruce Baigent triumphant over the valiant Shane Heffernan and coach Tony Parker.
Wednesday 27th - 14 players made it out after the Christmas storms to play the Short Course. D Glanville was the winner over Ian Ridgewell and the Target holes went to Nick Jenkins and Elliot Harris.
Thursday 28th - 13 Seniors battled it out in a Stroke round with Stan McCabe victorious with nett 45 over Greg McLagan’s 47. Balls went to Ross Williams, Toby Cuthel, Pat Gray and Tony Brown, and the NTPs went to John Lavis, Tony Brown and Rowan Hickson.
Saturday 30th - a Single Stableford sponsored by Valley Tree Services. Shane Heffernan continued his good run, winning A Grade with 40 points over Bruce Baigent. Michael Bekker topped B Grade with a wonderful 42 points on a C/B over Richard Raward. NTPs went to Craig Blyth, Ruth Hall, Jayden Taylor, D Saunders, and Glenn Jones (2). Ball winners included Mike Edsall, Craig Blyth, Toby Cuthel, Oz, Brad Nesbitt and Jonesy. Thanks to everyone who volunteered for the working bees to clean up the trees on our course this week - fabulous work!