golf news

23rd April 2018


Wed. 18 Apr - Men’s 4-Weeker Stableford Round 2 - A Grade - Don O’Meara won with 39 points and runner-up Ray Matthews scored 38 points. Don was also nearest the pin on the 1st/10th hole for A Grade and on 9th/18th Guy Permazel was nearest.  B grade winner Michael Dodds had 37 points, and also had nearest the pins on 1st/10th, and on 9th/18th. Runner-up Ian Nankervis scored 35 points.

Thu. 19 Apr - Women's 18 Hole Stableford - A Grade was won by Adele Rowarth with 31 points.  Runner-up was Stacey Thomas 30 points.  In B Grade, the winner was Robyn Lamson with 36 points and on a count-back, also with 36 points was Sami Oguzhan. Nearest the pin in A Grade was Vicki Hannah and in B Grade Jan Shaw.  In the concurrently played 9 hole competition Mariette Deppeler won with 12 points. Helen Stevens was runner-up on a count-back, also with 12 points.

Sun. 22 Apr - Men’s 18 Hole Stableford - A grade winner Don O’Meara had 39 points and runner-up Brian McKenzie had 31 points on a count-back from Colin Coleman.  Nearest the pin 1s5/10th was Bob Craig.  In B Grade, Manuel Quintana had 35 points and runner-up Ian Robinson scored 34 points.  Ian also was the most accurate on 9th/18th hole with his nearest the pin.

Sun. 22 Apr - Men's SWGA Pennant Division Green - sponsored by Plum Heating & Cooling Round 5- Handicap division 6. Apollo Bay hosted.  Apollo Bay defeated. Bannockburn 3 ½-1 ½ with Jason Newcombe squaring his match, David Ivens 1 up, David Wagstaff 4/3, Bill Buckley 2/1. Scratch Division 5 at Torquay, Geelong defeated Apollo Bay 6/1.  Apollo Bay’s sole winner was Don Wagstaff 2/1.

Mon. 23 Apr - Women’s 9 Hole Stroke Par 3 Day - Twenty women competed in fine weather.  The winner in handicap 0-30 division was Dawn Thomas with 36-14 ½-21 ½ and runner-up Adele Rowarth scored 38-13 ½-24 ½. Handicap division 31-45 saw Jeanette Dodds winning with 40-18-22 and runner-up Caroline Wren with 43-19-24.  Putting overall was won by Vicki Hannah with 15 putts on a count-back from Cheryle Polgeest and Nelly O’Meara.

Coming up

Thu. 26 Apr - Round 1 of Women’s Championships to be played over 3 rounds.  Time slots, 2nd round Monday 30th April, final round Thursday 3rd May.

Fri. 27 Apr - Apollo Bay Women host SWGA Division 5 Pennant. Help required, please turn up to assist.

Junior golf coaching will continue in term 2 at 4 p.m. Fridays.

The bushfire appeal for Cobden and surrounding areas raised $192.00.

Sun. 29 Apr - The men host SWGA Pennant round 6.  The men’s stableford competition will have time slots from 12.30.

Fri. 18 May - A 2-course dinner comprising of soup and beef Bourguignon with mash will be held at 6.30.  The cost is $10, please book with Helen 0417 305 618.


New players are invited to join our Monday Women's competitions for $6 and clubs can be provided.  Beginners are welcome.  Hit off is 1pm, however, arrive at 12.15 to organise clubs, cards etc and register your name.

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