golf news

27th November 2017


Wed. 22 Nov - Men’s 4-weeker stroke event 4th and final round: A Grade was won by Terry Bedford 75-18-57 with runner-up Richard Stone 75-15-59. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th and 9th/18th was the accurate driving Peter Collard. B grade winner Bruce Thomas had nett 65 and runner-up David Ivens scored a nett 64. M. Lavery drove nearest the pin on 1st/10th and Bruce Thomas achieved the same on the 9th/18th hole. The winner over 4 weeks was Bob Bedson with 196 and runner-up David Ivens scored 199.

Thu 23 Nov - The women’s 27 hole day held in beautiful sunshine and sponsored generously by the Apollo Bay Bakery, produced the following results, winners receiving their awards from the ever-smiling Sally Cannon. 27 nett A Grade- Vicki Hannah 105, and 27 nett B Grade was won by Sami Oguzhan 113. The 27 gross A Grade was won by Dawn Thomas with 150 and Caroline Wren had 172 gross to win B Grade. Sandra Toone won 18 nett A Grade with 73 and Valerie Johnson won nett B grade on a count-back from Jeanette Dodds with 79 nett. The putting in A Grade was won by Vicki Hannah with 43 putts and in B grade Sami Oguzhan was awarded the putting trophy for 50 putts. Nearest the pin trophies went to Vicki Hannah in A grade and to Sami Oguzhan in B grade. Vicki Hannah was the medal of medallists for the year with a 68 nett. Vicki also represented Apollo Bay in the South Western District Golf Association District A Grade Championships held at Barwon Heads on Monday 20th November. Our congratulations go to Vicki for winning the Audrey McKenzie Salver for the best overall nett score. A well earned achievement for a talented golfer and hard working Apollo Bay Golf Club member.

Sun. 26 Nov - Men’s Irish 4-ball stableford: winning team with 81 points comprised of R. Hansen, D. Wagstaff, J. Nankervis and C. Coleman. Runners-up were D. O’Meara, E. Morrissy and A. Rowarth with 77 points.Nearest the pin 1st/10th A Grade was Colin Coleman and on 9th/18th Don O’Meara. In B Grade Bob Hansen had nearest the pin on 1st/10th. Congratulations to Colin Coleman who had an Eagle on the second hole!

Mon. 27 Nov - Women’s 9 hole Pinehurst produced the following winners: K. Wagstaff, and Faith Morrissy had 46-11 ½ -34 ½ and Runners-up D. Thomas and S. Stone had 47-11 ½-35 ½ . The putting was won by G. Riches and S. Toone with 13 putts.

Coming up

There will be a twilight golf competition on December 1st 9-hole 4 person Ambrose, make up your own team or just put your name down. 5 pm for 5.30 – bar open, BBQ supplied. RSVP 27th November This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

December 2nd is closing day with a mixed competition and dinner to follow $20 per person. Names on list at the bar please.

Please list your name for the Women’s dinner on Thursday 14th December and pay Women’s treasurer on or before 30th November.

Over the next few weeks please bring donations for women’s Christmas raffle.


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